The list of New LPG factory fitted Models of Cars for sale in Europe is growing continuously, more and more brands offer versions of their cars incorporating LPG which is enhanced by the advantages:
A new LPG Model of vehicle usually maintains the same gasoline system as the traditional version incorporating the LPG / CNG equipment
the LPG Vehicle has a price slightly higher than the gasoline version but lower than the diesel version
Although it can be established that operating in LPG mode the vehicle consumes a little more than gasoline, the price of fuel has a saving of more than 30%
The refilling from the supplier is carried out in a time comparable to that necessary for refueling gasoline. The system is, likewise, very simple and comfortable.
Being a cleaner system, catalytic converters, filters, "adblues" are eliminated, which reduces the possibility of mechanical breakdowns. Thus, for example, the service life of the oil increases with what it means for motor care
The first cities begin to limit the access of diesel vehicles, in their restrictive regulations vehicles with LPG have access advantages
Today there is a wide range of car makers offering lpg versions for their cars in Europe , just for one simple reason:
There are more than 15 million of cars running on lpg on european streets not a small market for car producers
We saw it almost completely covered at the beginning of winter in some spy photos, but Lancia has already revealed the improvements that the new Ypsilon will wear only in Italy in 2018 and in the coming years, a very light change to maintain its appeal in this market launching two new colors and on sale with four mechanics.
It is the only model of the Italian brand still marketed on the Italian market and after seeing it in some spy photos before finishing last year, we already knew that the brand was preparing improvements for the small utility to face the final stretch of brand life , since a definitive closure is foreseen for 2020. Thus, the new 2018 range of the Lancia Ypsilon recalls the name "Elefantino" a classic version in the B-segment models of the Italian brand that have been extended over several generations on the market and will be offered with three levels of equipment and finishes known "Elefantino Blu "," Elefantino Gold "and" Elefantino Platinum ", making the most basic available" Elefantino Silver "disappear.
The new Lancia Ypsilon "Elefantino Blu" is recognizable by the elephant badge on the double central pillar of the front and rear doors, the door handles painted in matt black, such as the carcasses of the rear-view mirrors and the radiator grille integrated into the body and lower part of the front bumper, both with a thin matte black mesh.
However, the "Elefantino Oro" version is distinguished by its special glossy black exterior mirror housings, radiator body radiator color, the new 15-inch alloy wheels design and the chrome finish of the entry door handles -the rear are integrated discreetly into the rear upright. Although we do not have interior images, the interior of this level of finish has a sleek "Jacquard" -style applications in glossy black on the dashboard and interior door panels, accompanied by a new five-inch Uconnect information and entertainment display system . The appearance of the finest version "Elefantino Platinum" presents the radiator grille with a chrome strip, like mirror caps, while inside it has an integral Alcantara covering. A new feature introduces two new body paints, gold and emerald colors.
All versions can have an optional package called "Comfort", which includes the electric rear windows and the adjustment of the lumbar adjustment on the driver's seat. In addition, Lancia also offers optional equipment, mainly in the form of packages, as in the case of the radio package with UConnect multimedia platform, 5-inch touchscreen and multifunction steering wheel covered in leather.
In addition, the Bluetooth Relax control preparation of cruise speed and rain sensors and lights of the package -Only for gold and platinum and a package design that adds fog lights and alloy wheels of different diameters depending on the finish level, in the case of " Blu Elefantino "are 15 inches and one inch in the" Elefantino d'oro "and" Platinum Elefantino ", glossy black painted at intermediate level. The mechanical range will include only four options, one petrol, one fueled with LPG and another with natural gas and one diesel with two power levels. The first fuel, the Italian can have four cylinders 1.2 liter fire with a maximum power of 69 hp, also available with LPG in the EcoChic version and the third equipped with the natural gas version of the twinAir twin cylinder engine prepared by 0.9 liters that develops a maximum power of 80 hp. In the diesel aircraft, the only option available is the well-known 1.3-liter MultiJet engine with a maximum output of 95 hp. The 2018 Lancia Ypsilon model is already on sale in Italy with prices starting from 13,500 euros for the Elefantina Blu petrol version and extends up to 19,750 euros for the version of the EcoChic powered version powered by natural gas, assuming a difference of 1,250 euros if you bet on the intermediate "Elefantino Oro" finish and double bet on the most luxurious "Elefantino Platinum".