Niels van Roij Design plans Audi TT Roadster restomod

The unique Audi TT with its Bauhaus-inspired design is an icon, however nonetheless Niels van Roij Design has taken on the problem of enhancing the appears with its newest restomod mission.

The Dutch automobile customizer and coachbuilder this week introduced plans for a one-off restomod of the unique TT Roadster, which can pay homage to the unique TTS Roadster idea of 1995 and likewise rejoice the tip of the TT’s 25-year manufacturing run.

Firm founder and lead designer Niels van Roij stated the restomod will concentrate on elevating the sophistication of the unique TT Roadster, bringing it nearer to the idea automobile.

This shall be achieved by way of delicate tweaks that may characteristic on the entrance and rear fascias, in addition to the facet home windows, rear deck, and trunk lid. Further particulars just like the facet mirrors and wheels can even be enhanced, van Roij stated.

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The fee was made by Jos Baijens, a Dutch designer well-known for his eyewear assortment. He is additionally a fan of the TT, having owned a number of examples.

Audi not too long ago confirmed that the TT, not less than in its present kind, will bow out after the 2023 mannequin yr. The automaker has been rolling out a collection of ultimate editions, together with a TT Roadster Closing Version that is unique to the U.S.

The TT’s demise was introduced way back to 2019. A alternative is deliberate, although it is going to be an electrical automobile and never essentially sit in the identical section as earlier generations. It may not even go by the TT title, which was taken from the Isle of Man TT race the place historic manufacturers NSU and DKW (each later folded into Audi) noticed a number of successes with their bikes. NSU additionally beforehand used the title for a sporty model of its Prinz coupe.