22.02.2021: World Premiere CUPRA Formentor VZ5

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 is provided with a 2.5 TSI five-cylinder engine delivering 390PS and 480Nm of torque, the utmost expression of combustion efficiency for automotive fanatics

World Premiere CUPRA Formentor VZ5

    The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 is provided with a 2.5 TSI five-cylinder engine delivering 390PS and 480Nm of torque, the utmost expression of combustion efficiency for automotive fanatics

    It will probably speed up from 0 to 100km/h in solely 4.2 seconds

    Excessive-performance 18” six piston Akebono callipers housed in unique CUPRA 20” alloy wheels

    It delivers the last word combustion efficiency with exclusivity because of the restricted manufacturing run of simply 7,000 models

The CUPRA Formentor, the primary car uniquely developed for model, is now being taken past limits with the World Premiere of the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 on behalf of CUPRA’s third anniversary.

Bringing a five-cylinder coronary heart to the high-performance CUV, even better dynamic capability and an much more subtle and unique expertise, the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 is destined to carry an much more distinctive proposal to the market.

The CUPRA Formentor is already the manifesto of CUPRA’s DNA, designed and engineered to supply an iconic mannequin that mixes innovation and an intuitive and dynamic driving expertise. The Formentor VZ5 takes these attributes past limits.

“As we have a good time CUPRA’s third anniversary the Formentor VZ5 marks the event by utilizing the extremely acclaimed five-cylinder petrol engine, mixing its excessive efficiency with an much more subtle exterior design to mark the car as the utmost expression of combustion efficiency for automotive fanatics,” stated Wayne Griffiths, President of CUPRA and SEAT.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5’s sporty stature, rear-weighted visible emphasis and accentuated bonnet size, underscore its dynamic proportions, and beneath the sculpted kind issue is the five-cylinder 2.5 litre TSI engine that delivers 390PS (287kW) and 480Nm of torque. An engine that maximises pleasure behind the wheel.

It’s the proper car to assist CUPRA mark its third anniversary as a stand-alone model in its personal proper, and continues the work, dedication and impulse to create automobiles that ship CUPRA DNA, in automobiles that provide a range making them equally fascinating whether or not you’re an fanatic or wish to drive them day by day in all situations.

CUPRA Formentor VZ5

The VZ stands for Veloz in Spanish, that means fast or quick, the proper autograph for essentially the most highly effective variations of the CUPRA Formentor. A high-performance CUV that already takes its identify from cape Formentor on the Spanish island of Mallorca, one of the crucial stunning and wild areas within the Balearics.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5, strengthens, multiplies and grows these attributes to ship a car the utmost expression of combustion efficiency for automotive fanatics. And exclusivity is ensured, with the car’s run restricted to 7,000 models.

The prime quality 390PS five-cylinder petrol engine provides the last word expression of the CUPRA model’s DNA, with efficiency that can shatter perceptions of the model and what it may ship.

Mixing a complicated, tuneable chassis with driving modes and DCC Slider, progressive steering, a complicated quick-shifting transmission with the reassurance of the 4Drive all-wheel drive system, dynamism, emotionality and efficiency is assured.

The superior applied sciences are veiled in an exterior design that strikes the aesthetics past limits, utilizing carbon fibre particulars and a extra aggressive look – good for the VZ5’s efficiency targeted character.

Contained in the cabin offers modernity and sportiness with a singular tackle the texture of the CUPRA model. Inside highlights embody the CUPRA steering wheel, a 12” infotainment and connectivity options. The completion is the brand-new leather-based CUPBucket seats, introduced for the primary time with the VZ5.

And because the roads turn into busier, security and comfort additionally tackle an essential position. Its vary of driver help and security techniques signifies that the CUV will present one of the crucial stress-free and most secure drives within the phase.

The CUPRA Formentor offers a superb base to develop a variety of automobiles that maximize driving enjoyable and efficiency and improve the perspective of the model. Amongst them, the VZ5 is essentially the most highly effective and complex variant ever created thus far and I’m satisfied that with its unique efficiency components, it can turn into a dream for automotive fanatics stated Dr. Werner Tietz, Government Vice-President for Analysis and Improvement at CUPRA and SEAT.


The enduring turbocharged five-cylinder TSI engine below its bonnet roars efficiency.

The unit mixes direct-injection and turbocharging to assist it obtain its peak energy output of 390PS (287kW) from between 5,700rpm and seven,000rpm, whereas peak torque of 480Nm is offered from 2,250rpm. It additionally delivers a rhythm and distinctive engine sound from the quad copper exhaust pipes.

The engine is well-known and liked by automotive fanatics, however cooling system has obtained extra consideration from CUPRA. The package deal now features a CUPRA Formentor-specific design to optimise efficiency.

