This is the Cupra Leon Competicion racer. It’s a observe-only model of the road-likely Cupra Leon hatchback, made to be competitive in the Earth Touring Motor vehicle Championship. Prospective buyers can safe their case in point on Cupra’s official web-site now – and the manufacturer claims it’s the very first touring car available to order on the net.
Like the road-likely Cupra Leon, it’s run by a turbocharged two.-litre 4-cylinder petrol motor. Even so, where by the common hatchback has an output of 296bhp and 400Nm of torque this observe model creates 335bhp and 410Nm of torque – sufficient for a 0–62mph time of four.5 seconds and a leading speed of 162mph.
The Cupra Leon Competicion also receives a host of chassis upgrades, such as a entirely adjustable suspension system, larger diameter disc brakes and an FIA-accepted roll cage and racing seat. There is an similarly extensive checklist of aerodynamic upgrades, such as a new entrance splitter, a vented bonnet and an massive rear wing.
Most interestingly, even though, the Cupra Leon touring car options 3D-printed door mirrors, air intakes and cooling ducts. The corporation claims the components can withstand wind speeds of up to 180mph, and that the resin employed in their construction is substantially lighter than standard plastic, serving to to enhance the racer’s fuel overall economy.
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