In addition, the model will be available in three and five doors. Its engine 2.0 TSI with double injection and variable distribution, offers a power of 280 CV. Among other technological innovations, the Leon ST CUPRA has control of adaptive chassis DCC, differential autoblocante active VAQ, progressive direction, CUPRA Drive Profile, and integrated LED headlights as standard.
Optionally, you can increase the sportiness of León CUPRA ST with the Performance Package. This package includes a brake system Brembo four-piston high performance drilled front discs measuring 370 32 x mm, exclusive wheels 19 "(to choose in Black and Orange) with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 side moldings and exterior . Also, another novelty are the packages 'Line' exclusive colors. With it, mirror housings, under the front grille, wheels and CUPRA logo on the tailgate are available in the colors White, Black and Orange, the latter typical Racer Cup competition.
The body of the Lion ST has extended 27 more centimeters. Seen in profile, the new León ST CUPRA presents a balanced ratio between metal and glass surfaces. For each crystal part there are two thirds of metal. This balance reveals the solid carriage of the car.
The Dynamic Line feature draws a dashed arc to the rear wheel arch. The precise lateral (traits of character located on the fins) "blister" are not completely straight, but slightly arched to emphasize the tension.
Power and elegance in proportion
The lower region of the front air intakes presents large and covered with a grid-shaped honeycomb more three-dimensional design, which increases the airflow to cool the motor assembly and powerful braking system. On top of tuition five horizontal openings increase the sporty image. Moreover, the shape of the lower grille also emphasizes the presence and sportiness of the new León CUPRA.
At the rear, the black insertion on the lower part of the bumper and the reflectors located at both ends emphasize its width. The rear spoiler and the double oval outlet of the exhaust pipes indicate the power of the CUPRA. Another feature of series are the LED headlights, which project a light very similar to the sun and consume very little energy. With this intensity, the view does not get tired. On the other hand, its distinctive arrow-shaped outline is immediately recognizable, both day and night. The same applies to the rear optical groups, which also work with LED technology.
Alloy wheels 19 inches uniquely designed titanium color. The brake calipers, red with the name CUPRA, and side and rear windows of dark glass emphasize the uniqueness of the CUPRA. Stresses the aerodynamic package with a suggestive spoiler located at the gate that emphasizes contour and the sports package and black exterior mirrors.
The front part of the passenger compartment for the driver and passenger has a clean and fluid design. All switches, buttons and controls are strategically placed for comfort and highlights the amplitude of the center console, facing the driver. The most significant is the CUPRA sports steering wheel, which has a flat bottom and is covered in non-slip perforated leather. The horizontal spokes integrate multifunctional elements and the shift cams for the optional DSG transmission are located behind.
On the other hand, the seats of the Leon ST CUPRA are sports in dark gray Alcantara with white stitching. They are also available in black leather upholstery with white leather strips and white stitching and white inserts on the door panel. And for maximum grip, some real "baquets" of competition are offered. As a novelty, the electric seats are included in the León CUPRA. To complete the 'racing' environment, the pedals and footrests are clad in aluminum and the interior trims are glossy black or classic chrome.
Another feature of the interior is the ambient light. The LEDs on the door panels highlight the interior design. At the same time, ambient light offers its occupants a greater sense of spaciousness. The color of the LEDs can be adapted thanks to the CUPRA Drive Profile: in CUPRA mode they shine in red and in Comfort and Individual mode they shine in white.
The body has to be rigid and lightweight to offer the highest levels of dynamism, performance and efficiency. ST Lion weight does not exceed 1.466 Cupra kg body features and a large proportion of steels of high and ultra high strength. Thanks to the hot formed steel, the body weight, while reinforcing the rigidity thereof is reduced.
Interior space and versatility
The space dedicated to the trunk of the León CUPRA ST It has a load capacity of 587 liters, expandable to 1.470 with the backs of the seats folded down, which fold with great ease from the trunk.
The panoramic sunroof increases the feeling of interior space. The front section of the roof slides on the back from the interior control or with the control of the doors.