Wörthersee Tour tuning show has become a premiere ground for Volkswagen long time ago. The Spanish brand SEAT, a member of a large German auto family, apart from its electric version of Leon FR will present there two true sport cars: Ibiza Trophy and Leon Cup. For building the body of Leon racing version a modified five-door hatchback was used and the front and rear axles were lengthened by 40 cm. Such changes in aerodynamics help to cool the engine and brakes.
Volkswagen 2.0 liter engine with 330 hp and 350 N • m of torque is installed under its hood. Through a six-speed automatic DSG transmission with paddle shifters moves the front axle equipped with electronically locking differential. The car will become available to potential buyers and racers in season of 2014. The starting price of this car is 70.000 of Euro, this version is equipped with DSG transmission. Another version has a price of 95.000 of Euro and is way more interesting than the previous one.
This modification is designed specifically for endurance racings, is equipped with a sequential gearbox and a mechanical differential lock.
There’s also a possibility of building the WTCC vehicle with 1.6 liter engine based on the Cup-modification.
Seat Leon Racer took its sporty accessories from the serial car. These accessories include the following: LED lamps and lanterns; 18-inch wheels; large air intake in the front bumper and extended wheel archers; rear wings and diffusers in the hood. The interior of the car was eased to the maximum by getting rid of all of the surplus equipment. Pilot’s protection is ensured by the safety cage made of high-strength steel and sport seats equipped with five-point HANS safety belts. The complete information about the car and various options can be seen on the multifunctional wheel and the TFT display behind it. The official information about the technical characteristics will be revealed at the Wörthersee Tour really soon. And while we wait we can enjoy the pictures of this gorgeous car.