• 2000

       

       

      The SEAT Salsa concept car is unveiled.

       

      SEAT celebrates its 50th anniversary. His Majesty King Juan Carlos I receives the company's management in audience. The Prince of Asturias visits SEAT‘s Martorell facility.

       

       

    • 2001

       

       

      The new SEAT Ibiza is exhibited at the Bologna Motor Show in 2001.

       

      The SEAT Tango, a concept car inspired by the sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s, is revealed – together with the new high-performance SEAT Leon CUPRA R prototype, developed by SEAT Sport.

       

       

       

    • 2002

       

      SEAT joins Audi and Lamborghini in the Audi Brand Group, under the umbrella of the newly organised Volkswagen Group.

       

      The new SEAT Cordoba is unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, adding a family model to the brand’s range.

       

       

    • 2003

       

       

      The prototype of a new key player in the SEAT range, the SEAT Altea, is revealed at Frankfurt‘s IAA Motor Show.

       

       

    • 2004

       

       

       

      The SEAT Altea has its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show.

       

      The SEAT range is expanded with two new sporty versions of the SEAT Ibiza: the FR and the CUPRA.    

       

    • 2005

       

       

      The new SEAT Leon is unveiled at the Barcelona Motor Show together with its race competition version, the SEAT Leon WTCC.

       

      Frankfurt‘s IAA Motor Show witnesses the world premiere of the SEAT Altea FR prototype.

       

       

    • 2006

       

      The new SEAT Leon FR is unveiled at the Madrid Motor Show, the SEAT Leon CUPRA is presented at the London Motor Show and the SEAT Altea XL is presented at the International Motor Show in Paris. 

       

    • 2007

       

       

      SEAT Service is launched, ensuring increasingly streamlined, globally standardised vehicle maintenance and repairs.

       

      The Prototype Centre of Development (PCD) opens its doors: a specialised department merging the virtual and physical stages of prototype development. The SEAT Design Centre (SDC) opens in Martorell.    

       

       

    • 2008

       

       

      The new SEAT Ibiza is launched, along with the Ibiza SC, the Ibiza CUPRA and the Ibiza Ecomotive. The new SEAT Ibiza earns the maximum 5 stars in the Euro NCAP Safety Tests, making it one of the safest cars on the market.

       

      SEAT presents the Exeo, the first SEAT limousine in the B segment, at its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show.

       

       

       

    • 2009

       

       

      At the Geneva Motor Show, SEAT presents the Exeo ST and the Leon Ecomotive Concept prototype, and at the Barcelona Motor Show, the Ibiza Bocanegra, the new Leon CUPRA and Ibiza FR are unveiled.

       

      The Frankfurt Motor Show showcases the IBZ concept car, as well as the Ecomotive version of the Altea, Altea XL and the Leon.    

       

       

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