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11Seat Ibiza Cupster celebrates nameplate's 30th anniversary

More automakers need events like the annual Wörthersee Treffen in Austria from Volkswagen Group. It offers a chance for the automotive giant's designers to go wild and create one-offs that wouldn't get made otherwise. This year Audi has its 525-horsepower A3 Clubsport Quattro for the show, and this quirky Ibiza Cupster is the creation of Seat.

2Seat bringing boatload of hot hatches to Lake Worthersee

GTI Treffen may have started out as a gathering for owners of Volkswagen pocket rockets, but by now it's blown into a full-on celebration of everything related to hot hatches and more. And though it remains a grassroots event by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, Volkswagen is wise not to ignore it. These days, it comes to the annual lakeside gathering in Austria with a handful of show cars in tow, and brings its sister-brands along for the ride, too.

33Report: VW CEO says Seat getting its last chance

Seat Ibiza Sport Tourer – Click above for high-res image gallery

16Geneva Preview: SEAT shows off Ibiza Sport Tourer

SEAT Ibiza ST – Click above for high-res image gallery

15Burning the Midnight Oil: SEAT releases Ibiza FR TDI diesel hot hatch

SEAT Ibiza FR TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddAustrian hyper-miler beats his own record when driving a Seat Ibiza Ecomotive to 100 mpg

Last May, Austrian Gerhard Plattner took a Seat Ibiza Ecomotive and drove it from the factory where it was built, in Martorell (near Barcelona), Spain, and drove it a distance of 970.6 miles using just 2.9 liters of fuel per 100 km. This comes to 81.1 mpg (U.S.), an impressive figure. But, since there's always room for improvement, Plattner repeated the test. This time, he completed a 1,910-km (1,187-mile) tour that used just 44.8 liters of gas. That means Plattner managed to improve his average

9Frankfurt 2009: Seat IBZ concept makes us say "Hazlo, por favor!"

Seat IBZ concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddAustrian hyper-miler gets 81.1 mpg in Seat Ibiza Ecomotive

Once upon a time when drivers went driving across multiple countries, it was in pursuit of doing it in the least amount of time. These days, it seems to be just as often that drivers are still going for the least, but now it's about minimizing fuel consumption. After a team of drivers ran over 1,400 miles on a tank of petrol in a Fusion hybrid last week, an Austrian driver took the road in a Seat Ibiza Ecomotive. Gerhard Plattner set out from the Seat factory in Martorell, Spain and traversed Sp

AddNew TDI engines spread through VW family

The all-new generation of Volkswagen TDI engines, fitted with common-rail technology instead of pump-injectors, is spreading through the corporate family. Next June, Seat is getting the new 1.6-liter diesel engines under the hoods of the Ibiza. The new 90hp version, which is the detuned version found in the Golf BlueMotion, reduces the Ibiza's fuel consumpting from 4.5 to 4.2 l/100 km (52.3 to 56 mpg U.S.), and has a Diesel Particulate Filter as standard. The new engine reduces CO2 emissions dow

12Heavy Breathing: SEAT Ibiza Bocanegra reportedly gets the go-ahead

Seat Bocanegra Concept - Click above for a high-res gallery

AddNew SEAT Ibiza Ecomotive gets updated, moves abroad

Click on image above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Seat Ibiza Ecomotive

AddThe SEAT Ibiza Ecomotive gets Ecobest 2008 award

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4Pics Aplenty +VIDEO: 2008 SEAT Ibiza unveiling

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26SEAT unveils fully-restyled Ibiza hatch

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AddSEAT announces green Ibiza Ecomotive

The Spanish marque Seat, which belongs to the VAG group, has announced a line of greener vehicles, just the same way Volkswagen has its BlueMotion. Similiar lines were already announced for Audi and Skoda.

1New SEAT Leon Cupra headed to British Motor Show

On July 18 at the British International Motor Show, VW-owned Spanish automaker SEAT will unveil the new Leon Cupra for the very first time. The company's smartly-styled hatchbacks are always a visual treat, and this one should be no exception.

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