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2012 Audi TT-RS Will Likely Get 360 Horsepower

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As if news of the impending launch of the Audi TT-RS wasn’t enough, North American consumers will be treated to an extra 20 horsepower, according to Car and Driver magazine.

C/D spoke to Audi representatives at the Chicago Auto Show, where they were informed that Audi is pushing for a total output of 360 horsepower in North America, rather than Europe’s 340 horsepower. We won’t get the awesome Recaro sport seats available in Europe, and the only transmission choice is a 6-speed manual. But we’re hardly complaining.

A sports exhaust and a rear-wing delete option will also be available, and Audi claims that the car will start in the low $60,000 range.

[Source: Car and Driver]