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Sporty car set for winter 2011 launch

A Seat Leon coupe could go on sale as soon as winter 2011, Autocar has learned.

The car is designed to build the brand’s sporting credentials, and Seat hopes it wil provide a Scirocco style boost to its brand.

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“A design proposal already exists for this car,” said Seat sales and marketing boss Jan Lafrentz.

“We see Leon and Ibiza as the two main pillars of our product line-up, and it makes sense for us to expand them as much as possible. A C-segment coupe is much more easy to package than a B-segment coupe, and would be more profitable for us.

“The Scirocco has done great things for Volkswagen, and I believe this car could do even greater things for us."

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philcmass 17 October 2009

Re: Seat Leon coupe plan revealed

The Leon Mk3 coupe is expected to be based on the Golf Mk7 platform.
(The Scirocco is currently using the Golf Mk5-6/Leon Mk2 platform.)

Dr.Car 17 October 2009

Re: Seat Leon coupe plan revealed

Couldn't they just use the Scirocco's platform?

Peter Cavellini 16 October 2009

Re: Seat Leon coupe plan revealed

Can't do any harm,can it?use the mk7 Golf chassis, give it say 280bhp,make it for say two grand less than a Golf/Scirocco and watch them fly out the dealers, oh, and some bright colors too,funky!!