The Spanish carmaker Seat has lifted the sheet of the the new generation of Leon. The 2013 Seat Leon debuted today in Paris only in the five-door hatchback version.
The new Leon is the first car in its class to offer full LED headlamp, and rumor has it that the car will be bigger and more practical than the outgoing model.
Thanks to advanced construction techniques Leon is approximately 90 kilograms lighter than its predecessor model-for-model, and it comes with a 380-litre boot, a 40 liter improvement over its predecessor, while a 6 centimeter increase between the wheels offers more legroom for occupants.
Under the hood the 2013 Leon will be offered with a choice of five engines, with outputs varying from 89 hp to 181 hp (135 kW) for the 2.0-liter TDI. The most powerful gasoline engine will be the 1.8-liter TSI with 178 hp (132 kW), and depending on the choice of the engine, the new car can get a 5- or a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6- and 7-speed DSG gearbox.Source: Seat