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Smart ForTwo RHD 2001 Road Test

Mon, 22 Oct 2001
Smart & Pure: £6,295
Smart & Pulse: £7,295
Smart & Passion: £7,995
Smart City-Cabrio: £9,995.
(Old LHD prices were Pure, £5,700; Pulse, £6,600; Passion, £7,200; Cabrio, £9,360.)

Standard specification for all models includes Softip automatic sequential 6-speed transmission; black Tridion safety cell; TRUST-PLUS electronic traction and stability control; heat reflecting glass; exchangeable body panels; twin section tailgate; central locking with panic switch; fold-down passenger seatback; door storage; rear luggage net; clock; rev counter; digital gear display; AM/FM RDS radio cassette player; ABS with EBD; driver and passenger airbags; seatbelt pre-tensioners; hazard warning triangle; child seat fittings; remote boot opening; remote controlled central locking and immobiliser; air recirculation/fresh air switch; electric windows; lights on buzzer; 12-volt accessory socket; heated rear screen; intermittent rear wiper.

Pulse gains a 61bhp engine; Sportline alloy wheels; blue tinted glass; glass roof with sun-screen; door storage nets instead of boxes; leather steering wheel and gear knob; fog lights.
Passion gains a 54bhp engine; Softouch fully automatic as well as Softip sequential transmission; Starline alloy wheels; silver Tridion safety cell; luggage compartment cover; air-conditioning.
City-Cabrio gains duo elliptic headlights; lockable underseat drawer; two-piece convertible top.

Available now, from Smart Centres: Chiswick, tel: 0870 2400 944; Piccadilly, tel: 0870 2400 940; Milton Keynes, tel: 0870 2500 950; Birmingham, tel: 0870 2400 960; Manchester, tel: 0870 2400 963.
More mainstream MB dealers are in the process of opening Smart Centres. Or buy direct from www.thesmart.co.uk

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