Strong short goods

Beijing (China), 25 April 2016

Traditionally Brabus takes care of the strong variations of the smart. On the occasion of the motor show in Beijing (April 29 to May 4 2016), it shows the top versions of the new team from the fortwo and forfour.

Much power from little displacement

Motor-driven basis is the three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with 898 CC displacement. Out of it, Brabus brings 109 HP and a maximum torque of 170 Nm. For comparison, at the old, available only as fortwo Brabus smart there were 102 HP. To tickle the performance out of the small unit, was the fuel pressure to two bar and optimizes the air supply to the engine. The new Brabus fortwo sprints 100 in 9.5 seconds, a maximum of 165 km/h is in there. 180 things it brings the Brabus forfour, he needs but 10.5 seconds from zero to 100 km/h.

Ready to go to the race

The "twinamic" called six-speed dual clutch transmission is always on board. Over the 90-Horsepower smart translation is shorter and the response time up to 40% faster. A built-in "race start" function provides optimal speed and slippage for the best Sprint from a standing out. To make a cavalier start, the driver must solve only the brake after he stood up to date on her and has pushed down the accelerator pedal.

Lush tyres

The Brabus standard package also includes a tightly designed "performance"-sports suspension, which is designed to reduce the curl at the front axle. Also the ESP is specifically tuned, the sports exhaust system has been optimized in terms of backpressure. At the same time, Brabus built a sporty tuned direct steering with increased back office moment. Visually there's a gray mat rear diffuser insert Center tailpipes and special Brabus alloy wheels placed. 205ers rubber front wear 185er tyres and rear. The fortwo is 16-inch alloy wheels, while the forfour 17-incher. Including a radio and air conditioning are also a panoramic roof, (except the fortwo Cabrio) and an Abstandswarnfunktion.

Costly pleasure

The PS fun is good value in the smart not: the Brabus fortwo is closed 19.710 euros, the convertible 22.970 euro. If you want the forfour, must stand by 20.520 euro. It starts in July 2016, then there is a "Xclusive" premium trim for the powerful small car for 3,000 euro extra: it includes sport seats with leather and heated seats, a dashboard covered with synthetic leather and fabric, an additional instrument with clock and tachometer, a LED and sensor package and Brabus floor mats. (sh)