THE Seat has not yet said its last word in the motoring world. In accordance with Autocarthe Spanish brand has one in the works new, cheap electric modelwhich will be the “little brother” of the upcoming one Volkswagen ID.1.
A few months ago, Mr Thomas Schafer, chairman of the Board of Directors her Seathad revealed to the British media that “the future of Seat is the Cupra,” implying that the Seat will focus on mobility solutionswhile Cupra will take the part of cars. More specifically, he had mentioned that the models that are currently in the company’s catalogs will continue to be produced until the end of their life cyclebefore the car industry moves into its “new role”.
Now, o Marcus Gossenpresident of Seat and Cupra UKconfirmed that the Seat prepares one new modelwhich will arrive within next five years. “We are working hard to have the right base for the Volkswagen Group range, and this will happen through Seat SA in Spain,” he said.
So it wouldn’t be out of the question to see one version of the ID.1 with Seat badgesand indeed at an even lower price than what will be offered by Volkswagenthat is less than 20,000 euros. This will give customers another affordable solutionwhile at the same time, it will maintain the Seat within the “game”.
As the ID.1 is its replacement Up! for the Volkswagenas well as its corresponding model Seat will fill the void left by Mii withdrawalwhich was the smallest and most economical product in its range.
Besides that, Mr The kid stated that the Seat to extends the life cycle of its existing models, making subtle upgrades where necessary so that they can continue their commercial course successfully.