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Audi TT car review | Top Gear | BBC

Published on Nov 13, 2009 3,698,884 views

Jeremy takes the Audi TT out for a spin, that is if he can first decide on what to wear.

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  • Furkan Turfanda
    Furkan Turfanda 3 года назад Lol the RX-8 is "cheaper." Is that before or after your new engine :D
  • Generic Memes
    Generic Memes 2 года назад Oh come now, rotaries only explode when people treat them like garbage and short shift them. People don't know that you have to rev them out like an old bike.
  • Furkan Turfanda
    Furkan Turfanda 2 года назад +Michael Tarantino Yes yes, BUT. Not the RX8, the RX8 is shit.
  • Generic Memes
    Generic Memes 2 года назад @Furkan Turfanda I've never had a problem, but fair enough. Each car is different
  • TheWretchedWorld
    TheWretchedWorld 2 года назад its cheaper to rebuild a rotary than it is to fix the double clutch gearbox on the audi when it breaks.... which it willl
  • xiahoupaul19
    xiahoupaul19 2 года назад And let's not forget that if you get an Audi TT, you are gonna have to spend a fortune to by clothes and accessories to match it.
  • Steven Farrington
    Steven Farrington 2 года назад It's far more likely you'll be replacing apex seals than repairing a DSG which has proven to be fundamentally reliable since the majority of its internals come from a manual gearbox. The only issues so far come from lack of maintenance (oil changes) and control units which were manufactured faulty and changed under warranty.
  • Low Rez
    Low Rez 2 года назад haha nah the rotary in the Rx8 is notorious for dying for no reason even with proper maintenance. push it just once and the next drive you take it on and it will break on you. Hell the average rx8 owner only keeps the car for 1.7 years before they sell it. Besides the Rx8 is marketed as a practical sports car and if using it as its intended purpose breaks it then the excuse "you are driving it wrong, you are supposed to drive it like a tdi you are trying to get every last mpg out of duh" is completely idiotic. It's like the people who put coil-overs on their cars but never track it, or the guys who buy pickup trucks only to put over-sized rims and low profile tires on them. It was like Mazda said, "hey you know what we should do? we should make a Japanese car with the styling of a Korean car, the luxury of a European car, and the reliability of a German car."
  • Dave Moffatt
    Dave Moffatt 2 года назад its a mileage thing, around 70k before a rebuild which if you want the car you will get
  • Isaac spohn
    Isaac spohn 2 года назад Ady 2005 nope, they go out because after about 80k miles, your seals go out.
  • Dave Moffatt
    Dave Moffatt 2 года назад People do mistreat them yes, and yes they get rebuilt with better apex seals
  • Daniel Lennon
    Daniel Lennon Год назад my mate recently bought a second hand rx8 for 10 k, then spent another 10 k rebuilding the engine 😂😂😂
  • dave runner
    dave runner Год назад Apex seals, bitch aint they?
  • SuperHappyplant
    SuperHappyplant Год назад Or...or... you could buy a car with a decent, well built engine in the first place. Mazda are known for reliability but that Wankel rotary is an idea best left to the pages of history
  • All about Games
    All about Games 8 месяцев назад shuting down an rotery before it get its operation temperatur will kill it like nothing, while its not a problem at all for a piston engine.
  • Dominick Wimmer
    Dominick Wimmer 6 месяцев назад apex seals are the main cost to the Rx8, also a great car to own! must take care of it properly tho!
  • Alexxx Dee
    Alexxx Dee 4 месяца назад xDDD
  • Maverick 41
    Maverick 41 1 месяц назад SuperHappyplant tell me about your rx8 starter motor 😂😂😂😂
  • Mr. Wilson
    Mr. Wilson 1 месяц назад Tt mk1 or rx8 ?
