Seat has taken the wraps off the new Leon Cupra and Cupra 280 at the Geneva Motor Show 2014.
The new Seat Leon Cupra comes in both three- and five-door layouts and the new model sports an aggressive front bumper that houses larger air intakes and honeycomb-grille inserts. Both the Cupra and the Cupra 280 boast of LED headlights, red painted brake calipers, tinted rear windows and a dual exhaust.
The Cupra 280 also gets an aero body kit, black painted casings for the ORVMs, “CUPRA” painted on the brake calipers and 19-inch mag wheels that come in a two-tone titanium finish. On the inside, the car gets a flat-bottomed steering wheel, sport seats and aluminum pedals. Also, the interiors come with LED ambient lighting, an option of chrome and gloss black trim and a modern infotainment system that comes paired to a 5.8-inch display.
Powering the Seat Leon Cupra is a 2.0-liter TSI four-cylinder engine that has a max power of 265 HP (195 kW) and peak torque of 350 Nm (258 lb-ft). The car can dismiss off the 100kmph figure from standstill in just 5.8 seconds (with the DSG transmission).
The Seat Leon Cupra 280 is powered by the same motor, but with power bumped up to 280 HP and peak torque remaining unchanged at 350 Nm. The Leon SC can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds with the optional DSG ‘box.