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    Official: Seat lives up to reputation with Leon Cupra Sub8 Performance Pack
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    Under 8. That's the new benchmark for hot hatches, expressed in the number of minutes it takes to get around the Nürburgring. Although Renault has since beat its time with the Mégane RS 275 Trophy, it was Seat that was the first to break that time in a front-drive car with the Leon ...

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    Report: Seat pondering more extreme Leon Cupra to answer Renault's Ring record
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    In case you haven't been paying attention, there's a battle raging on between two European automakers over who makes the faster hot hatch. The battle ground has been the Nürburgring, where Seat and Renault have been going back and forth, taking the front-drive lap record away from each ...

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    Video: Seat Leon Cupra racecar dropped like it's hot
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    Crashes in racing are expected to happen at high speed with two drivers challenging each other to be the first one into a corner. They are not, however, supposed to happen like this. The poor Seat Leon Cupra racecar here goes out in the most humiliating way possible – a combination of ...

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    Video: Seat Leon Cupra driving simulator is not what you think it is
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    Racing simulators have come a long way in recent years. As computers have gotten quicker, developers have been able to create more sophisticated models that practically bring real-world driving to the screen. Volkswagen's Spanish brand, Seat, has harnessed a bit of this cutting-edge tech to give ...

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    Geneva: Seat Leon Cupra is the new front-drive King of the Ring [w/video]
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    We know you might be thinking that this is just another Volkswagen Golf clone. But what you're actually looking at is the new King of the Ring. That is, as far as hot hatches go. Because here in Geneva, VW's Spanish subsidiary Seat has confirmed what we reported a couple of days ago: that the ...

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    Video: Did Seat take FWD Nürburgring lap record with new Leon Cupra?
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    While Porsche and McLaren vie for sub-seven-minute lap records at the Nürburgring, there's another hotly contested category, and it's not for the fastest time of any vehicle. It applies specifically to front-wheel-drive cars, and is contested between European hot hatches. The record was set ...

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    Official: Seat reveals new Leon Cupra hot hatches ahead of Geneva debut
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    Volkswagen is keen to position its Seat brand as the Spanish alternative to Alfa Romeo. That's pretty hard to do when Alfa (occasionally) gives us sports cars like the 4C and 8C, and Seat gives us... rebadged Volkswagen minivans and old Audi sedans. But the new Leon Cupra is here to change ...

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    Seat reportedly planning new halo coupe to go with all those hatchbacks and minivans
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    Seat Leon Cupra R – Click above for ginormous high-res image gallery
    Considering that Seat is supposed to be Volkswagen's sporty cousin, the Spanish motor division's range is conspicuously bereft of two-door models. Oh, they've got plenty of hatchbacks and MPVs, but the company only has two ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: SEAT Leon Cupra R makes a fine Green Goblin
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    2010 Seat Leon Cupra R - Click above for high-res image gallery
    What you have here is one of the coolest little 4-door hot hatches that looks like a 2-door hatch. The 2010 SEAT Leon Cupra R gets 265 hp from its VW-battle-tested 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, making it the most powerful SEAT... ...

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    Seat to launch 265hp Leon Cupra R in Frankfurt?
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    2009 Seat Leon Cupra - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Buyers overseas aren't left wanting for sport models from Volkswagen's Spanish subsidiary, including the sporty FR line and the powerful Cupra range. But if the latest reports from our Iberian counterparts prove accurate, Seat could be ...

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    ¡Ay Mamacita! SEAT Leon Linea R
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    Click either image for hi-res gallery of the SEAT Leon Linea R Volkswagen makes some pretty enticing hot hatches, but as we discovered when driving the Leon Cupra, sister-brand SEAT is where it's at. The Spanish subsidiary's hot hatches typically offer more power for less money in a more exciting ...

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    First Drive: SEAT Leon Cupra
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    Click above for more high-res shots of the SEAT Leon Cupra Draw up a list of the top hot-hatches in the world. The SEAT Leon Cupra may not be on it – although it might be – but the Volkswagen GTI will most definitely. At least it should, because the GTI is a performance icon, forged ...

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    Shakira goes barefootin' with SEAT
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    Click image for additional photosSEAT and Shakira have teamed up to raise funds for the singer's charity, the Fundación Pies Descalzos (Bare Feet Foundation), which raises money for Colombian children in need. SEAT is the primary sponsor of the European tour in support of her Oral Fixation ...

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    SEAT officially unveils the new Leon Cupra
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    We brought you initial pics and details last week, and today, SEAT made it all official in London where factory Touring Car drivers James Thompson (WTCC) and Jason Plato (BTCC) pulled the checkered cover off the all-new Leon Cupra.To refresh your memories, the Cupra is the latest tasty morsel from ...

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    SEAT Leon Cupra uncovered!
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    The new SEAT Leon Cupra has broken cover, and it's a looker. Powered by a 2.0T FSI making in excess of 240 horsepower, the new Cupra makes the run to 62 mph in 6.4 seconds. Visually, it's enough to make you wish SEAT was available here in the States -- something that will never happen because the ...

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    New SEAT Leon Cupra headed to British Motor Show
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    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.For now, we have to settle for a teaser photo that gives ...

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    SEAT debuts Leon FR, announces pricing
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    Autoblog Spanish has full coverage of the debut of SEAT's new competitor in the hot hatch wars, the Leon FR, courtesy of our man in Madrid, Alberto Ballestin. We're posting a few of his live shots here, the full set of pics is online here.According to What Car? Volkswagen's Spanish subsidiary is ...

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