66 Magazine Issue 4 Summer 2018 - Page 17

NEWS + I N N OVAT I O N C U P R A AT E C A Created from SEAT’s award-winning motorsport division, the new stand-alone Cupra sub-brand has been confirmed for a New Zealand launch in 2019. The first Cupra performance model we will see is the hot take on SEAT’s popular Ateca SUV, but with more firepower under the bonnet; a vehicle born from the passion of engineers and designers’ intent on making their mark. ALSO MAKING THE NEWS • Kiwi Simon Evans confirmed for Jaguar I-Pace eTROPHY series • McLaren Speedtail unveiled • Holden’s XL SUV, the Acadia, arrives • Norwegian EV expert showcases Scandi successes • New Zealand gets its first look at Lexus UX