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Smart forfour

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Smart forfour
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The Smart forfour was introduced in 2004 and, unlike its "little brothers", is a more conventional 5-door hatchback supermini with a roomy interior, available as a four or five seater.

The car was produced at the NedCar factory in the Netherlands in conjunction with Mitsubishi Motors. This is the same factory that produced Volvo 340 cars in 1970s and 1980s. To save production costs, the smart forfour shares most of its components with the 2003 Mitsubishi Colt. This includes the chassis, suspension and a new generation of MIVEC petrol engines, ranging from the three cylinder 1.1 to to the four cylinder 1.3 and 1.5 L with power up to 80 kW (109 PS). The 1.5 L cdi diesel engine, on the contrary, is a three-cylinder Mercedes-Benz engine derived from the four-cylinder of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and is available with either 68 PS or 95 PS.

A Brabus-prepared sports version has been available since 2005. It is powered by a turbocharged Mitsubishi 4G15 engine, developing 130 kW (177 PS), 27 PS more than its "brother", the Mitsubishi Colt CZT. It can reach a maximum speed of 221 km/h and accelerate up to 100 Km/h in 6.9 seconds. Due to slow sells, the forfour has been phased out from production.

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See Also

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SMART

Daimler AG


Mercedes-Benz | Maybach | Smart | Mitsubishi | GEM | Mercedes-AMG | Freightliner | Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation | OriOn | Setra | Sterling Trucks | Thomas Built Buses | Western Star | McLaren Group


Current

fortwo


Historic

forfour · Roadster · formore · Crossblade

Concept

CrossTown · 454 WWT Concept · · ·


Swatch


Swatch and Mercedes-Benz Corporate website A division of the DaimlerChrysler Group



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