Lancia 2000 Berlina and Coupe (1971 – 1975) Review

Lancia 2000 Berlina and Coupe (1971 – 1975) At A Glance


+Quick, nice handling, well finished inside

-A bit anonymous

The Lancia 2000 was Lancia's first new car launch under Fiat control, and was delayed hitting the market by a year. Of course, in reality, the 2000 was a top and tail facelift of the Flavia Series 2, in which the car was given a more conventional look more in tune with the times. In all other respects, the 2000 was pure Flavia - so that meant the same 1991cc four-cylinder boxer engine (in 115bhp or fuel-injected 126bhp forms), the same four- and five-speed ZF gearboxes, and the same beautiful interiors, now lashed with far more wood,

Equipment was fitting for a range-topping saloon, so you could get your 2000 with velvet or leather upholstery, hydraulically-operated power steering, air conditioning, electric windows and sun blinds. The Coupe changes were far less evident - although that's because fewer changes were needed visually - being limted to a new black grille, squared up rear end loss of fins. It was an effectve facelift, which kept the range fresh until the arrival of the Gamma,