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Evo's 2015 Car of the Year test unleashes 11 of the world's greatest performance cars on the picturesque roads of Scotland to find the absolute best.

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Volkswagen admits that over 430,000 of its vehicles in Europe with inaccurate CO2 emissions ratings come from the 2016 model year.

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Volkswagen has discovered irregularities in reported CO2 levels for some models, and the issue could cost $2.2 billion to fix.

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The Seat Leon Cross Sport may not show it on the outside, but the concept is more hot hatch than staid CUV. Under the hood is a 296-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and all-wheel drive.

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Seat will bring a high-performance, high-riding, hot hatchback to this year's 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and we've got leaked and teased images.

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Seat will unveil the more potent Leon Cupra 290 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, packing ten extra horsepower in pursuit of its new, more powerful rivals in the European hot hatch wars.

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Seat updates the Ibiza Cupra with revised styling and trim, upgraded equipment, and most important of all, a more powerful and responsive engine, just in time for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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The Volkswagen Group is preparing a massive shakeup to its internal structure that will see the company's brands split into four companies of three brands.

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Seat manages to hustle its heavier Leon ST Cupra wagon around the Nürburgring faster not only than its own record-setting three-door counterpart, but faster than any other wagon.

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The Ibiza is Seat's most popular model, and though it may be due for replacement by now, it's getting another update instead, which was revealed at the Barcelona Motor Show.

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Seat's version of the Volkswagen Sharan, the updated Alhambra minivan, arrives in markets overseas with a long list of revised equipment for the European family.

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Seat is offering up its own spin on the hot wagon with its new Leon ST Cupra, a 261-horsepower, turbocharged five door with a cavernous 52 cu-ft of space.

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Seat dips its toes in the crossover waters with the debut of the 20V20 concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, showcasing a renewed design language and a potential new production model for VW's Spanish brand.

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Volkswagen's Spanish brand Seat reveals teaser images of what it has in store for the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, previewing what could be its first crossover.

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The new Ultimate Sub8 Performance Pack for the Leon Cupra makes for the fastest production car Seat has ever produced, and a potential contender to retake the hot-hatch crown from Renault.

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276 horsepower, 0-62 in 6 seconds flat and 52 cubic feet of cargo space: that's what's in store for the European market at the Geneva Motor Show this year in the wagon form of Seat's Nürburgring-chomping hot hatch.

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European hatchbacks tend to be as much about style as they are about substance. For proof, look no further to the fashion collaborations that have given us the Fiat 500 Gucci edition, the Citroën DS3 by Yves Saint Laurent and a seemingly endless stream of one-off Minis done up by various fashion designers for charity. Even the pint-sized Mii – Seat's version of the Volkswagen Up! – has bred a special edition by Spanish clothing label Mango. But the example you see here takes the

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Attending European auto shows like this week's Paris expo always makes me kind of jealous of the things offered in other markets. Funny little MPVs, hot hatches of all shapes and sizes, and just generally weird stuff are plentiful here, but we'd never, ever see these things in the States. And among the wares not often found in our market that are of particular interest, to me, are lifted wagons, like the new Seat Leon X-Perience on display here.

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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 Cupra 280. Critics pointed out that the record-setting car was equipped with certain add-ons over the production version, but now Seat is offering those upgrades to customers as part of a new package.

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In the market for a Volkswagen Golf but don't actually want a Volkswagen Golf? If you live in North America, your choices are limited to the Golf or, if you've got the scratch, the outgoing Audi A3. But if you live overseas, you can also opt for the Skoda Octavia or Seat Leon, which open up a whole array of possibilities. And this is the latest.

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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 other.

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