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A History of the Audi TT

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Originally launched in 1998, the Audi TT didn't look like anything else the company had ever produced. Its design provenance carried impressive credentials, having been sprung from a brain trust that included J Mays, Peter Schreyer and Freeman Thomas (the team had also been responsible for the development of the new Volkswagen Beetle). Inspiration came from Bauhaus, the German design school birthed in the early 20th century that emphasized the integration of art and technology, resulting in simple geometric lines and a clean industrial look. A new video from Audi traces the evolution of what future generations of car lovers will deem an automotive classic, starting with the original and ending with the unveiling of the third-gen 2014 model. Check out the clip below.