The Audi TT is one of the most recognized cars in the brand and although this 2003 model may look normal from the outside, it is something else.
The Audi TT left the plant with a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine but for whatever reason, the previous owner decided to remove the engine and replace it with a 1.9-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder from the 2003 VW Golf GTD. It’s not just an old golf GTD engine.
The engine has undergone various upgrades, including a Colt Cams Stage 2 camshaft, Black nitride lifters, ARP engine hardware, BEW injectors, Audi A3 TDI fuel pump and sender, and an aftermarket cat-back exhaust.
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Combined with this diesel engine is a six-speed manual transmission with a short shift kit and a Sachs performance clutch and swinging flywheel. The Cars and bids The list goes on to say that the car has a heavy-duty front axle.
The 1.9-liter turbodiesel originally produced 129 hp and 229 lb-ft (310 Nm) of torque from the factory but now it is 180 hp and 340 lb-ft (461 Nm). Electricity is sent to the tarmac through a wheel drive system.
As mentioned, the exterior of the Audi looks completely standard but there is one small thing that sets it apart: a small TDI badge on the tailgate. The TTT is painted in bright white and is being sold with a clean carfax. The actual mileage of the car is unknown but the turbodiesel engine has touched more than 76,000 miles (~ 122,000 km) below its belt.
The interior of the car is fully standard and sports aviator gray leather all the seats, transmission tunnel, handbrake and bottom half of the dashboard.