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 |  Oct 09 2010, 10:24 AM

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Is the Audi TT-RS’s 360-hp and 174 mph top speed not enough for you? German powerhouse tuner MTM decided it clearly wasn’t enough for them and their customers. The result is a 472-hp turbocharged 5-cylinder bullet that’s already hit 194 mph out at Italy’s Nardo test track.

And just to show their tuning prowess and the potency of any turbo setup, MTM has fine-tuned the inline-five turbocharged power plant with an ECU retune, MTM’s turbocharger and a new exhaust system to hit the 472-hp number. The engine mods chime in at close to $20,200. If you want to back up the go with some show, MTM also offers new brakes, suspension, wheels and tires for around $13,900.

The wheels are a bimoto 20-inch setup wrapped with Dunlop Sport Maxx tires (at least it is on their demo car that hit 194 mph), while the brakes are a massive 15-inch setup with 8-piston calipers in the front.

GALLERY: MTM Audi TT RS

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Check out the official press release after the break.

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 |  Aug 30 2010, 8:38 PM

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ABT Sportsline has been tinkering around with Audi‘s newest TT-RS for a while now, debuting a power package back in September 2009 that helped put down 420-hp from the roadster. An 80-hp increase from the factory 340-hp, most would think that would be enough to keep everyone happy. But ABT Sportsline wouldn’t be ABT Sportsline if they didn’t find a way to break the 500-hp mark.

The Power S Package is now available to the public and includes an ECU retune, upgraded intercooler and upgraded ABT turbocharger. Details are a little scarce on what size turbo ABT is using, but they did disclose that 501-hp is the mark that they’ve achieved with the package. No pricing has been revealed either, but we’re guessing if you want it bad enough, you’ll get it anyways.

GALLERY: ABT Sportsline Audi TT-RS

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