Seat crossover approved for production - report

Seat IBX Concept
Seat IBX Concept

Will be previewed by a new concept

Seat chairman James Muir has confirmed plans to launch a crossover by 2015.

Designed to battle the Nissan Qashqai and Volkswagen Tiguan, the crossover won't be a production version of the IBX concept that debuted at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Instead, it will be previewed be a new concept “within the next two years.” Muir also confirmed it will go on sale “within the next three years,” so expect the production model to debut a few months after the concept is unveiled.

Little is known about the model, but Muir believes it is a better fit for the brand than a four-door sedan. He also revealed that sales are expected to total 100,000 units annually.

In the future, Muir wants a crossover version of the Mii as well as a production version of the Taigun concept.

Source: Autocar
Published Nov 8th, 2012 10:30pm By Michael Gauthier
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Skip the concept, and release a real one in 2013... You're late !
Nov 9th, 2012 12:08am
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