The new generation of the Smart ForTwo has recently had its first ever crash test, just a couple of days after it has been officially unveiled.
If you are wondering just how safe the new generation of the Smart ForTwo is, we have a good news for you as you won’t have to wait until Euro NCAP and IIHS will get their hands on the city car because Daimler has recently crashed it into an S-Class. We won’t tell you anything on the results because the video posted below, right after the jump, can provide you with all the details needed in order to make an opinion.
The impact was made at a speed of 50 km/h (31 mph) with 50 percent overlap and the best part is that the ForTwo, in its new generation, has went through the same development program, in terms of safety, as the new C-Class and S-Class. The Smart ForTwo has been introduced, along with the ForFour, a couple of days ago, and it has a 1.0 liter naturally aspirated engine under its hood, rated at 71 HP (52 kW) and 91 Nm (67 lb-ft) of torque. The 0.9L turbocharged is also available, with its 90 HP (66 kW) and 135 Nm (99 lb-ft) of torque. The units can be connected to a 5-speed manual or a twinamic 6-speed dual clutch. The ForTwo will start from 11,000 euros and the ForFour from 11,600 euros.