You're Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary Seat. You put out a front-wheel drive car that manages an awesome 7:58.4 lap time on the 'Ring. What do you do about it? Gloat? Well, you definitely do that, but you also put out a special performance pack to celebrate this act of driving really fast.

This is the Seat Leon Cupra 280 with the Sub8 Performance Pack. Clearly, "Sub8" refers to its under-eight minute 'Ring run time. (Clearly.) And when you opt to make the first front-drive car with such a time even better, you get 30 mm larger Brembo four-piston brakes, special 19 inch wheels, Alcantara and leather bucket seats, and the option of semi-slick Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

Seat even notes that their Pilot Sport tires are ÂŁ540 less than the ones you can get on the Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R, which stole the FWD 'Ring record from the Seat earlier this summer. And they're not bitter about it at all. No, sir.

The new optional package is priced at ÂŁ2,025, or about $3,400 in our money if the Cupra was sold here, which it sadly isn't. That's a shame, because I'd take one over a Volkswagen Golf R in a heartbeat.

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