The renewed SEAT Leon Cupra 2016 now has 290 horses

The new SEAT Leon Cupra 290 to debut in Frankfurt in a few days, is the most powerful in SEAT history. Its 2.0-liter turbo engine now yields 290 horsepower.


Seat-Leon-SC-Cupra-290-01 OR against the latest news that SEAT will be taking the Frankfurt Motor Show renewed addition Ibiza Cupra will be an even more powerful version of the Lion Cupra, which also increased and their like his younger brother will also power some subtle new details ahead of 2016.

This is the so-called SEAT Leon Cupra 290, which uses the same 2.0-liter turbo , which now more powerful than ever in history is able to reach 290 horsepower . Outwardly he is recognized for his new alloy wheels 19-inch painted in titanium color, which show enrollment Cupra in the jaws of the brakes, plus dede his rear wing, mirrors painted in black and the emblem on the tailgate that now says ‘Cupra 290’.


The Leon Cupra 290 is the most powerful in the history of the SEAT brand.

However the most significant changes are located in its mechanics, and thanks to a new electronic management, propeller gains 10 hp 2.0-liter for the model which will replace. The engine torque is maintained while in the 350 Nm, while their benefits are benefiting from the increase in engine power. You can do the 0-100 in 5.6 seconds when the drive is associated with DSG dual clutch transmission , while a manual transmission six relations is also available.

Mechanically, also has piloted damping DCC a limited slip differential electronically controlled (the same unit that also uses the Skoda Octavia VRS 230), plus a brake system Brembo signed by , a sports exhaust and new invoice performance tires.

The interior features details such as sport seats with Alcantara upholstery , aluminum pedals and steering wheel specific design. Among its optional features include dynamic chassis control, and called Cupra Drive Profile , which offers three driving modes: Comfort, Sport and Cupra , allowing you to modify the behavior accelerator and the DSG.

The new SEAT Leon Cupra 290 is nothing less than the most powerful in the history of the brand . After passing through the Frankfurt Motor Show, will arrive in the main European markets during the first weeks of next year, priced at around 33,000 euros .



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