2008 Paris Special: Seat Ibiza Cupra makes world debut
Beside the ‘new’ Exeo, at the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen’s Spanish brand, Seat, has presented its latest addition to the Ibiza range, the sporty Seat Ibiza Cupra. The car is powered by a brand new twin charged 1.4 TSI engine that delivers 180 hp and 250 Nm of torque at 1,750-4,500 rpm. Mated to a seven-speed DSG gearbox, the engine takes the Ibiza Cupra from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.5 seconds and up to a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph). Fuel consumption is estimated at 6.7 litres/100 km (35 US mpg), while CO2 emissions are at 159 g/km.
The Cupra has a lot of sporty elements, such as a more aggressive body kit that includes a newly-designed bumper and integrated spoiler featuring large air intakes, new U-shaped air vents beneath the newly-designed honeycomb grille, black badges on the front bumper, the word “CUPRA” on the left and 17? five arm double-spoke alloy wheels. The interior features shiny black elements on the dashboard, a more sporty three-spoke steering wheel with the “CUPRA” logo, paddles forl the 7-speed DSG gearbox, two newly-designed instrument dials, new sporty seats with black upholstery and the “CUPRA” logo on the backrest.
For more info about the new Seat Ibiza Cupra, check out the official press release. Also, enjoy the photos we took at the Paris show!
Photo Gallery: The new Seat Ibiza Cupra at the Paris Motor Show
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