SEAT Leon Cupra 280 and 265


March 3, 2014 By Mike Lee
Last updated on October 31, 2016
Seat Leon Cupra 280 (2014)
Country
Spain
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
5.6
BHP
276 @5700-6200rpm
Torque lbft
258 @1750-5300rpm
BHP per ton
198
MPG UK/US
42/35
Engine capacity CC/CU
1984/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
166.8
Width (in)
71.3 (inc mirrors)
Height (in)
56
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3069
Additional Info: Choice of 6 speed manual or 6 speed DSG auto box. The 280 Leon Cupra uses the same engine found in the Golf R and Audi S3 and comes with a locking differential, adjustable dampers, variable-ratio steering, 19″ alloys, big brakes, gloss black exterior trim, rear roof spoiler, bucket seats and the same nice additions as the 265 Leon. The 261bhp Leon SC Cupra (265) has a 0-60 time of 5.7 secs, get’s 18″ alloy wheels, full-LED headlights, rain-sensing wipers, DAB radio, and Cupra-specific styling details including a perforated leather steering wheel, sports seats trimmed in Alcantara, and Cupra-branded sills. The 2016 model now has 285bhp, gets to 60 in 5.5 seconds and is available as a coupe, hatchback and estate. Also released in 2016 is a Sub8 Performance Pack, which adds bigger brakes, specially-designed 19-inch alloy wheels in either black or orange and body-coloured side skirts.

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