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2008 Audi TT 3.2 Quattro Roadster – Road Test

If you’ve already read my review on the 2008 TT coupe, you’ll know how much I LOVE that car -it’s unbelievable. I strongly advise you to read that review before proceeding any further, because the Roadster is not as spectacular as the coupe. Naturally, you’d think that a convertible would be more desirable than a coupe any day, and in most cases, I’d agree – but I’d be remiss if I didn’t explain the one major fault with the Roadster at this point. It’s down to one thing -the 3.2 litre V-6 engine. It’s a dog. Let me elaborate. Having fallen in love with the coupe, I was excited about driving the Roadster the very next week. If the 4-cylinder engine was spectacular, then logic dictates that a larger and more powerful V-6 would be icing on the cake. Pulling into the parking lot, I spot the Roadster right away -it’s a silver/gold colour with a hint of beige or green -depending on the sunlight, quite unique looking. As with the coupe, the Roadster is …