The automatic transmission was announced with the release of the new generation of Smart ForTwo and ForFour, but in the first phase of commercialization model was not available. This is a automatic gearbox double clutch six speeds, nicknamed twinamic, and will be available with three-cylinder, 1.0 liter and 71 horses in the range of Smart ForTwo [ 1999006]. The other engines have five-speed manual transmission.
With this gearbox the average consumption remains 4.1 liters per 100 , approving the manual model, although benefits decrease in the 0-100, stopping the clock at 15.1 seconds (vs. 14.9). The maximum speed is the same, 151 kilometers per hour. The change twinamic allows manual changes using the selector and from the paddles on the steering wheel should equip the Sport package.
The automatic twinamic be offered in all finishes the ForTwo, at least in Germany. Will have an additional cost of 1,275 euros in the base model, while in the remaining three finishes (passion, prime and proxy) the price increase will be 1,000 euros . Model Deliveries will begin in March.
still remain meet the specifications for Spain , but is expected to be mounted in the same finishes and with a similar overrun. At the moment this is the only engine of ForTwo can have automatic transmission.
Source – Smart
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