Lancia wants to return to being nice with the arrival of three new electric cars and its intention is to sell cars in Europe again.
Lancia is not bought in Spain or in most European nations, however that doesn’t imply that it has disappeared. Nonetheless bought in his native Italy and your restoration plan may restore your misplaced laurels.
In accordance to Automotive Information, Lancia, now a part of the Stellantis group, could have three new electric automobiles in the subsequent 5 years: a small automotive that can exchange the Ypsilon, a compact crossover and a compact utility. Two of them have already been authorized and one continues to be beneath dialogue.
The primary electric automotive to characteristic the Lancia emblem will be the alternative for the Ypsilon, the one mannequin left to Lancia, a metropolis automotive that shared its bases with the Fiat 500 and that, regardless of having been on sale since 2011, managed to be the second best-selling automotive in Italy in 2020. The long run small Lancia It should have the second technology of the eCMP structure (SLTP Small in accordance to the new identify of Stellantis), which ought to be introduced in 2022.
Lancia wants to sell again all through Europe
The compact crossover would arrive in the primary quarter of 2026, would be manufactured in Italy and will be solely electric. Its platform will be the eVMP, which has additionally undergone a reputation change: any more it can be referred to as SLTP Medium.
The final of the three novelties is the one that’s nonetheless being evaluated. It’s a couple of compact hatchback for 2027 and Stellantis executives are learning whether or not there’ll nonetheless be a marketplace for a majority of these automobiles.
All three fashions will be supervised by the Lancia’s new chief designer, Jean-Pierre Ploue, who was appointed by Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares earlier this month to lead the redesign of the Italian subsidiary.
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Aside from the new merchandise, Stellantis intends to sell Lancia automobiles in different nations in addition to Italy to enhance their outcomes. What continues to be unknown is which clients Lancia will goal. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, has lengthy argued that Lancia embodies “Italian class”, which appears to point out that Tavares sees the model as a wonderful choice for a high-income clientele, though it isn’t clear if this can finally materialize.