2020 SEAT plans for 6-new models, All-new SEAT Leon, giant SUV and custom motorcar a part of the Spanish brand's product enlargement
SEAT has confirmed that it'll introduce 6 new models within the next 3 years as a part of the brand’s largest ever product enlargement. a minimum of half those models can enter segments that SEAT doesn’t presently occupy.
The first all-new model to arrive are going to be a brand new giant SUV, which is able to continue sale next year and can vie with the Skoda Kodiaq. the planning of the vehicle is complete, whereas SEAT is presently holding a public vote that may opt for its name.
Another of 3 all-new models are going to be a custom electrical vehicle supported the VW Group’s MEB platform. it'll arrive in 2019, and executives have confirmed it'll have a variety of up to 500km (310 miles).
Speaking at the official reveal of the SEAT Arona, Matthais Rabe, SEAT’s R&D boss, told car Express: “With these Seat six new models we'll enter a minimum of 3 new segments. there'll be 3 replacement models however 3 are going to be completely new.
“We have plans up to 2025 on the merchandise aspect. we tend to square measure currently coming back to the largest product section.”
A replacement for the Leon hatchback, which is able to inaugurate a brand new style language for SEAT, is additionally on the cards. It’s possible this automobile can play a number one role in introducing plug-in hybrid technology to the complete. per SEAT style boss Alejandro Mesonero the all-new SEAT Leon are going to be “a larger step” than what we’ve antecedently seen from the Spanish complete and can take SEAT to the “next level.”
As well as expressing a stimulating in developing electrical versions of its superior Cupra models, AN Ateca Cupra can launch next year that includes machine drive and a a pair of.0-litre TFSI engine developing around 300bhp.
In 2016 SEAT denote its best ever year, with record operational profits of 143 million euros (£125 million) and over four hundred,000 models sold worldwide.
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