Leon Cupra ST: Freighter with fire

Weiterstadt, January 8, 2015

Strong compact station wagon are all the rage when you look at what's new in recent weeks. VW unveiled the 300-hp Golf R Variant, Mercedes packs even 360 hp in the CLA 45 AMG Shooting Brake. Now Seat attracts and brings the Leon Cupra for the first time in a cargo version.

strong double

Under the hood of Leon Cupra ST-known of three-and five-door two-liter TSI works with 265 respectively 280 hp. Both variants bring it to 350 Nm of torque, only the sprint to 100 km is the powerful engine of 0.1 second lead. Whether manual or DSG: all Leon Cupra ST are at 250 km / h limited. To bring the power to the road, is a front-axle differential lock on board. It works with disk packs, which are hydraulically actuated and electronically controlled. Important for fathers who want to make it burn: The ESP is deactivated in two stages.

much in it

At least as important as the performance are the Seat Leon Cupra ST inner values ​​: Up to 1,470 liters of luggage fit in the combo into it. In the front row there are sports seats with Alcantara black and white stitching, if you like, get bucket seats with extra lateral support. The additional standard equipment includes LED headlights, an infotainment system with 6.5-inch touchscreen, a progressive steering, adaptive chassis control and a high-performance brake system. Depending on the engine power 18 or 19-inch alloy wheels are mounted large. If you like the look of the Leon Cup Racer, gets an optional package, in which some details of the car are painted orange.

Launch in March 2015

From mid-February 2015, the Leon Cupra ST is available for purchase in early March, he is at the dealer. For the 265 - hp version Seat calls for 32,650 euros, 33,860 euros for it is 280 hp. The equipment with DSG always costs 1,700 euros extra . (rh)