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Frankfurt 2009: SEAT Leon Cupra R makes a fine Green Goblin

2010 Seat Leon Cupra R - Click above for high-res image gallery

Frankfurt preview: SEAT extends Ecomotive line, León CO2 emissions drop to 99 g/km

Along with the arrival of the next-generation TDI engines to the Spanish automaker SEAT's lineup, the company's Ecomotive high-milers get updated with an all-new 1.6-liter common-rail diesel to go with the 1.4-liter 3-cylinder for the Ibiza. The León, Altea and Altea XL all get the new eng

Seat León FR TDI: heaps of diesel power without the VW price

If you think that the Volkswagen Golf GTD is a tad expensive, take a look at the León FR TDI. VW's Spanish company, Seat, offers most of the Golf GTD's package, including the same engine, a 2.0-liter unit able to produce 170hp, at a slightly lower price. The sad part is that this engine, fitted with common-rail diesel technology, is the only one in the León line-up th

Geneva 2009: Seat Leon Ecomotive with 99 g/km of CO2 and 62 mpg U.S.

Click above for a high res gallery of the SEAT Leon Ecomotive Concept

SEAT unveils new Twin Drive Leon prototype hybrid

The SEAT Leon Ecomotive was a Leon that had been picked over and removed of many inefficiencies in order to deliver a frugal 3.7 liters/100 kilometers (63 miles-per-gallon) as well as lower CO2 emissions. The SEAT Twin Drive Leon Prototype takes that idea a giant leap further by making the car a plug-in hybrid, adding a 35kW electric engine to the car that handles all of the motivation on the urban cycle.

Seat introduces Len Twin Drive Ecomotive hybrid concept

Click on image for a hi-res gallery of the Seat León Twin Drive prototype

Hot Oil: SEAT offers limited-edition Leon FR550 TDI

While it sister company Audi continues to forge ahead in Le Mans-class racing under diesel power, the SEAT division is likewise launching an assault on the British Touring Car Championship with an oil-burning Leon TDI. The Spanish automaker is also launching a special edition Leon for the road to coincide with its competition counterpart's race debut.

K for UK: SEAT Leon Cupra K

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Look Ma, no hands! SEAT develops world's first driverless touring car

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New 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.

SEAT debuts Leon FR, announces pricing

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.