Audi is now specializing in electrical automobiles, mobility and expertise, which may depart no room for TT in its future lineup. An Autocar report revealed that Audi is reassessing the way forward for the TT, however Audi's technical improvement supervisor says he's combating to maintain the TT and switch it into a brand new one. an electrified automobile.
Audi Board member for technical improvement Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler mentioned that there had been "emotional discussions" concerning the TT throughout the administration of the corporate. "Some individuals say we should always cease, however I say that's a part of our DNA," he advised Auto Specific. "We’re combating for it, we would like it, it's our DNA and that's why we're combating, I'm going to persuade my colleagues of the potential for electrifying it."
Rothenpieler mentioned the Audi R8 is also saved by electrification. "The identical applies to the R8 and the TT," Rothenpieler mentioned. "We’re discussing this, and these fashions and RS would require a shift in digital mobility."
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Nonetheless, Audi CEO Bram Schot maintains his face. "Audi will at all times have iconic automobiles," he advised Auto Specific. "We're an emotional model, the E-Tron GT shall be a brand new icon, however with the TT and R8 we're additionally volumes as a result of we have to give attention to profitability."
Lately, he advised Autocar: "I’ve issues within the kitchen that might exchange the TT, however not essentially immediately."