HPerformance tunes the Audi TT RS, insane 5-cylinder power

November 20, 2015

Welcome to the “Black Hawk” Audi TT RS by HPerformance, based on the previous-gen TT. It shows how much potential that howling five-cylinder engine has.

HPerformance Audi TT RS

Previous generation Audi TTs have in the past received some criticism for being somewhat like a shandy-drinker in the company of beer enthusiasts… Now however, HPerformance has released a new kit for the Audi TT RS variant, squeezing a lot more power out of the 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo.

HPerformance has injected some serious flare into the mix, one-upping its previous kit for the RS with a power output up from 375kW/690Nm, to a staggering 552kW (750PS/metric hp) and 880Nm of torque.

The mods don’t come cheap, at 50,000 euros, but for your money you get a one-of-a-kind TT RS with a GTX-35 turbocharger, ceramic brakes borrowed from the R8 supercar, and software revisions from MTR-Performance.

HPerformance is tight-lipped at this stage regarding performance times, but keep in mind that a stock TT RS runs a 0-100km/h in 4.1 seconds, and this thing has a hell-of-a-lot more power than a stock version.

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Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.