Seat Leon Cupra R: £34,995 for the range-topping 306bhp hot hatch

The seat of the new hot-hatch flagship, the Leon Cupra R’s for the price of £34,995, and only 24 in the UK.

The brand originally revealed the third generation Leon Cupra R, earlier this year, before the Frankfurt motor show, where it also occurs.

The third iteration of the range-topping hot hatch will receive a 306bhp petrol engine from the Cupra 300 296bhp, thanks to the sportier engine mapping. New exhaust and a package of aerodynamic improvements will also slow down the function, as well as Upgrade Brembo brakes, adaptive suspension with Dynamic Chassis Control and a modified front curvature.

Only 799 units of the Cupra R is produced, Seat-in-chief Luca De Meo announced in, start the car, with an exclusive matte outer surface, copper, detail, and bucket seats to differentiate the car from the standard Cupra. There is also a completely new instrument cluster. 24 cars in the UK, although the brand has suggested, more could here.

Current reports claim that Seat Cupra sports area is planned a spin-off, similar to Citroën turns the DS luxury sub-brand for the brand on its own.

Patents for Bolero, Tango and Salsa have all been submitted, suggesting that there is space for the name of your previous sporty concepts for the Cupra series.

Currently, the most powerful model in the Seat range, the 296bhp Leon Cupra 300, although this is expected to at least offset by the upcoming Ateca Cupra has been spied countless number of times before its official debut.

The seat has so far produced a Leon Cupra R, between 2002 and 2005, before the name in 2010 to the second generation of the Leon, with an extra 24bhp over the standard Cupra model.

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