The SEAT Leon Cupra awarded 2014 Auto Express Hot Hatch of the Year

21st July 2014

The SEAT Leon Cupra wins Auto Express Award for Hot Hatch of the Year 2014

To quote Auto Express… "Hot hatch fans have never had it so good, with almost every manufacturer offering a fun and feisty pocket rocket. So a car that takes the honours in this category has to be extremely special indeed – and the SEAT Leon Cupra fits the bill perfectly.

“What makes the sleek Spanish flyer such a hot hatch hit? For starters it's fast, with a muscular 276bhp turbocharged 2.0-litre engine firing it from 0-62mph in just five seconds and on to a top speed of 155mph. A clever sound generator delivers a rorty exhaust note to match.

“But it's the Cupra's class in corners that really stands out. The steering is quick and well weighted, the standard adaptive dampers provide iron-fisted body control and there's limpet-like grip. Further boosting the car's agility is a clever electronically controlled limited-slip differential which helps neutralise understeer in fast bends and boost traction out of tight turns.

To find out about this great car, please contact your local Lookers SEAT dealership today.