Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour with – New generation minicarb
The super compact hatchback Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour for the 2014-2015 model year are presented by correspondence in the global network in the middle of summer, the official world premiere of the urban minicarb will take place as part of the Paris Motor Show in autumn 2014. According to the information from the manufacturer, the start of sales of a new generation of super compact hatchbacks from smart in Europe is scheduled for November 2014 with a price of 10,900 euros for a two-seater Smart Forta and 11,600 euros for a four-seater Smart Forto. The price is for a car with a 71-horsepower engine and 5 manual transmissions.
Recently, new smart phones will be available by the end of 2015, motorists will be able to purchase new items in the salons of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yaroslavl, Kursk, Kazan, Syzran, Saratov, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar and Astrakhan, closer to the start of sales it will become known and price.
Daimler created the smart one for the 2014-2015 FL (factory model index C453) in close cooperation with the French company Renault, whose serial product was the 3rd generation Renault Twingo.
The new miniature Smart city hatchbacks for two and for four in the official photo and video look like toys on four wheels, but … despite their toys, we are full of cars with modern engines, gearboxes, security systems, comfort and entertainment. And worth up to 11 thousand euros, I can say that if it is a toy, it is for adults.
- External body dimensions for Smart ForTwo (cars) 2014-2015 quantity: 2690 mm (3490 mm) long, 1660 mm wide, 1550 mm high, with 1873 mm (2494 mm) wheelbase.
This size may bring a smile to the face of motorists, but… two hatchbacks – smart pH can be parked in places where it would seem that a motorcycle cannot be parked, and the turning radius is less than 3.5 meters (smart Forto is just over 4.3 meters).
The toy seems to be not only the size of the new new generation Smart ForTwo and its big brother smart cars, but the design of the body and interior.
Two mini-cars Twins with the same design of the front and rear of the body, but different sides.
The front end of the new Smart has diamond-shaped headlights (low beams respond with U-shaped LED strip), a compact hood, a solid bumper with a lower air intake mouth and a neat grille with a large smart logo.
The tail of the hatchback looks rational, correct and even solid, thanks to the diamonds of the parking lights with LEDs, large, as for a small trunk and a heavy bumper, visually increases the compactness of the car.
In profile, the two-seat Smart ForTwo looks like a kid’s car or pod on four wheels. A miniature hood, huge wheel arches, long doors, an almost full body, a smooth roof line and a vertical feed – you obviously can’t name a beautiful car.
The four-seater Smart ForFour is much more like a real adult car due to the presence of a tailgate that can open up to 85 degrees, the usual proportions and the size of the wheelbase.
In general, the new Smart Fortwo and Smart ForFour look, on the one hand, interesting and unusual, and on the other hand, they look too much like products from the Chinese auto industry.
The manufacturer calls the design of the new cool products .ctional – outdoor bringing joy and functionality. So two in one! We can only add that at the heart of the body structure is the interior Tridion capsule (painted differently from the rest of the colors) and the body panels (bonnet, front fenders, side doors and tailgate, bumper). Over 40 possible color combinations to choose from… you’ll have to work hard when you buy more to find the most stylish color combinations.
The interiors of the new two-seater city car Smart ForTwo and the four-seater ForFour with brother are smart designed, cozy, modern and playful. Two-tone interior design solution, original arrangement of ventilation deflectors, stylish dashboard with a large floor radius, speedometer and on-board computer screen, fashionable multifunctional steering wheel, convenient location of the audio system (optional multimedia system with a color touch screen), stylish and original climate control unit control (thermostat sliding scale magnifying glass).
Salon smart fort, of course, is designed for two, driver and passenger. There is enough space for people of average height, I was pleased with the excellent visibility in all directions. The trunk holds 260 liters of luggage.
Salon smart ForFour with two rows of seats and is ready to take four crew members, including the driver. The rear seats with an acceptable level of comfort can accommodate passengers with a height of 180 cm, the capacity of the luggage compartment behind the backs of the second row of seats is 185 liters, lowering the backs of the rear seats to make the cargo area 1285 mm long 996 mm wide, the maximum boot volume is 975 liters. For transporting oversized items up to 2200 mm long, the front passenger seat can also be folded down.
For Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour S has three different configurations.
The base is called passion and led high beam, central locking, remote control, immobilizer, cruise control with speed limiter, external thermometer, monochrome screen, on-board computer, front power windows, ABS, ACP, ESP, side wind Assist (will help to deal with strong side wind).
The more expensive Prime and Proxy versions boast heated seats, a 3.5-inch color on-board computer screen, a leather multifunction steering wheel, and a JBL sound system.
Specifications Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour for 2014-2015 are talking about the use of front suspension with McPherson struts, rear suspension De Dion and rear-wheel drive, as the engine is located above the rear axle under the floor of the luggage compartment.
For Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour on offer is a three-cylinder petrol engine capable of working in tandem with a 5- or 6-speed Twinamic dual-clutch manual transmission.
From the start of sales, a 1.0-liter engine (71 hp and 91 Nm) and a 0.9-liter turbocharged engine (90 hp and 135 Nm) will be available. Then they make up a company with a junior motor with a return of 60 forces.