The Original Audi TT Is an Underrated, Beautiful Car

The original Audi TT is underrated -- and beautiful. Today I'm reviewing an original Audi TT to show you what it's like -- and I'm showing you all the quirks and features of the 2001 Audi TT. I'm also driving the TT to explain what it's like behind the wheel.
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  1. Mehedi Chowdhury

    Mehedi Chowdhury12 цагийн өмнө

    Why u r saying, 'original audi TT' ? Is there any duplicates ?

  2. James Mendham

    James Mendham12 цагийн өмнө

    I love my Mk1 TT 2001 coupé. - especially with it's modified high performance engine parts and stability additions - though it visually is still perfectly concours - I had an opportunity to pick up one identical to the one reviewed here, but just couldn't bring myself to own a convertible...

  3. Mike Eyaotu

    Mike Eyaotu14 цагийн өмнө

    Only the 225 was worth driving...the 185 was asthmatic!

  4. Murda Muzik

    Murda Muzik15 цагийн өмнө

    Nice car but it can kill you easy


    LIL NUTSTAIN20 цагийн өмнө

    My mom had one till I puked in it when I was 5 months old. She got the car as a birth gift 💀 Correction: she got it as a gift when I was born

  6. AidanFordSword

    AidanFordSword2 өдрийн өмнө

    My brother has an audi TT it's the most beautiful vehicle I've ever seen

  7. SuperPher1

    SuperPher12 өдрийн өмнө

    I have a cat named Theo and we call him TT so anytime he said TT I laughed lol

  8. Saoirse

    Saoirse21 цагийн өмнө

    Hilarious story. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Crotch Banister

    Crotch Banister3 өдрийн өмнө

    This car looks like the VW beetle 🤷‍♀️

  10. Henry C

    Henry C3 өдрийн өмнө

    my first car was a tt225 with lots of aluminum "circle and dots", now i have a zonda f, still lots of aluminum "circle and dots" :)

  11. Daisy Lee

    Daisy Lee4 өдрийн өмнө

    Very beautiful car Thanks Doug


    PAPI INTOCABLE4 өдрийн өмнө

    koenigsegg agera RS1 6/10 value....Audi TT that cost less than half of one wheel on an agera RS1 6/10....seems about right

  13. Adrian Han

    Adrian Han8 өдрийн өмнө

    The original TT is a stunner . It was so avant garde and ahead of its time. All the later models were a disappointment .

  14. Cammi Rosanov

    Cammi Rosanov8 өдрийн өмнө

    Judging by how clean and well kept the car is, and by all of those tire shine overspray arches in the driveway, I'm going to bet that the owner is in the business of detailing cars, or had a lot of cars him/herself to keep detailed.

  15. Nate Staub

    Nate Staub8 өдрийн өмнө


  16. Jay Olson-Goude

    Jay Olson-Goude11 өдрийн өмнө

    Oh come on, Doug - Mk I TT and no mention of the aliens?!

  17. Giorgos And

    Giorgos And12 өдрийн өмнө

    naaah the original tt looked like a round shitty bucket never liked the whole audi design lately though audi has become more edgy and stylish so doug for once more you are talking bullshit

  18. santino johnson

    santino johnson12 өдрийн өмнө


  19. Shawn Faulkner

    Shawn Faulkner12 өдрийн өмнө

    It's not a real sports car!. LOL

  20. arturo j guzman

    arturo j guzman12 өдрийн өмнө

    The biggest problem with “European” cars is RELIABILITY !!!

  21. António Q M

    António Q M13 өдрийн өмнө

    Underrated where? Not in europe and in most part of the world...

  22. Galactic Shroom

    Galactic Shroom13 өдрийн өмнө


  23. Jake2

    Jake213 өдрийн өмнө

    Always found them too bubble shaped and just not for me. Interesting to learn more about them though

  24. The Redneck Ram

    The Redneck Ram13 өдрийн өмнө

    the styling screams rich daddy bought it for his blonde bimbo of a daughter to cruise around Florida or California

  25. Harvey Ngun

    Harvey Ngun14 өдрийн өмнө


  26. Charles Bunnell

    Charles Bunnell14 өдрийн өмнө

    when Doug was driving this Audi down the road did anyone ask "who's the boob with the beautiful TT?" Lol 😆.

  27. AutoTechWorld

    AutoTechWorld15 өдрийн өмнө

    When you opened that hood, I couldn't help it, but realized it's very alike with the PT Cruiser.

  28. IllegalGoose347

    IllegalGoose34715 өдрийн өмнө

    Circle with dOts

  29. Steve Flor

    Steve Flor15 өдрийн өмнө

    The VW Karman Ghia was praised for the symmetry of its design. This design is in the same vein... I believe. I am meh to whole idea.

  30. Steve Flor

    Steve Flor15 өдрийн өмнө

    Wonder why Audi came out with a 5V engine in 2000? Yamaha had gone 5V in 1984 and dropped it in a few years.

