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 bettering the seems with its newest restomod venture.

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

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

This will likely be achieved by way of delicate tweaks that may characteristic on the entrance and rear fascias, in addition to the aspect home windows, rear deck, and trunk lid. Further particulars just like the aspect 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 type, will bow out after the 2023 mannequin 12 months. The automaker has been rolling out a collection of ultimate editions, together with a TT Roadster Ultimate Version that is unique to the U.S.

The TT’s demise was introduced way back to 2019. A substitute is deliberate, although it is going to be an electrical automobile and never essentially sit in the identical section as earlier generations. It won’t even go by the TT identify, 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 identify for a sporty model of its Prinz coupe.