These are the 5 most powerful Spanish cars in history, five modern street models with power figures of over 300 hp.
Spain has an automobile industry that integrates several factories of different brands spread throughout the national territory. In these factories, foreign models and also Spanish brands with a lot of power are assembled. Today we bring you The 5 most powerful Spanish cars in history.
These five models are modern street vehicles, that is, vehicles that you can legally buy and drive on public roads. On Spain More powerful cars have been designed and built, but they are competition vehicles that we have decided not to take into account for this article. So, without further ado, these are the 5 most powerful Spanish cars (ordered from least to most powerful).
Seat Leon Cupra R
The first on the list is the Seat León Cupra R, a limited edition of just 799 units that became the most extreme León of the third generation of the compact model. This variant hit the market in 2018 and was accompanied by a four-cylinder engine and 2.0-liter TSI with 310 hp and 380 Nm of torque maximum.
The engine was linked to both a six-speed manual transmission and a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission, although in the latter case the power figure was limited to 300 hp. Still, it could go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and had a top speed electronically limited to 250 km/h.
Cupra Leon ST
Next on the list is the Cupra Leon Sportstourer (ST). The family version of the Cupra León is more powerful than the compact five-door model. For this fourth generation of the Spanish compact, the sports versions are marketed directly under the young Cupra brand, while the standard variants continue to be sold as Seat models.
In this case, under the hood there is an engine 2.0 TSI four-cylinder with turbocharger, a mechanism capable of developing 310 hp of power and 400 Nm of torque maximum. Coupled with a 7-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic transmission and a 4Drive all-wheel drive system, the Cupra León ST goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and reaches a top speed limited to 250 km/h.
Cupra Formentor VZ5
A step above appears the, also exclusive and limited to 7,000 units, Cupra Formentor VZ5. It is the spearhead version of the Formentor range and, to achieve performance at this level, the Spanish firm has turned to Audi to adopt its famous five-cylinder engine and become the first non-Audi model to be equipped with it.
We talk about 2.5 TFSI five-cylinder in line that powers the RS 3, RS Q3 and TT RS. This forest develops 390 hp of power and 480 Nm of torque engine, managed by a seven-speed DSG gearbox and a 4Drive all-wheel drive system. This allows it to record a 0 to 100 km/h time of 4.2 seconds and a top speed electronically limited to 250 km/h.
Spania GTA Spano
The Spanish supercar was presented at the Top Marques exhibition in Monaco in 2010 and, five years later, a second generation would be launched at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Spania GTA Spano it was equipped with an 8.3-liter V10 engine inherited from the Dodge Viper. This first version already developed 790 horsepower.
However, the model that finally hit the roads was equipped with a 8.0-litre biturbo V10 engine with 900 hp and 1,220 Nm of torque. The block is linked to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that sends power to the rear. It goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 370 km/h.
Hispanic Swiss Carmen Boulogne
Finally, the list is closed by Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne. The rebirth of the historic Spanish brand is produced by the hand of Hispanic Switzerland Carmen in 2019 with a new focus on electric mobility as a search for maximum performance. With production limited to just 19 units, the Carmen Boulogne version is even more powerful than the standard model.
The vehicle is equipped with a pair of electric motors that together develop a total power of 1,114 hp and a maximum torque of 1,600 Nm. It is powered by an 80 kWh battery, can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.6 seconds and has a top speed of 290 km/h. Each copy will be priced at 2 million euros.
This article was published in Autobild by Aarón Pérez.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism