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After teasing us with a sketch earlier this week, SEAT has unveiled the Leon Cross Sport Show Car at the Frankfurt Motor Show, as promised.

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“The SEAT Leon family is not only incredibly successful, but also exceptionally multi-faceted. With the Leon Cross Sport, we are testing out a new idea – the performance of the Leon CUPRA with the many possibilities offered by an all-road vehicle. The Leon Cross Sport is therefore a perfect match for the brand and for a young, multi-faceted lifestyle. And, as a compact two-door, this crossover fits well into the urban jungle.” said SEAT Executive Committee Chairman Jürgen Stackmann.

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Based on the Leon Cupra, the Leon Cross Sport Show Car not only gets a 41 mm raised height ground clearance but also some tough looking body cladding on its front and rear bumpers, extended wheel arches and side sills. It also gets a two-tone 19-inch wheels with Y-spoke design.

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Inside, the Leon Cross Sport Show Car features orange accents on the leather seats, cockpit and the steering wheel.

Under the hood, the 2.0-litre engine taken from the Leon Cupra has been boosted to give 300 hp (up 10 hp from te Leon Cupra’s 290 hp) and 380 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission with permanent all-wheel drive to give it a 0 to 100 km/h sprint time of just 4.9 seconds.

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Other standard equipment include its latest-generation connectivity with the exclusive SEAT Full Link infotainment system and SEAT ConnectApp.

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“Performance has many facets for us. The Leon Cross Sport marks an enormous expansion of the possibilities offered by a CUPRA. Thanks to all-wheel-drive and an all-road set-up, those driving the Cross Sport face virtually no restrictions – and absolutely no limitations to everyday driving fun. The Leon Cross Sport is equipped with the full Leon technology package, from an exceptionally refined drive, through to an extensive array of assistance systems and a whole new level of connectivity with SEAT Full Link.” said SEAT Research and Development Vice President Dr. Matthias Rabe.

 



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