Smart confirms EQ ForTwo and EQ ForFour prices

Smart has confirmed pricing for its upcoming all-electric EQ ForTwo and ForFour models ahead of sales commencing in January.

The smallest car in the range – the ForTwo Coupe – will start from £16,850 after the £3,500 government plug-in car grant has been applied.

That entry car comes in Advanced trim – sitting under Premium, EQ Premium and Exclusive – but still receives 15-inch alloy wheels, a seven-inch colour touchscreen and parking sensors.

The larger four-door ForFour model comes at a £345 premium over the EQ ForTwo, and is available in the same trim levels.

A special Edition One trim will also be available from launch, which adds a range of Brabus performance styling parts including 16-inch alloy wheels, a larger front splitter and gloss black and red trim pieces. Coupe and Cabrio versions of this spec are priced from £20,645 and £23,056 respectively and can only be added to ForTwo models.

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This pricing announcement follows on from the debut of both vehicles at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Revised over their predecessors, these new models get a smoother exterior look and a redesigned cabin.

However, the Smart’s powertrain has been left unchanged. That means a 17.6kWh battery pack linked to an electric motor with the setup combining to produce 80bhp and 160Nm of torque. Smart claims that the models will go from 0-60mph in under 12 seconds.

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