The order books are now open for the all-new smart fortwo cabrio. Starting price – for the German market; has been set at 15,655 euros for the model with the 52 kW (71 hp) 1 liter atmospheric engine with twinamic dual clutch transmission. Open top air costs 3,260 euros extra in comparison to the closed model.
Clients craving for more power also have the alternative of a 0.9 turbo good for 66 kW (90 hp) engine. Matter to the twinamic automatic transmission this version is priced at 16,550 euros. A version with manual transmission will be ready to order at a later date.
Three equipment lines (passion, prime and proxy) are available, alongside features such as smartphone integration with MirrorLink (standard in combination with the smart Media-System), a wind deflector (57 euros) or the Urban Style package (825 euros) which brings black wheel arch linings, black painted 16” aluminium wheels and a lowered chassis.
passion line costs 1.390 euros and is defined by black/orange or black/white combo for the interior. The third colour option, black/black, conjures up a stylish tone-in-tone finish. Standard fit includes the multifunctional steering wheel in leather, the instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch colour display and the Direct-Steer system.
prime line adds up 1.990 euros to the bill and provides the interior with an elegant, classic look courtesy of leather items (seats, multifunction steering wheel and shift lever knob) and the stylish tone-in-tone character. It also brings as standard equipment the Direct-Steer system plus heated seats for driver and passenger.
proxy line is the most expensive, demanding no less than 3.390 euros. It makes up for this with its innovative trend-setting character via highlights such as the seats in leather look and white/blue fabric, the Cool & Audio package and the Sports package with 16-inch alloy wheels.
The fabric soft top has a total thickness of 20 mm and an area of 1.8 mp, which is 4% larger than its predecessor. The customers can choose between three different colours for the soft top: blue denim which looks like jeans, red or black. The removable roof bars can be stowed in a compartment in the tailgate and are painted in the tridion colour.
The soft-top can be opened fully automatically in 12 seconds even when driving at top speed. The sof-ttop can also be opened from outside by remote control with the 3-button key.
A comprehensive list of standard equipment is available right from the outset: a heated rear window made of glass, LED daytime driving lights, central locking with radio remote control, visual locking-verification signal and immobiliser, cruise control with limiter (variable speed limitation), exterior temperature indicator with frost warning, instrument cluster with monochrome LCD display and trip computer, and electric windows.