SEAT – Spain’s only major car manufacturer but part of the very large Volkswagen Group – has long described the medium-sized Leon as one of its “brand pillars”, along with the smaller Ibiza and the more recent Ateca SUV.

For 2017, the Leon has been thoroughly revised in order to keep up with rapid changes in the motor industry. Ahead of its launch in the UK, here is an explanation of the new car presented in ten bite-sized chunks.