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Monday, 26 September 2016

Smart announces pricing and specification for the Fortwo, Cabrio and Forfour Brabus trim range.

  • Prices start from £16,320 on-the-road for the smart BRABUS fortwo
  • Range features 898 cc turbo engine with increased power of 109 hp
  • Choice between BRABUS or BRABUS Xclusive – smart BRABUS Xclusive available from £19,490
Prices for the new smart BRABUS range start at £16,320 for the smart BRABUS fortwo. The smart BRABUS forfour costs £16,815, while the smart BRABUS cabrio is available from £18,460.
The BRABUS range uses the existing turbo-charged 898 cc engine, with an increased power output of 109 hp (up from 90 hp). In keeping with its sportier engine and exterior, it also comes with BRABUS Performance sports suspension with specially adapted ESP, sports power steering, and a twinamic dual-clutch transmission with race start function.

Based on the existing passion model, the BRABUS models add significant styling updates including BRABUS badging; BRABUS sports steering wheel; BRABUS seats with dinamica inserts; handbrake and gear shift with BRABUS logo; BRABUS sports pedals; 16- and 17-inch alloy wheels (front – 16; rear – 17). Passion models come generously equipped as standard, including the smart audio system; automatic climate control; and cruise control. 
For £845 BRABUS customers can add the Premium package which includes height adjustable driver’s seat and steering wheel; heated and electrically operated door mirrors; rear parking sensors; and smart media system. The night sky option also adds a fabric folding sunroof for an additional £625 on smart forfour models only.
For an additional £3,170 customers can opt for the BRABUS Xclusive model, which adds BRABUS leather sports seats; a bi-fabric dashboard (leather and mesh); BRABUS floor mats; and Xclusive badging. BRABUS Xclusive models come standard with the Premium Plus package (£1,345 on BRABUS models) which includes ambient lighting; rear view camera; automatic window wipers and lights; fog lamps with cornering function; and a centre armrest. 
Prices for all smart models:
Model lineg/km - CO2% - BIK tax rate£ - P11D value£ - Price OTR
BRABUS fortwo1021616,26516,320
BRABUS Xclusive fortwo1021619,43519,490
BRABUS fortwo cabrio 1041618,40518,460
BRABUS Xclusive fortwo cabrio1041621,57521,630
BRABUS forfour1041616,76016,815
BRABUS Xclusive forfour1041619,93019,985
night sky BRABUS forfour1041617,38517,440
Night sky BRABUS Xclusive forfour1041620,55520,610