New 'revolution' on four wheels in Barcelona, from where Seat presented the new Ibiza and Arona.
They change in design, are updated in terms of technology and maintain the 'young' spirit of the Barcelona house.
A reinterpretation of the external look is what concerns Ibiza, the flagship model of the Spanish house since its debut in 1984. After 37 years, five generations and almost 6 million units sold, the restyling of the fifth generation aims to renew its success.
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Seat Ibiza and Arona, change the shape and also the substance
"Ibiza is an icon in the automotive industry and one of the main pillars of the brand - stated Wayne Griffiths, President of Seat and Cupra - and the stylistic innovations applied to the exterior as well as the updates to the interiors of this fifth generation, together with new levels of connectivity and security, they confirm that it is ready to continue the success story. "
Attitude that relies on a perfected stylistic language, superior connection technology and the use of new materials.
Under the hood, the new Ibiza will offer six different engines ranging from 80 to 150 hp, fueled by petrol and methane, combined with a manual gearbox or dual-clutch DSG.
The exterior design integrates full LED technology as standard to offer better visibility with lower energy consumption.
The design of the alloy wheels is new and the name of the model in handwriting and the new Seat logo stand out at the rear.
Inside, almost everything changes.
The dashboard has been renewed, now soft to the touch, with a larger suspended central display infotainment system, now positioned higher to improve ergonomics.
New steering wheel, multifunction and covered in Nappa leather and new lighting technology is also inserted around the air intakes, also redesigned.
The new Ibiza is also fully connected, with the Wireless Full Link system, i.e. without cables, in addition to the Seat Connect system which improves connectivity outside the car.
For the new Seat Arona, the first sign of change comes from the revised exterior design and with a particular off-road 'feeling' that makes it robust to the eye.
The interior of the urban SUV has also undergone an important transformation, in particular for the levels of connectivity and for the new driver assistance systems that have been integrated.
Arona is confirmed as one of the pillars of the range, after being the second best-selling Seat model last year - commented Wayne Griffiths, President of Seat and Cupra - and the updated version adds new features to the already known features of the car, improving its 'offer, which becomes even more complete, and at the same time renewing the car's design. "The new Arona has a more decisive look in general thanks to the new front end. The new foglamps are set in the new bumpers in a raised and centralized position and new are also spoilers and rear diffusers. Also revised the alloy wheels and the italic lettering of the model name which is the signature on the new stylistic course of Arona. The introduction of new driver assistance systems such as the Travel Assist which provides semi-automatic driving in all speed ranges, Lane Assist, Side Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition and High Beam Assist
(high beam assistant).
Last but not least, the Park Assist, which allows automatic parking of the car without any effort.