The Seat Toledo Concept that we’ll see during the Geneva Motor Show is the predecessor for the Seat Toledo that will go upon sale after this year in Spain – as the result the outline as the “close-to-production study.” The “study” partial is how Seat has integrated the IBE, IBX as good as IBL concepts in to the prolongation sedan, as good as how it skeleton to have that automobile “exceptionally great worth for money.”
This will be the fourth era of the Seat, which, in the 20-year lifespan, has been both the trunked automobile as good as the five-door hatchback. This “concept” splits the difference: it looks similar to the three-box sedan though it’s essentially the five-door hatchback. The liftgate during the behind helps it grasp the 500-liter bucket capacity.
As the Spanish brand’s chronicle of the Skoda MissionL concept, it will come in the operation underneath the Ibiza as good as upon tip of the Leon as good as be built upon the AO-plus height from primogenitor association Volkswagen. Prices have been rumored to proceed during €13,000 to €14,000. Follow the burst for the press recover with some-more details.
- The Toledo is behind – lapse to the successful segment
- Sophisticated pattern with sporty dynamics
- State-of-the-art technology, tall peculiarity as standard
(02/03/12) — At the Geneva Salon, SEAT is presenting the successive proviso of the product descent in the form of the close-to-production study. The Toledo Concept combines the proportions of the classical tavern automobile with the sporty, roughly coupé-like design.
The successive era of the SEAT Toledo is an well-developed multiple of emotion, superb pattern peculiarity as good as receptive usability, as is rught away clever from the Geneva study. Its pattern denunciation is the serve expansion of the right away evil SEAT pattern – with the absolute as good as plain stance, transparent as good as precisely-executed surfaces as good as lines, as good as with the ultimate headlamp form that is the signature underline of SEAT’s ultimate pattern DNA.
But the distinguished pattern does not concede convenience. Although presenting the saloon-like silhouette, the Toledo Concept in actuality offers the expanse as good as usability of the five-door hatchback, inside of compress dimensions. The Geneva investigate delivers the really graphic perspective of the destiny – the series-production chronicle upon that it is formed will proceed to strech dealers in Spain after 012.
At prior European motorshows, SEAT has presented the ultimate impression denunciation with the rarely acclaimed IBE, IBX as good as IBL judgment cars. The Toledo Concept during the 2012 Geneva Salon illustrates that pattern language’s ongoing tour to the series-production vehicle. Not usually will the ultimate Toledo be unusually attractive, though it will additionally be unusually great worth for money.
Measuring 4.48 metres in length, the ultimate Toledo will suggest the easily proportioned interior for 5 people, the luggage cell of some-more than 500 litres as good as the preference of the vast behind induce as good as folding behind bench. Thus, the destiny Toledo manages to determine ideally the assumingly exclusive – mixing an roughly coupé-like form with the allied functionality of an estate car.
James Muir, President of SEAT, S.A. said: ‘The SEAT Toledo Concept illustrates the thought of the undiluted mid-range car. It is an glorious multiple of romantic design, top-level usability as good as energetic pushing characteristics.
‘The successive prolongation model, the ultimate Toledo, will write the total ultimate success story with the transparent SEAT identity, the glorious peculiarity customary as good as well-developed value-for-money.
‘Following the Mii family as good as the ultimate Ibiza, the ultimate Toledo outlines the successive call in the indication descent as good as expansion strategy.’
The Concept – fun pushing as good as usability in the compress format
At the length of 4.48 metres, the stirring SEAT Toledo is compress sufficient for city driving. With the atmospheric interior as good as inexhaustible luggage capacity, it is though good versed for prolonged journeys as good as family transport. The wheelbase of 2.60 metres delivers copiousness of room for motorist as good as up to 4 passengers.
The luggage cell is unusually well-proportioned, with considerable volume as good as glorious usability. Although maybe not clever during initial glance, the ultimate Toledo possesses the vast behind induce for best loading. Finally, the folding behind seats promote the prolonged bucket length as good as give the Toledo the functionality that is roughly upon standard with that of an estate car. With the behind chair backs folded brazen it boasts the limit bucket genius of some-more than the little ‘regular’ estate cars.
Dr Matthias Rabe, SEAT Vice President for Research as good as Development, said: ‘With the Toledo Concept, you have been charity the really transparent perspective of the successive era of the mid-range car. The ultimate Toledo will be the loyal SEAT – undiluted for the final of bland life, with the tip levels of peculiarity as good as reliability.
‘State-of-the-art technologies in conditions of engines as good as framework will broach fun pushing total with superb potency as good as reserve – reflecting the core values of the brand. The Toledo will be versed with the really ultimate record from the Volkswagen Group.’
The Design – the clever sporting character
SEAT Design is receiving the evil pattern denunciation to the successive turn with the Toledo Concept – as good as adding an additional apportionment of lack of simplicity in to the mix. From the really initial glimpse, the close-to-production investigate cuts the excellent figure with the spread out proportions, purify surfaces as good as sculpted edges. Neither the single line as well many nor as well couple of – the Toledo’s pattern is complicated as good as forward-looking, nonetheless in no approach superficial.
Powerful dynamics as good as the grown up composurecharacterise the front finish of the Toledo Concept.
The SEAT grille with the honeycomb filigree retains the standard trapezoidal form, though with the really far-reaching as good as low look. The same relates to the vast air estuary underneath the bumper. The pentagonal form of the likewise extended front headlamps is the single of the pass characteristics of the ultimate SEAT indication generation.
Equally evil is the worldly pattern of the light units, with the chromed ‘wing’ in between the categorical headlamp as good as daytime using light. The extended behind lights additionally underscore the grown up styling of the ultimate SEAT saloon, whilst the complete behind finish conveys the sense of peculiarity as good as reduction with the few, simply drawn lines.
The side form of the Toledo has the frozen as good as energetic look. A purify corner runs from the headlamps opposite the shoulders to the behind lights as good as the area around the sills has the simple, sculptural feel. The many critical element, however, is the roofline. It carves an superb arc all the approach to the absolute extent of the C-pillar, that emerges seamlessly from the behind side panel. The really prosaic point of view of the behind window underscores the coupé look. But, nevertheless, the designers as good as engineers paid tighten courtesy to achieving the tall grade of functionality. The vast doorway cut-outs in the rear, too, palliate entrance as good as exit.
The interior of the Toledo Concept reflects the modern, transparent lines of the exterior. The light, ample cabin boasts the cockpit conveying the feeling of ergonomic clarity, with the tip of the dashboard ostensible to boyant facilely upon tip of the air vents as good as trim elements.
The instrument dials have been only as purify in their pattern as the centre console housing the audio as good as meridian controls. The light caricature of the interior, the worldly stitching of the tanned hide seats as good as the tanned hide cladding upon the cockpit as good as doors emphasize the fine, reward impression of the Toledo Concept.
Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos, Head of SEAT Design, said: ‘The Toledo Concept has the absolute character, is worldly as good as undying – the loyal personality. These qualities have been common with the owners of prior generations of Toledo.
‘The Toledo is the singular multiple of sculptural pattern that encompasses classical complicated lines with pointed sporting overtones as good as superb bland usability.’