  • Cyberdyne Systems
    Cyberdyne Systems 1 месяц назад @Daniel Lennon 10k???? what??? you mean 1k lol, i've never seen an rx8 over 1k WTF HE WAS STROKED HAHA
  • Kenan Coskun
    Kenan Coskun 2 недели назад It is £7000 less and an engine rebuild cost like 4 or £5000 so it is even cheaper after you rebuild you engine
    MAN_ON_WHEELZ 2 года назад That song when Jeremy was picking out his outfit. Little Big Planet
  • Busʜɪ MCR
    Busʜɪ MCR Год назад MAN_ON_WHEELZ True :P nostalgic
  • James Brennan
    James Brennan 1 месяц назад You sir are a legend.
  • TheLuckyDawg24
    TheLuckyDawg24 3 года назад Funny how people back then didn't know what to call a double clutch transmission
  • Kunstbrustbomber
    Kunstbrustbomber 3 года назад well a flappy paddle Gearbox doesn't necessarily mean that it is a double clutch gearbox that just means it is an automatic that you can also manually shift by using the paddles they only had a short moment of glory in the early 2000s tho because then the double clutch came in
  • TheCoolSquare
    TheCoolSquare 3 года назад +Kunstbrustbomber Yeah but this is a dual clutch transmission, watch the video, what he explains is exactly how a DCT works.
  • Kunstbrustbomber
    Kunstbrustbomber 3 года назад +TheCoolSquare thats rights the Audi in this video has a DCT, but they didn't call it flappy paddle Gearbox. F.E . the Porsche 996-996 were available with a flappy paddle Gearbox but just with one Clutch.
  • John Doe
    John Doe 2 года назад (изменено) When people call a dual clutch transmission such a thing it does feel a bit like they simply don't care for the car or it makes them look like they have no idea what they are speaking of. My Uncle's Passat has a DSG and I am not sure if it has paddle shifters but With or without them it is a nice car. It is a TDi and feels quick. I would buy it if he ever sold it. The TDi gets very good mileage. I know this is an impartial review but it feels as if that guy hates Audis.
  • Farina Marcini
    Farina Marcini 6 месяцев назад Dsg is unreliable, you try getting reverse arggggg
  • Boško Crnobrnja
    Boško Crnobrnja 5 месяцев назад @Kunstbrustbomber Same definition is applicable to DCT's and other auto transmissions..
  • CursedChad
    CursedChad 3 месяца назад Granny shifting, not double clutching like you should.
  • asif naseri
    asif naseri 3 года назад His neighbor is sexy
  • Daniel Cisárik
    Daniel Cisárik 2 года назад I'm pretty sure its victoria beckham
  • Chris Evans
    Chris Evans 2 года назад Trinny the fashion woman, the better looking one of Trinny and Susanna?
  • MrcabooseVG
    MrcabooseVG Год назад She's from a TV show about fashion, kinda the joke...
  • Carter retraC
    Carter retraC 10 месяцев назад asif naseri l
  • Dj Jimmys
    Dj Jimmys 23 часа назад Hahah that's your conclusion from the video?
  • twotailedavenger
    twotailedavenger 2 года назад FIRST-GEN AUDI TT: A man-bun on four wheels.
  • TheNecromancer6666
    TheNecromancer6666 Год назад twotailedavenger First gen TT is an icon. Its like an Etype or the Audi Quattro.
  • KevinTheFirefighter
    KevinTheFirefighter Год назад Nah its not an icon it shares a platform with the golf mk4, comparing this to the audi quattro is like comparing a bmw 330i e90 to a bmw m3 e30 or a merc e350 w211 to a merc w124 e500.
  • Thyer Alex
    Thyer Alex Год назад as a fan of the tt I agree
  • Farina Marcini
    Farina Marcini 7 месяцев назад @TheNecromancer6666 not quite haha TT looks really crap
  • TheNecromancer6666
    TheNecromancer6666 7 месяцев назад @Farina Marcini You sir are eather blind or have no idea.
  • Farina Marcini
    Farina Marcini 6 месяцев назад Hasnt aged wellhas it. Unless your blind. And stupid or both.
