Seat is engaged on an SUV Coupe mannequin that plans to place into manufacturing by 2020, in accordance with the model’s R&D boss Matthias Rabe.
The brand new mannequin will most likely use some design cues from the 20V20 Idea that debuted again in 2015 and morphed into the present Ateca however will possible characteristic a plug-in hybrid powertrain, as the corporate gears up for the electrification of its vary.
This might additionally grow to be the primary mannequin beneath the Cupra model, which by then is predicted to grow to be a standalone model, in the identical manner Volvo did with Polestar.
Rave spoke to Autocar in the course of the launch of the brand new Seat Arona, confirming that the model is cooking a SUV Coupe. Seat’s boss Luca De Meo has stated previously that he sees potential for the Spanish firm within the sports activities crossover market, mentioning the Porsche Macan for instance.
Since De Meo cited Macan for instance, it’s doable that Seat’s upcoming SUV Coupe shall be positioned as a extra upmarket providing beneath the Cupra model. Keep tuned for extra particulars.