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Seat’s Ultra-Green Leon Ecomotive Concept

SEAT is once again grabbing the spotlight at Geneva with the unveiling, today, of an exciting new concept car. The Swiss debut of the Leon Ecomotive Concept, a dramatic development of the existing low emissions, high economy family five-door, underlines SEAT’s growing stature as a motor maker that appeals across the spectrum – from exceptional economy to outstanding performance. Boasting a raft of new technologies, as well as an all-new 1.6-litre TDI diesel engine which features state-of-the-art commo

Stylish Seat Goes Back To Black With Special Edition Ibiza

Just one short year ago SEAT was blazing a colour-coded trail through the UK’s drab street scenes with its phenomenally successful Leon Cupra K1 – one of the trend-setting cars of the last 12 months and especially striking in what has quickly become its trademark hue, Candy White. Today, the Spaniards are on

SEAT presents the León “Twin Drive Ecomotive” project in Madrid

After its official presentation just a month ago at the Martorell factory, the SEAT León “Twin Drive Ecomotive” project visited Madrid on the occasion of the second edition of the “EDP Eco Challenge 2009” exhibition held in the capital’s El Retiro Park, where the most representative examples of electric vehicles currently available were displayed. Organised by the power company EDP with the collaboration of the Madrid city council,

SEAT presents the family size version of the Exeo

Having unveiled the SEAT Exeo at the Paris Motor Show last October, the company’s sporty sedan is going on sale in the Spanish market, and is positioned as one of the most  technologically advanced models of its category with an extremely competitive price range. Coinciding with a return to the B segment, the Spanish brand is also presenting a family size version of the new model, with both examples combining luxury, comfort and roominess with the traditional sporty philosophy that characterises all the SEAT

SEAT is presenting the new 2009 León and Altea models

Taking place from 5 to 15 March, 2009, the Geneva Motor Show is the backdrop chosen by SEAT to showcase the new 2009 León and Altea models for the first time. With these models, the Spanish brand's intermediate range has undergone a considerable evolution, with their identity traits visible on the front and rear of al

SEAT receives the “ECOBEST 2008” award in Istanbul

As it is about to go on sale in the Spanish market, the new SEAT Ibiza ECOMOTIVE received the “ECOBEST 2008” award in the historic city of Istanbul from the Autobest organisation, which distinguishes it as the most ecological car of the year by countries with emerging markets. The VIII edition of the Autobest Aw

The SEAT Leon was chosen as “Best Car of 2009” by popular vote from auto motor und sport readers

The SEAT León came in first place on the imports list within the compact car category during the voting for “The best cars of 2009”, after a selection made by over 92,000 readers of the specialist German motoring magazine auto motor und sport. In total, the cars were rated in ten different categories, and the León won in the compact car section, where there were 32 contenders. 12.2% of the readers voted for the SEAT León, making it the

SEAT presents its electric car project to Spanish government

SEAT presented an electrically-driven vehicle prototype on which the Spanish brand is currently working to Miguel Sebastián, Spanish minister for Industry, Tourism and Business. The SEAT project is an electrically-powered León Twin Drive Ecomotive vehicle equipped with a lithium-ion battery for urban circuits, connected ingeniously to an internal combustion engine for interurban trips, with optimum consumption level. The presentation was mad

Seat Reveals Prices For All-New Exeo Saloon

Pricing and full specification details for SEAT’s all-new Exeo saloon, released today, confirm that the Spanish upper medium segment contender will be a class leader when it arrives in showrooms next spring. Available from £17,740 RRP, the elegant five-seat saloon promises premium quality and exceptional levels of standard equipment, alongside a healthy dose of SEAT’s trademark sporting character. The firm has confirmed that its luxurious Latin newcomer, due to go on sale here in April, will be offered i

Seat Starts The New Year With A Revolution

Spanish car maker SEAT is revolutionising the new car market with a set of truly stunning offers this January.Forget 1917’s February Revolution, the dynamic Latin motor maker is launching its very own assault on the automotive establishment with a set of stunning offers across its model range. Offering specification-adjusted savings of up to £5,110 against competitor car RRPs, the suite of deals on selected SEAT models includes a special Revolution discount of up to £2,000 off SEAT list prices. For a lim

The SEAT Altea is one of the most reliable models on the market

For the second consecutive time, the SEAT Altea has been singled out by the German vehicle certification body DEKRA, which has just published a study on the most reliable models on the market in a total of seven categories. The DEKRA study, Europe’s most significant test involving the highest number of vehicles, analysed car reliability in three broad mileage ranges – 0 - 50,000 km; 50,000 -100,000 km; and 100,000 -150,000 km. The SEAT Alt

The SEAT Ibiza, “2009 Car of the Year by the Readers”

The new SEAT Ibiza has received its second consecutive prize in Spain by being voted “2009 Car of the Year” by the readers of Publishing Group Prensa Ibérica publications, specialist magazine Autofácil and the La Vanguardia newspaper. This prize follows the one received by the Ibiza SC two weeks ago as “Young C