Cupra Formentor 2019 – hybrid coupe-crossover Cupra Formentor
The new hybrid crossover Formentor Cupra is officially presented on February 22, 2019, but so far as a concept. The Formentor Premier Cupra concept, dedicated to the birthday of the Cupra brand, is celebrating its first year of life, regardless of the Seat brand. The public global presentation of the new Formentor hybrid coupe-crossover will take place at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019. In our overview of the Cupra Formentor 2019 concept – news, photos, price, equipment and technical specifications Forerunner of the Formentor Cupra serial SUV with a stylish and individual appearance, as well as a hybrid power plant.
Despite the fact that the new Cupra is a brand, the compact Formentor crossover is announced as a concept car, judging by the bodywork and interior, it looks ready for mass production, and will be on the assembly line before the end of this year. The creators of the new one have not yet disclosed the exact price of Cupra Formentor, but according to preliminary information, the cost of a hybrid cross-coupe will be more than 30,000 euros.
The new crossover Formentor has received a geographical name and is named after Cape Formentor, which is the northernmost point of the island of Mallorca. The new hybrid coupe-crossover is the true firstborn of the Cupra brand (the seat models Leon Cupra and Cupra ATEKe do not count because, in fact, it is an improved version of the Leon seat and ATEKE seat).
Cupra representatives say that Formentor is a crossover created from scratch, but … the creators are cunning, and nothing more. It is clear that the new one has appeared out of nowhere and relies on the modern car of Volkswagen AG. And although outwardly the Cupra Formentor crossover significantly influences the coupe-like Skoda Kodiaq GT SUV for the Chinese market, the interior is very similar to the Tarraco seat saloon.
However, the exterior design of the body of the new Formentor Cupra hybrid crossover is so bright, aggressive and temperamental that it is a delight from the appearance of the car. Powerful pillar with a compact hexagonal grille, LED headlights and a massive bumper. The sides of the body are decorated with pronounced fins and punch spikes. Huge circular wheel arches, lines of a domed roof with a rollicking C-pillar, a miniature tailgate spoiler with large dimensions, elegant LED garlands of general lighting, a massive bumper with a diffuser and a pair of double-barreled exhaust pipes.
We were very much puzzled, but could not understand that the car resembled a Cupra Formentor… strange, but an Infiniti QX30.
The interior of the concept Formentor Cupra looks consistent and is likely to move into commercial vehicle ownership. Salon sporty virtual dashboard, sports multifunction steering wheel, large 10-inch widescreen color display multimedia system, sports seats with pronounced lateral support for the driver and front passenger.
Specifications Cupra Concepts Formentor 2019.
It’s a pity, but at least information about the hybrid crossover technology We only know that the Formentor Cupra is equipped with a hybrid power plant with a capacity of 245 horsepower from a battery that can be charged from an outlet. The capacity of the traction battery, according to preliminary information, when driving in a purely electric mode is enough for 50 km. robotic gearbox DSG with two clutch discs, all-wheel drive, suspension with adaptive dampers.
It only remains to add that sales of the Cupra brand at the end of last year 2018 increased by 40% and amounted to 14,440 copies. The most popular market for Seat Leon Cupra and Cupra Atek is German, which accounts for 10% of the brand’s sales. The Cupra brand plans to increase sales of its cars to 30-35 thousand per year in the next 3-5 years.