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Fifteen limited edition Smart Fortwo models are coming to Australia.
The Smart Fortwo "edition night orange" is priced at $22,790* (MLP*)
Note: Fortwo is pronounced 'for two', not 'fort wo'.

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Night Orange edition for Smart
6th July, 2011
The Smart Fortwo “night orange” offers unique paint and trim finishes in addition to extra equipment for an additional $2,800 over the Smart Fortwo mhd. The value of the “night orange” package is $4,800 offering added customer value of $2,000 ..... more

Smart Forspeed Concept
27th February, 2011
No roof, minimal windows and a responsive and zero-emission electric drive at the rear: the Smart Forspeed concept combines responsibility and emotional appeal in a new and pleasurable way ..... more

Nissan to supply a 5-door to Smart USA
7th October, 2010
The B-segment five-door car is to be sold solely in the United States and is based on vehicle architecture from Nissan. This will allow the demand of US Smart customers and dealers for a larger but Smart-typical car to be fulfilled very soon ..... more

Updated Smart Fortwo for 2011
19th July, 2010
The new Smart Fortwo will be launched throughout Europe in the northern autumn of 2010 with a fresh interior look, an upgraded exterior and engines that are even more environmentally friendly ..... more

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Smart "Electric Drive" goes into production
27th August, 2009
Unlike its predecessor, the electrically driven Smart Fortwo of the second generation is fitted with an innovative and highly efficient lithium-ion battery ..... more

Smart at the Geneva Motor Show
13th March, 2009
Sales of the Smart Fortwo rose by 39 per cent in the past year, and by the end of the year the Smart will be represented in 41 countries worldwide ..... more

Plug And Play: The Smart Fortwo Electric Drive
21st January, 2009
The Smart Fortwo electric drive (ed) further demonstrates the pioneering role of this young car brand with an emission-free, highly efficient and quiet two-seater ..... more

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Stop/Start For Smart Fortwo
28th October, 2008
This intelligent and user-friendly start/stop system automatically shuts down the engine as soon as the car's speed falls below 8 km/h and the brake pedal is pressed ..... more

Smart Fortwo (copyright image)

Smart Fortwo

11th July, 2008

All-New Smart Fortwo Is Now Here
24th February, 2008
The new Smart Fortwo is the consistent evolution of a car that is unrivalled in terms of shape, use and nature. Released to an eager European market in 1998, the first generation of the Smart achieved success in a very short space of time ..... more

Local Pricing and Specifications Announced for the All-New Smart Fortwo
4th February, 2008
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific has announced pricing and specifications for the all-new Smart Fortwo, which will be released to eager Australian customers later this month ..... more

Smart Road Trip from Los Angeles to Detroit
22nd January, 2008
The two Smart Fortwo CDIs were very impressive with only 3.9 l/100 km and even the luxurious turbo-diesel E 320 CDI BLUETEC consumed an average of only 5.8 l/100 km ..... more

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Smart Fortwo Takes Class Honours in the 2007 World Solar Challenge
30th October, 2007
The Smart Fortwo has again shown its impressive credentials in both fuel efficiency and ecologically sound engineering by being awarded the overall winner of the Greenfleet Technology Class’s segment for commercially available vehicles in this year’s World Solar Challenge ..... more

Smart Bolsters Market Launch in the US with a Unique Concept in L.A.
19th October, 2007
An exclusive studio building on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice Beach, California has been transformed into the “Smart House” to serve as the springboard for the US market launch of the Smart Fortwo ..... more

New Smart Fortwo BRABUS and BRABUS Xclusive
6th September, 2007
A combination of sportiness and exclusivity: The new Smart Fortwo BRABUS models hit the road in Europe. With a re-engineered 72 kW three-cylinder turbo engine the Smart Fortwo BRABUS and the Smart Fortwo BRABUS Xclusive continue to boast low fuel consumption of just 5.2 litres per 100 kilometres ..... more


Hear Chris Goodsell
Talk Motoring On
Radio & Internet
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Smart Presents Alternative Drive Systems
10th July, 2007
Smart, as a platform for alternative power choices, has some interesting propositions under development .... more

Europe's new Smart Fortwo CDI - The world's most economical production car with the lowest CO2 emissions
8th June, 2007
With fuel consumption of just 3.3 litres per 100 kilometres (NEDC) and emissions of 88 grammes of carbon dioxide per kilometre the new Smart Fortwo CDI is the most economical production car worldwide ..... more

Smart Heading To Brooklands
27th May, 2007
Smart customers and enthusiasts of the brand will be participating in a huge Smart celebration taking place at Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands, England, on Saturday 28th July ..... more

World premiere in Geneva: Smart Fort Wo BRABUS and BRABUS Xclusive
23rd February, 2007
At next month's Geneva Motor Show, Smart will be presenting the two BRABUS variants of the new Smart Fortwo to the public for the first time ..... more

All-New Smart Fortwo Goes on Sale in Germany
16th January, 2007
The all-new Smart Fortwo is now available to order from all Smart dealers in Germany and customers will be pleased to hear that prices for the new vehicle are no higher than for previous models ..... more

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New Smart Fort Wo for 2007
13th November, 2006
To be launched in Europe in mid-2007, the new Smart Fortwo is said to be more comfortable, more agile and more ecological than its predecessor ..... more

Self-Catering Holiday
Accommodation in
Denmark, WA
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Smart Goes Electric
13th July, 2006
The Smart For Two (not the Smart Fort Wo as some may suspect) will be available as an electric version in the UK, it was announced yesterday ..... more

Smart Stacker Celebrates its 21st
29th June, 2006
When the team assembling the Smart stacker had finished moving it into Henry Dean Plaza in Sydney last week, it was cause for celebration ..... more

Growth for Smart In Australia
16th April, 2006
Sales of Smart cars continued to grow faster than the industry average in the light car and small car segments last month ..... more

New Smart ‘Super Stacker’ In Melbourne
4th April, 2006
Not content with the towering success of the previous Smart stacker that has been appearing around Australia, Smart has gone one better ..... more

Smart To Drop The Four-Door
26th March, 2006
In announcing a new Fortwo will be released in Europe next year, the brand has, also, indicated it wants to drop the four-door model, the Forfour ..... more

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Monster Miles for Micro Car
18th November, 2005
A Smart Fortwo (is it For Two or is it Fort Wo?) has clocked up over half a million kilometres, equal to more than 13 times around the equator ..... more

Smart Signs Up For Mitsubishi Engine
30th October, 2005
Mitsubishi and Smart have signed an agreement on engine supply ..... more

Smart Forfour Brabus Confirmed For Sydney
22nd September, 2005
At Sydney's Motor Show (13th-23rd October) Smart will show the Smart Forfour Brabus, a car the company is considering for Australia ..... more

Smart Crosstown Concept Car
17th September, 2005
Smart has a surprise in store for visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA): the world premiere of the Smart Crosstown show car ..... more

Smart Celebrates Two Years In Australia
5th July, 2005
Smart is celebrating its second birthday in Australia, setting a new monthly sales record ..... more

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