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Review Says Seat Leon Cupra 280 Is An Understated All-Rounder


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For about three months, the Seat Leon Cupra 280 has held the Nürburgring lap record for production front-wheel drive vehicles. That speaks volumes about the Spanish hot hatch’s dynamics.

94-Year-Old Irish Man Buying New Seat Mii Is Beyond Cool


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Do you see yourself living long enough to celebrate your 94th birthday? You must have an optimistic view on life then, which is a good thing. But I’m sure not many people picture themselves driving at 94, let alone buying a new car.

Seat Will Supply Up To 4,000 Leon Vehicles To Italian Police [w/Video]


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Italian police forces have chosen Spanish carmaker Seat as the supplier of patrol cars. Seat has won the fleet contract to supply new Leon cars to the Polizia di Stato and the Carabinieri.

Facelifted Seat Alhambra MPV Gets Detailed [53 Photos]


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Seat has released full details and a big photo gallery of its facelifted Alhambra MPV, VW Sharan’s twin brother.

Someone Surely Got Fired For This Plunge


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Even if you only have a basic understanding about the concept of balance when it comes to lifting objects, you can tell from the beginning of the video that this is an accident waiting to happen.

Take That Audi RS4 Avant: Seat's Leon Cupra ST Is Now The Fastest Estate Around The 'Ring


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Does the Seat Leon Cupra ST come to mind when asked “which is the fastest series production estate on the Nurburgring”? Well, it should…

SEAT Leon ST TGI Needs Just €20 Worth of Fuel For 615km Journey


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Diesel or Petrol? Petrol or Diesel? How about compressed natural gas? Just €20 worth of it can apparently get you from Barcelona to Madrid - a full 615km.

This Dutch Review Just Made Me Crave A Seat Leon ST Cupra


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The Dutch reviewer from AutoWeek points out something very interesting about the SEAT Leon ST Cupra. The estate is faster than the five-door because it creates less drag – this reportedly translates into lap-times up to five seconds quicker around the Nurburgring.

Seat Leon X-Perience Takes Epic Road Trip in New Zealand [w/Video]


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Although Seat is not officially present on New Zealand’s car market, the brand’s marketing department thought it would be a good idea to ship the new Leon X-Perience there for a great photo shoot.

Seat Surprises King Felipe VI of Spain by Restoring His First-Ever Car, a 1986 Ibiza [w/Video]


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During a recent visit to Seat’s plant in Martorell, King Felipe VI of Spain was taken by surprise by the automaker with an unexpected moment.

While he was given an insight into some of the company’s future models, the King was stunned to spot his first-ever car, a 1.5-liter metallic gold first-generation Ibiza among the other vehicles. The car was a gift from his father, the then King Juan Carlos, for his 18th birthday in 1986.

SEAT Leon Cupra is a Serious Hot Hatch Contender, a Solid All-Rounder


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SEAT markets itself as the attainable side of sporty within the VW group family. All their cars may share underpinnings with VW models, but the specific tuning that’s been applied to them and the image that’s been created over time is slowly giving the brand its own character.

Sibling Rivalry: SEAT Leon Cupra vs. VW Golf R on Track


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A dry twisty track is not the ideal place to prove that the more powerful, four-wheel drive VW Golf R is faster than a lesser powered front-wheel drive SEAT Leon Cupra. In fact, it would prove the above statement completely false, as the Autocar video posted below illustrates.

SEAT Ibiza Cupra Gets Reviewed: It’s Good Overall, But Lacks Focus, Enthusiast Appeal


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While it may look a lot more flamboyant than the VW Polo GTI on which it’s based, the SEAT Ibiza Cupra is somehow out of place in the sector. You rarely see one on the road, and the fact that it’s been on sale for as long as its rivals have been yet nobody mentions it should be telling.

Renault Mégane RS Takes on Seat Leon Cupra 280 in EVO’s Latest Track Battle


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We all know that the Seat Leon Cupra 280 has snatched the Nürburgring lap record for front-wheel drive production vehicles from the Renault Mégane RS Trophy, but can it beat the French hot-hatch in a track battle? EVO thought it was time to find out the answer to this question and took both cars for a spin around the Bedford Autodrome. But first, some performance specs for both cars.

Seat Puts All Four Ibiza Generations Side by Side on an Abandoned Race Track [w/Video]


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With almost 5 million units sold in 30 years, the Seat Ibiza is the most important model in the company’s history. As part of celebrations for the model’s 30th anniversary, Seat has arranged a meeting of all four generations of its B-segment model at the Sitges-Terramar racing circuit in Spain, a historic track that opened in 1923 with the Spanish Grand Prix and is now pretty much in its original state.

Seat Ibiza Turns 30, Gets Special Anniversary Model [w/Video]


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1984 was the year Apple launched its first Mac computer and the compact disc was beginning to gain traction. It was an important year for Seat as well, as on April 27, the Spanish automaker launched the first Ibiza, which turned out to be the most successful model in the company’s history.

Can the BMW M235i Beat the New Seat Leon Cupra in a Drag Race? Well, Duh…


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We usually try to hide the winner of performance videos in our titles and subsequent writings, but EVO magazine's latest online episode leaves us no choice due to the huge power gap between the two competitors, with the only excuse given being the similar power-to-weight ratios.

AE Stages Fratricidal Duel Between VW Golf R and Seat Leon Cupra 280


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The Seat Leon Cupra 280 may have set the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record for production front-wheel drive cars, but it isn’t the most powerful hot-hatch in VW Group’s stable. The VW Golf R and Audi S3 share that honor, with 300PS (296hp) each from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

Seat Leon Cupra 280 is the Fastest Production FWD Car on the 'Ring, Beats CTS-V and M3 E92!


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Whereas Honda is making promises about building the most extreme series-production front-wheel drive car with the fastest time around the Nürburgring track (we're talking about next year's Civic Type R), Seat quietly and without the need of any dramatic aero kits set the record straight by obliterating the Renault Megane RS Trophy's time of 8:07.97, standing from 2011.

Seat Leon Cupra 280 Sets New 'Ring Record for FWD Production Cars with 7m58.44s


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They didn’t tease it for nothing; Seat’s new Leon Cupra 280 has set a new Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record for front-wheel drive production cars with a time of 7m58.44s. That’s almost 10 seconds faster than the previous record for FWD production cars, set by the Renault Megane RS Trophy in 2011 (8m07.97s).