Sporty new Seat Leon impresses

The new Leon from Seat replaces a rather tired-looking predecessor.

17th December, 2005

The new Leon from Seat replaces a rather tired-looking predecessor.

Built on the same platform as the latest VW Golf and Audi A3 and with mechanical items from the common VW Group parts bin, the Leon gets its own distinctively stylish five-door body. It has a hint of coupé, complete with hidden rear door handles reminiscent of the Alfa Romeo 156.

Four different engine options - two petrol and two dies el - and two...

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