Smart has announced the prices for the electric smart fortwo and forfour Electric Drive, now available to order. In Germany, prices for the smart fortwo electric drive start at 21,940 euros and for the forfour electric drive at 22,600 euros.
As we heard at the Paris Motor Show last September, smart expands its electric range considerably. Previous fortwo models was already offered with an electric powertrain, but in addition to the new generation of the model the smart range will also expand with the forfour electric now.
Both electric smart models are using a 60 kW/81 hp and 160 Nm electric motor mounted at the rear and transmitting its power via a constant ratio to the wheels. Powerful torque of 160 Nm is immediately available from a standstill. The brand estimates a maximum range of 160 kilometers for the electric models and the top speed is 130 km / h. According to the car manufacturer with a fast charger in three quarters of 20 percent can be charged to a fully charged battery.
Optionally, the green accents on the exterior and in the interior there is no doubt that the Electric does its best to be a little kinder to the environment. That’s part of the design package optional at extra cost. This also includes 16-inch alloy wheels (black or white) and ‘Electric Drive’ logos. Furthermore, given both the Fortwo and the Forfour standard a comprehensive audio system, air conditioning and ECC note.The electric drive design packages costs 350 euros in conjunction with the Urban Style or Sleek Style package and 800/720 euros in conjunction with the passion/prime line.
A particularly powerful 22 kW fast charger will be available from autumn 2017 (840 euros). This enables the smart electric drive to be charged much more quickly: in less than 45 minutes (20-100%). Because of its quiet drive system, the new smart electric drive is available with an acoustic presence indicator(120 euros), which generates a speed-sensitive, Daimler-specific sound for the protection of other road users.
smart is the only car manufacturer worldwide to offer its model range with both combustion engines and all-electric drive.