Cupra Born V3 58kWh

Report Three Continuing as the Cupra’s custodian is giving me a little insight as to what it must be like being a minor celebrity. The Glaswegian giant I mentioned last time out who wanted to chat about the ‘wee Tesla’ was merely the start; complete strangers regularly stop me in car parks to ask about […]

Cupra Formentor V2 e-Hybrid 204

There’s a lot to like about the Formentor, from the luxurious cabin and sharp exterior design that’s unique to Cupra – there’s no SEAT equivalent – to the build quality and the driving experience. The latter is something that is very different from what I’m used to when I run long-termers, because for more than […]

Cupra Formentor V2 e-Hybrid 204

Although a plug-in hybrid isn’t the best powertrain for me, I was keen to run the Formentor to see if my preconceptions were valid. After more than 5,000 miles in three months (which means I’m half-way through the loan), everything that I expected has come to pass. I’ve found that the UK’s charging network is […]

Cupra Formentor V2 e-Hybrid 204

First Report It might just be the end of an era for me, because I may well have run my last diesel-powered long-termer. For me that’s a rather depressing thought, as I’m convinced that diesel engines are still the most suitable form of motive power for me, along with huge numbers of other high-mileage drivers […]

Cupra Leon First Edition e-Hybrid 245

The Cupra name has long been recognised as the sportiest models in the SEAT range, and in February 2018 the Cupra name was established as a separate, standalone brand. With an edgy, transformer-like logo and copper as its corporate colours, its designed to stand out in the marketplace. Here we test the most eco-friendly of […]

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