When speaking of rumors on many occasions where there’s smoke there is fire. That happened to the SEAT Leon Cupra , which recently said it would receive a power increase soon. Well, the news has been confirmed by the brand and the Frankfurt will be presented this new version that releases an output of no less than 290 horses .
Thus becomes strongest model in the history of the brand, ahead of its predecessor in 10 horses. It will be offered with compact bodies of three (SportCoupé) and five-door and the family (ST Leon Cupra). This new model will arrive in dealerships in our country in early 2016 and will do so with a starting price of 33,600 euros .
The gasoline engine is the same 2.0-liter TSI four-cylinder previously delivered 280 horses. With a few adjustments to the rising 290 horses and 350 Nm is achieved (50 more than before) of torque between 1,700 and 5,800 rpm. Also noted for its efficiency, as only consumes 6.5 l / 100 km with DSG and 6.7 l / 100 km with the manual transmission. CO2 emissions are 149 g / km.
The performance also improved, now with the optional DSG automatic transmission gets 0 to 100 km / h in 5.6 seconds and the manual transmission in 5.7 seconds; the top speed remains limited 250 km / h . For those without enough is available to the Performance Pack , which includes improvements such as a brake system Brembo four-piston high performance, l Lantas 19-inch in black or orange with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires 2.
The chassis is one of the keys to Leon Cupra. Includes DCC adaptive chassis control, even more sensitive and more responsive; also features slip differential the front axle, which improves traction and handling of the vehicle; to end includes progressive direction standard, which streamlines the management need to fewer turns at the wheel.
Another system is highlighting Cupra Drive Profile , which includes Eco driving modes, indivudual, Comfort, Sport and Cupra. Depending on the choice response accelerator, the DSG gearbox and the DCC to meet the needs of the driver changes. The new model will be seen next in the Frankfurt week.
Source – SEAT
From 14,490 euro
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