  31. Life of R tv

    Life of R tv15 өдрийн өмнө

    I dont agree

  32. Antwone Lamont

    Antwone Lamont16 өдрийн өмнө

    Why won't Doug buy one

  33. Ismir Wenzel

    Ismir Wenzel16 өдрийн өмнө

    TT hehe

  34. Derek M

    Derek M16 өдрийн өмнө

    You got one fact wrong my sister owned one it was a 4 banger Quattro single exhaust.

  35. Sam Dudaev

    Sam Dudaev16 өдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="354">5:54</a> His stomach rumbles so hard that mic pics it up haha!

  36. John Lundy

    John Lundy16 өдрийн өмнө

    Long live the tt brilliant car

  37. Yung Tarantino

    Yung Tarantino17 өдрийн өмнө

    why is it so much like a miata? did mazda make the body?

  38. Jammy_Rex

    Jammy_Rex17 өдрийн өмнө

    What an ugly, dated Golf in drag. The mkIV Golf chassis was a dud, and this understeery piece of junk was poor even when it was released, and it is even worse now. The design has dated hideously. A friend of mine recently had to near enough give one away with a broken roof, Christmas tree dashboard, unreadable pixelated central screen, down on power engine, and it had only done 80K miles! Junk!

  39. Lucas Odum

    Lucas Odum17 өдрийн өмнө

    Sorry Doug, the Caddy DeVille was the most beautiful car you could buy in 2000

  40. Yung Socrates PTROCK

    Yung Socrates PTROCK17 өдрийн өмнө

    Awesome car, funny how the tires are the cheapest ones I got them for $50 each at the tire store one time

  41. Peter Falvay

    Peter Falvay18 өдрийн өмнө

    I used to work in the factory in Hungary where these cars are made. :)

  42. Patrick Bateman

    Patrick Bateman18 өдрийн өмнө

    if i hear circles and dots one more goddamn time im going to lose it.

  43. Dm755

    Dm75521 өдрийн өмнө

    Doug the type of guy the closes the fridge door with his hip.

  44. Dm755

    Dm75521 өдрийн өмнө

    Doug the type of guy that drives a convertible Audi TT.

  45. Dm755

    Dm75521 өдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="86">1:26</a> Um, major D-Bag. Fucking majorly. That’s a super duper cringy pic.

  46. Syd Howell

    Syd Howell21 өдрийн өмнө

    I have a 2002 225 Quattro Roadster. 45,000 miles. My favorite car ever..0 engine problems. It has been reliable (for an 18 yr old car) but parts are not cheap. I LOVE all the neat styling details. I’m 6’5” and fit just fine. It is a comfortable car to cruise in. Mine doesn’t have the cool baseball interior though. With the windows and air deflector up you can stay warm even on cooler days. Not the fastest or best handling car I’ve ever driven but it is a very enjoyable cruiser and still fun on mountain roads. Plan on enjoying it as long as I can get in and out of it.

  47. Juan Martínez

    Juan Martínez21 өдрийн өмнө

    8 points for styling?? Doug!? Seriously??

  48. Soupisgood2

    Soupisgood221 өдрийн өмнө

    Doug the type of guy to set the climate controls to 69

  49. Tahsin Ananto

    Tahsin Ananto23 өдрийн өмнө

    C I R C L E A N D D O T S

  50. Alex Soto

    Alex Soto23 өдрийн өмнө

    I was between a Audi TT and a BMW Z4. Got the Z4 instead.

  51. Ade2Bee

    Ade2Bee24 өдрийн өмнө

    Does that thing have a lot of dots around the interior on the aluminium?

  52. Steven Grossman

    Steven Grossman26 өдрийн өмнө

    Baseball edition interior! I had a 2001. I LOVED IT!!!!! With the high-output 180 hp engine.

  53. Justin Aeneas

    Justin Aeneas27 өдрийн өмнө

    Doug's best review I've seen. He gives the historical significance of individual styling queues and correctly identifies such features as the "baseball glove stitching" on the leather seats. Doug really captures the essence of this car. I owned this car for a short time. It was a pleasure to drive. On cool Autumn evenings, the German roadster hugged the serpentines of Oregon Coast Highway 101, while the drop-top gave you front row seats to the sunset over the Pacific ocean. The cabin nestled you in its supportive heated leather seats with heat from the vents keeping things warm even with the top down. It conjured feelings you didn't get from driving other cars. Reliability (mentioned by Doug) was the deciding factor when letting it go. The TT was experiencing costly electrical issues and minor mechanical problems at Audi prices.

  54. gotham61

    gotham6113 цагийн өмнө

    Audi never called that the "baseball glove" interior. Germans don't play baseball. The factory name was the Moccasin Brown Leather option.

