200 HP Cupra Arona Coming In Two Years To Battle The Juke Nismo

It’s no secret that Seat’s Cupra performance division plans on launching a plethora of potent vehicles in the coming years. According to a report from Spanish magazine Motor,the Cupra Arona will be one of the first.

It is claimed that the Cupra Arona will launch before the end of 2020 as a 2021 model, therefore putting its arrival roughly halfway into the life of the small crossover.

As the Arona uses the same MQB A0 platform as the 2018 Polo GTI, Cupra will have a selection of powertrains to choose from. The most likely candidate is the VW Group’s 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, pumping out roughly 200 hp that are channeled to the front wheels.

It seems probable that Cupra will also look to improve the braking performance of the Arona with a set of upgraded brakes. Further modifications will also be made to the chassis to provide the crossover with better handling.

Like other vehicles affixed in the Cupra range, the Arona will easily stand out from lesser variants. More specifically, it is reported that the car will arrive with redesigned bumpers, bespoke wheels and four exhaust pipes. Elsewhere, Cupra will apply a number of decorative finishes to the crossover’s interior to give it a sporty vibe. Sports seats specific to the Cupra Arona are also a possibility.

When the Cupra Arona arrives, it will go head-to-head with other small performance crossovers like the Nissan Juke Nismo.

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  • Smith

    Looks like an Alfa Romeo beater, if I ever saw one! Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha New CEO needs to give his head a good shake.

  • Lloyd Anthony D Peters

    Um….. The Juke died this year…. lol

    • designer_dick

      Only in the US. It’s been far more successful in Europe, averaging around 100,000 units a year, so there’s a second generation arriving in 2019.

  • ▶️ ProtectOurHeritage ◀️

    More VAG garbage for car fans to laugh at. Hyundai and Kia are both churning out better looking vehicles these days.

  • Carmelo Van Cabboi

    A Cupra version of this shit auto is what we don’t really need…
    Please, someone could explain he sense of this thing to me? I don’t really get it

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      The manufacturers have researched and decided that this is what we want nowadays.

      • Carmelo Van Cabboi

        “We want”… please could u just talk about you? This is an abortion, not even a car

        • Loquacious Borborygmus

          I can see that English is not your first language, so I’ll let you know when I’m being sarcastic in future…

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