Anyone who knows the 3rd generation smart electric drive, knows that this little city runabout has already an incredible acceleration coming from the factory. And that despite the fact that it's performance is always limited. The built-in electric motor from EM-motive GmbH can achieve a full 80kW, but is limited to 55kW in the smart (60kW for Brabus).
Now Steinbauer is offering two tuning kits:
• More regenerative breaking & a boost to 100 HP
• More regenerative breaking
With the tuning kit the little smart can show what it can actually do. The tuning company promises 25% more power, torque and even more regenerative breaking. Reason enough to try the big 100 HP kit out and test how the little rocket is performing on street and the dyno with the upgrade.
For that purpose I build it in mine 230,000 km old smart ED: