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Open-top Seat Ibiza concept car to make its worldwide debut at the Worthersee GTI fan meet next week
Darren Moss
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21 May 2014

Seat is celebrating 30 years of the Ibiza with this open-top Cupster concept, which will be seen in the metal for the first time at the Volkswagen Group's Worthersee fan meet next week.

The model, which shares Seat's corporate front-end design but also includes a short, heavily-raked windscreen and wraparound side windows, wears a prominent Cupra badge at the front. That suggests the car will be powered by the same 1.4-litre TSI engine as the current Ibiza Cupra hatchback. Its power is also likely to be close to the 178bhp of that car.

At the rear, there’s a boot-mounted spoiler and prominent buttresses behind the two front seats.

Seat says it will reveal more information about the concept closer to the Worthersee event, but the Cupster will not be the only concept car from VW Group on display. Also confirmed is the Skoda CitiJet, an open-top variant of the Citigo with sporty accents and a 74bhp 1.0-litre petrol engine under the bonnet.

Audi will also be showing its new A3 Clubsport Quattro concept, which previews the upcoming RS3 saloon. Although details are unknown at the moment, a concept car from Volkswagen itself is also expected to be seen at the event.

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turnervictoria672 23 May 2014

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275not599 23 May 2014

I'm with Bomb. Also I am

I'm with Bomb. Also I am totally fed upster with contrived namesters.
3mocion 21 May 2014

It's intended to celebrate 30 years of the Ibiza

This concept is intended to celebrate 30 years of the Ibiza being on sale and it's a nod to the mk1 Ibiza cabrio concept, furthermore, this concept is intended to be shown at Worthersee where VW group cars are shown at their most extreme so there's no need to take this concept too seriously. Taking everything into account, i think its an exciting retro/futuristic concept that is good for the brand because the brand shouldn't need to take itself too seriously. Seats should be about beautiful or radical like the current Ibiza, Leon, Altea to demonstrate its appeal to its younger target audience. The conservative and dull should be left to VW because their target audience like that. People complaining about this concept should perhaps turn their attention to VW, besides, if this treatment was given to the Lambo Huracan then it would be a different story because let's face it, anything from Lambo is automatically exciting, beautiful and well received (even if it looks like a dog).
bomb 21 May 2014

3mocion wrote: People

3mocion wrote:

People complaining about this concept should perhaps turn their attention to VW

Why? I see a picture, I comment on it. You may well be sympathetic to Seat and excuse them of styling foibles, like here, so don't assume the same of everyone else like there's some ulterior motive. I don't like the look of this vehicle and I don't take it at all seriously, that's the long and the short of it.

3mocion 21 May 2014

What exactly are you talking about? Bomb

You obviously don't know about branding, target audience, design and you seem to have comments that have no basis of logic or intellect what-so-ever. It's like asking a child to comment what they think of something and them saying 'i like it' or i don't like it' (in slow motion). Your opinions are immature. I'll tell you something right now that all designers agree on, the best designs and concepts are ones that challenge people ideas and do not please everyone. There is no excuse to be made for their styling, i like it and you don't, but you have to take it as it is and considering this is a SEAT (which is known for being creative and design driven) and not a VW. Designers hate opinions and comments like yours because they give no direction or balance what so ever. You're a designer's worst nightmare for a critic. Imagine a world where designers asked you for comments about ideas and design proposals. It would be boring, innovative, unchallenged products that offered nothing new in way of experience. Luckily not everyone is like you because you can see, we are no longer in the stone age.
supermanuel 21 May 2014

3mocion: "boring, innovative,

3mocion: "boring, innovative, unchallenged products that offered nothing new in way of experience." That seems to describe SEAT under VW's ownership in the last 10 years. Don't get men wrong- I'm rooting for SEAT to thrive, I have respect for the brand, much more so than VW it seems. SEAT should stand for styling flair and sporting characteristics, it really should. They spent years developing the Cupra name and winning successive WRC titles in the 90's then the WTC in the 2000's (a real achievement and something that should have provided the foundation for SEAT's reputation as the VAG sporty brand) just to squander it all by developing a range of amorphous people carriers. Unforgivable.
bomb 21 May 2014

3mocion wrote: i like it

3mocion wrote:

i like it and you don't

And there we have it in a nutshell. See, I don't actually care whether you like it or not but you seem appalled that I - or anyone else - don't like it. Now who's immature? By the way, I have a background in industrial design so I know what I'm looking at and, were I wanting to critique the thing, you'd have got more detail. My comment about not liking the vehicle was to cut through your earlier blustering post. You're passionate about the brand, that's great. I understand the reasoning behind the Worthersee festival, it's a toe in the water, a treat for the fans, a time for designers to let loose etc. But it doesn't mean I have to like the end product, does it? Peace out.