In early January 2014 the Spanish car manufacturer has extended the official photos of “hot” Seat Leon Cupra hatchback, which is immediately available in both three- and five-door versions in. World premiere of new items was held in March at the Geneva Motor Show the same year.
Unlike conventional Leon 3 and the three-door Leon SC, the Cupra sports a modification of a modified front bumper with larger air intakes, a black grille, rear spoiler and diffuser, as well as the two oval tailpipes of the exhaust system.
Under the hood, the new Seat Leon Cupra (2016) located 2.0-liter “turbo-four” available capacity of 265 and 280 hp It can be combined in a pair with a six-speed manual or robotized transmission with DSG. With the latest top-end version of the hatchback is gaining hundred with place for 5.7 seconds, and the 265-hp version – in 5.6 seconds. Cars with manual transmission at 0.1 seconds slower maximum speed of all the options is limited to 250 km/h.
Thus, the car took an intermediate position between the 220-horsepower Volkswagen Golf GTI and more powerful Golf 7 R and the Audi S3, the two-liter turbo engine which develops 300 horsepower.
In addition, the Seat Leon Cupra 3 generations received adaptive suspension DCC, self-locking limited slip differential on the front axle, upgraded brakes, retuned steering and disable stabilization system, full-LED lighting technology and 18-inch wheels (the 280-strong version put wheels 19 inches).
In early March, the manufacturer has distributed the information that the 3-door version of the Seat Leon Cupra with the top engine option overcame a circle on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 58.44 seconds, becoming the fastest front-wheel car on this track.
Previously, the best result belonged to the 265-strong “hot” Renault Megane hatchback 265 Trophy, which ended up by almost nine seconds slower. But in May, Renault Sport has reclaimed the record with the new Megane RS 275 the R-Trophy.
European sales trends starvatoli spring of 2014 at a price of 30,700 euros for the initial modification, and top-end version will cost 34,100 euros. And to get the same car, which set a record lap time at Norshlyayfe, you need to purchase a track sport package for which Europe is asked 2,540 euros.
It switches on the side “skirt”, painted to match the body, Brembo brake mechanisms with 370-millimeter discs on the front axle, as well as special light-alloy 19-inch wheels, each of which is 2.1 kg lighter than conventional.
You can also order sports tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 dimension 235/35 – even 530 euros per set, as well as indulge in packages and Black Line White Line (250 euros), implying color wheels, mirrors and grille in the border black or white color.
News presentation was held in the framework of MIAS 2014 and the start of sales has been planned for November. But later the brand SEAT has left our market due to low sales, so that the new Seat Leon Cupra 2015 to 3 dealers and has not reached.
Seat Leon Cupra 290.
At the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015 debuted the updated hot hatch Seat Ibiza Cupra and Leon Cupra. The latter received an upgraded exhaust system, so that the 2.0-liter TSI turbo engine in the top-end specifications began to give out 290 forces against 280 earlier.
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Maximum torque remains unchanged at (350 Nm), but now it is available in a range of from 1 700 to 5 800 r/min, while the first was from 1750 to 5600 rev/min. Dynamic characteristics Seat Leon Cupra 290 is also unchanged.
From zero to hundreds hatchback accelerates in 5.7 seconds (with the robot DSG), and the version on the mechanics of doing it in 5.8 seconds. Maximum speed is electronically limited to 290 kilometers per hour.
And the engineers were able to make the engine more economical – depending on transmission type, the average consumption (a little “voracious” car with manual transmission) in the combined cycle is declared at the level of 5.4 and 5.5 liters per hundred. The surcharge was available Sub8 Performance Pack package with brake calipers Brembo, 19-inch wheels of special design and track tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.