Seat has been showing sign off life after years of dormancy and a new report is indicating the company is considering a high-performance Leon Cupra R.

Seat has been showing sign off life after years of dormancy and a new report is indicating the company is considering a high-performance Leon Cupra R.

Based on the upcoming Leon Cupra, the model is expected to feature a "subtle" body kit, a sport-tuned suspension and a four-tailpipe exhaust system. The car could also have a revised interior with sport seats and special trim.

Power will reportedly be provided by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 300 bhp (224 kW). It would be connected to a dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel drive system. This could enable the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in approximately five seconds and hit a top speed in excess of 250 km/h (155 mph).

The Cupra R could also be equipped with launch control and a special Cupra mode that promises to deliver a sportier driving experience.

The model is currently being evaluated and sources suggest the company is considering both three- and five-door variants.

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Seat Leon Cupra R under consideration - report