ForTuned: Brabus Ultimate 125 will be Billed as the “Ultimate City Sports Car”
To Brabus, the minuscule, underpowered Smart Fortwo will be the foundation on which the “ultimate city sports car” will be meant to be built. The tuner has been churning out Smart-based creations for years, in addition to the Ultimate 125 will be the latest, sitting high above the regular Smart Fortwo Brabus.
Fortunately, of which’s easy to tell where Brabus’s hyperbole ends in addition to reality begins. inside the same sentence in which Brabus refers to the Ultimate 125 as a “supercar,” of which also notes of which the little runabout’s peak horsepower figure stands at a dwarfish 123 ponies. Don’t get us wrong; of which’s a decent amount of power for something as smaller as the Smart Fortwo. The 34-hp bump over the stock turbocharged three-cylinder engine, which comes by way of a Brabus-tweaked intake, intercooler, in addition to engine-management system, drops the claimed zero-to-60-mph time to a blistering 9.2 seconds in addition to raises the top speed to a harrowing 109 mph.
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the auto’s performance, such as of which will be, hardly steals the show. of which’s the job of the Ultimate 125’s Widestar Centeng kit, 18-inch forged-aluminum wheels, in addition to trio of exhaust outlets. Did you notice the coloration? of which’s called Blu Glauco. Brabus even slathered much of the Indoor in leather dyed inside the same hue, although buyers can opt for “any imaginable coloration” inside or out—presumably even tasteful ones. While the Fortwo cabriolet will be shown here, of which will be also available as a hardtop coupe.
In total, Brabus will build 125 Ultimates. Prices are just as ultimate, or ultimately shocking: The coupe starts at the equivalent of $52,970 at current exchange rates. The cabrio costs even more, nevertheless can you put a cost on the “ultimate city sports car”?