Continue reading...It’s the end of October and we’ve travelled over to the roads of Barcelona to drive the first ever car from the new CUPRA spin-off brand from SEAT. Before we get into the review let’s recap on the features of the car.
Engine and gearbox
The CUPRA Ateca takes the popular Ateca from SEAT and puts a fire under the bonnet in the form of the four-cylinder 2 litre TSI Petrol engine producing 300PS of power and 400Nm of torque. Combined with 7 speed DSG transmission and an all-wheel-drive system the car reaches 60mph in 5.2 seconds. The CUPRA Ateca’s top speed is 153mph.
The seven-speed gearbox is newly engineered to provide faster, smoother and more precise changes than previous sporty models produced by SEAT. The car...