Thursday October 22, 2020

Leon gets its chance to roar with latest VW technology

For the first time, Seat has been given access to the latest VW technology - and it makes quite a difference to the new version of the flagship Leon, writes Paul Healy.

9th December, 2012
Seat Leon: compared to the conservative and somewhat predictable Golf 7, the new Leon is striking.

Up to now, the Leon has been the perfect example of why Seat is seen as the black sheep of the Volkswagen family - and in the doldrums compared to its stable-mates.

While the public perception of the Leon has always been that of the thinking man's Golf (the same car only cheaper), the truth is that the Leon has always been hamstrung by having to use old technology.

While Volkswagen and Audi would happily...

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