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smart Roadster- 2006

2006 Smart Roadster

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

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Specifications for the 2006 smart Roadster

Read through these items to learn a little more about what it’s like to drive this car.

Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

DescriptionThe sports car version of the smart car- Small, low, and fun to drive 
Speed3-cylinder Turbo, 100hp-  plenty fast for any situationRating= 10
BrakesExcellentRating= 10
HandlingHandling is very good, the ride is very firmRating= 10
Transmission6-speed auto clutch or paddle shiftRating= 8
VisibilityOk. You are low and the windows are short. Does have a top that rolls back. 
SafetyAirbags and seatbelts 
Passengers2. The cockpit is small and narrow, people taller than 6ft will not be comfortable. The car is also very low to the ground so getting in and out takes some effort. 
Climate ControlHeat  
QuirksIgnition switch is on the floor between the seats. Must hit the unlock door button on the key fob to turn off immobilizer. The car does not have a clutch pedal but will roll backwards if it is on a slope and you take your foot off the brake. 
Driver PositionLeft-hand drive. 
Overall Rating10 out of 10