SEAT's Leon Cupra R Now Packs As Much Power As a Porsche 911

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. ss3

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    Can we get Seat back already haha. I love the Cupra’s
     
  3. Leggacy

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    That’s quite a lot of power to pit through the front wheels. I’d rather have rear wheel drive or even four wheel drive with that much power.
    Still, very nice though.
     
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    Good job it's four-wheel drive then :D
     
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    I wish I could order this 4 wheel drive monster
     
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    That's mental! :eek:
    Thank god it's AWD, i can't imagine how it would drive with so much power going to the front wheels as usual.
     
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    So it will start to burn the oil at 50k kilometers instead of 100k.

    Instead of pushing for more power, the VAG group should try to bring back German reliability.
     
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    Lol Oops I didn’t read the article properly.
     
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    And if you listen vary carefully it sounds like a golf
     
  10. kikie

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    365 hp Porsche. Must be the 991.2, not the new 992.
     
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    Is it AWD, 4WD or a 4Drive system?
     
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    Haldex AWD, like it's Golf, A3, TT, Octavia etc etc stablemates.
     
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    They couldn't even get our car built in the same year we ordered it :lol:
     
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    One of the parts of my new job is to update customers on the build and delivery progress of the new SEATs that they've ordered. I'm lucky that I've yet to encounter a situation like yours but I have noticed that the salespeople tend to overpromise as far as how quickly the car will get there, which obviously doesn't help me.
     
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    Ours was caused by the Alcantara shortage combined with a shortage of automatic gearboxes, so I can understand why it was delayed. What I couldn't understand was why this wasn't communicated to us at the point of ordering and why we had to constantly badger the dealership for updates. They eventually changed the spec of our car to lose the Alcantara and replace it with an upgraded audio system but even after doing this we were told that they didn't know when it would be available. :lol:

    Anyway I'm going off topic so I'll shut up now.
     
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    Yeah, that fin rot epidemic did a number on the wild alcantara population, but I hear the species is springing back and they'll be swinging in the trees again in no time.
     
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