Posted on: 30th Nov 2016
Not unaccustomed to hauling in the odd award, SEAT's range-topping Alhambra has added to its ever-growing trophy cabinet with its latest trophy as MPV of the Year at Professional Driver magazine's Car of the Year awards.
Facing up to stiff competition, the Barcelona-based brand’s ultra-practical and stylish people-mover, in SE Lux 2.0 TDI guise, was judged to be the best seven-seater MPV for Private Hire operators.
Mark Bursa, Editor of Professional Driver Magazine, said: “Private Hire operators still need full-size people-movers, and the Alhambra really fits the bill. Facelifted last year with new sat nav, lights and Euro 6 engines, it has always been a potent product. It’s a genuine seven-seater, with ease of access via sliding doors, not to mention low running costs.”
Commenting on the win, Steve Mirfin, Product Manager, Alhambra, SEAT UK, said: “The Alhambra was developed with comfort and practicality in mind. Few MPVs manage to offer the space, design and running costs that Private Hire operators want; the Alhambra excels in all of them, and this award is confirmation of that.”
Professional Driver magazine, the monthly publication for the UK private hire, chauffeur and taxi industry tests its awards shortlisted models rigorously. The awards are judged by readers who are invited to a one-day test event to put the cars through their paces. Vital statistics such as boot space and sat nav are then put under the microscope, followed by the final hurdle, putting in a winning show on the whole-life running cost front.
SEAT UNVEILS NEW LEON - GREATER DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND ...
Posted on: 2nd Nov 2016
SEAT is continuing its relentless product offensive with the unveiling of the New Leon, ahead of its launch in early 2017. The latest incarnation of the Barcelona-based brand's best-selling model already has a multi-award-winning recipe , blending key ingredients of comfort, technology and quality, with emotional design and driving pleasure. T...
WJ King support for The Fleet
Posted on: 28th Oct 2016
WJ King announce the renewal of its successful partnership with Ebbsfleet United FC of the Vanarama National League (South).
ATECA TESTED TO THE LIMIT
Posted on: 13th Oct 2016
A total of 50 engineers and 40 cars are ready to cover 25,000 kilometres and perform 80 tests in the desert region of southern Spain where daytime temperatures soar to 45°C in the shade. This is extreme summer testing, one of the world's most demanding performance exams for cars, a genuine boot camp that lasts three weeks. Today it's ...
THE MOST DEMANDING ATECA FOR THE MOST DEMANDING DRIVERS
Posted on: 28th Sep 2016
SEAT is set to present the Ateca X-Perience, together with a unique stand concept, bringing innovation to this year's Paris Motor Show. The Ateca X-Perience is a demonstration that SEAT can surpass any limit, with a different take on the conventional SUV. Normally, Ateca customers are urban, but this car has much more capacity to drive off-roa...
WJ King Bromley SEAT highly commended in CitNOW awards
Posted on: 5th Aug 2016
WJ King Bromley SEAT has been highly commended in the annual CitNOW awards. The result came in the workshop video category for a video made by Jordan Williams, a Service Technician at the site.
SEAT ATECA SETS OFF ON EXTENSIVE UK ROAD TRIP
Posted on: 20th Jul 2016
UK consumer interest in its new Ateca is already higher than for any other car in its history, so to boost it even further, SEAT is dispatching a fleet of its new SUV on a far-reaching tour.
SEAT ATECA MAKES WINNING DEBUT IN AUTO EXPRESS NEW CAR ...
Posted on: 7th Jul 2016
The new SEAT Ateca has opened its honours account in style, claiming the Best Crossover title on its first appearance in the Auto Express New Car Awards.
SEAT ATECA ACHIEVES EURO NCAP FIVE-STAR RATING
Posted on: 28th Jun 2016
The SEAT Ateca has received the highest score in the Euro NCAP test programme. The first SUV in the history of the Spanish brand fully demonstrated the high level of safety it offers and was given five stars. The Ateca received an excellent classification in each of the categories included in the Euro NCAP tests, with particular emphasis on adult p...
SEAT ALHAMBRA HAULS IN TOW CAR AWARD
Posted on: 23rd Jun 2016
The new SEAT Alhambra has pulled off another honour, being named Best MPV in the 2016 Tow Car Awards. It's a first title for the latest generation of the seven-seat Alhambra, introduced this spring, sustaining its impressive reputation for being the best all-round proposition on the market - a status reflected in more than a dozen independent ...
SEAT UK CONFIRMS PRICING AND SPECIFICATION FOR ATECA ...
Posted on: 1st Jun 2016
Following the huge success of its latest UK marketing initiative to tap into the British psyche and discover the perfect recipe for a compact SUV, SEAT is now able to confirm pricing and specification for its new Ateca First Edition.
