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Ann Summers Turned On By Sexy Seat Models

Never mind the Sexy Green Car Show, SEAT is helping the UK’s largest lingerie & adult goods chain Ann Summers source cars and drive up sales by supplying stylish, sexy motors to its growing band of female Party Planners. The hot-blooded Spanish machines are proving just the job for Ann Summers’ staff as they travel the country arranging fun-packed, adult-themed evenings for females only. The Ann Summers fleet includes around 20 SEAT Ibiza and Leon models, alongside a range of vehicles from a variet

SEAT’s UPC Chair celebrates its first anniversary

The SEAT-UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) Chair in Sustainable Innovation and Design has successfully completed its first year with the first class of students trained in the application of CATIA V5 industrial design and development to the automotive industry. Amongst other academic acivities, in the next fe

Seat Ibiza Sport Coupe

Without a doubt, the arrival of the new SEAT Ibiza SportCoupe raises the bar of sportiness on its newest model, combining impressive, vanguard exterior design with exceptional dynamic qualities and a wide range of engine choices, which now includes the efficient 80 hp 1.4 and 90 hp 1.9 Diesel versions. Besides, with a seven-speed DSG gearbox making its debut in this segment, the Ibiza range features a novelty that provides it with greater response and excellent driving comfort. The deep-roote

SEAT is showcasing the Ibiza 2008 and Alhambra ECOMOTIVE

At the Madrid Motor Show today, SEAT presented the new Ibiza, a car that demonstrates the Spanish brand’s drive for design, quality and sportiness within the scope of environmental sustainability, where the new Alhambra ECOMOTIVE stands out with low fuel consumption figures and reduced CO2 emissions. SEAT Presiden

Seat Tribu

Frankfurt is the venue for the launch of a concept car which is very important to SEAT, as it represents a turning point in the future of the Spanish brand. Just as the Salsa prototype was the prelude to the SEAT León, the new Tribu demonstrates the design basis for the next models to be launched by SEAT. Indeed, the new Tribu is the first model to be completely designed by the Spanish brand’s Chief Designer, Luc Donckerwolke and his team, since he joined SEAT after holding the same positi

Seat Altea Freetreack

At the upcoming Barcelona Motor Show from 7 to 17 June, SEAT will be presenting its first all-road vehicle – the Altea freetrack. After unveiling the prototype version in Geneva, which hinted at the new model’s silhouette, the definitive version can be seen in Barcelona and goes on sale this summer. With this model, SEAT is making its debut in the SUV segment, an area of the market which has grown considerably in recent years. The new Altea freetrack is one of the few compact monospace ca

JE Design Seat Leon Cupra

Following modifications for the newly launched Leon FR, JE DESIGN German Leingarten tuners, well-known refiners for SEAT, now resolve to take on the Spanish in the completion of the „CUPRA". While the "old" Seat Leon Cupra R (Typ 1M) has differed through its sporty and independent front and rear aprons from the Leon-vesions with less power, the new „CUPRA" threatens the driver into danger of confusion. The SEAT specialist JE DESIGN recognised this and offers help in form of an individu

Je Design Seat Altea XL

Whoever admires minivan look would do well deciding on a Seat Altea XL. JE DESIGN provides a clearly sportier version for its mid-size family car through its Spanish alterations. A car body kit completes the aesthetically pleasing form. In addition, JE DESIGN offers amongst other options a lowering, a sports exhaust and new rims. Facelift by JE DESIGN A complete facelift procedure is performed by JE DESIGN on the front of the SEAT Altea. A new grill with grid inset – in contrast to the o

Seat Freetreack Prototype

This year, SEAT has once again succeeded in surprising visitors to its stand in Geneva with a concept car that showcases the look of a forthcoming road-going model: the Altea Freetrack Prototype. Far from being a mere styling exercise for the Technical Centre in Martorell, the SEAT concept car unveiled at the Swiss show gives a preview of the styling and technological innovations of the Altea Freetrack that will soon be making its debut both on our roads and off them.The Altea Freetrack Prototyp

Seat Altea Black & White

The SEAT dealership network in Spain already features a new “Black & White” version for the Altea range, a limited series with only 200 units on offer in Spain. Its name is a reflection of the combination of mágico black body paint and pale Moonrock leather upholstery, a unique colour scheme within the range that enhances the Altea’s roominess and lends a touch of elegance that has nothing to envy of higher segment vehicles. The Altea Black & White’s exclusiveness does not st

Je Design Seat Leon 1 P FR

After JE DESIGN, a well-known SEAT customising specialist, tuned the new Leon two months prior to its market launch, the same tuning specialist from Leingarten, Germany, has now turned its attention to the "FR" version. The core of the modifications is the power boost to the 2.0 TDI engine. Instead of 125 kW (170 bhp), it now generates a solid 142 kW (193 bhp) with a torque increase from 85 to 410 Nm. The modifications to the engine management system permit better driving performance: A top s