After the world premiere in Berlin and parallel to the smart roadshow which passes through 15 European cities, Mercedes announces prices for the new generation smart fortwo and forfour.
The new generation smart fortwo will start from 10.895 euro with 19% VAT in Germany, meanwhile four seats version forfour will be priced from 11.555 euro. These prices are valid for the 71 HP version and manual gearbox. The first deliveries will start on November 2014. Top turbo engine with 90 HP will follow in December 2014, meanwhile new double clutch gearbox (twinamic) will become available in the spring of 2015.
The cheapest smart fortwo costs 10.895 euro, the same as for the previous generation
Standard equipment includes LED daytime driving lights, central locking with radio remote control, 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 at the front. Considering the characteristics and the dimensions of the body, especially for fortwo, Mercedes offers standard Crosswind Asssist, meanwhile Lane Keeping Assist (380 euro, standard for prime and proxy) and Forward collision warning (250 euro) are optional. Also optional is the Direct Steer system (490 euro) with variable ratio and electric power assistance.
Both versions – fortwo and forfour – are available with three equipment levels:
– passion line (1.390 euro) is very stylish and modern with a choice of colour combinations in black/orange or black/white for the interior. Include also multifunction steering wheel in leather, the instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch colour TFT display and the Direct-Steer system.
– prime line (1.990 euro for fortwo, 2.150 euro for forfour) comprises black leather seats with white topstitching, a multifunction steering wheel, shift lever knob in leather Direct-Steer system, heated front seats and Lane Keeping Assist.
– proxy line (3.390 euro for fortwo, 3.500 euro for forfour) contains panoramic roof and seats in leather look and white/blue fabric plus Cool&Audio package with options for entertainment and climate control and the Sports package with 16-inch alloy wheels.
As in other Mercedes models, for a limited period of time, Mercedes will offer a special edition named Edition 1, which could be identified by exclusive design features such as a tridion safety cell in lava orange, combined with bodypanels/body in white on the fortwo and graphite grey on the forfour. Other features include painted black 16-inch alloy wheels, sports suspension with 10 mm lower ground clearance and a panoramic roof with sun protection. The Direct Steer system is also standard like the Cool&Audio package and instrument cluster with colour TFT display. Prices are 13.990 euro for fortwo Edition 1 and 14.990 euro for forfour edition 1.
In addition to the Sport package (575 euro, standard on proxy) and Cool&Audio package (1.100 euro, standard on proxy), Mercedes offers the LED&Sensor package (510 euro, standard for passion, prime and proxy), Comfort package (270 euro) and Cool&Media package (1.700 euro for passion and prime and 670 euro for proxy) which includes 17.8 cm (7 inch) multitouch display and automatic climate control.
The list of options is completed by the JBL audio system, heated front seats, automatic climate control, reversing camera, rear parking aid and the special option readyspace seats (250 euro). Reversible cushions for the rear seats can be turned around and lowered to create 12 cm more loading height inside. Access and loading are very facile thanks to the rear doors, which open to a very large angle of almost 90 degrees.
Prices of the new smart fortwo and forfour with 71 HP engine and manual gearbox are:
smart fortwo Basic/Standard 10.895 euro
passion 12.285 euro
prime 12.885 euro
proxy 14.285 euro
edition 1 13.990 euro
smart forfour Basic/Standard 11.555 euro
passion 12.945 euro
prime 13.705 euro
proxy 15.055 euro
edition 1 14.990 euro