The Audi TT just got cheaper, with a new entry-level 1.8-litre petrol version starting from $38,000

One of the best coupes on the market - the Audi TT - just got a little cheaper, with the news that the brand has launched a new entry-level petrol version that costs just $38,000.
Powered by the turbocharged 1.8-litre TFSI petrol engine from the Roadster, the newcomer produces 158bhp and 250Nm of torque, and is available with either a six-speed manual or Audi's optional seven-speed S tronic twin-clutch automatic.
Despite being the cheapest TT in the range, the new coupe isn't short of pace, as manual versions cover the benchmark 0-62mph sprint in just 7.2 seconds, going on hit a 140mph top speed. Yet it's also surprisingly economical, managing to return a combined 44.1mpg and emitting just 147g/km.