Watch A 900-HP Audi TT RS Launch To 60 MPH In 2 Seconds

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This is brutal.

The Audi TT RS is a highly capable sports car with a phenomenal engine. The 2.5-liter turbocharged five-pot sounds incredible in both the TT and the RS3, but more than that, it's capable of extraordinary output, which is why some have even put the motor into the Golf R.

For one TT RS owner, pushing the limits has seen his sports car turn into a monster with 900 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque at the crank. As you can imagine, that would make the car rather rapid, but with weight reduction bringing the car to around 3,200 pounds, it's just mental.

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Obviously, not all of the car's original parts are there. A larger turbo, new pistons and rods, an upgraded low-pressure fuel pump, a Syvecs Haldex controller, and a carbon fiber intake system from Unitronic all contribute to this car's extraordinary output. Helping extract the most from these components are custom tuning solutions for both the transmission and ECU, both of which are also developed by Unitronic.

These factors combine to make the car capable of hitting 60 mph from rest in just 2.24 seconds, as verified with the aid of a Dragy. On the quarter-mile, the owner Brian has managed to clock 9.22 seconds at 154 mph.

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It's sprinting ability is truly phenomenal. Quicker to 60 than a McLaren 720S and even the mighty Bugatti Chiron, but what really blows our mind is that Brian isn't using the full Iroz Motorsport 850 kit - he's still running the stock clutches. He's also considered the suspension and handling, with carbon-ceramic brakes in front and a 450-pound spring setup at the back for better weight transfer. Sticky tires and H&R height-adjustable springs are also included, and combined with 18x9-inch Volk Racing TE37 forged lightweight wheels, the TT RS has an aggressive stance too. Here's hoping Brian continues to refine the car and reaches his goal of 8.9 seconds on the quarter.

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