[Marketplace] Cars: HPA built Audi TT 3.2 Turbo w/ 4

Loren H. marketbot at audifans.com
Thu Nov 6 12:40:02 PST 2008

Section:  Cars
Title:    HPA built Audi TT 3.2 Turbo w/ 4
Price:    35,425.00
Location: San Francisco, CA

Date:     November 01, 2007
Contact:  Loren H.
Email:    loren3hansen at gmail.com
Phone:    6504836567


2004 Audi TT 3.2 built by HPA w/ 400 HP turbo: 0-60 in 3.8 seconds!

Delivered to me in January 2004, I've been the first and only owner of this 2004 Audi TT Coupéwith the 3.2 Liter engine and 6-speed DSG transmission.

In the spring of 2005, I purchased the 400 horsepower turbo kit from HPA Motorsport, who installed it along with many other enhancements.
Being a first of its kind, my car was then featured in two magazines: European Car, and Road & Track speed magazine (winner of a 3-way shootout).

In the following sections, I will outline the current performance figures as officially tested by Road & Track magazine, the standard specifications & features of the car as it was shipped to me, options I added when I ordered the car, then all customized/added parts, turbo kits, other items I am providing for free, and optional items I am selling as first-option to potential buyers.

Current Performance figures:

* 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds
* 1/4-mile run in 12.3 seconds & 113.2 mph
* Braking from 60 mph: 119 ft
* Braking from 80 mph: 215 ft
* 200-ft lateral accel: 0.84g
* 700-ft slalom speed: 64.7 mph

Technical specifications:

* 2004 Audi TT Coupé (2-door hardtop)
* 3.2 Liter engine (standard 250 HP & 236 ft-lb torque, now 400 HP & 345 ft-lb torque)
* DSG 6-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission (aka S-Tronic)
* Sports suspension (S-Line)
* Quattro all-wheel drive (Haldex coupling)
* Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
* Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
* Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
* Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) traction control
* Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) with manual override switch
* MacPherson gas-charged struts with 3-point forged lower control arm
* Parallelogram multi-link independent rear suspension
* Rack and pinion power steering with quick ratio
* Aluminum door sill trim with TT logo
* Aluminum fuel filler door
* Fixed dual-color rear spoiler
* Battery located in trunk with protective covering

Features and controls:

* Xenon high intensity discharge headlights with automatic self-leveling and automatic light adjustment
* Retractable high pressure headlight washers integrated in front bumper
* Heated windshield washer nozzles
* Tilt (height) and telescopic (depth) adjustable steering wheel
* White side turn indicator lights in front fenders with amber shine-through bulbs
* Interior light console in headliner with fade-in & fade-out feature, time delay and automatic
* switch-on when key removed from ignition switch
* Front reading lights
* Vanity mirrors in sun visors
* Rear cargo area light built-into the trunk lid
* Automatic climate control with sun sensor, dust and pollen filter
* Power windows with:
-- Power retention when ignition shut-off (until door opened)
-- One-touch up and one-touch down feature for both windows
-- Pinch protection (reverses window at force > 100 Nm)
-- Comfort close and open with key in driver door
-- Windows automatically open and close slightly when door opened and closed to assist door operation and window seal
* Power rear deck lid release button in center console
* Fuel filler door release button in center console
* Electronic cruise control with coast, resume and shut-off feature
* Electric rear window defogger with automatic shut-off feature
* Electrically adjustable outside mirrors with defog feature
* Power central locking system (doors, deck lid and fuel door), with selective unlocking (enables unlocking of a single door or all doors), plus convenient open & close feature for windows
* Storage compartment behind passenger's seat including first-aid kit
* Power remote keyless entry with trunk release, door / ignition key and valet key
* Two sport seats with individual manual height, depth and tilt adjustment
* Fine Nappa leather seat upholstery, including door panel inserts
* Leather shift knob and aluminum surrounding
* Aluminum trim on center dashboard vents, shift lever knob and base, knee bolsters on center console, door release handles, radio cover, glove box cover
* Four tie-down eyelets in rear cargo area
* Two floor mats
* 3-spoke leather sport steering wheel with aluminum center trim ring
* Paddle shifters mounted on steering wheel for manual S-tronic controls
* Two aluminum cup holders in center console
* Storage shelf under glove box
* Backlit instrument cluster with automatic brightness control, including: tachometer, electric speedometer, digital clock with date, fuel gauge, coolant temperature gauge, oil temperature gauge, ambient temperature gauge
* Digital odometer with trip odometer and service interval indicator
* Anti-theft vehicle alarm system with blinking theft deterrent lights on front doors
* Windshield wipers with 4-position intermittent control
* Concert AM / FM radio with in-dash CD player and following features:
-- RBDS (Radio Broadcast Display System displays radio station call letters and other information)
-- GALA (Graduated Audio Level Adjustment, varies volume based on vehicle speed)
-- CD changer operation capability
* 120-watt system with four speakers in doors, two 2-way rear speakers, middle speaker between seats and CD changer pre-wiring
* Driver information display with outside temperature display plus 5-function trip computer, vehicle auto check system, radio display, and pictogram for open door and deck
* Driver and passenger next generation front airbag supplemental restraints
* Thorax (chest) side and head airbag supplemental restraints located in front seats
* Two 3-point safety belts with automatic pre-tensioners, height-adjustment and belt force limiters
* Central locking with safety unlock (automatically unlocks doors and switches off fuel pump if airbag deploys)