  55. Jason456

    Jason45628 өдрийн өмнө

    I like the Audi titti it looks cool

  56. djd1mm

    djd1mm29 өдрийн өмнө

    Had a 2000 year blue on blue, TT coupe 225 awd(yes, awd, not an actual Torsen quattro, but a haldex clutch.) Lovely car, seats 2 kids in the back 130-150cm was the limit if I remember correctly. (Any longer and your head hits the rear window). Also, the rear of the coupe is really quite spacious, even in the awd. Fold the rear seats and you get a mini estate... We even managed to do some long weekend trips with 2 kids and 2 adults + luggage. Our new dog was the only reason we had to let the TT go. The coupe had great handling, went like on rails, winter and summer. Totally underrated car of it's era. Oh, and if 225hp is too lazy, they made the TT sport, with added strut tower braces for even more rigidity, same haldex awd, 6 spd manual and a tweaked 240hp 1.8t engine. My only gripe with the car is, that it is based on the Audi A3/VW Golf, that have transverse engines and the awd or "quattro" is thus their haldex awd system. It is okay, but nowhere nearly as confident and consistent as the Torsen quattro on the longidutinally mounted powertrains.

  57. The VoidKing

    The VoidKing29 өдрийн өмнө

    Im buying the cupe version of it

  58. MK Duke

    MK DukeСарын өмнө

    It does use premium gas - just $ayin, but yes, underrated.

  59. Yesit'sJess

    Yesit'sJessСарын өмнө

    If I saw that on the road i'd think it was from 2020! That means it was amazing!!

  60. JoeCnNd

    JoeCnNdСарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1092">18:12</a> nothing interesting or noteworthy about the truck... except the ghost that's exiting it.

  61. Mario Cordiano

    Mario CordianoСарын өмнө

    I'm sorry, but this car is plain wack looking imo

  62. overlex

    overlexСарын өмнө

    Beautiful? It looks like a dildo

  63. ruzzell907

    ruzzell907Сарын өмнө

    Futuristic design.

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    Secondo AccountСарын өмнө


  65. Andrew Rank

    Andrew RankСарын өмнө

    A great and very informative review.

  66. MetalBuds Gaming

    MetalBuds GamingСарын өмнө

    Those baseball glove seats tho

  67. ReCycle Spinning

    ReCycle SpinningСарын өмнө

    Ok, so body design is nice ,, but all the problems it had..

  68. Ruslan Nabiev

    Ruslan NabievСарын өмнө

    Haha TT, get it? Hahahahahahahahahaha.

  69. Ruslan Nabiev

    Ruslan NabievСарын өмнө

    Theres simply no way in hell I an allowed to have this according to society.

  70. Steve Lynch

    Steve LynchСарын өмнө

    Throw bigger wheels and rubber on them and the handling improves greatly.

  71. Steve Lynch

    Steve LynchСарын өмнө

    The 1.8 is a tough littke engine and easily worked with chips and bigger turbos etc. My 99 model close to 400bhp on the dyno.

  72. Paul Gwilliam

    Paul GwilliamСарын өмнө

    Nice to look at... Terrible to drive.

  73. Antiochia ad Taurum

    Antiochia ad TaurumСарын өмнө

    Dougggg Jesus Christ man, the idea for turning off your engine in a traffic jam is to ease pressure on the engine. An engine runs in a much healthier fashion when there is air rushing into it, at speed. It gets to breathe. Don't shoot the manual down for advising to keep the engine healthy. You ought to watch more Scotty Kilmer, that's how we become true non-experts.

  74. Antiochia ad Taurum

    Antiochia ad TaurumСарын өмнө

    C I R C L E S A N D D O T S

  75. Antiochia ad Taurum

    Antiochia ad TaurumСарын өмнө

    I think what Doug means by 'hilarious', is 'mildly upsetting', when he points out that not all of the dots light up on the heated seat dial.

  76. Antiochia ad Taurum

    Antiochia ad TaurumСарын өмнө

    That steering wheel makes me want to shove my eyeballs up into my asshole. I never thought I'd feel that way about Audi.

  77. Antiochia ad Taurum

    Antiochia ad TaurumСарын өмнө

    What if a TT is actually a transsexual VW Bettle, and not a golf at all.

  78. Luis Alberto Pinto Sanchez

    Luis Alberto Pinto SanchezСарын өмнө

    I own exactly the same TT identical as the one on the video.

  79. Martin Coufalík

    Martin CoufalíkСарын өмнө

    Interior is beautiful...but that rest of a car...cmon, thats not nice

  80. Robert Balboni

    Robert BalboniСарын өмнө

    It goes 0-60 in 6.6 seconds (2001 model) and it gets an acceleration score of 3 out of 10. What is up with this guy, does anyone know? Also Doug, don’t talk to your audience in a condescending tone. He uses inflection in his voice like he is talking to a bunch of idiots!

  81. Michael Davis

    Michael DavisСарын өмнө

    I've always had a thing for the older Audi TT. Seriously great car, and considering getting one eventually.

  82. Lee Yi

    Lee YiСарын өмнө

    SO SEXY!