Lancia unveils electrification roadmap for the decade ahead

Lancia Gamma (

Lancia has outlined its electrification roadmap for the coming decade, showcasing its commitment to embracing electric mobility.

The journey begins with the introduction of the new Ypsilon in 2024, followed by the launch of the flagship Gamma EV in 2026, and culminates with an all-electric Delta in 2028.

The Italian automaker has confirmed that the upcoming Ypsilon will be available in both pure battery-powered and hybrid versions. However, starting in 2026, Lancia will exclusively introduce new electric vehicles, with their entire lineup becoming fully electric by 2028, marking the end of the hybrid Ypsilon variant.

In 2026, Lancia is set to debut its first exclusive electric vehicle, to be manufactured at Stellantis’ Melfi plant in Italy. This model, similar in size to a BMW 4-series, will be an elegant fastback based on the STLA medium platform. Luca Napolitano, Lancia’s CEO, has confirmed that this vehicle will bear the name “Gamma.” He envisions it as an elegant Italian car offering high comfort levels and both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions. Thanks to its platform, Lancia anticipates a range of up to 435 miles (700 km) per charge, with 50 percent of sales expected from European countries outside of Italy.

Lancia’s commitment to electrification aligns with Stellantis’ Dare Forward 2030 strategy, which aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2038. While Lancia’s upcoming electric vehicles offer exciting prospects for the brand’s future, the specifics of the 2028 Delta model have yet to be unveiled. However, Luca Napolitano has expressed enthusiasm for the return of the compact model, emphasizing its role as a symbol of progress and technology. The automaker is embarking on a journey to transform its entire lineup, adapting to the evolving automotive landscape with a focus on sustainability and electric mobility.