The convertible will initially be available with the 198bhp 2.0-litre turbo FSI petrol engine and front-wheel-drive or the 248bhp 3.2-litre V6 with quattro permanent four-wheel-drive engine. More engines will be added to the line-up in the future.
Standard specification includes wind deflector operation, sports seats with leather and Alcantara mix upholstery for 2.0 TFSI versions or full leather for the V6, electronic climate control, a new generation MP3-compatible audio system with single CD player, an RS 4-style flat-bottomed leather-rimmed steering wheel and a driver’s information system (DIS).
In addition to full leather upholstery, V6 versions add front seat heating, an enhanced braking system, an exterior light styling pack and quattro four-wheel-drive. Alloy wheels are 17-inch Trapez design in the 2.0 TFSI or 18-inch 10-spoke design in the V6.
Prices start at £26,915 for the convertible TT.