Smart find a solution of traveling 15.000 kilometers with only 15 refuels. This is possible with the new ForTwo CDi unveiled today. It has a fuel consumption of just 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers (NEDC) and emissions of 88 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer; this is why the new ForTwo CDi is the most economical production car worldwide. If you want to travel from central Berlin to Paris without refueling, the new ForTwo is the answer. A full tank of fuel costs around 38.00 euro and 33 liters of fuel will take the 45 bhp two-door car approximately 1,000 kilometers.
Smart got into trouble! 1650 Fortwo models are being recalled due to steering problems. All the models were built between May 19 and June 6th 2007. All the customers will have to take their vehicles to their local dealers to repair the problem, as the drivers may not be able to steer the car properly. The actual problem lies with a retaining ring that the US manufacturer, Delphi, failed to properly (...)
Smart has released pricing on the 2008 Fortwo. The basis model with optional air conditioning starts at $11,000; the better-equipped Passion will cost $13,000 and the Convertible will be $15,000. State-of-the-art compact three-cylinder engines are installed at the rear of new smart fortwo. For the petrol engines, the engine capacity has been increased from 0.7 to 1.0 litres. There are two naturally aspirated engine versions to choose from, delivering 45 or 52 kW (61 / 71 bhp) respectively, (...)
Why wait until 2008 when Mercedes will bring the Smart Fortwo on the US market? You can buy one now! Windy City Smart Car, an independent distributor from Chicago will sell the model for a few weeks. Both coupe and convertible versions are available. Windy City Smart Car’s prices start at $26,850 for the coupe and $29,800 for the convertible.
Katharina Sieverding’s master class styles the penultimate smart fortwo Before the new smart fortwo is launched on the market in April 2007, the master class of the internationally renowned photo artist Katharina Sieverding will work on a unique project: The master students Friederike Hamann and Moritz Hirsch will turn the penultimate car of the current smart fortwo series into a phosphorescent light object. After its completion, the smart fortwo will be staged and photographed in urban (...)
The new smart fortwo is available to order from all smart centers from Monday 15 January 2007. Customers will be pleased to hear that prices for the new vehicle are no higher than for previous models. The new smart fortwo coupé with 45 kW (61 bhp) is available in the pure equipment line at a price of € 9,490 ($12.200). The new smart fortwo can do everything that the current model can do - but better. This means that the new smart fortwo is even more comfortable, even more agile, even safer (...)
At "smartville", the production plant for the smart fortwo in Hambach, France, production of the new smart fortwo has got off to a successful start. The first vehicle produced in the pure equipment line has white bodypanels and a black tridion safety cell. Since the launch of the previous model in October 1998 more than 770,000 smart fortwo have been produced in Hambach. The last vehicle of the previous model series rolled off the production line at the end of November 2006. The (...)