You must hurry with the Christmas presents if you haven't already bought them, because the holidays are coming closer. And if in the city centre there's not a parking space available, then BRABUS have the solution. They know a way around this: first – it has to be a late night shopping, and secondly – it has to be in 2014 BRABUS smart electric drive. We are not speaking mere talks, but this is exactly what happened at the Galleries Lafayette in Berlin, Germany.

Whether drawn by reindeer (in the case of Santa Claus) or in a normal car, finding a place to park, especially in a big capital city such as Berlin is always hard. And in fact, this is particularly challenging during winter holidays.

Why this emission-free smart BRABUS electric drive is the perfect solution? First, because one can transport loads of presents and can be also accompanied by someone special. In addition, they can find a parking space faster than in a bigger car … or Santa's old sleigh. In fact, in the aforementioned gallery he was allowed to drive the smart directly into the store itself.

What is more, at the store, he also charged the smart battery with the help of a 220-volt socket. The other benefits of this little smart are that it is driven by a 60 kW electric motor. It is hardly believable that it can accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in only 4.4 seconds and running to its maximum speed of 130 km/h.

The driving range of the 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery is circa 145 kilometres in the city traffic. The advantage: there are no local emissions! This BRABUS smart fortwo electric drive is also available as a coupé and a cabrio, without the tuning of the famous company. However, it will be driven by a less potent 55 kW engine.

2014 BRABUS smart electric drive has a starting price of  18,910 euros.

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Source: Smart