SEAT LAUNCHES UK CROWD-SOURCING COMPETITION FOR NEW ATE...
Posted on: 14th Apr 2016
To coincide with the launch of Ateca, its first SUV, SEAT UK is launching a new crowd-sourcing competition, 'Decided by you', which will see the British public help refine the look and specification of a special edition of its eagerly-awaited latest model.
SEAT ANNOUNCES UK PRICING AND SPECIFICATION FOR NEW-LOO...
Posted on: 17th Mar 2016
Twenty years on from the birth of its iconic CUPRA performance arm, which all started with an Ibiza, SEAT has confirmed UK pricing and specification for the latest version of its pocket rocket. Among several key changes for the New Ibiza CUPRA are a new two-tier range, plus a raft of technical enhancements including a new engine with even more powe...
SEAT UNVEILS 'ATECA' - ITS FIRST SUV - STYLE,...
Posted on: 1st Mar 2016
Today, SEAT held the world premiere of its eagerly-awaited first SUV, Ateca, at the Geneva Motor Show. The new Ateca is a unique combination of distinctive design, dynamic driving fun, urban versatility and compelling utility. First-class connectivity, innovative assistance systems and highly efficient engines are among its technology highlights an...
SEAT LEON WINS BEST BUY COUPÉ (LESS THAN £...
Posted on: 19th Jan 2016
SEAT is kicking off 2016 in cava style, having picked up yet another highly coveted trophy at the annual What Car? Awards. At a suitably glitzy ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel tonight, SEAT's sleek three-door Leon fought off fierce competition from two rivals to land the Best Buy Coupé (less than £25,000) cate...
THE NEW SEAT IBIZA CUPRA - PURE PERFORMANCE, PURE DRIVI...
Posted on: 24th Nov 2015
The new Ibiza CUPRA shows the essence of the SEAT brand in its purest form - emotional design, outstanding performance and state-of-the-art technology, combined to create one of the most dynamic cars in the hot supermini class. With its compact format and excellent functionality, the Ibiza CUPRA is the perfect sports car for everyday use. The perfo...
SEAT reveals world's first fabric car constructed ...
Posted on: 6th Nov 2014
Full size lace replica of SEAT's Mii by MANGO city car
SEAT, the Spanish design-led car brand, today unveiled the world's first fabric car, constructed entirely of lace, with jewel trim embellishment. Celebrating the UK availability of its SEAT Mii by MANGO city car, the fashion-inspired full size replica was designed and constructed i...
SEAT celebrates its 5 millionth Ibiza
Posted on: 15th Oct 2014
Paris Motor Show was the backdrop for 30th anniversary of SEAT's most iconic model. The first ever Ibiza was unveiled in 1984 at Paris Motor Show.
SEAT's Martorell plant in Barcelona, Spain, is celebrating the production of the 5 millionth Ibiza. The Spanish Brand reached the milestone on the iconic model's 30th anniversary.
SEAT unleashes CUPRA 'Sub8 Performance Pack'
Posted on: 17th Sep 2014
SEAT launches new 'Sub8 Performance Pack' for Leon CUPRA 280 at £2,025. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres available too for £460 - £540 less than rival Renault charges for the same option. Also new and available to order on CUPRA 280: two coloured exterior packs - Black-Line and White-Line for £500, plus CUPRA bucke
SEAT confirms UK pricing and specification for new Leon...
Posted on: 9th Sep 2014
X-PERIENCE becomes latest addition to high-selling Leon line-up
To be Continued....part four!
Posted on: 4th Aug 2014
Supporting The Darts
Posted on: 4th Aug 2014
SEAT Leon takes award at Fleet World Honours
Posted on: 16th Jun 2014
SEAT Leon takes the hotly contested Best Lower Medium Car Award
SEAT Ibiza CUPSTER - for ultimate driving fun
Posted on: 31st May 2014
Radical open-top show car to celebrate SEAT Ibiza 30th anniversary.
Posted on: 13th May 2014
SEAT's Mii by MANGO available to order now priced from £10,995
SEAT celebrates 30th birthday of the Ibiza
Posted on: 8th May 2014
Iconic Ibiza turns 30 this weekend (27 April 2014)
Legendary circuits to host inaugural SEAT Leon Eurocup
Posted on: 23rd Apr 2014
The new SEAT Leon Eurocup, which is due to start 2 May, will visit some of the world's most famous venues, including Spa-Francorchamps, Monza, the Nürburgring and Silverstone.
Introducing the all-new SEAT Leon Cupra and Cupra 280
Posted on: 16th Jan 2014
Two versions of the new Leon flagship: Cupra and Cupra 280.
60yrs since SEAT's first ever car rolled off the..
Posted on: 22nd Nov 2013
60 years since SEAT's first ever car rolled off the production line.