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Car manufacturer Seat presents the new Ibiza Cupra Concept in Beijing

It is the first time Seat, whose factory is in Greater Barcelona, presents a new car model in Asia. Seat has started to export cars to China this year. The new model aims to guarantee Seat’s implantation in China and to foster the company’s international expansion.

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24 April 2012 11:41 PM

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Barcelona (ACN).- Car manufacturer Seat, which has its factory and design centre in Catalonia, presented its new car model in this year\u2019s Beijing International Automotive Exhibition \u201CAuto China\u201D. Seat has started to sell cars in China in 2012. It is also the first time Seat presents a new car model in Asia. Seat\u2019s new Ibiza Cupra Concept has been designed to foster the company\u2019s implantation in China and the Spanish brand\u2019s international expansion. The Ibiza Cupra Concept is a very close version to the brand\u2019s sports car ideal. According to Seat\u2019s President, James Muir, \u201Cwe can observe a growing demand of clients in China who identify themselves by choosing their cars\u201D. In this sense Seat represents \u201Cthe emotional design, the precise engineering and a guaranteed driving pleasure\u201D, he added. Seat was founded in Spain, it is based in Greater Barcelona, and it is part of Germany\u2019s Volkswagen Group.


With compact forms, the Ibiza Cupra Concept is an every-day-use sports car. It is the most powerful model of the Seat Ibiza family that is available in China. The Ibiza\u2019s first generation dates from 1996, and the model has been constantly renewed since then. This new car is equipped with a 1.4 TSI high-technology engine, with double overpower and direct injection. It has 180 horse power (equivalent to 132 kW).

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  • SEAT President James Muir, SEAT Executive Vicepresident Paul Sevin, and China's Volkswagen Vicepresident Weiming Soh (by SEAT)

  • SEAT President James Muir, SEAT Executive Vicepresident Paul Sevin, and China's Volkswagen Vicepresident Weiming Soh (by SEAT)