Cupra Formentor won twice in the “Sportscars of the Year 2022” poll by the professional magazine “Auto Bild”. In the “SUV (series)” category, readers voted for the order and the overall winner. Cupra Formentor had already won first place in the polls last year.
Once a year, “Auto Bild” puts the cars tested by the editors for selection. This year, readers were able to vote for 116 sports models in ten categories. The Cupra Formentor had to defend itself against 24 other SUVs in the largest segment. Despite the fierce and abundant competition, the crossover SUV celebrated two victories in the category.
The Cupra Formentor had already won the title of the best imported SUV last year. “The new success shows us that the passion for Cupra Formentor has not yet broken. It is the first independent model of the brand. We have poured all our soul, all our passion for the brand into its development,” says Bernhard Bauer emphasized. CEO of Seat Deutschland GmbH.
The crossover SUV, which will be available for the first time in autumn 2020, was delivered 97,600 times worldwide, accounting for 63.8 percent of all Cupra products.
The model is available with a range of combustion engines and hybrid e-drives.
The Cupra Formentor VZ5, which is limited to 7,000 units, is particularly sporty. Thanks to the built-in five-cylinder engine, the special model received an increase in output to 287 kW (390 hp). This enables the SUV to jump from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. A performance that earned the Cupra Formentor the title of “Sportscars of the Year”.
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