Seat unveiled its 20V20 concept in Geneva, suggesting what their future designs will look like. In terms of size, the Vison 20:20, as the longer name of the concept is, is much larger than the Audi Q5, but the long bonnet and trunk draw completely different moves from conventional crossover vehicles, such as the BMW X5. The shape is very reminiscent of Leon, and the interior is very modern and consists of various materials. However, the Spanish division of Volkswagen did not want to trust what kind of engine is hidden in the presented model. The "doors", however, leave open to a variety of options, ranging from petrol, diesel and even hybrid drives.
The World Touring Car Championship awaits a major change in technical rules in the coming season, which is why the German carmaker is already considering exiting this championship. BMW last raced with the factory team in the WTCC in 2010, after which it has competed with the non-factory Roal Motorsport, Wiechers-Sport and Team Engstler to this day. BMW's sporting director Jens Marquardt believes that their current 1,6-liter turbo engines can no longer be upgraded, and due to incomplete rules, he adds: "I simply can't imagine a powertrain that would meet the new rules, which after all, they are not quite complete yet. There is talk of 400 horsepower, and that is impossible for us. Our TC engine is developed on the basis of a 1,6-liter block, as it is not
Next week, the GTI meeting will take place in Austria, where Seat will show the 330-horsepower model of the new race car for the Leon Cup. The race car will also be on display at the next racing weekend of the World Touring Car Championship in the Salzburgring. Anyway, we haven't seen the car for once, but the first pictures of the concept have come to light, which indicates what the cars should be like in the mentioned championship. Let us mention that the tests are announced for the coming months, and for once, the fate of participation in the WTCC is still unknown, where Seat no longer cooperates with the factory teams. Nevertheless, Seat is very active in other touring championships (European, British and Scandinavian), and they also actively participated in the preparation of new rules for the WTCC, but Jaime Puig is the head of the Seat sports department.
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