The SEAT Ateca SUV is now available in the sylish FR trim, with painted wheelarches and bumpers
The new SEAT Ateca is the company's first ever SUV...
The SEAT Ateca is closely related to the VW Tiguan and the Skoda Kodiaq...
...But the sharp, angular design is pure SEAT and very reminiscent of the Leon hatch
You need a top-spec Edition 1 version if you want alloy wheels like these
The horizontal lines across the rear emphasise the car's width
The new SEAT Ateca is based on the same mechanical underpinnings as the popular SEAT Leon
Although it's an SUV, the Ateca will spend most of its time on road, rather than off it
It's got a great range of familiar petrol and diesel engines...
As well as a choice between manual and quick-shifting dual-clutch automatic gearboxes
Which it can do, although it's more comfortable on the road
It drives nicely, too
There will be a high-performance Cupra version too, in the fullness of time...
...Which should have at least 296bhp and is almost certain to come with four-wheel drive
The Ateca made its public debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show
Where it wowed show-goers with its style and promises of a great drive and efficient engines
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