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Are smart roadsters any good?

Are smart roadsters any good?

Smart Roadster Coupe rivals List the key attributes for any good small sports car and stylish good looks, sharp handling and peppy engines are likely to be at the top. The Smart Roadster boasts all three, plus that all important fun factor, making it one of the most characterful two seaters of recent times.

Are smart roadsters fast?

With a top speed of 112 mph, the Smart roadster-coupé takes joint fifth place.

Is Smart roadster a sports car?

The Smart Roadster (W452) is a two-door, two-seater sports car (S-segment in Europe) first introduced in 2003 by Smart GmbH. Sales of the Roadster and Roadster Coupé were mostly successful and the production ended in November 2005 after 43,091 Roadsters were made.

Is the Smart Roadster a future classic?

It was part of SMART’s original design philosophy to make the cars easy to own, even when worn out, and it still rings true today. Quirky, unusual and fun, the SMART Roadster has future classic written all over it.

What’s wrong with Smart cars?

Why are Smart unreliable? One of the reasons they may score so low when it comes to reliability is their repair costs. Many have cited this an issue when something does go wrong with the car. High repair costs can often also mean that the car is off the road for a long time while the parts are sourced and replaced.

How many smart roadsters are there in Australia?

Only around 200 made it to Australia and some of those cars took years to sell. They came stuffed full of inherent flaws and quirkiness. Built on a city car platform and weighing more than it should with limited factory and aftermarket support.

Why did they stop selling smart cars?

Smart is officially exiting the U.S. market and will stop importing its all-electric Fortwo city car to North America after the 2019 model year. A spokesperson for Mercedes-Benz said in a statement that the high cost of homologating the Fortwo for the U.S., combined with slow sales, led to the decision.

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