SEAT Leon TwinDrive: First drive

Martyn Collins
SEAT Leon Twindrive
SEAT Leon Twindrive


The electric car market has really taken off in 2011, with the Nissan Leaf winning the Car of The Year award and being the first, affordable, purpose-built, zero-emissions car on sale.

Then Vauxhall released a plug-in hybrid alternative, a rebadged version of the Chevrolet Volt, the Ampera. Now it's time for Volkswagen's Spanish arm, to show us its take on the plug-in hybrid formula – the SEAT Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive.