386bhp Cupra Formentor VZ5 revealed – crossover gets hot new powertrain

Cupra unveils a new Formentor flagship with a familiar five-cylinder and a halo status

Full Cupra Leon range now on sale – 308bhp Cupra Leon ST to start at £38,475

All of the Cupra Leon variants have now been priced in the UK, with Estate models starting at just under £39k

2022 Cupra Born revealed – a sporty Spanish take on the Volkswagen ID.3

Cupra’s new Born EV capitalises on VW’s vast electric investment, but with a distinctive sporty edge

Cupra Urban Rebel: first look at supermini EV and potential hot hatch

The marketplace and consumers are eagerly awaiting supermini-sized EVs, and Cupra’s aggressive little concept

Cupra UrbanRebel Concept Previews The Future Of The Electric City Car

And what a Mystichrome future it's turning out to be. Across the pond, there are several charming city vehicles that you won't find in North American showrooms. Fashionable hatchbacks from Renault and Peugeot spring to mind, and you can add ...

Cupra Creates Extreme Off-Road Concept

It's literally called the Tavascan Extreme E Concept. In case you're not aware of one of Europe's coolest brands, Cupra is the sporty arm of Seat, itself the sportier and more affordable outlet of many Volkswagen products. For example, the ...

Drag Race Between VW Golf R and Cupra Leon R Puts FWD Against AWD, Doesn't Disappoint

Ever wonder what is the difference between a VW Golf R and a Cupra Leon 300 in a drag race? But what about a braking test from 70 mph (112 km/h)? Both questions, and a few in between, are answered in the latest comparison test made by the Brits at Carwow.

Family Duel: Can Cupra Leon Beat The Golf R In A Drag Race?

The more favored VW hatchback faces its Spanish cousin.

Why Pure ETCR champion Cupra chooses electric motorsport

© Uncredited Jordi Gené, Zengő Motorsport X CUPRA, Cupra e-Racer Both all-electric series have been strongly supported by Cupra, SEAT’s high-performance brand which aims to be at the forefront of a transition to more sustainable and innovative forms of ...

Cupra UrbanRebel Concept

What you’re looking at is the Cupra UrbanRebel Concept, which is what the Volkswagen Group inspires its future urban electrics to be. Based on the entry-level EV Volkswagen MEB Short platform, this concept is due to be made real ...

Interested in a new Cupra? Start here!

Volkswagen is adding a new brand to Australia’s near 70-strong line-up of manufacturers, with the Spanish subsidiary Cupra set to arrive Down Under in early 2022. Cupra was formerly Volkswagen’s Spanish brand Seat’s range-topping trim level, but in a ...

Is The 2021 Cupra Leon 300 TSI The Best VW Golf GTI You Can Get?

Cupra seems to have done a very good job at developing the 2021 Leon. It looks more youthful than its German cousin, the Volkswagen Golf GTI, and goes like stink. In 300 TSI guise, which is the one put ...

Is Cupra’s All-Electric Born Compact Hatch More Than A Fancier-Looking VW ID.3?

Back in May, Cupra unveiled its new Born all-electric hatchback and Autogefühl recently had the opportunity to put it through its paces. The Cupra Born is based on the same MEB platform as the VW ID.3 and shares most ...

2024 Cupra Tavascan Spied Wearing A VW ID.4 Body

Cupra is getting ready to join the crowded fully electric SUV market with the Tavascan, which is expected to hit the market in 2024. While it is too early to talk about its final design, our spy photographers caught an ...

Say hello to the Cupra UrbanRebel Concept

Electric Roadgoing version to go on sale in 2025, minus the massive wing… Granted the eventual production car probably isn’t going to be called the ‘UrbanRebel’, and it’ll look significantly tamer than the “racing concept” pictured, but the fact remains ...

Cupra Born review 2022

First electric hot hatch?

After 20 Years of Trying, Scientists Succeed in Doping a 1D Atomic Chain of Cuprates

An illustration depicts an unexpectedly strong attraction between electrons in neighboring lattice sites within a 1D chain of copper oxide, or cuprate – a material that conducts electrical current with no loss at relatively high temperatures. A study led ...

Cupra Born vs Mercedes EQA vs Volvo C40 Recharge: 2021 group test review

The all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge meets another premium wannabe in the Cupra Born. But can they beat the super-posh new Mercedes EQA?

Cupra Formentor V1: long-term test review

Second report: the sporty Cupra Formentor SUV proves its worth as a family load-lugger

Cupra previews EV performance future with UrbanRebel concept

The idea of an urban electric vehicle has been revisited by the Volkswagen Group’s performance arm subsidiary Cupra, with the Spanish manufacturer teasing its ‘UrbanRebel’ concept. Set to make its public debut at this year’s IAA Mobility Show in Munich, ...

Cupra signals plan to become a challenger brand for Australian buyers

Snapshot Cupra will target dedicated enthusiasts when it launches here next year ICE/PHEV models to pave the way for EV arrival down the track ‘Love it or leave it’ attitude being adopted towards design Cupra has clearly outlined its intentions ...

