Turbodiesel SEAT Ibiza FR is debuting in the United Kingdom

Posted on Wednesday, 20 January 2010 , 18:01:11 byEmil

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Turbodiesel SEAT Ibiza FR is debuting in the United Kingdom

SEAT achieved an unique market share record of 1.5 % in the United Kingdom past year. Now, is debuted new cars for the market in Britain. Their first new model is for the Ibiza range, so here it comes Ibiza FR TDI, unit having price tags beginning at £16,465 RRP.

Both variants will have climate control, ESP having the all-new XDS electronic SEAT ‘virtual’ differential limited slip plus FR detailing exclusively inside-out as basic. These new vehicles are available already for ordering, but the deliveries will start in March.

The unit comes with a turbocharged diesel 143 PS engine, enough for boosting it from 0 to 62 mph in only 8.2 seconds (the 5dr variant has 8.3 seconds) plus on to 130 mph top speed (5dr 129 mph). This FR TDI model produces 62.7 mpg on the official mixed cycle of the EU, while returning 119 g/km CO2.

Andy McGregor - Ibiza Product Manager of SEAT UK stated for the press that Ibiza FR TDI's arrival signals the desire of making SEAT a leader on this department of supermini.

He said the incredible success of this TDI Leon FR – the best-selling car on the whole Leon area – proves the firm understand the daily needs of the hot hatch fans. It offers performance and economy so, these brand new Ibiza FR TDI units are top of the class, powering us all.