An updated version of the Seat Leon Cupra has been officially unveiled by the Spanish based automaker.
Seat is planning to bring a lot of updated models at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show and one of them will be this Leon Cupra. According to the car manufacturer, the model in question is still carrying over the 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline burner which is now good for an extra 10 PS, bringing the total output to 290 PS (213 kW), with the torque figure remaining at 350 Nm.
The Seat Leon Cupra 280, equipped with a manual transmission, needs just 5.8 seconds in order to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) and with the optional DSG, the vehicle is 0.1 seconds quicker. Both versions have an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). There is also a Sub8 Performance Pack for the car, which is bringing the Brembo brake calipers and the 19-inch orange wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.
The carmaker says that besides the power increase, the Leon Cupra 280 is also getting the revised exhaust system which has a “more refined tone”, while the other features have been carried over and these include the dynamic chassis control, the front axle differential lock, the Cupra drive profile, the LED lighting units, 6.5-inch display with sat-nav, LED ambient lighting, Alcantara upholstery and so on. More details on the updated Seat Leon Cupra are limited at this point and will be announced, along with a launch date, at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.