Cupra's UrbanRebel concept takes its design influence from video games and Generation Z

Last week’s IAA Mobility Show in Munich was the scene of many concept cars making their global debut, and among them was the striking Cupra UrbanRebel. Based upon the yet-to-be-released Rebel EV, the UrbanRebel features design cues hinting at possible ...

Cupra plans to use PHEVs to ease transition to electric in Australia

The upcoming arrival of Cupra is set to stir the pot in Australia’s automotive landscape. Initially launching next year as the fourth brand offering from the Volkswagen Group, Cupra’s intentions are clear from the outset – this is a brand ...

Cupra begins series production of Born EV hatchback

Snapshot Cupra Born is the company’s first EV Based on the VW Group MEB platform Aim of 20 per cent of sales to come from Born Performance brand Cupra has started production of its Born hatchback, the marque’s first electric ...

First drive: 2021 Cupra Formentor

Practicality not sacrificed for style Base model not short-changed for dynamics, equipment or interior quality Petrol versions thirsty but efficient plug-in hybrids drive well Upcoming five-cylinder performance flagship to be left-hook only Cupra, the ostensibly Spanish performance brand that ...

Compared: 2022 Audi S3 vs Cupra Leon 300 review

In 2022, the Australian automotive landscape will gain a new premium European brand with a range of sporty passenger and SUV models carrying the Cupra moniker. But not only is the intriguing line-up completely new to the nation, its ...

2021 Cupra Leon Wagon Review

The new Cupra Leon Wagon has been unleashed with the Golf R’s 228kW EA888 engine. Cupra does have a model of its own, the Formentor, but the fledgling brand is also making good use of SEAT’s range as it ...

2022 Cupra Leon Review

The Cupra Leon will give Australian car buyers a stylish, high-performance hot hatch that’s a desirable alternative to mainstream rivals. Cupra will launch in Australia mid-2022 with the Formentor and Ateca SUVs before it brings in the small Leon, ...

2022 Cupra Born Review

We check out the sporty new Cupra Born electric hatch ahead of its Australian arrival. In good news for Australian buyers who won’t be seeing the likes of the VW ID 3 for some time, Cupra has confirmed it ...

2021 Cupra Ateca Review

Cupra’s sporty Ateca is a vibrant family SUV but falls short of Formentor’s ability. The Cupra Ateca was the first model to launch SEAT’s performance offshoot as a standalone brand. Its start in life was strong in Europe and ...

Cupra UrbanRacer Concept to preview 2025 compact EV

Cupra will preview its future electric city car with a new UrbanRebel Concept that will be revealed next week ahead of going on display at the Munich motor show. The new machine from Seat’s premium sub-brand has been previewed ...

New Cupra UrbanRebel concept previews 2025 urban EV

Cupra has unveiled the UrbanRebel Concept, a bold racing inspired machine that previews the firms forthcoming entry-level electric supermini due in 2025. The new machine has been unveiled by the Spanish firm ahead of the Munich motor show, where ...

Cupra Tavascan previewed by Extreme E Concept

New Extreme E Concept provides clues for road-going electric sports SUV, due in 2024. The Cupra Tavascan Extreme E Concept has made its public debut at the Munich motor show, giving another glimpse of the road car that will ...

Cupra unveils sexiest EV concept car yet

The Cupra UrbanRebel Concept might just be the sexiest EV car yet The race for the ultimate electric car is at an all-time high right now, and Cupra has its own rendition called the Cupra UrbanRebel Concept. Targeted to be ...

Cupra reveals Tavascan EV concept at Frankfurt auto show

Cupra, the performance sub-brand of Volkswagen Group’s Spanish unit SEAT, used the Frankfurt International Motor Show for the debut of a new concept, one powered by electricity. Cupra on Tuesday revealed the Tavascan concept at the German show, a ...

Cupra Leon Estate VZ3 – long-term review

2021 Leon vs 2010 Ibiza: how much progress has Cupra made? I had another Cupra once. When Cupra was more than a trim level but less than a brand. Now it’s a brand. Well, it is in the case ...

Cupra Shows Off its New 600+ Horsepower E-Racer Before its Debut at Geneva

Cupra has just announced a Seat-Leon-based e-Racer with rear-wheel drive, 402 continual horsepower, peak 670 horsepower, and a 65 kWh battery pack. Further details have yet to be released, but It will be unveiled to the world in all its ...

2021 Cupra Leon

The naughtier Leon shows its colors The 2021 Cupra Leon is the performance version of SEAT’s Leon compact hatchback. Just like the regular Leon, it is offered as a wagon under the Sportstourer moniker. The Cupra Leon, be it the ...

2021 CUPRA Formentor

Cupra’s first in-house production vehicle is a high-performance SUV The 2020 Formentor is a compact crossover built by Cupra. Unveiled online during what was supposed to be the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, the Formentor is the first model exclusively developed ...

2019 Cupra Formentor Concept

Cupra Formentor Concept Is Yet Another Performance Crossover, But With A Plug-in Hybrid Twist I get some clear Infiniti QX30 vibes with the new Spanish concept called the Cupra Formentor. Prepared for the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Cupra ...

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