Lancia Musa

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Lancia Musa
Lancia Musa front 20080424.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Lancia
Also called Fiat Idea
Production 2004–2012[1]
Assembly Mirafiori plant, Turin, Italy
Designer Flavio Manzoni
Body and chassis
Class Mini MPV (M)
Body style 5-door MPV
Layout FF layout
Platform Fiat Punto
Related Fiat Idea
Fiat Punto
Lancia Ypsilon
Powertrain
Engine 1.4 8v FIRE
1.4 16v FIRE
1.3 16v Multijet Diesel
1.6 16v Multijet Diesel
1.9 16v Multijet Diesel
Transmission 5-speed manual
6-speed manual
5-speed D.F.N
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,508 mm (98.7 in)
Length 3,990 mm (157.1 in)
4,040 mm (159.1 in) (facelift 2007)
Width 1,700 mm (66.9 in)
Height 1,660 mm (65.4 in)
Chronology
Successor Fiat 500L[2]

The Lancia Musa (Type 350) is a front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-door, five-passenger high-roof B-segment mini MPV manufactured by FCA and marketed by the company's Lancia subdivision for model years 2004-2012.

As a badge engineered variant of the Fiat Idea, the Musa also employs the Project 188 platform, originally used for the second-generation Fiat Punto.

History[edit]

The Musa debuted at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show with customer deliveries beginning in Europe in October of the same year. The Musa's front and rear end styling is visually very similar to that of the technically related Lancia Ypsilon, with which it shares the headlights.[3] The interior features Alcantara or leather, as well as chrome details.

Like the Fiat Idea, the Musa offers an electrohydraulic manual transmission, an automated manual transmission marketed as Dolce Far Niente (D.F.N.) — for all engines except the 8-valve version of the 1.4 FIRE.[4]

Facelift[edit]

The Musa received a facelift in October 2007 with alarger boot, new Lancia logo and options including FCA's integrated in-vehicle infotainment system (marketed as Blue&Me), new body colours and equipment. In 2008 for Italian market Lancia introduced the EcoChic version with 1.4 Fire 8v dual power (LPG and petrol) engine. In 2009 Lancia introduced an Start-stop system with the 1.4 Fire 16v and 1.3 Multijet II Euro 5 engines, the latter with 95 PS (70 kW; 94 hp).

Engines[edit]

Model Engine Displacement Power Torque Years
1.4 8V straight-4 1368 cc 78 PS (57 kW; 77 hp) @ 5800 rpm 115 N·m (85 lb·ft) @ 3000 rpm from 2005
1.4 16V straight-4 1368 cc 95 PS (70 kW; 94 hp) @ 5800 rpm 115 N·m (85 lb·ft) @ 4500 rpm
1.3 Multijet 16V straight-4 1248 cc 70 PS (51 kW; 69 hp) @ 4000 rpm 180 N·m (130 lb·ft) @ 1750 rpm
1.3 Multijet 16V straight-4 1248 cc 95 PS (70 kW; 94 hp) @ 4000 rpm 200 N·m (150 lb·ft) @ 1750 rpm from 2006
1.6 Multijet 16V straight-4 1598 cc 120 PS (88 kW; 120 hp) @ 4000 rpm 300 N·m (220 lb·ft) @ 1500 rpm from 2008
1.9 Multijet 8V straight-4 1910 cc 101 PS (74 kW; 100 hp) @ 4000 rpm 259 N·m (191 lb·ft) @ 1750 rpm 2004–2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mirafiori closed temporarily, Lancia Musa out of production". autoedizione.com. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Fiat’s New, Serbia-Made Model May Succeed Idea, Lancia Musa". Bloomberg Business. 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Lancia Musa". The Lancia pages @www.CarsfromItaly.com. Archived from the original on 2005-03-24. Retrieved 2006-10-12.  - accessed via the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Lancia Musa MPV". Global Auto Index. Retrieved 2006-10-12. 

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