SEAT Leon Cupra 290 ST: more power also for family

In the past Frankfurt SEAT surprised us to renew SEAT Leon Cupra with extra power. More now near the barrier of 300 horses, 290 horses to the front axle, we are now with this development comes, as expected, also the family model, SEAT Leon ST Cupra .

In the Spanish market SEAT has stopped marketing the mechanics of 265 horses.

Under the hood of SEAT Leon ST Cupra 290 still beating the familiar propeller 2.0 TSI 4-cylinder , a drive that passes from the 280 horses to 290 horses getting along the way, tell us from SEAT , a revised exhaust system.

The pair remains of 350 Nm , but now this maximum torque is developed in a new regime, from 1700 rpm to 5800 rpm. We do not know for now is how these developments have affected the family variant. With this new Cupra compact body 290 is able to dial a 0-100 km / h in 5.7 seconds.

This mechanical evolution comes not associated with any cosmetic change. We continue to find the list of modest changes that we were also on the model of 280 horses, new bumpers, tires …

By now SEAT has not announced pricing of this revised version. As soon as we know more details of the post marketing, but we must bear in mind that in the case of the compact has already been a slight increase of price .

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