Published: 07 Sep 2017

Limited edition SEAT Leon R revealed

SEAT has revealed details of its ultimate fast family hatchback, the 306bhp Leon Cupra R. Intended to compete with hot end hatchbacks like the Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R, it will limited in number to only 799 produced.

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Keeping the SEAT Leon R up with others, a turbocharged 2.0l four-cylinder petrol engine that powers the front wheels, it will be available with a six speed manual or six speed DSG automatic gearbox. Featuring a specially tuned adjustable suspension, Brembo brakes and sports exhaust, the Cupra R is set to have a 0-62mph time of only 5.7 seconds.  The increase in bhp by 10 give the Cupra R a quicker time, while the top speed is set to be limited to 155mph.

With muscular wheel arches, carbon fibre front/rear spoilers, side sills and rear diffuser, it will be available in a choice of Pyrenees Grey and Midnight Black. An upgrade option of Matte Grey is set to be available at an extra cost.

Set to be available later in 2017, full specification of the SEAT Leon Cupra R has yet to be released. For further information call 0333 414 9750 to speak to a SEAT specialist today.

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