It has been confirmed that the Smart #1 will go on sale in the UK in December, starting with a limited-run Launch Edition.
The Launch Edition, which will be limited to 1000 examples including 100 for the UK , is closely based on the Concept #1 design. It features a white body and gold roof, a bespoke Launch Edition 'halo roof' with a chequered pattern, and 19in alloy wheels. The interior features exclusive trim colours and a two-tone leather design.
See the Smart #1 UK Launch Edition photos here.
“The smart #1 represents the start of a new era for our brand,” Smart chief executive David Browne said. “Its comprehensive offering of outstanding design, exceptional space utilization and connected solutions is confidence-inspiring to customers and is a strong signal of intent for our product portfolio moving forward. Our Launch Edition offers customers an exclusive opportunity to be the first to experience our vision for a new generation of fully electric urban mobility when it hits the road mid-next year.”
The launch version also features the all the options available for the car, including matrix LED headlights, a 13-speaker Beats audio system, adaptive cruise control and a wireless charger.
Pricing for the Launch Edition and other versions of the #1 that will follow have yet to be confirmed, but it's expected to cost just over £30,000. Orders books will open in December, with first deliveries due in mid-2023.
The most affordable #1 will be the Pro+ model, although the Launch Edition is based upon the range topping #1 Premium.
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