New Audi TT keeps your hands on the wheel and a death grip on the road

The route I’m following in the 2016 Audi TT turns twisty, with hairpins tracking the mountain topography. As it turns out, it becomes perfect ground to test the little car’s handling. Try as I might, though, I can’t get the tires to squeal, as the TT’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system, corner braking and low center of gravity conspire to keep it firmly planted, refusing to give an inch of grip.

A glance at the instrument panel shows that I’m on Bible Creek Road, but the surrounding forest obscures any sign of water. Those trees are, however, shown in satellite view on the instrument panel, as the 2016 TT comes with Audi’s new Virtual Cockpit system. That means a full LCD panel in front of the driver combining virtual gauges and infotainment functions, including Audi’s Google Earth-connected navigation system, hence the satellite imagery.

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