The Musa 5th Avenue features a two-tone livery (Angelico white and black top) with seats and dashboard in ivory Poltrona Frau leather. All wrapped up by the claim: "Lancia Musa. The City Limousine. Elegance is the only beauty that never fades".

Lancia will give a motor show debut to the new Delta 140 HP 1.4 MultiAir Turbo Euro 5 with Start&Stop system as well as showing the Ypsilon ELLE in LPG format and equipped with the new 69 CV 1.2 engine that recently arrived in the Fiat 500, as well as a special series of the Musa.

The clumsy "jigsaw" stand that was used in Geneva will return and a couple of Chrysler models will also be shown in the brand's space. The "jigsaw" theme, claimed Lancia in Geneva, was to try to show the close tie-up of the Lancia and Chrysler brands for the future as in mainland European markets the Lancia name will be used while the Chrysler badge will be retained for the UK. In Geneva the confusion of the "jigsaw" stand, commented industry observers, only served to highlight that these two brands have virtually nothing in common and it is to be hoped more thinking will be applied to the Paris booth. Alongside the Delta, Musa and Ypsilon, the Chrysler Grand Voyager and 300C will be shown, the latter sedan making one of its final appearances before a comprehensively facelifted version makes its debut.

Two of the featured cars on the stand at the Paris Show are the Musa and the Ypsilon LPG, which introduce the new dual fuel Euro 5 compliant engines (LPG and petrol) and mark their launch in France after their success in Italy. Space is also set aside for the new Delta MultiAir, to be shown in a Hard Black version.

The LPG Euro 5 versions of the Ypsilon and Musa confirm the constant attention focused by Lancia Automobiles on environmental themes through research and development of tangible solutions that are within customers’ reach and available now (LPG is a ‘clean’, economical and widely available fuel). This particular Lancia range also meets a specific demand that is growing steadily throughout Europe. Yet while the majority of LPG-fuelled vehicles currently on the road have being converted with after-market installations, Lancia has chosen to enter the sector with a system designed, manufactured and guaranteed by the brand and marketed through its normal sales network.

This ongoing commitment is represented at the Motor Show by an Ypsilon ELLE and a Musa 5th Avenue. The latter version is a development of the show car introduced at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show which uses top-quality interior materials. This is exemplified by the Musa 5th Avenue on show, which features a two-tone livery (Angelico white and black top) with seats and dashboard in ivory Poltrona Frau leather. All wrapped up by the claim: "Lancia Musa. The City Limousine. Elegance is the only beauty that never fades".

The spotlights will also be on the Ypsilon ELLE fuelled by LPG/petrol. The special series, produced in a limited edition and on sale in the main European markets, arose out of a joint venture between the brand and ELLE. On the days when the show is open to the public, a second Ypsilon ELLE will also be introduced. The car is equipped with the new 69 HP 1.2 Euro 5 compliant engine that returns a low level of CO2 emissions: just 114 g/km.

Alongside these cars, the Delta will be present in two versions: a 120 HP Platino 1.6 MultiJet DPF Selectronic and a 140 HP "Hard Black" 1.4 MultiAir S&S. The latter car will be responsible for the debut of the new 140 HP 1.4 MultiAir Turbo Euro 5 with Start&Stop system as standard. This is one of the best petrol engines in the world in terms of its emission/power ratio (just 132 g/km over a combined cycle). It is also the best in its class in terms of fuel consumption and torque availability within the relevant power band: 5.7 l/100 km over a combined cycle and maximum torque of 230 Nm at 1750 rpm. The Hard Black special series features an opaque black body treatment: it is the first car not produced in a limited series to have this exclusive paint finish applied which requires a long painting process (over 4 hours per car).

The stand also houses a Lancia Delta Platino equipped with a 120 HP 1.6 MultiJet engine with DPF as standard as well as a Selectronic automatic transmission. This is one of the best-selling versions in Europe, particularly in France, and also boasts the lowest CO2 emission level in the entire Delta range: just 120 g/km. This value entitles owners to take advantage of eco-incentives in the very country hosting the International motor show. This car features a two-tone body (white with black roof) and an interior in beige Pelle and Alcantara leather, a top quality feature that has always typified Lancia cars.

The range of cars on show in Paris concludes with two Chrysler cars: a Chrysler Grand Voyager Limited Black and a 300C Walter P. Chrysler. With 13 million units sold worldwide and a length of 5.14 metres, which makes it the largest MPV on the market, the Chrysler Grand Voyager is segment leader in terms of comfort, versatility and driving satisfaction. The vehicle exhibited at the Show is equipped with a 2.8 CRD engine, which delivers 163 HP and torque of 360 Nm and is combined with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

The second car is a Chrysler 300C. In Paris, the model is shown alongside the Walter P. Chrysler special series - as a homage to the founder of the US motor manufacturer – equipped with the powerful V6 3.0 turbodiesel common rail power unit (218 HP at 4000 rpm and 510 Nm of torque between 1600 and 2800 rpm) paired with a five-speed automatic gearbox. This gives the car a top speed of 230 km/h.

Technical Specifications:

Delta Hard Black 140 HP 1.4 MultiAir Start&Stop Euro 5

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