SEAT presented in Worthersee tuning event 2013 the new Leon Cup Racer, the racing version of its compact model. You can dispute most of speed and endurance Championships. Leon Cup Racer has a 2.0 TFSI of 330 hp and is available with DSG transmission or sequential by 70,000 and 95,000 euro respectively.
A year is more celebrated on the shores of the Worthersee lake one of tuning events most important of Europe and the brands present show its arsenal more exclusive and attractive. Among the models of SEAT to be displayed at the GTI meeting, stands out the new SEAT Leon Cup Racer, a model designed to compete most of the Championships of speed and endurance during the 2014 season.
The Cup Racer is not a display model but the first test vehicle for our development work “, says Dr. Matthias Rabe, Vice President of R & D of SEAT.” With this variant of competition, we follow the path forged by our years of success,” he says. Continue reading
This morning we have seen the first image of the SEAT Leon 2013 without camouflage, but have now been leaked a number of photos of the anticipated third generation compact Martorell. Viewed from all angles, the feel is to be a SEAT Ibiza larger, since it shares many features with it. Little has lasted the secret to SEAT, and since it is a highly anticipated model, the network has not forgiven absolutely no angle of Leon 2013 model.
The similarities with the Concept IBE are more evident in the front, (in fact, is the only part that resembles the concept), which receives the polygonal headlamps, very style of the latest SEAT models, which also may be LED in all functions, together with strips of type Audi daytime running lights. Moreover, there is nothing we have not discussed already seen the Ibiza MY 2012.
While still in force generation is characterized by smooth rounded shapes, this new one gets a robust design awned lines that give strength to his image, which help the marked lateral veins. And while everything is new, it does seem familiar A-pillar and the line of windows that looks, since they are very close to the current model. Continue reading
The variants Ecomotive bind to the range of engines already offered in the new Seat Exeo, 2012 presented by the brand late last year. Prices start at 24,950 euros and average consumption approved stay in 4.5 litres/100 km thanks to the measures introduced as the system Start & Stop and other solutions that save fuel and tires with low rolling resistance, warning optimal exchange energy recovery system as standard.
This will make Exeo Ecomotive the frugal version of the midsize sedan in Martorell. The first units were delivered mid-June, as a sedan and ST, combined engine with 2.0 TDi CR 120 and 143 horsepower. We know both engines of the previous generation of the Exeo, and we tested the Exeo sedan of 120 CV and Exeo ST with 143 hp.
With the motor 120 hp and 209 Nm of torque the Exeo accelerates from 0 to 100 in 10.5 seconds (10.9 for the ST) and can reach a peak of 205 km/h (197 for TS) while consumption remain at about 4.5 liters/00 km, which results in 117 g/km of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere (119 for bodywork ST). Continue reading
The Worthersee is one of the meetings GTI cars in the world. The edition 2012 will be held in the Austrian town of Carinthia, between 16 and 19 May. Among the exhibitors, Seat plays an important role as it has prepared a booth at the shows six versions of the models sporting Leon, Ibiza and Mii.
The focal point of the meeting is scheduled in Reifnitz, in the edge of the south lake. Right there is where Seat exposes racing cars Trophy Ibiza SC, Leon Super Cup and, as a world first, the Mii Seat finish FR.
One model that is attracting more flashes is the Seat Ibiza Cupra Concept, which shows a very close view of what will be the final production of the new generation of sports Seat. What we saw for the first time in Beijing Motor Show, with a 1.4 TSI with 180 hp, paint color ‘Yellow Spice’, gloss black mirrors, red brake calipers and 17-inch wheels. Continue reading
The Ibiza Cupra Concept presented in Beijing is the closest version to the final production of this generation. It has a 1.4-liter engine with two turbochargers that deliver 180 horsepower. The Beijing Motor Show was the scene that the Spanish brand Seat, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, the world chose to present the latest version of the Ibiza Cupra, the supercar icon brand which aims to provide good performance, technology, equipment and a more youthful.
This new generation of the Cupra is the most powerful and sporty Ibiza range in China, offering all the features typical of a car in this segment. According to its manufacturer, the version known in Beijing, is the closest to the final production and is a clear indication of what the next design of this series that first appeared in 1996.
One of the new developments incorporated into this car is its engine, as it comes equipped with a 1.4 liter TSI high-tech, twin-charger and direct injection that develops 180 horsepower and maximum torque of 250 Nm. This power goes hand in hand with a DSG gearbox perfectly staggered seven-speed with extremely short change intervals. Continue reading