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Smart Forfour
Smart Forfour
Manufacturer Smart
Production 2004–2006
Class Supermini
Related Mitsubishi Colt
Smart Forfour
Smart Forfour

The Smart Forfour is a supermini produced by Smart from 2004 to 2006. Unlike the other models of the marque, the Forfour is a more conventional five-door hatchback with a roomy interior, available as a four or five-seater. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... For cars with artificial intelligence, see Smart car. ... Car classification is subjective since many vehicles fall into multiple categories. ... 1996 Volkswagen Polo, a popular modern European supermini A supermini is a European hatchback car category. ... Todays Mitsubishi Colt is a supermini built by Mitsubishi Motors at their NedCar plant in the Netherlands, using the same underpinnings as its sister car, the now discontinued Smart Forfour. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 862 KB) author: xalax place: rovinj, croatia smart forfour I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 862 KB) author: xalax place: rovinj, croatia smart forfour I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... 1996 Volkswagen Polo, a popular modern European supermini A supermini is a European hatchback car category. ... For cars with artificial intelligence, see Smart car. ... Renault Megane hatchback, a proper hatchback which has shown huge success in Europe Peugeot 306 hatchback, with the hatch lifted and the parcel shelf tilted for access Hatchback is a term designating an automobile design, containing a passenger cabin with an integrated cargo space, accessed from behind the vehicle by...


The car was produced at the NedCar factory in the Netherlands in conjunction with Mitsubishi Motors. This is the same factory that produced Volvo 300 cars in 1970s and 1980s and the Volvo v40's in the 1990s. To save production costs, the Smart Forfour shares most of its components with the 2003 Mitsubishi Colt. This includes the chassis, suspension and a new generation of MIVEC petrol engines, ranging from the three cylinder 1.1 to the four cylinder 1.3 and 1.5 L with power up to 80 kW (109 PS). The 1.5 L cdi diesel engine, on the contrary, is a three-cylinder Mercedes-Benz engine derived from the four-cylinder of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and is available with either 68 PS (67 hp/50 kW) or 95 PS (94 hp/70 kW). Nedcar NedCar, or officially Netherlands Car B.V., is the only large-scale automobile producer in the Netherlands. ... Mitsubishi Motors Corporation ) is the fifth largest automaker in Japan and the thirteenth largest in the world by unit sales. ... Volvo 340DL, model 1986-1991 The Volvo 300 series is a rear wheel drive automobile sold as both a hatchback and a conventional saloon. ... Todays Mitsubishi Colt is a supermini built by Mitsubishi Motors at their NedCar plant in the Netherlands, using the same underpinnings as its sister car, the now discontinued Smart Forfour. ... MIVECâ„¢ (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control system)[1] is the brand name of a variable valve timing engine technology developed by Mitsubishi Motors. ... A Petrol engine or Gasoline engine is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels. ... Diesel engines in a museum Diesel generator on an oil tanker A diesel engine is an internal combustion engine which operates using the Diesel cycle. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... 2004 Mercedes-Benz W169 A200 The Mercedes-Benz A-Class (popularly known in the U.S. as the Baby Benz) is a small family car produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz. ...


A Brabus-prepared sports version has been available since 2005. It is powered by a turbocharged Mitsubishi 4G15 engine, developing 130 kW (177 PS), 27 PS (27 hp/20 kW) more than the Mitsubishi Colt CZT. It can reach a maximum speed of 221 km/h (137 mph) and accelerate up to 100 km/h (60 mph) in 6.9 seconds. The Forfour was to be sold in the United States along with the revived Smart Formore vehicle.[1] However, due to slow sales, the Forfour has been phased out from production. [2] BRABUS Weber is a high-performance aftermarket tuning company which specializes in Mercedes-Benz, Smart and Maybach vehicles, similar to Hamann which modifies Ferraris and BMW. Founded in 1977 by Bodo Buschmann, Brabus has since become the largest Mercedes tuner other than the DaimlerChrysler affiliate Mercedes-AMG. The company is... The Mitsubishi Orion is series of straight-4 internal combustion engines, along with the Astron, Sirius, and Saturn. ... The larger Formore was to be released worldwide (including the United States) in 2006. ...


The brochures say the interior "is designed around the concept of a lounge", to test this out Top Gear presenters memorably spent 24 hours inside the Forfour. They said it was a nice place to be in but they would not buy the car. This article is about the current format of the BBC television programme, for the original format see Top Gear (original format), for other uses of Top Gear see Top Gear (disambiguation). ...


References

  1. ^ How the Smart Car Works
  2. ^ SMART forfour production ends - Mitsubishi and DaimlerChrysler part ways

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