After producing unsuccessful Thesis which the development was stopped in the past 2009, the Italian firm’s introduce the first full- size saloon model dubbed the new Lancia Theme Sedan. It is one of two of Lancia and Chrysler Corporation’s result. While the other vehicle is the Voyager MPV based on the Town & Country.
The Lancia Thema Sedan is actually a Chrysler 300 that employs Lancia logos. In order to develop the Lancia’s range upward, Fiat Group doing such that way without reducing valuable resources into the Lancia that was at first being known for its performance in the World Rally.
Yesterday, Lancia has brought this new Thema sedan to arrive on sale in Europe. On the other hand, the Chrysler 300 will be sold in the UK and Ireland. The company hopes, the Thema will be sold out about as much 10,000 to 15,000 unit examples per year in mainland Europe.
The rear- wheel drive sedan is five meter in length and it is available in a choice of three engines. The top level is Chrysler’s 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 producing output of 286 hp and 340 Nm of torque. An eight- speed automatic transmission mated to the unit and able to accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h or 62 mph in 7.7 seconds, reaching its top speed of 240 km/h. the unit consumes fuel of 9.4 l/ 100 km and figures CO2 emissions of 219 g/ km.
The entry level diesel engines produces 190 hp output and 440 Nm of torque and accelerates from zero to 100 km/ h in 9.7 seconds. The more powerful unit spawns 239 Hp and 550 Nm of torque while accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.8 seconds. Both units consume fuel of 7.1 lt/ 100 km in a combined cycle.
A 3.0 liter V6 Euro 5 diesel engine which has built by VM Motori and developed in conjunction with Fiat Powertrain is offered as well. A five- speed automatic is coupled to both engine models.
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