CUPRA Leon: Spanish hot hatch unveiled

CUPRA, which is the separate brand for the performance vehicles of SEAT, launched their new range of hot hatches based on the Leon, available in both hatchback and Sportstourer bodystyles with four different powertrain options! Those models will serve as the direct successors to the SEAT Leon Cupra 300 and the SEAT Leon Cupra R.Design-wise the new CUPRA Leon shares most of its body panels with the SEAT Leon, however it can be easily distinguished ...

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CUPRA Leon: Official teaser for the Plug-in Hybrid hot hatch

CUPRA, which is the separate brand for the performance vehicles of SEAT, published the first teaser for the upcoming CUPRA Leon which will be fully unveiled on the 20th of February, before its debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. The model will be a direct successor to the SEAT Leon Cupra 300, and it will be the first Leon to wear the CUPRA badge and the first with a ...

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Abarth Grande Punto Esseesse VS Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra

Another Euro B-Segment hot hatch rivalry for this week, this time between the Abarth Grande Punto Esseesse from Italy and the Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra from Spain (based on Volkswagen Group's platform). Both models aimed at the passionate petrolheads of the younger generation and were fitted with turbocharged 1,4 liter engines producing an identical 180 hp / 132 kw. They also had equally aggressive bodykits with different bumpers, larger rims and sporty touches in ...

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Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra

Kaan Yazgan –
Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra

Owner: Kaan Yazgan Car: Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra Instagram: @kaanyazgan City: Izmir Country: Turkey   Modifications:Stock Internall and Stock Turbo K03 Borg Warner @ 1.65 Bar Forge Dumpvalve Blue springs Forge Wastegate Blue springs Wv Racing Cold Air Intake R8 Coils NGK BKR7EIX Spark Plug Custom 7 lt Intercooler H&R Springs IFG 24 Forged Matte Black Rims Pirelli Pzero Nero GT Tires ATE Power Brake Disk and Shoes PRO Tuned Performance Custom Ecu Remapping 70mm downpipe ...

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Seat Leon Cupra by ABT Sportsline

After the Audi RS3 Sportback by ABT Sportsline that was launched a couple of weeks ago, the German tuner strikes again, this time offering a tuning package for the Seat Leon MK3 Cupra 300.Under the bonnet, the turbocharged 2.0 liter TFSI engine produces 370 hp / 272 kw and 460 Nm of torque thanks to the ABT Engine Control (AEC) unit - in comparison, the stock car produced 300 hp / 221 kw and 380 ...

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Jordi Gené test the Cupra e-Racer on the track

Following the successful tests carried out in Croatia, Cupra e-Racer was tested again on the Castellolí track in Barcelona with racing driver Jordi Gené behind the wheel.According to Cupra, these new dynamic tests were used to verify the maximum output of the engines, power management – particularly regarding temperature of the batteries and other elements – and its driveability through closely examining accelerator response, braking and energy recovery. During the next round ...

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Seat Ibiza Cupra

Rory Mallinson –
Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra

Owner: Rory Mallinson Car: Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra Instagram: @cupra_rory City: Lake District National Park, Cumbria Country: United KingdomModifications:fully resprayed in Seat Tribu Gold (original colour) full Seat factory optional aero TRC front splitter Airtec front mount intercooler Forge Motorsport intake Milltek turbo back exhaust Recaro CS Sportster seats Rota G Force wheels Airlift Performance struts & 3P management 

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Cupra e-Racer hits the track

Cupra recently tested the e-Racer on a track in Zagreb (Croatia), confirming the specifications of the electric powertrain.The e-Racer is based on the Leon TCR racecar but instead of an internal combustion engine it is fitted with an electric motor, delivering 300 kW (408 hp) of continuous power and up to 500 kw (680 hp) at its peak.Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a single gear with torque ...

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Cupra – a new brand is born

On the 22nd of February 2018, SEAT announced that CUPPA will be an independent brand for it's performance models. According to the press release, uniqueness, sophistication and performance are the three main values of the new sub-brand.Unfortunately for the hot hatch fans, the first CUPRA model is going to be an SUV based on the Ateca, however the company also presented a hot version of the Ibiza and a new ...

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