View Thread: SEAT Ibiza TDi wins Diesel Car performance award


kak
Diesel Car, the UKs leading magazine for diesel car enthusiasts, has awarded the SEAT Ibiza TDi 130 Sport the performance diesel car of the year 2003 award. The Ibiza beat off fierce competition to take the award, fulfilling all the requirements of a performance diesel. Diesel Car praised the Ibiza for its sporting good looks, responsive engine, firm suspension, and an outstanding combined fuel consumption figure of 55.4 mpg and low CO2 emissions of 138 g/km coupled with an exceptional group 7 insurance rating. The Ibiza, the most powerful diesel hatch in its class delivers an impressive 229 lb.ft of torque at 1900 rpm and can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 9.4 seconds, then on through its six speed manual gearbox to a top speed of 129 mph.

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Sub Urban
Not too shabby! I kind of looks like the Mazda 3, a bit, does it not?

kak
Mazda 3? Are you crazy or something? :D

eric rxb
Maybe the lights, but that's about it

kak
The backlights on the Ibiza is really nice :)

Mr.Dave
COOL CAR! Too bad the states will probably never see it :(

911GT2
9.2 seconds really isn't that fast eh?

Sub Urban
Originally posted by kak
Mazda 3? Are you crazy or something? :D


Maybe.:cheers:

kak
Originally posted by 911GT2
9.2 seconds really isn't that fast eh?

It's not a "sports car" either :D

kak
I've tested the Seat Ibiza with 1.4 100 hp, 1.9 TDI 100 hp and 1.9 TDI 130 hp.. and it's a really fun car to drive. Especially the last one with 130 hp and 310 nm!

Pictures of the cars here:

http://news.kak.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=news&file=article&sid=373

Dreamn
9.2 0-62 is pretty decent, especially with 55.4 mpg

kak
Yepp, and what do you think about the LOOK of the car I attached?

Cordoba
The new Ibiza should do alot better in Australia than the previous model. Love the new look!!

kak
Originally posted by Cordoba
The new Ibiza should do alot better in Australia than the previous model. Love the new look!!

Ref. your nick: Do you have a Seat Cordoba?

Cordoba
Damn!! You got me!!

kak
Do you have pictures of your car?

Cordoba
I have one, but it's nothing fancy!! It's just you're basic 5 speed, 1.6 litre, 1999 Cordoba SXE, in my favourite colour, silver!!

kak
What about uploading it here in this thread?

Cordoba
This is it!!

eric rxb
It just says drawing failed

Cordoba
Sorry dude!! I'll have to try again!!

kak
Try to convert the image to jpeg/jpg and upload it again!

Carlos Carrera
Originally posted by Cordoba
I have one, but it's nothing fancy!! It's just you're basic 5 speed, 1.6 litre, 1999 Cordoba SXE, in my favourite colour, silver!!

this have 100hp am i correct? :eek:

Cordoba
It's a 1.6 litre, 74 kw

Cordoba
Hey kak!! Do you know if SEAT will be bringing out a 2dr Cordoba Coupe and a 5dr Cordoba Wagon?? Just curious man??

kak
I'm sorry.. don't know..