Fastest production Seat ever: New Leon Cupra series unveiled

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 16:30
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LANDMARK: New Leon Cupra series unveiled

Seat have revealed the quickest and most powerful series production car in their history.

The Leon Cupra 280, priced from £26,940 and available from March, hits 62mph in 5.7seconds and sits at the top of a five-strong family of brand-new 2.0litre models.

Economy across the range is from 42.2mpg, with CO2 emissions from 149g/km, with the entry Leon Cupra priced from £25,690.

Dr. Matthias Rabe, Vice President for Research and Development at Seat S.A, said: “The new Leon Cupra is pure Seat: emotion and performance, design and dynamics combine to deliver driving fun mile after mile.

“State-of-the-art technology is evident in its enormous precision, but also in its compelling efficiency.

“The new Cupra is a sports car for every day; it feels just as much at home on the race track as it does on the long haul.”

Standard equipment for the Leon Cupra includes 18inch alloy wheels, full-LED headlights, DAB digital radio, Seat Media System Plus, aluminium front door sill trims with Cupra logo, rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlights.

The Cupra 280 is distinguishable by standard 19inch alloy wheels, gloss black mirror caps, black exterior mouldings and frames, black rear roof spoiler, red brake callipers with Cupra logo, and black interior inserts.