  • Ian Visser
    Ian Visser 6 месяцев назад @Farina Marcini aged quite well I'd say, as long as you dont leave the engine limited, that 3.2L has waaaaaaaay more potential than they sell it from factory. Still looks great and I can vouch for my 3.2 drawing eyes from EVERYONE even when standing next to Maserati's and Porsche's. Let alone when i open the engine up, with a branched exhaust it is pure car porn and has made ford mustang drivers look like idiots (more than usual) when they are the quiet car around...
  • Mr. Spiff
    Mr. Spiff 4 года назад As a kid I always loved this car cause it had such a distinct and cute face. I still love these early 2000 models more cause now it looks more generic. I can totally see why people see this as a girl's car but I think it's awesome none the less
  • Ti Co
    Ti Co 4 года назад Same I'm looking at on 02. These new ones look too bubbly and rounded :/
  • TrojkaWolf
    TrojkaWolf 4 года назад @Ti Co im planning on buying one from 1998 and looks good, not that much of a girl car in my opinion xD
  • Mr. Spiff
    Mr. Spiff 4 года назад I never thought so but a lot of people do, it's just a car i never see enough of I guess because with its price range people typically make the jump to like a porsche or a BMW or something more generic
  • TrojkaWolf
    TrojkaWolf 4 года назад @Mr. Spiff that's exactly why i want the TT you don't see him that much! and the beauty! 
  • iNSANiTY
    iNSANiTY 3 года назад @Ti Co What are you talking about? Did you see the 2016 one? Its nice and it is not bubbly and rounded. Its actually quite funny you say that as the older models are more rounded than the newer ones
  • iCloud Henshaw
    iCloud Henshaw 3 года назад All audis, vw brand line of cars between 2002 and 2009 performance cars were all based really on the same engine base and chassis slightly and that's why they were the best modern line of cars that vw brought out I have a 2008 golf and it's almost identical no my neighbours 2007 TDI which has a different shell basically I love vag cars no hate or trolling here dw
  • TrojkaWolf
    TrojkaWolf 3 года назад @iCloud Henshaw yea.. a TT looks exactly like a golf 4.. xD
  • DaytonCarCare
    DaytonCarCare 3 года назад +Mr. Spiff Girls car? LoL Get the 225 and get an APR Stage 1 or 1+ tune at 265-273 HP. This "girl's car" will be watching you in the rear view. ;-)
  • iNSANiTY
    iNSANiTY 3 года назад See now thats why if I were to buy an Audi TT it would have to be an 2008 at the oldest
  • Zero Ninety
    Zero Ninety 3 года назад +DaytonCarCare A fast girls car is still a girls car.
  • DaytonCarCare
    DaytonCarCare 3 года назад +Zero Ninety Figures. Seems all the people that leave lame comments have zero uploads or no info about them. Way to play it safe from any ridicule. Do you even own a car much less even a set of tools???
  • Zero Ninety
    Zero Ninety 3 года назад 1. What does my not posting any videos have to do with my expressing an opinion on the Audi TT? 2. This is a website for watching videos and commenting on them, it's not facebook. But if it makes you feel any better I live in Bristol UK, I like going to gigs, photography and travelling. I'm also a Pisces and my favourite crisp flavour is Cheese And Onion. Happy? 3. If I wanted to 'play it safe from ridicule' I wouldn't comment on anything now would I? 4. Yes to both. You can get APR tuned VAG cars that aren't designed for hairdressers and posers BTW, I know because I drive one ;-)
  • Cereal Killa
    Cereal Killa 3 года назад +Ti Co It looks like the new VW Beetle.
  • TheNecromancer6666
    TheNecromancer6666 Год назад Mr. Spiff The 1.8 are still really good handling cars.
  • Gregg Galdo
    Gregg Galdo 7 месяцев назад I love my 2003.....simply love it!!!
  • Deadshotchef
    Deadshotchef 4 года назад wow Jeremy Clarkson has gotten quite fat, since this was made
  • J F
    J F 3 года назад I thought he said in one episode that he went 3 miles on his bike and planned to do more lol lmao
  • DaytonCarCare
    DaytonCarCare 3 года назад +Ryan Frizell He's tall enough to play basketball. But it looks like he ate the ball instead.
