Lancia Artena Cabriolet from 1931
|Class :||Middle class|
|Body versions :||Sedan , coupe , convertible|
Petrol engines :
|Wheelbase :||2950-3180 mm|
|Empty weight :||1350 kg|
|Previous model||Lancia Epsilon|
The Lancia Artena was an automobile manufacturer's Lancia , which was produced from 1931 to 1942. The previous model Lancia Lambda had been replaced by the cheaper Artena and the high-priced Lancia Astura . Slightly above the Artena was the equally motorized intermediate model Lancia Augusta .
The Artena was presented at the Paris Motor Show in 1931. As was customary at the time, the car was designed to be fitted with a body by an external body shop, and it was in the upper price segment. The Artena was powered by a V4 engine. The Artena was produced until 1936. It was replaced by the Lancia Aprilia the following year . For the military, however, a final series was issued from 1940 to 1942.
There were four series in total:
- 1st series from 1931 to 1932 in 1500 units
- 2nd series from 1932 to 1933 in 1520 units, change was better noise insulation
- 3rd series from 1933 to 1936 in 2040 units, with an additional short or long wheelbase
- 4th series from 1940 to 1942 in 507 units, production for the military