“Unintended acceleration” nearly ruined Audi in the late '80s. Now, despite taking jabs from the European and American press concerning the TT's safety — or lack thereof — Audi AG embarks on what Len Hunt, vice president of Audi of America, calls “a performance initiative,” where the acceleration is definitely intended. Due to an unusually high incidence of high-speed accidents and fatalities involving TTs, European drivers were requesting Audi's electronic stability program (ESP) be ...
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