  • Tts McGee
    Tts McGee Год назад Yeah it's amazing what 14 years of smoking and drinking a couple of bottles of wine a night will do to you :/
  • Farina Marcini
    Farina Marcini 7 месяцев назад Hes in his 50's and now looks like a Millennial slob
  • noddy lpd
    noddy lpd 3 месяца назад But still a twat it would seem.
  • Begotten
    Begotten 2 недели назад Go back and see how skinny he was in the 90s
  • XxCriealisxX
    XxCriealisxX 3 года назад It's not a scrunchie anymore. The Audi TT is straight badass now
  • MrArgunec
    MrArgunec 3 года назад No it isn't
  • XxCriealisxX
    XxCriealisxX 3 года назад They call it the budget R8 now for a reason
  • Elite Gamer XD
    Elite Gamer XD 3 года назад +XxCriealisxX I couldnt agree more, i have a 2016 audi tts and i have to say the car is just amazing, and you are correct, it in a lot of cases is a budget r8.
  • asif naseri
    asif naseri 3 года назад Regular TT not really- TTS yes
  • Turtle TwisT
    Turtle TwisT 3 года назад +XxCriealisxX the new tt is incredible
  • Turtle TwisT
    Turtle TwisT 3 года назад +MrArgunec
  • XxCriealisxX
    XxCriealisxX 3 года назад @Luca Çakır I know that's what Im saying.
  • Tom. A
    Tom. A 2 года назад XxCriealisxX did your boyfriend tell you that?
  • ardvark84
    ardvark84 Год назад Still looks like crap...
  • abcpea
    abcpea Год назад looks worse. stupid angry face
  • N8 Smith
    N8 Smith Год назад ya nowadays its the r8s little brother
  • Jahseh Onfroy
    Jahseh Onfroy Год назад in my opinion its still the most feminine car ever built
  • arhan ozer
    arhan ozer Год назад Ttrs with 400 hp awd ain't a scrunchie in my book
  • David Parkes
    David Parkes Год назад arhan ozer exactly
  • Alex Gunner
    Alex Gunner Год назад MrArgunec have your mommy google TTRS for you.
  • netweed09
    netweed09 8 месяцев назад Yea but it's now £40000 and a Cayman GTS and better yet a C43 are far better
  • Seattle Sneakerhead
    Seattle Sneakerhead 8 месяцев назад MrArgunec ya it is
  • SkrtSkrttt
    SkrtSkrttt 8 месяцев назад TT-RS is a budget R8, TTS is not.
  • Ryan Somur
    Ryan Somur 7 месяцев назад Sorry, but FWD will never be badass. And the quattro versions are FWD 90% of the time.
  • TheCamshafter
    TheCamshafter 4 года назад I have always liked the styling of the TT and the interior is class. But too impractical for me so have an A3 sportback. So many comments saying girls car, bad design or even Audi's worst car. Get a grip. Its an amazing design with excellent build quality, proven engines and transmissions. Like anyone on here could design any car that will sell in millions. It's a love it or hate it car. I love it. The VW Beetle IS a girls car though!
  • Alex Gravelle
    Alex Gravelle Год назад Spot on!
  • James O'Connor
    James O'Connor 6 месяцев назад They said the same about the MX5, but look at it now
  • Ionut
    Ionut 5 лет назад I have an A4 and I find the TT a very nice car and good looking too.
  • daniel christow
    daniel christow Год назад As a first gen TT owner, I find this... Hilarious! It’s just a good funny skit against the TT. It’s still a wonderful car, and surprisingly fast in the 225 version I have.
