SEAT Leon Cupra ST 290, the familiar body also gains power


In his familiar body also receives the Lion revised engine of 290 horsepower. The SEAT Leon Cupra ST 290 will be offered with the same engine 2.0 TSI, but now with 10 additional hp.


seat_leon_st_cupra_290 E mong the news that SEAT took a few days ago just to Frankfurt Motor Show found renewed SEAT Leon Cupra , with its 290 horsepower almost approaching the threshold of 300 cv. Now the Spanish brand announced that the mechanical evolution also reaches the station wagon variant ST SEAT Leon Cupra 290.

However, beyond the mechanical improvements, the model shows no change on an aesthetic level, presenting the mimas improvements that were already present in the 280 hp model, including new bumpers and wheels . But more important is what happens under the hood, as the ST SEAT Leon Cupra 290 uses the known impeller TSI block 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, which now produces 290 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque available from 1,700 rpm to 5,800 rpm.

The engine 290 horsepower family also came to Leon.

ensures further SEAT have improved exhaust system, although so far have not provided official figures of acceleration and top speed . As a benchmark, in its five-door version, units equipped with the 290 horsepower engine can accelerate from 0 to 100 kph in 5.6 seconds , when coupled with the DSG dual clutch transmission.

Inside, the Leon Cupra 290 with unique features such as sports seats with Alcantara upholstery, aluminum pedals and steering wheel specific design. We also have some functions such as dynamic chassis control, and ‘Cupra Drive Profile’ , a system that allows you to choose between three different driving modes: Comfort, Sport and Cupra that modifies the behavior of the DSG transmission and throttle response.

Nothing SEAT has not released prices Leon Cupra ST 290 , but presumably, like what happened with the hatchback, the they could see a slight increase.



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