Smart ForTwo has received a brand new facelift thus giving it striking new look, featuring an upgraded exterior and a fresh leather/fabric mix in the interior. It now has even more dynamic appearance, featuring a larger radiator grille with integrated logo, striking front aprons in a new design, horizontally arranged LED daytime driving lights, muscular side skirts and modified rear aprons. The chrome-coloured logo is now positioned straight on the black radiator grille. Moreover, the air inlets under the number plate have been combined into a single unit. The new, optionally available LED daytime driving lights are now arranged in horizontal fashion. There is also a choice of three new alloy wheels: the smart fortwo passion comes with a new 9-spoke alloy wheel; two additional alloy wheels fitted with wide tyres and featuring a 3-spoke and 3-twin-spoke design respectively round off the range. In addition, the choice of colours includes seven different options. , including matt anthracite for the first time.

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Although the general focus here is on the exterior, there are changes inside the car as well: new, high-quality interior package in crystal grey, including a fresh leather/fabric combination for the seats, an imitation leather/fabric mix for the door trims and black imitation leather for the instrument panel in combination with a grey knee pad.Thee front grille and the rear trim strip are in silver, while the front spoiler, side skirts and rear apron are painted in the car's exterior colour.

2012 smart fortwo will continue to be available as a coupé and cabrio version and with six engine and motor variants. The spectrum ranges from the environment-friendly electric power train in the fortwo electric drive and the efficient micro hybrid petrol engine through the powerful turbo petrol engine to the fuel-efficient cdi turbodiesel. Prices begin at € 10 275 for the smart fortwo 45 kW mhd pure.

Here is an overview of the engine range:

Model type cc Output kW/hp Maximum torque l/100 km CO2 g/km 0-100 km/h

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Top speed km/h Purchase price in € (incl. 19% VAT)
smart fortwo 40 kW cdi 799 40/54 130 Nm 3.3 (3.3) 86 (87) 16.8 135 from 12 095
smart fortwo 45 kW mhd* 999 45/61 89 Nm 4.2 (4.3) 97 (98) 16.8 145 from 10 275
smart fortwo 52 kW mhd 999 52/71 92 Nm 4.2 (4.3) 97 (98) 13.7 145 from 10 835
smart fortwo 62 kW 999 62/84 120 Nm 4.9 (4.9) 114 (115) 10.7 145 from 12 885
smart fortwo 75 kW BRABUS 999 75/102 147 Nm 5.2 119 8.9 155 from 17 220
smart fortwo electric drive - 35 kW constant 55 kW peak 130 Nm - - < 13 > 120 under 19 000

The smart fortwo is available for ordering now. The first vehicles will reach dealers at the beginning of April.

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Source: Smart