SEAT Leon Cupra R priced at £34,995

The flagship 306bhp Leon Cupra R is the hottest SEAT ever, and becomes the most expensive model in the range. SEAT has announced its new Leon Cupra R will cost from £34,995 in the UK. That’s a £4,540 premium over a standard Leon Cupra, while only 24 of the 799 examples of the R will be heading to UK shores; first customer deliveries are due in January. The Leon Cupra R gets a retuned version of the regular Cupra’s 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which develops 306bhp. That’s enough to make…

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Updated Seat Leon Cupra Has 300 PS, ST Estate Adds AWD

Seat’s foray into the compact hot hatch segment continues with the development of the facelifted Leon Cupra, which has just become the most powerful production Seat ever. Coming hot on the heels of the regular versions unveiled two months ago, the 2017 Leon Cupra benefits from the same 2.0-liter TSI engine as the Cupra 290, which has been revised to lay down 300 PS (296 HP) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. This means that it’s 10 PS (10 HP) and 30 Nm (22 lb-ft) more powerful than the…

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SEAT Leon Cupra 300 on the way with 4WD ST version

The facelifted SEAT Leon Cupra will get 296bhp, and the ST estate model will get four-wheel drive. SEAT has confirmed that a new version of the Leon Cupra is on the way, with the 290 becoming the 300. It is expected to arrive in May 2017 and get a power hike up to 296bhp, up from the current car’s 286bhp. The brand has also confirmed that the ST estate version will be available with four-wheel drive for the first time, matching the VW Golf R Estate’s powertrain exactly. That car…

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