Smart Fortwo: The Cutest Car!

A Perfect And Smart Car For Elderly People

Smart Fortwo is a smart electric drive car with a rear engine and two seater car created by smart GmBH. It was introduced at Paris Motor show in 1998 as a smart city vehicle and right now it is in its second generation. Actually, the name is exact matched to its seating arrangement and capacity. Being an electric version car, it was introduces in the year 2007 and nearly, 2000 II nd generation electric cars were manufactured in between the years 2009 to 2012.

Second generation car

The new 999 cc 13 edition of this car was presented by Mitsubishi Motors from 2007 onwards and mainly it consists of aspirated and turbo version in it. Its turbo petrol series has a power of 83hp. Its normally aspirated engine is of 999cc and has 11.4:1 ratio compression and 95+ octanes RON premium fuel is recommended to it. In case of rate, it is rated at 53 kw (71hp). And the US normally aspirated 999 cc engines comes with a compressed ratio of 10:1 with 91 octanes AKI premium fuel recommended to it. It is rated at 70 hp. A new version was developed by a German tuner company Brabus in a joint project with 72Kw and 140 N.m torque. It is originally available in Europe only but at present you find it elsewhere.

Ratings given to vehicle

European Union testing rates this 999 cc smart at 4.7 L per 100 km as per the gasoline model and for diesel it is 3.4 L per 100 km. and the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) rated this at 36 mpg which gives 6.5L per 100 kms in a combined way.

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Technical Characteristics of Smart Fortwo

Technical Characteristics of 2006 smart fortwo produced by Smart (DE).

Body Type Hatchback 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight 780 Kg
Length 2695 mm
Height 1542 mm
Wheelbase 1867 mm
Front Track 1283 mm
Rear Track 1385 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 33 liters
Engine location rear
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion
Fuel Supply System MPFi
Max Power 84HP (61 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 121Nm @ 3250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 116 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 999 cc
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design SOHC - Single Overhead Camshaft
Cylinders 3 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 2
Total Valves 6
Compression Ratio n/a
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes Di
Rear Brakes Dr-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 4?J x 15 / 4?J x 15
Standard Tyres 175/55 R 15 / 175/55 R 15
Suspension Front I.W.MS.ARB.
Suspension Rear dD.CS.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 10.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 6.4 l/100km
Road 4.1 l/100km
Mixt 4.9 l/100km