SEAT confirms the name of Arona as its future urban crossover
Stay with this name: SEAT Arona. It is as well as is called the new crossover Spanish that will come in a few years to broaden the range SUV launched by the SEAT Ateca. Luca de Meo, President of SEAT, has taken advantage of the press conference Paris Salon 2017 to make the announcement of this and other models that are intended to land in dealerships Spanish for the next few seasons.
The SEAT Arona borrows its name from a town of the island of Tenerife, as it comes being usual in the brand of Spanish origin, which also coincides also with that of an Italian town in the Piedmont region. The new Arona will be developed and manufactured in Martorell, Barcelona, and will have a lot to do with the next generation of SEAT Ibiza.
After the launch of the Ateca SEAT, will focus on bringing to market three new models in the coming years: the renewal of the SEAT Leon, the fifth generation of the SEAT Ibiza and the new urban crossover Arona. These last two will be based on a modular platform MQB in the VAG group, which in the new generation of utility vehicles will use a single configuration for all of your uses in which the distance between axes has been increased to a greater extent of the interior space. Its size will be approximately 4.3 meters long.
Soon the SEAT Ateca will be the only SUV model in the brand
“The Leon, the Ibiza and the new Arona, united states at Ateca, go to strengthen SEAT from all points of view: commercial, financial and image brand. 2017 is going to be a very special year for SEAT”. stated of Meo during a press conference on the appointment of paris.
the design of The Arona will have a lot to do with the Ateca and the next generation of the Ibiza in its exterior design. As a crossover it is, will possess a remarkable greater free height to the ground, as well as bumper protections extra for more robustness, bars on the roof and a trunk of easy access for the loading and unloading of packages.
¿For when the SEAT Arona? According to our follow-up thanks to the spy photos that we publish continually, the crossover SEAT is located in a very advanced stage of its development. The latest spy photos of the SEAT Arona gave us to understand that the prototype testing already has the body short, but still it is hidden under the camouflage. Our estimates united to the statements of Meo indicates that his debut will come to the end of the summer of the year 2017.