Seat Leon Cupra 4 V6???

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  1. seanbob RMS Regular

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    Afternoon all,

    Spotted the following car for sale here in Spain which looks interesting let us say... Only thing, I've never heard of one before!

    It claims to be a 2001 Seat Leon Cupra 4 2.8 V6 with 4x4 - is it real??

    Here are a few pics:

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    Looks like a normal Cupra but I have to say I'm loving that back seat setup and certainly sounds the biz (y)

    Cheers,


    Anthony.
  2. SuitorMenswear RMS Regular

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    yes they exist!

    VR6 engine and Haldex 4wd.

    Nice rod!
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    Was never officially in the uk, but do exist!
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    As above, never came to u.k but were sold in Europe.

    Essentially the same as a 4mo mk4 golf.
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4LvamTiVqo&feature=related]YouTube - Seat Leon V6 2,8 Sound Check BT Auspuff Cupra 4 Extremer Sound[/ame]
  6. seanbob RMS Regular

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    Nice vid Marc. Oh this is all rather interesting indeed.

    As much as I love the R32 Golf there is something much more understated about that (and Leons are everywhere here)!

    Here is the other motor I was thinking about having a look at - an original Opel Manta i200 in Astro Silver:

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    Unfortunately though I've ruled the Manta out as it would be a pain here to park. The underground parking place that I have is very tight and right beside a pilar which I've managed to tear the back quarter of the ZX out against, hence I need something smaller and preferably with power steering ^:o)
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    even with the pita parking of the manta you know you'd regret it every day if you didnt buy it...
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    I followed one in Cyprus a few years ago while I was on a moped but couldnt tell if it had been rhd converted though. Cupra bodykitted before the facelift arrived.
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    assume same setup as mk4 golf v6 4-motion - 204bhp - but a lot better looking!
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