The astonishing 2.5 litre engine is linked to a fast shifting seven-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. The mix means the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 can attain 100km/h in simply 4.2 seconds and delivers a prime pace of 250km/h. Numbers that can give the driving force some actual goose bumps behind the wheel.


Any efficiency car must be by a chassis able to offering an important and excessive driving expertise. The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 achieves this aim by seamlessly integrating superior chassis applied sciences. The car is 10mm decrease than the CUPRA Formentor VZ 310PS, making it much more dynamic on the roads.

Adaptive Chassis Management (DCC) with 15 ranges of damping adjustment frequently offers one of the best set-up for every wheel relying on the driving circumstances and the driving mode chosen by the driving force.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 provides totally different driving modes, simply selectable utilizing the CUPRA mode choose button on the CUPRA steering wheel, altering the automobiles perspective, making it extra targeted on regardless of the highway throws up. And for the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 the chassis controller is optimised, not just for the elevated energy output from the five-cylinder engine but additionally to enhance dynamics in any state of affairs.

However is doesn’t cease there. The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 solidifies its composure because of the 4Drive all-wheel drive system, which is designed to enrich the driving feeling.

And when cornering, whether or not coming into or exiting is the measure of efficiency, the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 delivers because of 18” six piston Akebono callipers housed within the CUVs unique CUPRA 20” alloy wheels. Its reassurance amplified it doesn’t matter what the braking necessities.


The design crew gave the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 a fair superior sensation of efficiency and character.

The dynamic proportions heightened by the visible emphasis positioned in direction of the rear of the automotive which places emphasis on the size of the bonnet stays, however is supplemented by the VZ5-specific bonnet with its sculpted traces drawing the attention to the metallic CUPRA badge on the entrance on the black grille with the brand new Sport Black Matt coloured-coded body. Additional down sits the newly designed bumper grille.

Beneath the CUPRA signature styled headlights are two air intakes that emphasise the car’s extra agressive face. The carbon fibre lateral entrance splitter redirect air into the intercoolers, bettering refrigeration.

The facet form of the high-performance crossover coupe specifies the facility discovered below the bonnet and the general dynamism of the car and with the addition of flared wheel arches housing the automobiles wider monitor which might be residence to VZ5’s 20” copper machined alloy wheels, designed solely for the car together with the 18” Akebono waved brakes in copper, the VZ5 exudes dynamism.

The elegant but robust design continues on the rear. The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 is undoubtedly a efficiency automotive, and the VZ5-specific carbon fibre rear diffuser and diagonal quad exhaust pipes with copper trim reinforce its persona. Lastly, the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 carries the CUPRA lettering in Black Chrome, in addition to a brand new unique emblem VZ5, additionally in black chromed.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5’s design is intensified with the addition of the latest color, Taiga Gray. A novel color particularly designed, for this restricted version. Along with this new exterior color, the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 can even be out there in Midnight Black, Magnetic Tech Matt and Petrol Blue Matt.

Inside, the CUPRA Formentor VZ5’s cabin offers a heightened sense of modernity and sportiness with a singular tackle the texture of the CUPRA model.

Occupants are cocooned by high-quality supplies, with brushed darkish aluminium and copper accents making the cabin really feel fashionable and up to date. CUPBucket seats out there both in petrol blue or black leather-based – mounted low within the cabin maximise area and ship a extra ergonomic, sportier seating place.

 As well as, the Formentor VZ5 can even be out there with an unique inside progressive graphics in Dinamica Black, perforated with a copper backing rounded in a brown Nappa leather-based seats – that can match the outside unique color Taiga Gray.

The driving force’s relationship with the inside mixes the tactility and suggestions of the steering wheel with the modernity of the customisable Digital Cockpit and infotainment touchscreen which offers the performance and connectivity to all occupants and reduces button depend.

Security and comfort

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 integrates essentially the most superior connectivity options permitting clients to remain in contact and convey their digital lives into the car. The system combines the Wi-fi Full Hyperlink system making it suitable with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Whereas voice recognition means there’s no must look away from the highway forward as you possibly can entry the system utilizing easy, but pure command phrases.

A collection of security and comfort applied sciences make the CUPRA Formentor VZ5 one of many most secure and most handy automobiles within the phase. Highlights embody Predictive Adaptive Cruise Management (ACC), Journey Help, Aspect and Exit Help and Emergency Help.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ5 will likely be launched to the market within the final quarter of 2021.

Technical knowledge

CUPRA Formentor VZ5

2.5 TSI 390PS (287kW) 7-speed DSG 4Drive
Cylinder    5-cyl
Displacement    2480cc
Bore and stroke    82,5x 92,8
Compression ratio    10
Max. Torque [Nm] @ [1/min]    480Nm, between 2.250-5.700
0 to 100 km/h    4.2 secs
Most pace    250km/h*

*restricted electronically

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