Lancia Ypsilon now fully revealed


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Lancia is ushering in a new era with its all-new Ypsilon supermini, initially launching in Italy with both petrol and electric powertrain options.

The Ypsilon is based on the Stellantis group platform, shared with the Peugeot 208 and Vauxhall Corsa, but it differs significantly in design.

The new Ypsilon boasts Lancia’s distinctive design approach, featuring a three-element daytime running light and unique headlights, creating a new face for both the supermini and the brand. The bodywork is redesigned, with hidden door handles, aggressively flared rear arches, and gloss black wheel arch surrounds on some models to minimize painted surfaces.

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The rear end incorporates round headlights, reminiscent of the Pu+Ra HPE concept from 2023, along with other design elements from the concept. Inside, the cabin showcases an eccentric design with a repeating circle motif, a central leather-lined “coffee table” that doubles as a phone charger, a 10.25-inch infotainment system, and a driver’s display behind the steering wheel.

Lancia focuses on luxury and innovation, exemplified by the launch-specific Edizione Limtata Cassina, featuring unique leather finishes and blue recycled velvet applied in a cannelloni pattern to seats, doors, dash, and center console.

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For the electric model, Lancia has disclosed details of a 55kWh battery pack, shared with the Peugeot E-208 and Vauxhall Corsa Electric, providing a range of up to 250kilometers on a charge. Power is rated at 156kW, allowing the Ypsilon to accelerate to 100km/h in approximately 7.8 seconds.

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As the first of many new models from the Italian manufacturer set to relaunch in most continental European markets by 2025. Upcoming releases include two larger models based on the next-gen STLA platform, reviving iconic Lancia names like Delta and Aurelia, and potential for a reboot of the HF performance brand.

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