Besides crossover, which is threatening to build Seat platform Leon hatchback in two years, can join the two models, a little more and a little. Currently, the company’s management thinks the feasibility of a full drive.
In Seat conceived a crossover expansion
Final decision on the issue of a large crossover flagship is still pending. As the head of Jurgen Stakmann publication Autocar, the project presents no technical difficulty, but may be approved, provided that potential buyers have shown interest in this model.
Looks much more real idea of building a compact model that could compete with the Opel Mokka, Renault Captur and Ford EcoSport. This crossover is likely to receive Ibiza hatchback platform and, according to some projections, may be on the market in 2017, a year after the release of the crossover, the firstborn.
“A small crossover show where to move our company. It is one of the goals of the brand Seat, and will combine the traditional values - the emotional and functionality,” – said the head of the company.
At the same time, Jurgen Stakmann said that this model will not get AWD. It is, according to him, only adds structural complexity, and buyers do not want to pay up to 2000 euros for a drive on both axes.
It is worth noting that colleagues Seat of company Mazda, announced the premiere of its compact crossover CX-3 also deprived him of all wheel drive.