German designer ABT, a specialist in VW group models, presented its new creation for the Spanish brand: the ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition. A SEAT León modified from top to bottom, capable of generating up to 370 hp thanks to a new ECU. It will come as no surprise that after this potentiation the car can face the largest and strongest sports compact segment.The power increase can be requested for any version of the León Cupra, but it is in the four-wheel drive ST that you will notice the increase in performance. At least in the times of 0 to 100 km / h, that all brands so much strive to stand out.It is possible that cars like the BMW M140 xDrive or the Mercedes-AMG A 45 4Matic would see each other in a tightening situation if they had to face the ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition. Taking into account the specifications of the factories, the Spanish model has nothing to be ashamed of. The AMG has only 11 hp and 15 Nm more than the preparation of the ABT and the BMW delivers 40 Nm more, but is left behind in terms of power with 30 hp less.To this we must add that the SEAT León ST 4drive Cupra is the lightest of the three with 1,545 kg. Both the BMW and the Mercedes-AMG weigh a little more with 1,615 kg and 1,555 kg, respectively.With whom the SEAT maybe has more problems to measure forces is with the Audi RS3. This compact German sports car is the most powerful of the four, with 400 hp and 480 Nm of maximum torque thanks to its five-cylinder 2.5 TFSI engine. In addition, it is the best time announces in the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h, with 4.1 seconds. The BMW has to settle for a 4.4 seconds mark and the Mercedes-AMG 4.2 seconds. ABT has not revealed the official performance of the ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition.In addition to adding its own ECU, the ABT offers an exhaust system with HJS sport catalytic converter, which makes your sound more sporty and serious. 18- or 20-inch alloy wheels in different colors and designs can also be chosen, which can fit high performance tires. But what is more important, at least in relation to the dynamic behavior of the car, are the sports stabilizer bars developed by the ABT, designed to reduce any possible body balance.As the name suggests, the preparation ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition is limited to 300 units worldwide. It should not be confused with the special edition that SEAT launched in the UK, which although it also carries the Carbon Edition surname and includes several parts in carbon fiber, does not present modifications to increase its power. For more details visit c5 corvette car cover.


The line of the SEAT León ST receives a new and exclusive limited edition that will crown temporarily the offer of the version of body of turkey of the León in Spain. This is the new SEAT Leon ST Cupra Black Carbon.Taking as a starting point the SEAT León ST Cupra, this edition will be limited to 100 units, all destined to the Spanish market. It arrives loaded with important news, and what is more relevant, a complete equipment as standard.The exterior of the new SEAT Leon ST Cupra Black Carbon presents a radical, wide-bodied image with a large package thanks to the combination of two important packages: Aero Pack and Performance Pack. The first of these is composed of a carbon fiber body kit and a four-way exhaust system. For its part, the second package features 19-inch Silver Machined Cupra R alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires that show the Brembo brakes with red tweezers. The body is painted in Midnight Black Metallic and combines with different carbon fiber components and black details such as rearview mirror housings, roof bars and front grille. Nor can we ignore the darkened rear windows and the electric panoramic roof.The interior of the SEAT Leon ST Cupra Black Carbon, comes with a passenger compartment surrounded by an environment where you can breathe sportiness and comfort. It has a leather-wrapped multifunctional Cupra steering wheel with shifter fins, as well as heated bucket seats.The aluminum-clad pedals and the black-lined inner ceiling, as well as the plates on the doorstep with the name Cupra retro illuminated are other highlights. Among the most relevant standard equipment of this limited edition of the SEAT León ST Cupra are: digital instrument panel; electric panoramic roof; SEAT Full Link; rear view camera; adaptive cruise control; involuntary band change assistant; congestion assistant; 19-inch alloy wheels; Aero Pack; Performance Pack; LED lights; electrically heated, electrically folding exterior mirrors; central locking with remote control; electric windows; bucket and heated front seats; SEAT Driver Profile, bizona climate control; darkened rear windows; Bluetooth; SEAT Navi System; Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.The mechanical part is another strong point of the new SEAT Leon ST Cupra Black Carbon. Underneath its hood is a TSI 2.0-liter petrol engine with 300 hp and 380 Nm of maximum torque, which is coupled to a DSG dual-clutch six-speed automatic transmission, as well as a 4Drive all-wheel drive system with self-locking VAQ . Thanks to this mechanics you can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in only 4.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km / h.On the other hand and not least, the Spanish sports car announces an average consumption of 13.9 km / l and CO2 emissions of 164 g / km.


