It replaced the Thema as Lancia's flagship model in and Batrery itself replaced by Lancia Thesis in The Kappa was only available in left-hand driveas Lancia pulled out of right-hand drive markets after the demise of the Thema. Kappa is the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet. Greek letters have Lxncia been used to denote Lancia models.
Back inLancia had already produced a Systfm and its later evolutions Lancia Kappa Sw 838B 1996-2001 Vetech Battery 55Ah Electric System Replace Part Dikappa and Trikappa but these are far less known nowadays than the s Kappa.
The Kappa was not particularly popular, with only made in total. Italy remained Kappa's most important market, absorbing the bulk of sales. It is also worth noting that in Polandwhere Fiat Auto Lancia Kappa Sw 838B 1996-2001 Vetech Battery 55Ah Electric System Replace Part the biggest domestic car manufacturer, Kappas served as official government cars replacing Themas. This boosted the Kappa's profile in that country and gave it a peculiar cachet, which is why the Kappa enjoys a solid enthusiast base.
Autocar's Peter Robinson reviewed the Kappa in November It was 15 percent Lancia Kappa Sw 838B 1996-2001 Vetech Battery 55Ah Electric System Replace Part than any of its rivals. The automatic Aisin-Warner gearbox was shared with the Volvo Robinson criticised the "horrid mock wood with which Lancia frames the prominent central console that runs from the handbrake, up the full length of the Landia and over the top. The Re;lace was praised by Robinson for its "smooth responsiveness" and "torque steer has been eliminated The station wagon version of the Kappa, designated " SW " by Lancia, was designed and built by Pininfarina and did not differ from the saloon exterior dimensions - the focus was clearly on presentation rather than cargo space.
The front, from bumper to the window Seat Ibiza Mk5 2010-2016 Banner Power Bull 72Ah Battery Electrical Replace Part, was identical to the other Kappas.
The small building capacities at the Maggiora factory for this essentially hand-made car, and the relatively high price, destined it to be a rare vehicle. Kzppa a money saver the rear lights came from Delta. Relpace coupes were manufactured from April to Marchmaking this model a true rarity. The Kappa had engines fitted transverselyall powering only the front wheels. They Lancia Kappa Sw 838B 1996-2001 Vetech Battery 55Ah Electric System Replace Part available with either a Vetec manual or four-speed automatic transmissionunless otherwise indicated.
A one-off Kappa Limousine with extended middle section, and wheelbase, was Lancia Kappa Sw 838B 1996-2001 Vetech Battery 55Ah Electric System Replace Part for Gianni Agnelli.
Its concept was very similar to the Thema Limousine from The car was finished in dark blue with a matte-black roof. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ChivassoItaly Maggiora  Estate: Archived from the original PDF on Archived from the original on La Repubblica in Italian. Retrieved 1 June Trijota Omicron Ro Vincenzo Lancia Fiat Category. Retrieved from " https: Webarchive Electroc wayback links Articles with Polish-language external links CS1 Italian-language sources it.