Ibiza wins eco tour
THE Seat Ibiza ECOMOTIVE achieved a major triumph in the 10th Eco Tour, a cross-Europe, tough, fuelefficient challenge that took place recently.
The Spanish brand’s vehicle not only finished first place in the ‘small diesel’ class but was also the overall winner with average fuel consumption of 3.8l / 100km.
A total of 42 teams from 14 different countries - including participants from Spain, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy - took part in the Eco Tour 2008.
The event aims to demonstrate the advantages of fuel-efficient driving, which in addition to reducing fuel costs also has less of an environmental impact. Second placed overall was the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI BlueMotion which achieved 3.9 l/100 km, while the third placed Audi A3 1.9 TDIe achieved 4.0 l/100 km.