All-new 2012 Seat Leon: new looks, new badge

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All-new 2012 Seat : new looks, new badge

The new Seat looks like a big contrast the model it replaces, which was curvy in a typical last Seat kind of way. The new language of Seat has alot straight lines to it, almost but with subtle differences, as a side view with a bit character (the lines are Linea Dinamica) instead of the flatter lines of a Volkswagen.

Seat showcased this language on concept cars the Seat IBL Concept before it to production cars. The face is of unique to Seat, and this car Seat#8217;s new slightly tweaked with a single split going through the S instead of the double split line

The new Seat Leon is built on the MQB that also underpins the A3 and the future Mk7 Golf. Wheelbase is up by 60mm, but overall length has by about 50mm, which a bigger interior but more exterior dimensions with overhangs.

The new MQB platform allows Seat#8217;s to position the front axle 40 further forward, which to the wheelbase as well as allows a balanced distribution of axle which in turn benefit and handling. In addition, overall has been reduced by 90 kilograms with the previous version.

It doesn#8217;t just feature LED running lights, but Seat has given the new Seat Leon LED headlamps, which is a first in its

Engine options include petrol and diesel engines from 1.2 litres to 2.0 litres in All engines have direct and turbocharging, whether petrol or The basic oil burner is a 1.6 TDI making 95 PS, and a up version of the 1.6 will do 105 PS and 250Nm.

The 2.0 TDI makes 150 PS and 320Nm of torque or 184 PS and depending on tune. For the petrol two 1.2 litre TSI engines will be making 86 PS and 105 PS. A 1.4 litre TSI will do 122 PS.

The top of the line petrol engine be a 1.8 litre TSI putting out 180 PS, and this combine both direct and port injection, which to be a new trend in internal combustion #8211; Toyota also it in certain versions of its D4-S technology. From what we this new 1.8 litre will an integrated exhaust manifold and an water pump.

The MQB platform allows different suspensions to be equipped based on In the Seat Leon#8217;s all engines with power up to 150 PS will use a torsion beam suspension, while engines powerful than 150 PS will get a suspension.

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