  • opsimathics
    opsimathics 2 года назад the iphone of the car world
  • Kutsy
    Kutsy 2 года назад Iphone if you decide to buy new. And samsung j5 if you buy used... Thats one of the best things for the price if you buy used one... TT 2001 looks brilliant and is not terrible performance wise considering you can buy one for £1300. However buying new is as you said, an iphone. You pay shit loads for quarter of same price performance of other products and value of it drops to so low after a year goes by. Anyways, i agree that new TT is overpriced, however i would buy myself a used one if insurance group wasnt that big on it... Young drivers have it rough on insurance, forced to ride motorcycles or ford ka's :D
  • Kutsy
    Kutsy 2 года назад @Ryan not really... tesla is decent performance wise, unlike the rotten apple
  • Arjy Bajy
    Arjy Bajy Год назад Kutsy I have a J5
  • guella oof
    guella oof Год назад opsimathics o
  • 8 bitter
    8 bitter Год назад Then the Ferrari 458 is the Samsung galaxy note 7 of the car world
  • AliE
    AliE Год назад 8 bitter 😂😂😂
  • ryvoltz
    ryvoltz Год назад opsimathics Yeah. Pretty-ish, expensive, and with nothing special.
  • Zakhar Kan
    Zakhar Kan Год назад To give the AUDI credit, the DCTs weren't overly common at the time. And a lot of subsequent sports cars could have been made considerably better with a DCT.
    AMIGO BOB 8 месяцев назад No Porsche and bmw
  • kwibalda lol
    kwibalda lol 8 месяцев назад Too expensive for what ya get am i right
  • Michael Ultragames
    Michael Ultragames 7 месяцев назад The first iPhone
  • Sharp Blade
    Sharp Blade 6 месяцев назад Except the Iphone works way better than most android phones. I don´t think the TT was good enough
  • Nathan Ruybalid
    Nathan Ruybalid 6 месяцев назад But iPhones look half decent
  • Marty TDD
    Marty TDD 4 месяца назад @Sharp Blade Works better in what way? Easier to operate? better camera? More realiable? Better build quality? I'm not so sure
  • Baron von Limbourgh
    Baron von Limbourgh 3 месяца назад @Sharp Blade you still live in 2013. Back then iphone was superiour in some ways. Today things are quite different
  • nettraveller
    nettraveller 2 месяца назад You spelled Tesla wrong.
  • Daniel Faber Threms
    Daniel Faber Threms 5 лет назад I sold my 2000 TT Roadster 225 HK 3 years ago. Misses it every day. Since then i have had. 330M3, Volvo V70, Corsa OPC, Antara 4x4 and now Opel Insignia sport tourer. When the kids can ride a bike over 10 km. im bying my 2000 TT roadster back,,,,And they are gonna get some fresh air.
  • Oktronz
    Oktronz 5 лет назад have learned your lesson !
  • Eric George
    Eric George 3 года назад A Golf in a party dress.
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад @John Stots Make that 1,000001 then. It does not alter the fact that it is true. 
  • John Doe
    John Doe 2 года назад (изменено) Ah but does the TT RS have a V6 like some Audis do or a VR6 (narrow angle) like VW has been using? I do not know how different the two are but I would imagine them to be likely to use completely different parts internally. The very least that would be different is the crankshaft.
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад @John Doe Does not alter the fact that it is still a golf in a pretty frock. 
  • uiolkijhgh
    uiolkijhgh 2 года назад +John Doe my brothers got a vr6 a beast
  • numberstation
    numberstation 2 года назад No big deal. Many cars share floor pans and running gear across different models, doesn't make them bad cars, but it does make them cheaper.
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад @numberstation I think that the Audi TT is very expensive for what it is... 
  • numberstation
    numberstation 2 года назад Eric George The Mk1? Maybe. I will say, though, that for a car whose production stopped in 2006, good examples still hold their money, and the V6 and 225 bhp 1.8 are still quick cars even by today's standards.
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад @numberstation I am sure that they are indeed good cars, I just would not want to get one, that's all. 
  • Kutsy
    Kutsy 2 года назад (изменено) New ones are very expensive indeed, however used ones for some reason go stupidly cheap. You can buy used TT for 1300 these days...
