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What kind of car is the SEAT Ibiza?

What kind of car is the SEAT Ibiza?

The SEAT Ibiza Mk3 has also been used for several purposes, as a police car or as a rally car. The Ibiza Mk3 pre-facelift model was available with the Award, S, SX, Stylance, Reference, Signo, Stella, Sport, FR and Cupra trim levels. The facelifted third generation Ibiza was made from 2006 to 2008.

Who is the designer of the SEAT Ibiza?

Built on the same PQ24 platform as the Volkswagen Polo Mk4 (Typ 9N), it is styled by the Italian designer Walter de Silva, intended to have a sporty, performance image. The model line up includes two hot hatch variants, the Ibiza FR and Cupra, which compensate for the lack of Polo hot hatch variants (the Polo GTI wasn’t launched until 2006).

How did Porsche get the rights to the SEAT Ibiza engine?

Despite Porsche’s direct involvement in the Ibiza’s engines, it was only after paying a royalty of 7 German marks per car sold back to Porsche that SEAT gained the right to put the ‘ System Porsche ‘ inscription on the engine blocks.

How many generations of the SEAT Ibiza are there?

The Ibiza spans five generations, among which it has debuted twice (in its second and in its fourth generations) a new platform of the Volkswagen Group. All of them were the top seller model in SEAT’s range.

Now in its fifth generation, the Ibiza is the Catalan brand’s small car offering, sitting below the Seat Leon hatchback and the higher-riding Arona and Ateca SUVs. However, with five doors, plenty of space inside and grown-up driving manners, the Ibiza offers plenty of big car perks for a surprisingly affordable price.

What was the production rate of the SEAT Ibiza?

At the time, the Ibiza was being produced at a rate of 1100 cars per day, and the cumulative production had reached a half million. A more thorough restyling was launched in 1991 under the name New style, although by now an all-new Ibiza was being developed.

What are the trim levels of SEAT Ibiza 6K?

In the interior, the pre-facelift Ibiza 6K shared the same dashboard with many other models from SEAT and Volkswagen, such as the SEAT Córdoba Mk1, the Volkswagen Polo Classic, the SEAT Inca, the Volkswagen Polo Mk3 etc. Before facelift, the trim levels were i, CL, CLX, GLX, Pasion, S and GTI.

When was the 25th anniversary of the SEAT Ibiza?

A special version of the Ibiza Mk4, called “25th anniversary”, was presented at the Barcelona Motor Show in 2009, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of SEAT’s best seller Ibiza.