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FOR SALE - 2009 BRABUS 451

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2009 Smart Brabus – 451 Asking - $8250

Second owner; Purchased April 2016 when it had 14,280 original miles; currently 19,700 original miles.

Came with a Kenwood stereo/CD/Sirius/Nav in-dash system, amp and woofer installed under the passenger dash area. I removed it and reinstalled the factory radio, just my preference. All of what was removed will go with the sale.

This little guy accompanies us to weekend drag racing events in an enclosed race car hauler. It was purchased for and has always been used specifically for convenient transportation in and out of a racing facility for grocery runs, eating out, etc. Otherwise, it stays either in the enclosed trailer or my enclosed shop between racing events.

Performance and reliability have been spotless since I have owned it. Unhappy with the ride on its original Brabus wheel/tire configuration, I purchased a new set of Genius 15 x 5.5 wheels and Westlake 185/60R15s last summer (17,250 miles) that improved the ride significantly. A few maintenance items done at the same time were new rear brake shoes. I bought front rotors and pads but did not install after closer inspection, still plenty of life left on the originals. New rotors and pads will be included with the sale. I also purchased and installed, from Madness Autoworks, a Stage 1 451 Madness Power Pack set specifically for improving the transmission shifts and it did make a difference.

It’s last oil change was 9/7/2020 @ 18,700 miles; Mobil 1 15W-40 synthetic oil, new oil and air filter. And, it got a new Battery earlier this year.

Never been smoked in, never involved in any traffic incidents, and has all its original glass including a perfect windshield. The body does have a few scratches, most all up front along the facia and lower edges. Pictures are good representation. Overall, a genuinely nice looking and attractive package!

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You have all same size tires on smart car
Lots of owners run a four square tire and wheel set up. Now you can rotate and improved handling.
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So rear wheels fit in front without any problems, have enough room, do u need to add additional equipment to fit in front?
I have a 2009 Brabus that came with 17x7.5 wheels on the rear with 215/35-17 tires. I have the same size on the front with no issues. It came with 15x5.5 wheels with 175/55-15 tires on the front from the factory. There is more room under the smart fenders than most people think. Lots of smart owners are using rear factory size wheels and tires on the front. It will handle better and you can now rotate your tires.
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