Formentor is not to say, only the North-Eastern tip of the Spanish island of Mallorca, but also of the new, decidedly sporty and positioned compact class SUV Seat Sub-Brand Cupra. The Formentor is also the first specifically for the higher-positioned brand developed the vehicle. And of course, one can ask whether the Formentor could not wear just a Seat Logo, and just as good would sell?
However, the Seat-responsible to trust a new brand that is originated from the name of the former Seat sport models, more Image and, in particular, the plausible enforcement of higher selling prices and therefore a corresponding profit contributions.
When it comes to Design has made the Team as a creative head Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos, once more, an excellent Job. Similar to Mallorca’s northeast tip of the eponymous SUV Formentor, with its muscular forms and sporty proportions one of the most beautiful of its kind. Also like the inside white of the 4,45 meters long Crossover. So there is animated instrument, a user-friendly touch screen and well-contoured sports seats. Thanks to the wheelbase of 2.68 meters, it load also provides back comfortable a lot of space as well as 450 liters of volume space.
Components from the VW-shelf
But the Cupra Formentor want to Shine not only visually. The technology for drive, comfort and safety is well known and dates back to the bulging of the Volkswagen group shelf. In the motors there are in comparison to the Seat models, but considerably more Power. “The Cupra Formentor has the potential to strengthen the Position of the mark Cupra in the market,” hopes Cupra-CEO Wayne Griffith. “With its fascinating Design and powerful engines, this model is a big step forward for Cupra, because it underlines the potential of the brand.”
245 up to 310 HP of power
The Cupra Formentor comes as a Plug-in Hybrid, PHEV, provides accumulated with its two engines of 245 horsepower and thanks to its 13 kWh battery is around 50 km in all-electric creates. However, the Formentor PHEV is driven, as the VW Tiguan PHEV, only on the front axle. The Formentor Top model is a variant with a turbocharged two-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder and 310 HP. For this model, is it? it’s also standard 4×4, as well as a seven-stage dual clutch transmission.
The prices of the first independent Cupra model should start at around 40’000 Swiss francs, the first deliveries will take place in November 2020.