Last year, Seat Ibiza celebrated its 30 years of existence, during which time it sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. 2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra is a model that will be presented in all its glory and we will transfer the information we have. Although this car is very important for the Spanish manufacturer’s vehicle sales in previous years is not justified expectations. In 2014 SEAT delivered in Europe only 112.928 Ibiza, which is not only the worst year in the history of this car, but it still lags significantly behind the leaders in the class such as the Ford Fiesta, Renault Megane and Volkswagen Polo. For 2015 Seat Ibiza is packed refreshed, which brings small design changes and several new engine, in order to survive this car on the market over the next two or three years when should debut a brand new replacement. After the standard models, the time has arrived and the sports version of the Cupra, which officially debuted at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra Exterior and Interior Design
On the design side, Cupra offers something modified bumper and a small spoiler, and new labels, while the interior received a sports seats and a leather steering wheel similar to those already seen on the “twin” Volkswagen Polo GTI. Although the new Cupra progress compared to its predecessor, appears to be still lagging behind key rivals such as the Ford Fiesta ST, Renaultsport Clio, Opel Corsa OPC and the Peugeot 208 GTi, and is up to us to stay to see if the reputation this car will be sufficient to raise sales. For now, we did not enter into details as to the exterior and interior as well as the information you will receive in the near future.
Engine performance of 2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra
The biggest change can be seen under the hood, where the older 1.4L turbo engine interchangeable with modern Audi’s 1.8L turbo engine, which brought about an increase in power from 178 hp to 189 hp. Torque has also significantly increased from 249 Nm to even 320 km/h. One additional change is that the Cupra is now available with a standard six-speed manual transmission while the predecessor was only available with a seven-speed automatic transmission. This second transmission was still available, but is now an option. Performance are solid for the class – acceleration to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds (which is 0.7 seconds faster than in the past) and a top speed of 240 km/h. As expected, other mechanical changes related to a modified suspension and larger brakes.
2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra Release Date
In the end, Seat says that the changes are only temporary and that the audience can expect a completely new Ibiza during 2017 years. When we look, we see that this date is not even close to even far away. Before us is the end of 2015 and soon we enter the new year 2016, which will probably also soon be over. In the meantime, get out and some new information that we eagerly wait for the report to all of you. 2016 Seat Ibiza Cupra model will have new interesting performance and design.