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Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Brabus Ultimate 112 smart car
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Brabus Puts Some Vroom! Into The smart car

BOTTROP, GERMANY - At the Top Marques Supercar Show in Monte-Carlo last week, theirEarth photographed the Brabus Ultimate 112 sports performance smart car that the Brabus company had on display. The Ultimate 112 is based on a cabriolet smart fortwo car body with a specially engineered removable top made of light weight carbon black.The Ultimate 112 smart car gets its number from its 112 hp output power and its limited production run of 112 examples. Each Ultimate 112 gets a specially engraved Brabus serial number plaque.

Brabus has painted their Ultimate 112 smart car in a custom 'vanilla cream' color, and the sport seats are in Alcantara black leather with vanilla cream stitching and accents. Alcantara leather is also used on the dash, the headliner, and the door panels, and the finish is very high quality. With 112 hp (82.4 kW) and 150 Nm of maximum torque, the Brabus Ultimate 112 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.5 seconds, and the top speed is electronically limited to 170 km/h (106.25 mph). The Ultimate 112 even has paddle shifters on the steering wheel to change gears up or down, as found on today's Formula 1 cars.

The black gloss rims on the Ultimate 112 smart car are incredibly 18 inches in diameter and its very low profile tires measure 205/35 R18 at the front, and the rears are 235/30 R18. The Ultimate 112 comes standard with air conditioning, fog lights, a GPS navigation system, a high performance sound system, power steering, a custom stainless steel sports exhaust, and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors. Additionally, there are flared side skirts on the front and rear of the Ultimate 112, a Brabus front spoiler, and a Brabus rear moulding.

Brabus also offers the Ultimate 112 in the colour of 'flaming mother of pearl orange' with orange interior trim accents and Alcantara leather seats with 'mother of pearl orange' stitching and trim accents. The Brabus Ultimate 112 has a fuel consumption of 6.7 L/100 km (35.1 U.S. MPG / 42.2 Imp MPG) in the city , 4.6 L/100 km (51.1 U.S. MPG / 61.4 Imp MPG) on the highway, and a mixed city/highway rating of 5.4 L/100 km (43.6 U.S. MPG / 52.3 Imp MPG). The CO2 emissions on the Brabus Ultimate 112 smart car is 129 g/km, and the recommended retail price in Germany is 45,900 Euros (inclusive of 19% V.A.T - taxes).

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