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Cupra UrbanRebel concept is an electric racer we can get behind

This little Cupra packs an electric punch.

Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
Steven Ewing
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After taking a closer look at the company's striking UrbanRebel Concept that debuted Monday at the IAA Munich Motor Show, you might want to put this Seat sub-brand on your radar.

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The Cupra UrbanRebel Concept is the precursor to a production electric car due in 2025.

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The production car will be based on Volkswagen's MEB electric architecture. 

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We hope the production car looks this rad.

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Like, seriously, how cool?

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Wing! More wing!

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Cupra says this thing will accelerate to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds.

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The concept's electric powertrain delivers a steady 335 horsepower, although a special boost mode allows for up to 429 hp in brief doses.

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