Saturday July 11, 2020

Seat’s hot hatch with a lot more space

Anyone who loves driving will understand appeal of compact car with a punch

31st January, 2016
The new Seat Leon Cupra ST DSG

We’ve extolled the virtues of high-performance hatchbacks (referred to as hot hatches) many a time on these pages. Anyone that loves driving will understand the attraction of a relatively compact car packing a giant-slaying punch. On top of that, of course, most retain their inherent hatchback qualities of versatility and everyday usability. No wonder they’re big sellers across Europe.

But even the largest hot hatch has a relatively small boot. What...

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