Mercedes is aiming at young Americans who want a small convertible. The German manufacturer is launching the new Fortwo Cabrio accross the Ocean, with the car arriving to dealers this fall. The prices start at just $18,900, launching as the most affordable convertible on the market. A twinamic dual-clutch automatic transmission-equipped smart fortwo cabrio starts at $19,890.
So, the new Smart Fortwo cabrio is the only convertible priced under $20,000 available in the United States.
Offered in Passion, Prime and Proxy trims, the new cabrio will offer convertible soft-tops in black and dark red at no extra cost. Quick and convenient to operate, the new power soft top operates at any speed and retracts in 12 seconds. The roof bars store easily in the tailgate.
The new smart fortwo cabrio also offers new levels of customization. In addition to the introduction of three new tridion cell and two soft top colors, tridion cell and grille colors are also no longer linked, to further allow customers to express and personalize their vehicles.
Classified as ultra-low emissions vehicles by the State of California Air Resources Board, smart models are 8.8 feet long and just over 5 feet tall by 5 feet wide.