' High-performance athlete in high-tech trekking shoes '- this is how Seat sees the Leon Cross Sport, which is celebrating its world premiere at the IAA. To meet this picture; the Spaniards raised a Leon SC Cupra by 41 mm and equipped it with an electronically controlled four-wheel drive including a differential lock. Seat uses a newly developed multi-plate clutch with hydraulic actuation and electronic control.
Seat Leon Cross Sport with 300 HP turbo gasoline engine
Plastic planks protect the sills, and the wheel arches are also widened. 19-inch alloy wheels turn underneath. The off-road planking does not appear in disdainful black plastic, but is glossy painted. The crossover transformation is rounded off by new aprons with suggested underrun protection elements. At the front the bumper gets new radiator grille, at the rear a four-pipe rear silencer opens up. The Cross Sport also has a railing on the roof and a roof edge spoiler at the rear end.
No series version planned
Seat is also involved in the sport issue a 300 hp and 380 Nm two-liter TSI engine that accelerates the Leon Cross Sport from zero to 100 km /h in 4.9 seconds. Shifting takes place via a double-clutch transmission, controlled via progressive steering.
In the interior, orange elements and decorative stitching contrast with the leather upholstery and the high-gloss black painted surfaces. WithOn board the Seat Leon Cross Sport are of course the latest infotainment system with online access as well as numerous assistance and safety systems.
The Seat Leon Cross Sport does not go into series production. However, it is intended to anticipate aspects of future crossover models as well as the upcoming SUV models.