Last Smart with ICE off the assembly line on May 31

Last Smart with ICE off the assembly line on May 31

March 15, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The exact date of the release of the last city car Smart with a gasoline engine has become known. The minicar with the engine will no longer go off the assembly line on May 31 of this year, after which only electric vehicles will remain in production.

Smart’s refusal to use in its models of internal combustion engines from 2019, announced two years ago, and switching exclusively to electric traction turned out to be more close than ever. The last gasoline sitikar off the line on May 31. This became known to journalists of the Spanish edition of Diariomotor.

According to our foreign colleagues, the official dealers of the brand in Europe will from now on begin to offer gasoline cars that have been taken out of production with large discounts – up to 39%. Among them will be the final special version of the Urbanshadow Edition, available for the open and closed Smart Fortwo, as well as for a more spacious Smart Forfour.

When all the stocks of cars with internal combustion engines are exhausted, Smart customers will not have a choice of powertrains, which, since the end of 2017, buyers of city cars in the USA, Canada and Norway have been deprived of. Electric only Smart or no at all. And the Russians may even have to say goodbye to the brand, because the Germans are not planning to supply Smart smart cars to our country.