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LANCIA Thema Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 1984
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
 

2011 - 2014

The new Thema marks a new chapter in Lancia's legendary history. The first global flagship that combines the best of two worlds, the Thema was designed based on the new Chrysler 300 created on the Chrysler Group LX rear wheel drive platform and has been marketed since the beginning of this year. Like the first Thema back in 1984, it competes in the most difficult and prestigious segment, st...

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diesel engines:

  LANCIA Thema 3.0L V6 5AT (190 HP)

  LANCIA Thema 3.0L V6 5AT (239 HP)

gasoline engines:

  LANCIA Thema 3.6L V6 8AT (286 HP)

1992 - 1995

The Thema was close to its final years, but the Italian carmaker was not ready to change it and kept it running until 1995 when it switched to the Kappa lineup. By 1992, the Thema was already eight years old on the market, and that, from those times standards, made it an old model. Fiat, who owned the Lancia brand since 1969, wasn't ready to introduce a new generation so it ordered its e...

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gasoline engines:

  LANCIA Thema 2.0L 5MT (116 HP)

  LANCIA Thema 2.0L 5MT (155 HP)

  LANCIA Thema 2.0L Turbo 5MT (205 HP)

  LANCIA Thema 3.0L V6 5MT (175 HP)

1988 - 1992

Based on the same platform as the Alfa Romeo 164 and the Saab 9000, the Lancia Thema was the most luxurious model in Lancia's lineup. By the end of the '80s, Lancia was on the verge. In 1984, the Italian carmaker introduced the Thema as the up-market representative. It was the first vehicle built on the Fiat/Saab platform, and it replaced the unsuccessful Lancia Gamma. The refres...

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1984 - 1988

Fiat and General Motors developed a platform for four distinct-looking vehicles: the Saab 9000, Fiat Croma, Alfa Romeo 164, and Lancia Thema. While Saab introduced steel beams in the doors for enhanced protection, and Alfa Romeo took only the platform, Fiat and Lancia rushed the project to the production lines. The Thema was more of an upmarket three-box sedan with wedged-styling penned by Gi...

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