Self Study Program 910153 – Audi Virtual Cockpit

VAG SSP 910153. The launch of the 2016 Audi TT sees the rollout of a high resolution display as the central instrument cluster for the first time in an Audi vehicle. The official name for this innovation is Audi virtual cockpit.

The Audi virtual cockpit replaces the previous instrument cluster with its classic instrument gauges and is standard equipment in the Audi TT. It combines the functions of a conventional instrument cluster and central MMI monitor in a single unique TFT display.

All functions and services are represented by brilliant 3D-like graphics and detailed effects. The display has a resolution of 1440 x 540 pixels. The display measures 12.3 inches (31.2 cm) diagonally.

The driver can choose between two display views for the TT — Classic view and Infotainment view. The TTS has a third option (see page 4).

In the Classic view, the gauges (speedometer and tachometer) dominate.

In the Infotainment view, additional functions such as Navigation, Telephone, and Audi connect or Media feature prominently.

The displays for ambient temperature, time and mileage as well as warning and information symbols are firmly embedded at the bottom edge of the display in both modes.

If the driver wishes, the navigation map spreads out over the full area of the display panel. At the same time, the speedometer and tachometer are minimized. Navigation maps and other infotainment content are now displayed directly behind the steering wheel in the Audi virtual cockpit.

The system can be operated using the multifunction steering wheel or the MMI operating controls in the center console.

To enable content to be displayed quickly and in a valid format, Audi is the first car maker to use the quadcore Tegra 30 chip from the NVIDIA Tegra 3 series. This graphics processor generates 60 frames per second ensuring the needles of the speedometer and tachometer are rendered with absolute precision.

The Audi virtual cockpit is able to display a wide variety of information — from the graphics of the driver assistance systems and the images of the back-up camera system to dynamic vehicle animations.

This eSelf Study Program covers a basic overview of the design and functions of new models, new automotive components or technologies.
It is not a Repair Manual! All values given are intended as a guideline only.
For maintenance and repair work, always refer to the current technical literature.


  • Introduction
  • Variations of the Audi virtual cockpit
  • Classic and Infotainment views
  • TTS sport view
  • Toggling between views
  • Main functions
  • The main menu
  • Subdivision of the display panel into various display areas
  • Displays in the central display area
  • Bar with turn signal symbols and warning symbols
  • Tab bar
  • Left side display
  • Right side display
  • Selection menu
  • Options menu
  • Status bar
  • Other displays of the Audi virtual cockpit
  • Display of warnings and fault messages
  • Design of the Audi virtual cockpit
  • Circuit diagram of the instrument cluster
  • Self-study programs

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 38

Self Study Program 910153 – Audi Virtual Cockpit