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  1. Brabus

    smart General Discussion
    I have been driving my new Brabus for a week now and could not be happier. Handling and performance is much better than expected.:D
  2. Dropping in to say hi.

    Pacific NorthWest Region
    :DHi all. I've had my Smart car for 6 days now. I was scheduled for a test drive in Seattle not knowing there were any available. I was expecting to put an order in or possibly get a trade-in but there was one in the right color combo so i came back the next day and drove home. Loving it! Didn't...
  3. will there be increased production

    smart General Discussion
    i do not yet have a smart car but i have test drove my friends. i like it very much. i was curious on if anybodey know if smart plans on increasing production on the smart to make them easier to buy so you dont have to pre order one. thanks, kyle
  4. Is the smartusa Website "Updating"?

    smart General Discussion
    just tried to get into the smartusa 'build your smart fortwo' but it takes me to the actual 'configuration' site and then give me an 'error message' anyone else get this? maybe they're 'Updating' the info for the 2009 Models?:D
  5. Schembri says Regular OK

    smart General Discussion
    The manual for the Smart Fortwo repeats the warning issued for other vehicles sold by Mercedes-Benz: “To maintain the engine’s durability and performance, premium unleaded gasoline must be used.” But even those stern words may have some room for interpretation. Dave Schembri, president of...
  6. smart USA's latest Press Release

    smart Delivery
    smart USA Delivers 10,000th smart fortwo in the United States Innovative Vehicle Reaches Significant Sales Milestone in Less Than Six Months BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS...
  7. smart USA Newsletter 14 is out

    smart General Discussion
    If you haven't had the chance to read the newest newsletter from smart, you can see it here. Smart Car of America - SMART USA Newsletter 14 - Smart Car of America
  8. yet another problem

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    P1000 code engine light cam on yesterday 6-16 call the dealer up and bring the car in. part is on order and the head service managed said they need it for 2 hours when the part comes in they have to drop the motor to install it :( Air fuel metering system. they said they have pulled the motor on...
  9. Voided Warranty

    smart Wheels & Tires
    I was told today that changing the wheels would void my warranty. I understand that it has something to do with the crash test results. However, if the wheels that I want to use (Brabus, Schmidt or Lorinser) are DOT and TUV approved, what difference does it make? Can PMG enforce this? Where...
  10. Problem started (carpet).... Need advice!!!!!!

    smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)
    Dear Smart owners.. I have a passion cab. and I live in San Diego. For the last one week, my convertible is set down and there is a direct sun light to the interior of the car. Now the passenger floor carpet (no floor mat) started to change shape.... I can easily see the white edge on both...
  11. smart center San Francisco - CA

    smart center Dealerships
    Didn't see this, so thought I'd start a San Francisco link. They are on the second floor of the SOMA Mercedes-Benz of SF showroom: About us - Retailer information - smart center San Francisco - smart fortwo - Official smart center website – new smart car – pre-owned smart car – smart car finance...
  12. using non premium fuel

    smart General Discussion
    When I picked up my car a couple weeks ago My dealer told me SMART said it is OK to use non Premium Fuel. He said they still advise using it for best performance however. Was anyone else told this? My salesman, Tony, just returned from a weeks worth of training by Smart USA.
  13. crack in windshield

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    I've had the car since March 31st, and I've had no problems until today. A crack has formed from the bottom the the windshield going up about 12 inches up. It wasn't there when I went to lunch, but appeared about 4 hours later. I don't see where it was hit by anything. Anyone else having...
  14. smartusainsider.com social network is now up

    smart General Discussion
    >> Sneek Peek of the smart Enthusiast Website smart USA is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the official social networking community that smart USA has created for smart enthusiasts, www.smartusainsider.com...
  15. DDE moved again !!

    smart General Discussion
    #1379 (Before) 2007-10-11 Made Reservation 2008-03-07 Made Configuration 2008-07-21 ~ 2008-10-19 ********************************************************************** #1379 (After) 2007-10-11 Made Reservation 2008-03-07 Made Configuration 2008-07-02 ~ 2008-10-02 is what my DDE says now
  16. smartUSA customer service, by Franz Kafka

    smart General Discussion
    Not sure if we have the only "previously owned" smart here or not; certainly one of the first. Like all good citizens, I read the operator's manual cover to cover and discovered, on Page 20, guidance concerning change of address or ownership. So, I'm attempting to follow that guidance. To...
  17. Smart Dealers & Orphan Add-On Information

    smart General Discussion
    FWIW, organization of previously posted information. Seven Smart dealers (No dealer add-ons reported) Edison, NJ (according to vanslam) Winston-Salem, NC (according to Container_Guy) Sarasota, FL (according to smartfloridadad) San Antonio, TX (according to mike-in-sa) San Jose, CA (according to...
  18. Jacksonville Dealer

    Florida Chapter
    Just some info I received from the Jacksonville Dealer... We will be the dealership serving your area. We are currently delivering the cars that were ordered around March of last year. Since you placed you reservation in July, it should be a few months before your car is here. Smart has also...
  19. What are people doing in case of a flat?

    smart Wheels & Tires
    We live almost 3 hours from the dealer. If we get a flat, do folks have suggestions as to what to do (after we put the gel stuff in.... yadda yadda)? Is there a jack and lug wrench made for this car, or instructions somewhere to tell someone where its safe to lift it and not crack the bottom...
  20. Ok - Let's Here It - Passion vs. Cabrio?

    smart Reservations
    Which do you prefer - stationary glass sunroof or convertible - if you have the convertible - how do you like it
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