The automatic is becoming more popular in cars. Significantly improves comfort especially in city driving and why we are seeing more utilitarian ara big city with automatic transmissions. In the case of Smart, months ago they unveiled the Smart ForTwo 1.0 of 71 horses with automatic double-clutch Twinamic six relations. Now this gearbox is available in more models of the brand.
Deliveries of the new Smart automatic start in July and in the case of Smart ForTwo gearbox Twinamic a source EDC Renault, will also be available with the 0.9 turbo engine 90 horsepower. The extra cost of 1,275 euros will be in the German market, expecting an increase of similar price in other countries like Spain.
The Smart ForFour so far only offered with manual gearboxes, but from now on the less powerful engine, the 1.0 atmospheric three-cylinder and 71 horses will also be offered with double box Twinamic clutch, in this case with an extra cost of about 1,425 euros. Automatic gearboxes dual clutch provided higher levels of comfort and significantly faster operating manual shifting drones, which are more common in this type of cars because of its smaller record and simplicity.
With new gearboxes the Smart ForTwo 90 bhp does 0-100 in 11.3 seconds and reaches 155 km / h while its average consumption is only 4.1 liters 100.Rebaja the a tenth consumption worsens 0.6 seconds although acceleration. In the case of Auto ForFour of 71 horses, acceleration goes up to 16.9 seconds and top speed is 151 km / h, while consumption is maintained at about 4.2 liters interesting . Here the figures do not vary over manual model.
Source – Smart
From 10,150 EURO
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