Wednesday, December 15, 2010
JE Design's 330-Horsepower Take on the SEAT Leon Cupra R
Never content with any of the VW Group's offerings, German tuner JE Design has now trotted out a new performance package for the Seat Leon Cupra R.
The stock model rolls out of the Spanish firm's factory with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-pot producing 265HP and 350Nm of torque. Thanks to performance kit that includes a recalibrated ECU, a sport air filer and a new exhaust system, the tuner increases those numbers to 330HP and 420Nm.
The result is a 0-100km/h (62mph) sprint time of 5.8 seconds and a top speed of 268km/h or 167mph.
Other performance features include a KW adjustable coil-over suspension and lowering springs to improve handling and drop the ride height by up to 40mm, while the new stance is accented by colorful 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in beefy 235/35 performance tires.
The German tuner also upgrades the Leon Cupra R's exterior with a two-tone bodykit that includes a large rear wing and special graphics that match the color of the wheels.
The same two-tone color theme can also be applied inside on the leather seats and dashboard trim.