The exclusive North American importer of the Carlsson brand, European Tuning, is delighted to make known that Carlsson is currently providing a wide-ranging personalization program for the second generation Smart ForTwo, the smallest vehicle in the Daimler AG series. Carlsson's first-rate component design and sense of style alter the admired Smart ForTwo into an even more distinctively individualized vehicle.
All tuning begins with a set of unique alloy wheels. Besides its handsome appearance, the alloy wheel is light and tough, characteristics that accompany the swift handling of the Smart ForTwo. Carlsson created the 1/11 Evo BE as its representative wheel for the Smart ForTwo. It is their first stop on the road to making this tiny city car a prominent attraction.
Offered in sets of four with 16 inch x 7.0 inch and 17 inch x 7.5inch sizes front and rear, respectively, the polished and high-shine varnish covered surface of the 1/11 Evo BE alloy wheel are striking whether the car is at a standstill or on the go. Carlsson North America suggests Continental 195/45R16 rubber in front and either Continental 215/35R17 or Continental 205/40R17 rubber at the rear.
Sport springs decreases the ride height by approximately 25mm and in combination with the bigger wheels and tires, the vehicle assumes a more hardy, foursquare posture. The lower center of gravity and broader track result in a more snappy steering reaction, reduced roll and considerably improved cornering capability. The improved mechanical grip is principally helpful at the front axle as the standard vehicle has a tendency to understeer when forced hard enough into tight bends.
The Carlsson sleek styling embellishments provide the Smart ForTwo a considerably more focused all around appearance. The polyurethane front spoiler, which connects to the typical bumper, is set off by an electro-polished, stainless-steel grill insert and fog lights with chrome surrounds. At the rear, a latest valance, also fashioned from OEM quality polyurethane, integrates a diffuser.
Carlsson provides this in combination with a stainless-steel rear silencer with four polished exit pipes for the 84hp turbocharged engine, and as an end-pipe only system for the 61 and 71bhp variants. Only available for gas-propelled engine ForTwo versions, this exhaust improved appears remarkable and conveys a deeper, more outstanding note.
The interior program of Carlsson Smart ForTwo currently consists of an aluminum pedal set and handbrake grip. Carlsson is well-known for its customized interior trim work on Mercedes vehicles. Exceptional leathers and fabrics are offered for the Smart Fortwo on special request.