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад @Kutsy Yes but it will be shite. 
  • Kutsy
    Kutsy 2 года назад @Eric George Not really, its literally the same model you see on the video. Although i admit new ones are better in both performance and looks, but old model isnt too shabby!
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад I cannot see a TT for that money being decent at all. Thrashed and crashed probably.
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon M. 2 года назад I'd like to know where you can find a 3.2 in good condition for $1300.
  • Antonio Delfino
    Antonio Delfino 2 года назад Eric George Based on your logic, that makes the new Ford GT a F-150 in a party dress
  • Eric George
    Eric George 2 года назад Pretty much yes as they share an engine do they not??
  • Jac A
    Jac A Год назад A VW bug on steroids.
  • Alex Gunner
    Alex Gunner Год назад Brandon M. Gumtree UK
  • malevolenceXXXensues
    malevolenceXXXensues Год назад they drive okay, but was never really a fan of the look.
  • D Rock
    D Rock 9 месяцев назад John Doe they came equipped with the vr6 also, cant remember if its the 2.8 then the 3.2 after 04? i prefer the 1.8t. better head design and flow, cheaper mods. stock forged pistons. set of rods in a 1.8t and your good for 400 whp all day
  • Richard Keith
    Richard Keith 4 года назад I just replaced my 2000 180 Quattro with a 2001 225 Quattro. Mr. Clarkson can say what he likes of course, I find it a fun-to-drive solid little car. Looks beautiful (to me) in silver on black, holds a ton of shit for such a small car, and slap some snows on it and it gets through everything.
  • James Crevins
    James Crevins 2 года назад I couldnt agree more Richard, Awesome car! Picking up my 225 Quattro next week.
  • Inna7e
    Inna7e 3 года назад in 2015 clarkson loves what the dsg brought to the car industry...
  • Sonny CooL
    Sonny CooL 3 года назад +Inna7e host and politician is no different, they twist for money
  • Ray G
    Ray G Год назад Sonny CooL Yes how dare anyone change their opinion especially with how good these have gotten.
  • Hardocore
    Hardocore 7 месяцев назад But it does make less sense in a tt than a supercar
  • chris thomas
    chris thomas 11 месяцев назад the original audi tt will be a classic car in the future
  • Alex Serrano
    Alex Serrano 3 года назад Let's talk about the Little Big Planet OST.
  • Ki - Free Beats
    Ki - Free Beats 2 года назад Alex Serrano it's not an ost, the song he used is used in loads of stuff, not just little big planet
  • Alex Serrano
    Alex Serrano 2 года назад (изменено) marmaladesnails Okay, you can leave now that you've demonstrated your knowledge about the track (not a song). Which is still on the LBP OST by the way.
  • Ki - Free Beats
    Ki - Free Beats 2 года назад Alex Serrano it's not, it wasn't made for the game. Idk if you watched art attack when you were young but the song was used on that. It's all over British television
  • Premium fuel only
    Premium fuel only 4 года назад (изменено) Well I dont know any other European convertible that can compare with the TT  in performance at that price.
  • olav1212
    olav1212 2 года назад Premium fuel only crossfire
  • luke bell
    luke bell 2 года назад olav1212 that's not European
  • olav1212
    olav1212 2 года назад luke bell its a half mercedes
  • Martijn Jonker
    Martijn Jonker 4 года назад This has always been my favorite car in Need for Speed Underground 2
  • Cubix180
    Cubix180 Год назад Martijn Jonker serious dude ? :D
  • Madern
    Madern 11 месяцев назад Out of all the cars in the game!?
  • Firedude 1
    Firedude 1 8 месяцев назад @Madern ikr xD
  • RB26
    RB26 8 месяцев назад You must be mad, Skyline R34 for me
  • HostileLemons
    HostileLemons 5 месяцев назад @RB26 I prefer the r33 irl
  • James Smith
    James Smith 2 месяца назад I set the highest drift score on NFSU2 with the Audi.