Options and packages installed at factory:

* 17-inch 6-spoke cast alloy wheels with 225/45-R17 all-season tires
* HomeLink universal garage door opener with 3-button switch for three different garage doors
* Heated front seats with individual 6-setting temperature control
* Black headliner, black dashboard, black foot lining, and black door surrounds
* Ocean blue leather seats and ocean blue leather door inserts
* Imola yellow metallic rust-free body paint

HPA Motorsport FT400-SMIC Turbo Kit:

* HGP R30 Garrett Ball Bearing based hybrid turbo
* Custom compressor housing
* Integrated recirculation valve
* Custom exhaust housing with integrated wastegate
* Flowbenched Cast exhaust manifold with external Oxygen sensors
* Short Runner Cast Aluminum Intake Manifold with custom black paint and yellow Audi rings
* Side Mount Intercooler with velocity air shrouding
* Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold Heatshield
* Flow Optimized cast downpipe feed
* 70mm downpipe with integrated flexjoint featuring interlocked liner hose for better flow
* Custom wrapped Silicone piping with stainless steel clamps
* High flow fuel injectors
* Head spacer plate to lower compression to 8.5:1
* Braided Stainless Steel Oil Feed Line
* Oil Return lines
* Water inlet and return lines
* Performance ECU upgrade

Other HPA-special upgrades:

* European-spec Transmission Control Unit (TCM) for the DSG with special features:
-- Launch Control at 3200 RPM: both feet on brake & gas pedals, engine revs to 3200 RPM. When you release the brake pedal, the DSG "dumps" the clutch and launches you at full-speed!
-- Increase engine redline to 7250 RPM
-- Holds current gear when reaching engine redline in Manual mode (does not automatically shift for you)
-- Blips engine on downshifts to match revs in Manual and Sport modes
-- Manual override with shift paddles keeps you in Manual mode until you hold + paddle for >3 seconds or move shift knob back to Drive/Sport
* Upgraded DSG clutches
* KW Suspensions SHS Coil-overs with adjustable front & rear ride height
* Slotted brake rotors retaining original brake sizes with fade-free race pads
* Neuspeed 25mm rear sway bar
* Exhaust pipes re-route with left-pipe muffler bypass

Additions I have made to the car, included in the selling price:

* VF-Engineering aluminum/polyurethane lower pendulum mount for stronger engine support
* Defi boost gauge integrated in driver-side's left vent
* Aluminum shift paddle mounted on steering wheel, larger & prettier than stock black plastic paddles
* 18" OZ Cronos 5-spoke lightweight wheels with summer performance tires (235/40-R18) having 75% tread remaining
* Winter-only Pirelli tires with excellent snow/ice traction for 17" stock 6-spoke wheels (225/45-R17) having 60% tread remaining
* DesignParts 2-arms aluminum armrest with matching Ocean Blue leather and slotted cover
* Modified cup holder to fit DesignParts armrest
* Exhaust switch to control automatic or manual override of left-pipe bypass

Other parts I am giving away with the car:

* Original Audi sports suspension (front shocks & springs, rear shocks & springs)
* Original Audi engine cover
* Original Audi intake manifold
* Original Audi exhaust manifold
* Original Audi rear sway-bar
* Original Audi brake front & rear rotors & pads
* Coil-over adjustment tools for KW suspension
* Front license plate frame for European-spec license plates
* Rear license plate black surround for California-spec license plates

Optional items I am willing to sell individually:

* 19" BBS CH silver wheels in 19x8.5 ET30 size (pictured below)
* Audi Euro-spec side-view mirrors with aspherical edges for better viewing angles (no dead spots)

I am asking $35,425 obo. Please email or call me with any questions - loren3hansen at gmail.com or (650)483-6567. I posted a few pictures at http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3185900 but I can also send a link to more detailed photos. As those familiar with HPA Motorsports know, the modifications alone are worth more than my asking price.

Thanks for your interest.


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