The Chrysler Ypsilon Black&Red features a high-technology interior specification and alloys

The special-edition Chrysler Ypsilon Black&Red has gone on sale in the UK with prices starting from £12,750. Chrysler is trying to lure a greater proportion of younger buyers with the Ypsilon Black&Red, which was first unveiled at last year’s Bologna motor show wearing a Lancia badge.

The Chrysler Ypsilon Black&Red gets a well-specced interior featuring black and red fabric seat upholstery, dashboard and door linings, aircon, Bluetooth connectivity and a hi-fi system.

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The exterior of the car features black and red bi-colour paint, 16-inch multi-spoke alloys, fog lamps, black glass and body-coloured side skirts as standard.

The Ypsilon Black&Red is offered with three engine choices: a 1.2-litre petrol (£12,750), 0.9-litre litre Twin Air (£13,950) or 1.3-litre MultiJet (£14,950).

Chrysler is offering a zero deposit and £199 per month finance deal on the 1.2-litre version.

Katie Hayes

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16 February 2012

Has anybody actually seen one on the road yet?

16 February 2012

This or a Polo?

See ya VW!

Back to FWD Sad

16 February 2012

I haven't seen any of these on the road yet. Soon after it was released I went into the Chrysler dealer for a look and the salesman was VERY keen, kept saying how it would be such a good advert for the car if people saw someone driving around in one. Made me feel very special.

I was surprised how small it felt inside. Its very narrow, and there is a lot less legroom for the driver than in my MINI. And those rear seats are very deceptive: it looks like there's a lot of space behind the front seats, but actually the back seat base is really short, more like a shelf!

16 February 2012

Appropriate colours - a bit of a gamble...

16 February 2012

Needs chipping really...

Think I should take one for a spin..!

16 February 2012

I lost a Clio sale to one of these. I have yet to see one, I saw a Delta few months ago, however I haven't seen another since.

16 February 2012

[quote humphrey the pug]I lost a Clio sale to one of these.[/quote]

Shame on you!

17 February 2012

I can't see the spec's or the colours attracting a youthful audience alone but the finance package certainly will.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

17 February 2012

Do we really need special edition versions of what is supposed to be a fairly special car in its own right? Dare I suggest that it is because they can't sell the things.

It sounds very much like history repeating itelf - anyone remember the special "Hi-Fi" edition of the Lancia Beta Coupe?

17 February 2012

[quote catnip]I was surprised how small it felt inside. Its very narrow, and there is a lot less legroom for the driver than in my MINI. And those rear seats are very deceptive: it looks like there's a lot of space behind the front seats, but actually the back seat base is really short, more like a shelf!
[/quote] that's because the small lancia has always been based on a panda...it's nice to have it available here at last because the last 2 generations were lovely little cars.

[quote catnip]I haven't seen any of these on the road yet[/quote]

saw my first one last week. Unfortunately, all in silver, so you lost some of the styling's effect...

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