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Launched just mere days ago, we are now able bring you a more detailed gallery at the 2016 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, inside and out. Seen here sans the optional S line package, the third-generation icon wears a more contemporary face, which definitely helps to bring it in line with its rejuvenated stablemates.

Up front, a new front grille is crowned by the signature four-ring badge of Ingolstadt – the second-generation variant housed the Audi logo within its grille. Continuing on the marque’s strength of providing oh-so-cool headlights, the new TT sports sharply-defined assemblies which contain xenon projectors along with LED daytime running lights.

For an additional RM9,000, Audi will throw in its Matrix LED headlamps. In profile, the 2016 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI is equipped with twin five-spoke 18-inch alloys, shod with Continental’s ContiSportContact 5 tyres. Other wheel designs, as well as larger 19-inch S line items are available as cost options.

The rear of the car adopts a similar evolutionary-over-revolutionary mantra with the taillights appearing more familiar than they should be, albeit with updated graphics within. A pop-up spoiler deploys at speeds of 120 km/h and above to provide downforce while the third brake lamp is now a thin strip of crimson underneath said spoiler – should be quite the spectacle at night, this one.

Down below, the segregated twin exhaust outlets serve as an aesthetic throwback to (certain variants of) the first generation TT, themselves now embedded into a diffuser-like element. All in all, the MQB platform-based coupe tips the scales at 1,335 kg and measures in at 4,180 mm, 1,837 mm and 1,353 mm in length, width and height, respectively. Wheelbase has been stretched by 37 mm to 2,505 mm.

On the inside, things are a lot more advanced with a streamlined interior layout courtesy of the deletion of an MMI screen. Said display has now been integrated into the instrument cluster, forming the 12.3-inch TFT LCD Audi virtual cockpit display panel. MMI Radio with MMI Touch comes as standard while MMI Navigation is a cost option along with the 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system – the latter goes for RM3,000.

Performance figures aren’t too shabby, either – the century sprint gets completed in 5.9 seconds while top speed is quoted at 250 km/h. Under the aluminium bonnet sits a 2.0 litre turbocharged TFSI four-cylinder engine pumping out 230 hp and 370 Nm of torque. A six-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission sends the power to the front wheels – no quattro variant for us Malaysians, at least not yet.

Prices for the Audi TT begin at RM284,900, on-the-road with GST, sans insurance. A four-year/120,000 km (whichever comes first) manufacturer warranty is offered. As mentioned, a plethora of options are offered including 10 different colour schemes – see them all here at Carbase.my.