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The new Smart Roadster Smart

What features of the smart and smart roadster coupй them typical smart

Like the City-Coupй and Cabrio, the features typical to the smart are also clearly visible in the roadster and roadster coupй: the safety cell (safety the two-material and two-colour concept and bodypanels), the modular construction, the design (ergonomic interior compact exterior dimensions) and the driving pleasure (joie de and a joy to drive).

What percentage of do the smart roadster and roadster share compared with the city-coupй and smart cabrio?

35 percent of the components are shared.

The compartment capacity is 189 litres, 104 when the soft top is down.

is the capacity of the front luggage

59 litres.

How is damage prevented to the top and the luggage when the luggage is loaded and the roof opened?

We that the smart roadster and will revive the compact segment, in which there are no at present. Our cars take up the features of roadsters of the fifties and and reinterpret their shape and coupled with today’s for safety and comfort. However the that could best be as competitors are the Fiat Barchetta, MX5, Peugeot 206CC, MG TF and MR2.

How do the roadster and roadster-coupй differ these cars?

The smart and roadster-coupй are dynamic, agile vehicles (the smart offering a unique driving (sense the purity), an innovative concept and sensational design. The features are: quality reliability, interior), safety safety cell, ESP), (low fuel consumption, concepts), comfort (more features than the competitors).

do you see the potential target group?

Our has shown that the target has an average age of 30 to 40 and around 60 percent is It is predominantly consumption-orientated hedonists who buy the roadster or the roadster-coupй. The target is made up of people who are opinion emotional, willing to take consumption-orientated, who buy on instinct, have a standard of living, show with regard to trends and and reject prestige and style smart roadster and roadster-coupй are direct, inquisitive, respectful, many-sided, enthusiastic, clever, realistic, narcissistic, self-confident, smart roadster / roadster-coupй are extroverted rather than Bold rather than Dynamic rather than

Why are you working with a new brand

The brand slogan open mind. applies to the customers, the and the smart corporate philosophy. cars are full of ideas and their drivers individual Drivers of a smart see the world their eyes wide they are unprejudiced and open to new Last but not least open mind. also embodies the of the company itself.

Why are you now using a in addition to the lettering and what is the of this?

The logo combines a symbol with the smart to create a word and pictogram The pictogram is protected by copyright The round shape of the symbol the smart company name is with and stands for a wheel as a for mobility. The orange arrow the dynamism of the brand and the products, the metallic, silver-grey name stands for the high quality and technical workmanship of smart The new logo will be gradually into smart’s communication and image, and it can already be seen on and in the roadster and the smart roadster-coupй. The will be placed on the front lid and the will be placed on the rear end of the The whole logo or one of its elements can be found on the light-alloy wheels, the panes, the radio, the car key and the doorsill.

Will the smart roadster and mean that you lose and Cabrio customers?

We are working on the that the customer groups are The City-Coupй and Cabrio are predominantly for use in urban areas, whereas the roadster and roadster-coupй are predominantly to use on curvy country roads.

accessories will you offer for the two

Cars: luggage compartment for the smart roadster-coupй, luggage rain protection, rear rack for the smart roadster, console, hands-free system. caps and scarves, T-shirts and jackets, pins and model (also remote controlled). clothes bag, rucksack, and briefcase.

Do the smart roadster and roadster-coupй also fit in the smart tower?


How have unit sales of the city-coupй and smart cabrio

Between January and July of year we sold a total of smart city-coupйs and smart This corresponds to a 6.8 percent compared with the same last year. In view of the situation which continues to be we are extremely pleased with result and believe that we are on the track with smart. The markets are still Germany 25,821 cars sold and with 20,769 cars Great Britain and Japan had the growth rates with (previous year: 1,976) and (previous year: 2,735) shipped respectively.

How will the network develop in view of the product range and the growing of cars on the market?

The distribution is being continuously extended in the markets. The planning does not consider the launch of the smart and smart roadster-coupй, but also the of the four-door smart in 2004.

it is planned to extend the number of outlets from 109 at present to 115 an additional 72 service outlets. should be completed by the time the smart is introduced on the market and the network will be extended in a way/with similar growth in the other markets.

Will the smart roadster and roadster-coupй also be equipped the dynamic handling control TRUST PLUS?

The cars are with ESP (electronic stability as standard. Like TRUST ESP ensures that the smart follows the direction in which the steers within physical In addition to closing the throttle and opening the clutch, ESP also brake intervention acting on wheels. This makes the additional functions possible: lock, anti-stall assist and assist as well as cornering control CBC (stabilisation during braking whilst cornering).

sensors are used here?

The system senses the rotation around the vertical axis of the the transversal acceleration, the steering the wheel speed via ABS and the admission generated by the pedal in the braking The information supplied reaches the ESP unit in a few milliseconds, which, in corresponds with the central (SAM) and the engine control MEG via the CAN data bus. A further sensor monitors the level of fluid; the stop-lamp switch, and hand brake supply information.

Can ESP also be switched off in the roadster and coupй?

Yes. However for reasons only the drive regulation and the selective brake during acceleration are deactivated. enables the driver to call a amount of slip of the (rear) via the accelerator pedal. However decelerating the selective brake for stabilising the vehicle remains.

How the anti-stall assist work?

How the hydraulic brake assist HBA


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