2008 Seat Alhambra review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 15 April 2008 , 07:04:40 byVeronica

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Seat Alhambra

Seat carmaker developed the new Alhambra. The model is available with a 2.0-liter TDi 4-cylinders fed by pump-line-nozzle injection units engine capable of generating 140 horsepower and 310 Nm of torque. To transfer the output to the wheels the engineers have offered a 6-speed manual transmission. This actually enables the engine to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 12.2 seconds and to reach a top speed of 192 km/h. According to the carmaker the new Seat Alhambra will be available in showrooms by the end of the year and will be available with three trim lines: Reference, Stylance and Sport. In terms of technology, you should know that the Stylance versions offer the option of a multimedia technology package which allows passengers to enjoy a film on DVD or connect a digital video camera, laptop, DVD or MP3 player or even a video games console. The DVD player in the center console will be operable by remote control, and second-row passengers will also have dedicated headset connections. In terms of power trains the new Alhambra comes with petrol engine range composed of a 2.0-liter capable of generating 115 horsepower, a 1.8-liter 20VT with a 150 output and the 2.8-liter V6 model capable of producing 204 horsepower. The TDI variants produce 90, 115 and 140 horsepower. You should also know that the 2.8-liter V6 and the 1.9-liter TDI capable of developing 115 horsepower are also available in the 4-wheel drive version. To transfer this output to the wheels, the engineers have offered the Tiptronic automatic and sequential 5-speed transmission. As standard, the Reference trim level includes head airbags, fog lights, front airbags and side bags, climatronic and so on. The Stylance features dual zone climate control, 16-inch light-alloy wheels, wood trim strips, trip computer, cruise control, heated front windscreen and a lot more. Last we have the Sport trim level which features exclusive 17-inch light alloy wheels, leather steering wheel and gearshift knob, sports seats, cruise control, parking sensors and more.