At the IAA autoshow 2015, which will open in mid-September in Frankfurt, the Smart will present the open version of the new generation models of the 2016 Smart Fortwo Cabrio.
The new generation of the Smart ForTwo Cabrio cabriolet passes the final road test. Recently, several test cars were spotted in Germany on public roads. Recall that the new generation Smart was presented last year in Paris. A year later, it’s time to present the version with a body a cabriolet.
Except for a soft fabric roof, the new product is not different from its private counterpart. Accordingly, customers will be offered already familiar from the coupe ForTwo 3 cylinder gasoline engines: atmospheric 1-liter, depending on the version develops power 61 or 71 HP, as well as a 0.9-liter turbocharged engine with an output of 90 strength. In the base case with them in pair works 5-step “mechanics” and optional 6-stupenchataya robotic gearbox with two clutches Twinamic.
Premiere of new items is expected in August, while the public debut will take place at Frankfurt the auto show in September.
Smart revealed the open version of compact hatchback ForTwo
The debut of a convertible with fabric roof will be held in mid-September at the Frankfurt motor show. The roof has three positions: closed, open to rear pillars, and completely open. In the latter case, the lateral edges of the roof are removed manually and hide in a special compartment in the trunk.
The folding mechanism of the roof is activated via a button in the cabin or pressing the key. In the process of transformation from coupe to convertible requires 12 seconds, and folded down the roof can, even at maximum speed, which for the ForTwo Cabrio is 155 km/h.
To ensure the safety of the back of a convertible increased, with the result that he became 15 per cent stiffer than its predecessor. In addition, the lower part of the body and front struts upgraded to give greater rigidity.
Power trains a “shared” version of the coupÃ©. Thus for a convertible offers two 3-cylinder engine capacity of 71 and 90 HP. In selling the 2016 Smart Fortwo Cabrio will be released in February next year. The cost of new items will be announced closer to the start of sales.