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Further equipment features underline the attention to detail. These include
new dials with a contrasting dark central disc in the instrument cluster and
dashboard instruments, and an optional fabric-covered folding centre armrest. A
3-spoke leather steering wheel with cruise control function and a trip computer
are available as options. Furthermore, customers can opt for new ambient
lighting with dimmable LEDs to create a pleasant lighting atmosphere.
new style is complemented by a whole host of clever stowage facilities and
practical details. For example, a large stowage box is available as an option
for the lower section of the centre console. The optional glove compartment
includes a clip function for holding notes, for example, and seat pockets on the
sides of the seats that come as standard offer additional practical stowage
space. The new one-hand operation of the tailgate is a further practical detail
that enhances comfort.
Information, Communication and Entertainment
Cutting edge communication and entertainment systems are available for the
new generation smart fortwo. The new audio system navigation/multimedia is a
real multimedia talent with a large 6.5 inch display, integrated navigation
system, Bluetooth hands-free system, USB and AUX port for external devices and
an interface for controlling an iPod. The new audio system basic also has a USB
and AUX port for an MP3 or CD player.
The smart drive kit for the iPhone
turns the popular phone into a multimedia trip computer that is optimized for
the smart fortwo in terms of function and design. It includes the smart cradle
for the iPhone and the smart drive app for the iPhone developed by smart and has
all the important features needed when driving a car: phone calls via hands-free
system, your own extensive music collection, internet radio and a clever
navigation system with a special smart touch.
The new optional surround
sound system offers a superior sound experience. A multi-channel digital
amplifier with power output of 8x40 Watt and a perfectly matched loudspeaker
system provide impressive sound.
New Brabus Features
most striking change for the Brabus und Brabus Xclusive lines is the new rim
design for the Monoblock VII alloy wheels. The Brabus double-pipe rear muffler
has also been modified.
The Brabus interior design, too, has been modified in
line with the new smart fortwo interior design. The instrument cluster now also
features the new dial. The cruise control function is available as a new option.
Trendsetter for Environmentally Friendly Urban Mobility
trendsetter the smart fortwo has been redefining individual urban mobility for
more than ten years now. It combines responsibility to the environment and high
ecological standards with joie de vivre and a high fun factor. With its compact
dimensions the two-seater takes up an unrivalled amount of road and parking
space. It boasts state-of-the-art functionality and uses future-oriented,
environmentally friendly technologies to bring its occupants to their
destination comfortably and safely.
Many successes confirm that smart is
on the right track with its trend-setting "smart approach" - for example with
regard to design: the smart fortwo received the coveted Red dot award for
outstanding design and found a place in the New York Museum of Modern Art even
before it took to the streets of the USA in 2008. smart is a pioneer in the
sector of electric vehicles and is redefining zero-emission urban mobility. Or
innovative mobility: within the framework of the "car2go" project in Ulm and now
also in the Texan capital of Austin, smart fortwos can be spontaneously rented
by anyone around the clock for a small fee. This new mobility concept that won
the ÖkoGlobe environmental award is extremely successful and makes driving in
the city as easy as using a mobile phone. Or attitude to life: with the "smart
urban stages" smart is creating temporary exhibition platforms in various cities
for future-oriented projects that relate to ideas for the future of urban life.
Furthermore, exceptional economy remains a defining feature of the smart
fortwo. According to calculations by the ADAC, the largest German automobile
club, even the first generation of the charming two-seater was the most
economical car on the German market. The verdict was that no other car is
cheaper to run in Germany. The car magazine "Auto, Motor und Sport" also put the
trendy two-seater at the top of its table of cost-efficient cars.
than 1.2 million smart fortwos have been delivered to customers since the first
model was launched in 1998. Today, customers in 43 countries on five continents
are able to enjoy the popular car.
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