Historic Italian model Lancia, in the present day a part of the Stellantis fold, is gearing as much as launch its first electrical automobile.
The automobile will probably be a redesigned Ypsilon minicar, and Lancia on Thursday supplied an early look by the use of teaser pictures. The total reveal its scheduled for subsequent February.
The newest teaser pictures embody a shot of the rear, revealing a spherical taillight design impressed by the taillights of the iconic Lancia Stratos. There’s additionally a shot of the inside which reveals a digital display and a button for working Lancia’s new infotainment system, dubbed SALA, brief for Sound Air Mild Augmentation.
Lancia mentioned its upcoming autos will characteristic two digital screens as normal, with no less than one of many screens that includes a totally customizable, widget-based system just like a smartphone interface. The driving force will even be capable to management varied options utilizing voice activation, Lancia has confirmed.
Teaser for brand new Lancia Ypsilon debuting in Feb. 2024
Earlier teaser pictures present the entrance of the automobile which adopts a large T-shaped design for the daytime working lights, plus a part of the inside that includes the script “Cassina.” The script is the identify of a high-end Italian furnishings firm whose merchandise have served as inspiration for the cabin design of the brand new Lancias. There will even be Cassina-branded particular editions, together with a Lancia Ypsilon Cassina that will probably be restricted to 1,906 models.
Lancia hasn’t supplied any particular particulars on the brand new Ypsilon, other than it providing consumers the selection of electrical or fuel powertrains. The automobile will probably be a hatchback like the present era, and use Stellantis’ CMP platform which is designed for subcompact automobiles.
Past the brand new Ypsilon, Lancia has confirmed plans to launch a flagship mannequin and a contemporary Delta in 2026 and 2028, respectively. Each will characteristic electrical energy solely, with the flagship mannequin confirmed by Lancia to make use of Stellantis’ STLA Medium platform.