- 52,995 Miles
- Reg Date: 2010
Here we have a super 2010 Seat Leon Cupra R. It finished in Speed Blue with Black Full Leather Sports Seats. Its travelled 52,295 miles from new and has a full service history visiting the workshop at 9,271, 14,378, 19,139, 24,300, 34,082 and 43,651 which included Timing belt replacement.
Equipment is comprehensive and includes Air Conditioning, Seat Media Center with Sat Nav, Bluetooth, Multi Function Steering Wheel, USB, Radio/CD and much more
The hottest addition to the Seat range introduced in 2010, the Leon Cupra R. The Cupra R gets the same 261bhp engine as the Scirocco R and keeps its front-wheel drive setup complete with the electronic ‘XDS’ system that mimics a limited-slip differential to reduce understeer. Drive is sent through a manual gearbox.
What’s it like? (Autocar)
Really excellent. The engine is no less impressive in this installation than it is in the Scirocco R, with 258lb ft of torque providing a huge amount of urgency from quite low revs. The redline arrives very quickly if you want it to, so in spirited driving you’ll be making good use of the gearbox but it does the job well. The throw has been shortened for the ‘R’ over the Cupra and it has helped make it a slightly more defined shift as well as quicker.
The Leon Cupra R drives like a very well-sorted fast hatch should. It’s stable even under extreme braking and copes well with rapid mid-bend steering adjustments, remaining unflustered and benefiting from ample grip. Understeer is evident if you really want to find the Cupra R’s limits, but generally the XDS system does a good job of keeping the Leon’s nose on the desired line.
Ride quality is generally well-judged and overall the Cupra R gels well and does a good job of being entertaining without being too hardcore on the road and also well-sorted for track driving if it appeals.
Should I buy one?
You’d thing the Cupra R would be overrun with rivals, but oddly there are very few direct competitors that offer the same five-door practicality and performance at this price.
The Cupra R is not a new handling or performance benchmark, but even with such an array of similar-ish hot hatches around it makes more sense than most. It’s good value, well equipped and focused enough to satisfy enthusiasts looking for an engaging family car that’s worth taking to a track day occasionally.
All of our sales cars undergo a complete Inspection before being placed on sale, supported by a comprehensive warranty, offering you complete confidence and peace of mind in your Investment. A pre-delivery workshop check is also carried out before a car leaves us for its new owner and a HPI Clear Certificate is also provided too of course.
Call the Showroom on 01384 442369, or Ian 07801 389439 for further Information or to arrange a viewing.
Finance packages available for Business users and Private purchasers that can be tailored to suit your Individual requirements. Part Exchanges welcome too of course.