SEAT has made its powerful Leon Cupra 300 even more tempting by cutting its price and boosting its standard equipment.
The 296bhp hot hatch, a key rival to the Volkswagen Golf R, Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane RS, has been reduced in price by almost £2,000 – making it all the more competitive. It has also been given a configurable digital cockpit display in place of conventional instruments – this was previously an expensive option.
Drivers will also appreciate the option of a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic gearbox for no extra cost over the standard six-speed manual – it had formerly been a £1,350 option. Despite the lower prices, nothing has been taken away and the Cupra 300 still comes with 19-inch alloy wheels, dynamic chassis control and smartphone connectivity that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The three-door Leon SC Cupra 300 now starts at £29,600 – £1,945 less than before – while the five-door Leon Cupra enjoys a saving only £40 less – it now costs £29,900. The practical Leon ST Cupra 300 Estate now starts at £30,895, while the four-wheel drive 4Drive version costs £32,580.
These new prices are valid with immediate effect and you needn"t worry if you"ve already placed your order – SEAT promises to apply the new price and specification to orders that "have been processed, but not yet registered".