The Swiss tuning firm Sportec has just relased a new performance upgrade that turns the factory tuned Audi TT RS into a true super car competitor with the simple addition of a reprogrammed ECU. This simple modification can be performed without the need for the owner to even get their hands dirty and is one of the most affordable methods of increasing an automobile’s output from a HP per dollar ratio standpoint.
The Audi TT RS engine upgrade increases the output of the 2.5 Liter inline five cylinder TFSI engine up from a stock 335 HP all the way up to the 400 HP mark. The added boost allows the modified TT RS to go from 0 to 60 MPH in only 4.2 seconds, down compared to the stock car’s 4.6 second run as well as removing the 155 MPH speed limiter.
A Sportec modified TT RS is good news for tuning enthusiasts and bad news for R8 owners, because if they bought one of the first versions of Audi’s mid engine super car because it takes them all of 4.4 seconds to reach 60 MPH, making the $100,000+ price tag seem a little bit inflated. However the best news comes in the form of hope for the future Audi RS3 that is supposed to be powered by the same 2.5 Liter TFSI motor, meaning that a 400 HP turbocharged all wheel drive hatchback may not be that hard to find.