26 Jun: CUPRA Ateca

… CUPRA Ateca … SEAT’s Cupra Ateca is nuts. Just thought I would get that out of the way first. Why? How else would you describe a mid size SUV with 296 bhp? Nothing wrong with that really, but the trouble is, it’s awfy quiet, very smooth and is relatively […] Read more »

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16 Apr: SEAT Arona 1.0 TSI SE

… SEAT Arona SE … What is a small SUV, you might ask? Take the new SEAT Arona for instance, it looks more like the offspring of shortsighted night out between a hatchback and a proper mid-sized SUV. What you get is something that fits comfortably inside the footprint of […] Read more »

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09 Nov: SEAT Ibiza SE

… SEAT Ibiza 1 Litre SE … My enjoyment of SEAT’s 1 litre Ibiza was marred by an act of automotive vandalism committed by an unknown perpetrator. On the way home from Wales Rally GB I stopped at Tebay northbound on the M6 for a wee rest break. OK, truth […] Read more »

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04 Feb: SEAT Ateca

… SEAT Ateca … Everybody’s at it these days. If a motor manufacturer doesn’t have an SUV or two, or three, or even a whole model range of the rascals in its line-up these days, then it can’t be classified as a major motor manufacturer. The public appetite is insatiable, […] Read more »

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23 Oct: SEAT Leon SC

SEAT Leon SC 1.6 TDI Once upon a time, SEAT and Skoda were the ugly sisters of the Cinderellawagon family. No longer. Both have blossomed. And don’t get the idea it was just a makeover with Botox and spray tan. Nope, the engineering is sound, the styling exciting and the […] Read more »

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