Seat Ibiza SC Trophy

June 15, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Seat gift for fans at this year’s GTI Treffen at Wörthersee was the specially prepared Ibiza SC Trophy. The Ibiza SC Cupra comes equipped with an aerodynamic kit and a matching white interior kit. Under the bonnet of the Ibiza SC Trophy is the 180 hp unit from the Cupra; the 7-speed DSG transmission has steering wheel shift paddles like the series-production model. The brake system comes from the Leon Cupra and delivers stopping power courtesy of 345 mm (front) and 288 mm (rear) discs. The car uses 17-inch wheels and sits 40mm lower to the ground compared to the standard car. Compared with the series-production model, SEAT has increased the wheelbase of the cup race car by 13 mm, [...]

Seat Leon Cupra R With 265 hp

June 19, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Spanish car maker Seat has launched its most powerful car yet in form of the Leon Cupra Leon R, which is currently on sale in the UK for £25 205. This ultra-hot hatchback is powered by a 265 hp and 350 Nm of torque four-cylinder 2.0 liter turbo engine. This powertrain which comes with a six-speed manual gearbox is both powerful and efficient, as it can average more than 34 mpg. And yet it does zero to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. Other features of the Cupra R includes sporty body kit with spoilers and diffuser, 19-inch wheels, traction control, ABS, EBA and ESP, as well as bucket seats and sport steering wheel.

Seat Ibzia SC Sport Edition

June 3, 2010 at 8:41 am

Most of the manufacturers who make hot hatchbacks are currently focusing on very powerful but very expensive models. The kinda forgot that the point of a hot hatch is that it should be affordable as well. But the Spanish arm of VW, Seat, has come up with a new Sport edition of the Ibzia which is very very sporty and quite affordable. This model featuring a Lamborghini orange color comes with a specially designed body kit and modified bumpers which have many vents in them! It also get blacked-out roof and blacked-out 17-inch wheels as well as side mirrors casings. All in all, it’s a neat design. The interior is also upgraded with some orange trims to cope with the [...]

2010 Seat Leon Cupra R

March 29, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Seat has revealed a new hot edition of the Leon Cupra model for the British market which is the most powerful and fastest production car they’ve ever made. This sporty  model which is recognized by its R badges, is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine developing 265 hp and 350 Nm of peak torque. The Cupra R does 0-62 mph time of 6.2 seconds, and top speed of 155 mph. The car also features a few sporty styling cues over the standard model such as a rear diffuser, discreet extended high level rear spoiler, subtle ‘R’ badging and the careful application of gloss black highlighting inside and out, as well as 19-inch wheels. Prices for the 2010 Seat Leon [...]

2010 SEAT Ibiza SC-FR TDI

January 20, 2010 at 8:56 pm

The Spanish car maker SEAT has released details of their new high performance diesel-powered Ibiza models, the 5-door FR TDI and sporty SC FR TDI. The new Ibiza comes with unique styling cues and a powerful and highly efficient 143hp diesel engine which is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, enabling the car to hit 62 mph from standing still in only 8.2 seconds (8.3 seconds 5dr) with a top speed of 130 mph, while returning 62.7 mpg on the EU’s official combined cycle. Moreover, with only 119 g/km CO2 emission, it is fully compatible with Euro5 standards. Standard features includes climate control, ESP with SEAT’s clever new XDS electronic ‘virtual’ limited slip differential and, of course, exclusive FR detailing [...]