All Seat articles – Page 3

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    Luc Donckerwolke appointed as SEAT Design Director


    Aug 8, 2005 – Belgian designer Luc Donckerwolke will be appointed as SEAT Design Director, starting next month. Donckerwolke moves within the Audi Brand Group to replace Walter De’Silva who retains his position as the group’s Director of Design. In his new position, Donckerwolke will also take over the Spanish company’s Design Centre, currently run by Steve Lewis who will assume new responsibilies

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    Mercedes-Benz to present six-seater Vision GST concept at 2002 Detroit Auto Show


    Dec 28, 2001 - At the North American International Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz will be presenting the Vision GST design study.

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    Sporting SEAT Tango roadster to debut at Frankfurt Motor Show


    August 23, 2001 – With this two-seater, to be unveiled at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, Walter deSilva's design team at the SEAT Technical Centre has evoked the spirit of sporty 50s and 60s convertibles through the use of pure, no compromise, design.

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    SEAT Altea XL


    Two years after the Seat Altea hatchback was launched comes the extended XL version, which effectively becomes a mini-MPV thanks to a 187mm increase in length. This of course benefits the interior most, the trunk growing from 409 liters to 635 with the rear bench pushed forward - though is ...

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    Citroen C4 Picasso five-seat


    This is the new five-seat version of the C4 Picasso following the seven-seat model shown at the Paris Motor Show, which will now to be known as the Grand C4 Picasso. Naturally enough then, the two cars will compete with the standard and Grand Renault Scenics, the new Citroen C4 ...

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    New B-segment model from SEAT


    New sketches of a forthcoming B-segment competitor from SEAT have been revealed. The new car will replace the dated and slow-selling Toledo model and be built alongside the Ibiza, Leon and Altea at the automaker's plant in Martorell, Spain.

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    SEAT Tribu concept


    SEAT is joining in on the compact crossover party, revealing the Tribu three door crossover concept. Read our opinions of the car in our Frankfurt Motor Show Highlights section.

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    Seat Ibiza


    Seat has just unveiled the most important new model in the Spanish carmaker's recent history: the all-new Ibiza five-door supermini. The newcomer marks the start of a major product offensive from the ambitious Spanish brand which will also see the debut of further Ibiza variants, as well as new sedan ...

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    Seat IBE concept (w/ Gallery)


    In a surprise debut, Seat unveiled the IBE concept at the recent Geneva motor show. Short, low and wide, the concept is claimed to be a compact vehicle optimized for youthful living in urban areas. Measuring 3780mm long, 1800mm wide and with an overall height of just 1220mm, the IBE ...

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    Seat IBL concept


    Seat has unveiled its new IBL saloon and sports coupe crossover concept car, announcing that it is the next evolution of its design DNA.

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    Seat Mii


    The Seat Mii is still another variation of Volkswagen Up city car. Following on from Skoda's unveiling of the Citigo last week, the Mii follows the same basic principles: Take one Up and add appropriate corporate face. As a result, the Mii retains the same diminutive overall length of just ...

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    Seat Toledo concept [w/gallery]


    The Seat Toledo returns to the market as a compact (4,480mm) sedan that sits between the B-segment Ibiza and larger Leon hatchback.

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    Seat Leon [w/Gallery]


    This is the all-new, third-generation Seat Leon C-segment hatchback.

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    Design Review: Seat Altea


    Other neat touches on the Altea include the hidden clap-hands wipers and a second, hollow parcel tray in the trunk. The interior also keeps the spirit of the original, with a high but sporty seating position and centre console shape that apes the grille outline in a similar fashion to ...

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    Design Review: Seat Altea


    The new SEAT Altea acts as a classic case study in how a new production model can be successfully developed from a concept series, to give it an extra 'edge' in the public's perception. The final production car, premiered at Geneva, looks unchanged from the Altea Prototipo concept shown at ...

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    Seat opens new Global Design Center


    Seat has opened its new Global Design Center, located within the Technical Center close to its manufacturing operations in Martorell, near Barcelona. A week of opening celebrations culminated with an event on Nov 8 for designers from the fields of architecture, fashion, industry, advertising, communication, art and photography, as well ...

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    BASF launches car seat design competition


    BASF has launched 'Sit down. Move.', the first global car seat design competition.

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    Concept Car of the Week: Seat Tango (2001)


    At the dawn of the millennium, there was no better ways for Seat to communicate its new philosophy "Auto Emocion" than in the shape of a pretty little spider. This new slogan, which suggests fun and excitement with a dash of explosive Latin character, would define the essence of what ...

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    Design Development: Seat IBE concept


    Right from the word ‘go', the IBE interior was envisaged as a simple, driver-focused environment. "You don't need a lot of info to drive in the city," as Donckerwolke says, "It's a purist driving experience."

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    Design Development: Seat IBE concept


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