The resurgence of the Italian brand internationally is approaching and the electric Lancia Ypsilon will be its first big bet.
The electric era is giving the opportunity to many brands to rise from the ashes, this is the case of Lancia, the Italian brand belonging to the Stellantis group currently only has a commercial presence in Italy and with only one model, the current Lancia Ypsilon.
However, the electric era will allow Lancia to expand again to all European countries and it will do so with the new 100% electric Lancia Ypsilon.
As of today we have very little information about the new Lancia Ypsilon, we only know that it is scheduled to arrive in 2024 and that it will be manufactured in Spain, specifically at the Stellantis plant in Figueruelas (Zaragoza), where other electric cars of the group such as the Opel Corsa-e are currently manufactured.
Now, through an interview with Lancia CEO Luca Napolitano by MotoriOnline, we know what is the forecast for the official presentation of the new 100% electric Lancia Ypsilon, the CEO said the following: “The car is ready and it is very beautiful. I think you will be able to see it by the end of the year”.
Therefore, and taking the CEO at his word, in November or December 2023 we will finally know the new era of Lancia with the presentation of the electric Lancia Ypsilon, which will debut the brand’s new design line.
Regarding performance, Lancia has not given any details, it is likely that we will not know anything until the day of the presentation or at least days before through leaks, although as it belongs to the Stellantis group we do not expect big surprises and we expect that by using the eCMP platform it will maintain the same performance as the current electric cars of the group such as the Opel Corsa-e or the Peugeot e-208.
This means a 48 kWh battery capacity and a range of around 400 kilometres, the powertrain will feature a new generation electric motor that offers more power and more efficiency generating 156 hp of power and 260 Nm of torque.
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