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Countdown Begins to SEAT Leon Eurocup Launch

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Seat News

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No less than 27 racecars will be on the grid next weekend when the SEAT Leon Eurocup makes its first trip to Circuit Paul Ricard for the start of its second season.  The series will host seven race weekends in total on some of Europe’s most iconic circuits including Monza, Estoril and Silverstone.  Each of the SEAT Leon […] More…

SEAT Improves its Results by 56% in 2014

posted by on 19 March 2015 in Seat News

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During their annual state of the union, SEAT announced that 2014 was their best year yet with 66 million euros in post-tax revenue, an increase of 56% over the previous year.  Helped by growth in the core markets of Germany, Spain, the UK, and Central Europe, SEAT moved more vehicles with larger profit margins than […] More…

SEAT Launches Its Fastest-Ever Production Car

posted by on 9 February 2015 in Seat News

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SEAT has announced the the Ultimate Sub8 Performance Pack, a £4,200 option capable of propelling the Leon SC Cupra 280 to a sub-8 minute lap time at the Nurburgring.  The pack includes larger brakes with Brembo calipers, Michelin’s Sport Cup 2 tire, specific alloy wheels, body colored side skirts and a series of lightweight components specific to the […] More…

SEAT Introduces High Performance Leon ST Cupra 280 Estate

posted by on 8 January 2015 in Seat News

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SEAT has announced their Leon ST Cupra 280, a front drive performance wagon with 276hp on tap.  Using Dynamic Chassis Control, progressive steering and a mechanically locking front differential, the Leon ST Cupra 280 should be every bit as entertaining as it’s hatchback equivalent, albeit a shade slower to 60mph.  For those wanting more, SEAT […] More…

Seat Unleashes CUPRA ‘Sub8 Performance Pack’

posted by on 15 August 2014 in Seat News

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Seat has launched the “Sub8 Performance Pack” for their Leon CUPRA 280 to commemorate the vehicle’s sub-8 minute lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife.  Originally announced at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the £2,025 package includes 370mm brakes with 4-piston Brembo Calipers, 19″ wheels unique to the package, and either black or orange painted side skirts.  Those […] More…

SEAT Sets New Half-Year Sales Record in UK

posted by on 21 July 2014 in Seat News

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It’s been a great year for the Volkswagen Group around the world, with overall sales growth making them the second largest automaker in the world.  The Group’s Spanish brand SEAT has seen significant growth in nearly all of its markets, resulting in a sales increase of 9.9% internationally.  In the UK alone, SEAT’s sales are up […] More…