Seat Leon Cupra R: the UK allocation sold out of 306bhp hot hatch

The seat of the new hot-hatch flagship, the Leon Cupra R, sold out in the UK, with all of the 24 UK-bound examples have now been ordered.

The limited-run model will be produced in 799 examples in the world, and you get started on the streets after Cupra is available as a standalone performance division of the Seating at the upcoming Geneva motor show.

For the price of £34,995, the third iteration of the range-topping hot hatch gets 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.

The car comes with an exclusive matt exterior trim, copper, detail, and bucket seats the car differ from the standard Cupra. There is also a completely new instrument cluster.

If the Cupra division, founded, the top Leon could soon, several other hot models join. Patents for Bolero, Tango and Salsa have all been recently filed, by the seat, suggesting that the Cupra could be the name of his previous sporting concepts for a performance series.

In front of the new Leon Cupra R is the most powerful model in the Seat range, the 296bhp Leon Cupra 300. The car output is expected to a minimum of the upcoming Ateca keep the 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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