When the Thesis was launched inLancia wanted a flagship to re-position the brand as a maker of convincing luxury cars, an Italian Mercedes if you like.
Name[ edit ] The model's name can be seen as a reference to the zodiac sign of Libra that was derived from the Latin word for balancing scale. It signalled an end of the previous Lancia naming theme involving the use of Greek letters as model names. The Lybra was built in the Rivalta plant near Turin until  and after that in Mirafiori plant in Turin.
Its styling was a clear departure from "rectangular" shapes prevalent in s and s Lancias, using heritage-inspired round headlights and other styling touches inspired by Lancias of the s, like the Aurelia and Appia.
Initial models were carried out by Enrico Fumia in and by the time of His departure from Centro Stile Lancia the project was finished by Michael Robinson. Main changes included round headlights. Interiors were designed by Flavio Manzoni.
On the other hand, it wasn't as edgy as the Lancia Thesis and later models, and still carried many references to s Lancias, such as the shape of the grille, or the treatment of the upper body section of the wagon reminiscent of that of the Lancia Kappa SW.
The Lybra's very distinctive taillights were given to the 's facelift Fiat Marea sedan for the Latin American markets. Starting in there was also Business and LS Plus in some markets, both had basic fabric seats. The last trim was called Emblema in the model yearbut presented for the first time in November at Bologna Motor Show.
It was inspired by the classic famous Lancia Flaminia and came with tobacco brown leather interior optional Alcantaramagnesium dashboard interior parts, exclusive 16 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels, privacy glass and a gloss painted black roof.
Lancia Lybra Emblema 'Tabacco' interior Special editions[ edit ] Although there were no limited editions, there were at least two special editions. The first one was the Intensa Edition with characteristic darkened grille and dark grey pentagram-shaped alloys. Exterior palette available also with an exclusive dark grey colour 'Grigio Fontana'.
Inside the Intensa featured a combination of black leather and dark grey alcantara seats and Bose sound system as standard. Second edition was an Executive Exclusive Edition featuring leather seats and rich equipment along with special spoke alloy wheels.
Both editions were available either as a berlina or station wagon with 2. The Lybra is available with a 5-speed manualand the 2. Estate versions were also available with Boge- Nivomat self-levelling hydropneumatic rear suspension.6.
Lancia Thesis Lancia Thesis | Lancia Lancia built the Thesis to return a level of prestige to the faltering brand, and for a few years, it worked. The Lancia Thesis (Type ) is an executive car produced by Italian automaker Lancia between and It was available with naturally aspirated and turbocharged engines ranging between and litres, in both straight-5 or V6 configurations.
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