Track Testing! - 2008 Smart fortwo passion coupe Long-Term Road Test

2008 smart fortwo Long-Term Road Test

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2008 Smart fortwo passion coupe: Track Testing!

June 20, 2008

The day you've all been waiting for has finally arrived, kids, the track test results for our 1.0L, 70 horsepower Long Term Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe!

As you can plainly see on the face of Senior Road Test Editor Josh Jacquot, we were on the edge of our seats for this one.

Follow the jump for the full results...

Acceleration:
0-30: 4.6
0-60: 13.6
0-75: n/a
1/4-mile: 19.1 @ 70.0 mph

Comments: "Very little "driving" matters in the smart. Stick it in drive and floor the gas."

Braking:
60-0: 124 feet
30-0: 31 feet

Comments: "Lots of dive with full ABS. Grip limited."

Braking Rating (excellent, very good, good, average, poor): Average

HANDLING

Skidpad: .73g

Slalom: 55.4 mph

Comments: "Electronic limits make all handling tests pointless in this car. Limits are set arbitrarily low."

Handling Rating (excellent, very good, good, average, poor): *No rating given. 'Pointless' written in blank space*

Mike Magrath, Vehicle Testing Assistant

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