And the best news, perhaps, is that although the retail cost of this extra equipment when specified separately is £2,465 RRP, the price of the new Leon FR+ is up by just £1,070 RRP. So, just in time for the September sales surge, SEAT’s Leon FR line-up now starts at only £18,205 RRP for the Leon FR 1.4 TSI 125 PS, rising to £22,615 RRP for the lavishly equipped Leon FR+ 2.0 TDI CR DSG-auto 170 PS.
Finally, while the Leon Cupra has been withdrawn from the range SEAT has significantly improved the Cupra R trim by adding plenty of extra kit to this fire-breathing, 155 mph ‘halo’ model for no extra cost.
Already loaded with luxury features, the latest Leon Cupra R now offers, as standard, SEAT Media System 2.2, Bluetooth connectivity, Bi-xenon headlights with AFS and LED rear-light clusters.
This extra equipment is worth £1,665 RRP but despite its inclusion there has been no increase in the 265 PS Cupra R’s price. In fact, the price of SEAT’s most potent production car to date has actually been cut – by £10 – to £25,995 RRP!
Welcoming the sporty new additions to the SEAT range Steve Robertson, SEAT UK’s Head of Marketing, said: ‘The 2012 SEAT Leon FR+ has been an important mainstay of the SEAT line-up for some time, so it clearly makes sense to maximise its appeal.