Nice driving review here from the US with the Audi TT RS.
We can already hear the clattering of a thousand keyboards banging out something along the lines of, “OMG R8 STFU,” but allow us to elaborate. With a power-to-weight ratio of 9.2 pounds per horsepower, a top speed of 174 mph and a conservative 0-60 mph time of 4.1 seconds, the TT-RS is a pitch-perfect weapon. So perfect, in fact, that Audi officials admit that the meanest of the TT clan can outpace its R8 brethren on most tracks unless the eight cylinder gets a straight long enough to properly stretch its legs.
Do we have your attention? Did we mention that the 2012 TT RS is only available with a manual transmission? How about now?