At the end of last year we commented  that SEAT wanted to introduce the Cupra R version in the SEAT León turbo truck. The Spanish compact debuted in 2017 this limited edition that offered a plus of exclusivity and aggressiveness. Concepts that have been transferred to the new SEAT León ST Cupra R. Its launch coincides with the announcement of the first Cupra model as an independent sub-brand of SEAT, the Cupra Ateca.It is curious that the Spanish brand decided to introduce this model with the SEAT emblem and not have made it with the newly-released Cupra. Maybe it’s a goodbye to the Cupra versions within the SEAT line, time will tell. Anyway, the new SEAT León ST Cupra R and the aforementioned Cupra Ateca will be present at the imminent Geneva Motor Show 2018 at the beginning of next March.Aesthetically the new León ST Cupra R presents no surprises. It shows the same characteristic features of the León Cupra R. The most notable difference is that it is the body version ST (Perua). The exterior stands out by the combination of the color Gray Pyrenees Fosco with several details in the copper color. The body also features some elements in carbon fiber and the 19-inch alloy wheels do not go unnoticed.If we take a look at its cockpit, it will quickly become clear that we are facing a conventional ST Cupra Lion. Details such as the laser-engraved inscription on the center console refer to this exclusive edition. Bucket seats, Alcantara upholstery and copper color finishes, as well as upholstery in a carbon fiber-like design, help create an atmosphere of high performance and sportiness.In mechanical terms, the SEAT León ST Cupra R conceals under its hood a TSI 2.0-liter petrol engine with 300 hp and 380 Nm of maximum torque, which is coupled to a DSG dual-clutch six-speed automatic transmission, as well as a 4Drive all-wheel drive system. Thanks to this mechanics, you can reach a top speed of 250 km / h.After its passage through the Hall of Geneva 2018, it will be necessary to wait until the end of this year so that its commercialization begins. Considering that the production of the SEAT León Cupra R was limited to 799 units, it is expected that with the León ST Cupra R the same occurs.


SEAT continues to reduce the supply of its veteran sedan. The line of the SEAT Toledo again restructured and loses two mechanics that occupied a relevant position. One of the most important changes is that the diesel engine disappears. Toledo is no longer available with the 1.6 liter TDI 115 hp engine. It was the only diesel block he kept hanging on the line and now he finally disappears.Another of the withdrawals was that of the most powerful petrol engine, the 1.4-liter TSI 125-hp block that was associated with a DSG dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission. In addition to lowering several steps to the top-of-the-line option, the Spanish model also will not offer an automatic version. All engines will be coupled to a six-speed manual transmission.Therefore, after removing these engines, SEAT will only offer two mechanics to customers interested in purchasing a SEAT Toledo. And as previously reported, both blocks will be gasoline. The Toledo line access version will continue to be fixed by the 1.0 liter TSI 95 hp and 160 Nm engine, while one step up will be the 1.0 liter TSI engine with 110 hp and 200 Nm.What does not change are the finishing levels available. The same remains: Reference Edition, Style Edition and Xcellence Edition.


The Fiat 600 celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015 and is now the Spanish brand celebrating the 60th anniversary of the SEAT 600, and will do so with a retro-looking prototype that will debut at the Barcelona Salon, which will be held from 11 May.It is the SEAT 600 BMS (Barcelona Motor Show) Concept, and according to the Martorell brand, it is only a design exercise that will be presented as a tribute to celebrate the sixty years of the legendary 600, which in the year 1957 debuted based on the Fiat model, with only a few minor modifications, but still remains an icon.Its appearance will be retro, as it will have the doors with type ‘suicidal’ opening and the retractable roof in canvas, in addition to the gray painted body with details in orange color and a modernized ‘600’ logo, in addition to the original wheels and brakes, plus a leather upholstery with contrasting stitching.So far there is no more official information on this SEAT 600 of the 21st century. Therefore, it is necessary to wait for its debut which will take place in Barcelona in a few days.


Without changes for a long time, and taking into account that the future awaiting the Alhambra SEAT is not very pleasant, the Spanish brand does not want to leave aside its monopoly. Of the few models of its category that still go on sale in the market. SEAT announced the improvement of the current offer with the arrival of the special version Travel.It will be available for all finishing levels of the line: Reference, Style and Style Advanced. Enough to take the place of the previous finishes Plus and Plus Link. It aims to improve the equipment offered by each of the available versions, all while maintaining a restrained and attractive price to the customer. The equipment that will be added by the Travel edition is related to the comfort and safety part.From the Reference Travel access level, you will be equipped with the Full Link system as standard, allowing you to use Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link. And for the Style and Style Advanced levels, the Travel package adds the navigation system and Kessy keyless entry and exit system, among many other elements related to the technological equipment.In the mechanical part, the line of engines of the Alhambra is composed by diesel and gasoline options. In the first case, a 2.0 liter TDI engine is available in three powers: 115, 150 and 184 hp. In the case of the latter two, they can be combined with the dual-clutch six- or seven-speed DSG transmission and the 4Drive all-wheel drive system.


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