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NEW SEAT Tarraco FR PHEV Performance hybrid set for 2020 launch

NEW SEAT Tarraco FR PHEV performance hybrid set for 2020 launch 

SEAT's Tarraco large SUV has recieved a new 242bhp plug-in hybrid powertrain and a fresh, sporty FR trim-level


Making it's world debut at this years IAA Frankfurt International Motorshow from the 12th to 22nd September.

Available from 2020 the new addition to the Tarraco line up will move with the times by launching a new plug-in hybrid powertrain and a new sports-inspored FR trim level for the Tarraco SUV.

Forming part of SEAT's electrification strategy and a model which will be joined by six all-electric and PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vechicle) SEAT & CUPRA models before 2021.

Comprising of a 148bhp turbocharged 1.4-litre four cyclinder petrol engine, a 113bhp electric motor and a 13kWh lithium-ion battery pack. 

The total systems output stands at 242bhp and 400N of torque.  Providing a 0-63mph time of 7.4 seconds with a top speed of 135mph. 

SEAT claim that the powertrain offers "more than 30 miles" of pure-electric driving range and that its CO2 emissions stand at 50g/km on the WLTP cycle. 

The new FR trim will give the Tarraco a substantial exterior makeover comprising of: 

  • Wider wheel arches
  • Larger rear spolier
  • Unique grille 
  • New full-width rear light bar
  • Unique 19" alloy wheels as standard
  • 20" Alloy wheels available as an option 

Inside the new Tarraco FR will feature: 

  • A 9.2" infotainment system
  • FR-branded sports steering wheel
  • A set of aluminium pedals
  • A pair of faux-leather-trimmed electronically adjustable sports seats
  • Trailer assist (as an option)
  • New parking heater system - which warms the SUV's engine and interior faster in cold weather (as an option) 

Production is scheduled to start in 2020 with prices and a full specification to be released after the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month. 

Keep an eye on our website for more information and register interest availablity from our D. M. Keith SEAT Grimbsy & York showrooms. 

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