In addition to a striking event held purely online in which the guests had to make their own avatar, the brand has presented us with the CUPRA Formentor in its VZ5 version, coinciding with the third anniversary of CUPRA.
The Formentor already carries CUPRA’s DNA with its innovative flair and agile, intuitive dynamics, yet the VZ5 goes even further by offering an even more sophisticated and exclusive driving experience thanks, in part, to dynamic handling. already improved its powerful five-cylinder engine.
The third anniversary of CUPRA is a great occasion to present the Formentor VZ5, which incorporates the acclaimed five-cylinder petrol engine and combines high dynamic performance with a highly sophisticated exterior design.
In terms of design, the lowered body height, the long bonnet and the striking rear underscore the car’s dynamic proportions. Inside it beats a 2.5-liter five-cylinder TSI heart with 390 PS (287 kW) of power and 480 Nm of torque, and that brings all the possible emotion behind the wheel.
The Formentor VZ5 is considered the perfect vehicle to pay tribute to CUPRA in its third year of life, as it represents the values of work, dedication and determination of a brand that develops unique products for all types of public. This model is suitable for those who enjoy sporty driving and also for those who seek practicality in daily use.
The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 is equipped with a 2.5 TSI five-cylinder engine, delivering 390 hp (287 kW) and 480 Nm of maximum torque and thanks to this it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.2 seconds. The engine sound heard through the copper-colored quad exhaust is unique.
To slow down the model, a high-performance Akebono brake system incorporates six-piston calipers and discs up to 370 mm in diameter, which are housed in the Exclusive 51cm (20 ”) CUPRA alloy wheels.
Inside the model stands out for the carbon fiber finials, the infotainment system with a 30.5 cm (12-inch) screen and the different connectivity solutions.
The final touch is provided by the leather CUPBucket seats, which are seen for the first time in the Formentor VZ5.
The vehicle is 10 millimeters lower than the 310 hp CUPRA Formentor VZ, making it even more dynamic on the road. Adaptive Chassis Control (DCC) with 15 levels of damping adjustment makes it possible to choose the best setting for every situation, regardless of the selected driving mode. The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 offers different driving modes, easily selectable by pressing the CUPRA button on the steering wheel.
The new Taiga Gray color, exclusive to this limited edition, is another sign of distinction in the most powerful model of the CUPRA Formentor family. As a complement to this exterior tonality, you can also choose Midnight Black and two matte paints: Magnetic Tech Y Petrol Blue. Inside, the sense of modernity and sportiness is intensified in the VZ5, which uniquely interprets the philosophy of the CUPRA brand. The cabin welcomes occupants in a welcoming, elegant and contemporary atmosphere, with quality materials and copper and dark brushed aluminum details. CUPBucket sports seats can be upholstered in Petrol Blue or black leather.
The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 will be launched on the market in the last quarter of 2021.
The model will be limited and only 7000 units will be manufactured of the same, all of them with the 4Drive all-wheel drive system and the Adaptive Chassis Control DCC.