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26 Aug, 2012 21:36:01 BST
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Harpenden, Herts, United Kingdom
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|MOT Expiry:||10/2012||Model:||Brabus Roadster Coupe|
|Road Tax:||10/2012||Colour:||Speed Silver with Silver Tridion|
2005 54Reg SMART BRABUS Roadster-Coupe, 2 Door, in Metallic Speed Silver with a Silver Tridion. 2 Owners from New. 39,980 miles. FSH. MOT & Taxed Oct 2012. Leather Package. Sound Package Upgrade.
Suprex Turbo Rear-mounted Engine with Charge Cooling. Gearchange Mode is selectable - 'Softouch' Automatic Gear Programme with Kickdown function; 'Softip' Tiptronic Automated Sequential 6-Speed Transmission, with Steering Wheel Paddle Shift. Electronic Power Management. Electronic Power Steering. McPherson Front Axle with Anti-roll bar; DeDion Rear Axle with Wishbone, Anti-roll bar, Coil Springs & Dampers. BRABUS Sports Suspension. BRABUS 'Monoblock VI' 17" Alloy Wheels. ESP. ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution. Dual-circuit Brake System with Servo Assistance. Brake Assist. Cornering Stability Control/Acceleration Skid Control.
Push-button Electric Convertible Textile Roof. Detachable Side Roof Bars with integrated storage compartment for the bars. Exchangeable Body Panels. Full BRABUS Body Kit, BRABUS Front Spoiler, BRABUS Side Skirts, BRABUS Rear Spoiler, BRABUS Twin Sports Exhaust with Heat Shield, BRABUS Petrol Cap & Air-intake Covers. Twin Headlamps. Fog Lamps. Indicators with Lanechanger Function. Daytime Running Lights. Lights-on Warning Signal.
Tridion Safety Cell with Integrated Roll-over Bar. Impact Absorption. Safety Steering Column. Driver, Passenger & Side Airbags. Child-seat Recognition System. Leather Safety Sports Seats with Integral Seat Belts, with Belt Tensioner & Belt-force Limiter. Heated Seats. Folding Passenger-seat Backrest. Auto-activated Central Locking at Drive-off.
3-Button Key (lock/unlock/tailgate open). Spare Key. Remote Central Locking & Immobiliser. Interior Push-button Tailgate Release. Air-conditioning, with Air Circulation/Fresh Air Switch. Electric Windows. Heated Rear Window. Electrically Adjustable & Heated Door Mirrors. FULL BRABUS Interior. 3-Spoke BRABUS Leather Sports Steering Wheel with Paddle Shift. BRABUS Gearshift. BRABUS Handbrake. BRABUS Velour Floormats. BRABUS Aluminium Pedals. Dashboard Instrument Pods for Turbocharger Boost Pressure & Engine Temperature. Digital Gear Display with Gear Recommendation. Service Interval Indicator. Digital Fuel Gauge, with Reserve Indicator. Digital Clock. Exterior Temperature Indicator with Frost Warning. BRABUS Carbon-look Trim Set. Interior Contrast Components in Silver. AM/FM Radio & CD Player, with CD Storage, 2 Additional Speakers, Amplifier & Frequency Switcher. 2 Luggage Compartments - 59ltrs front, 189ltrs rear.
OK, that's all the technical, safety & comfort bit done - so..... what would you REALLY like to know?? We have effectively owned this car from new - the previous owner having only done 1,150 miles in it between Feb 2005 and when we acquired it on 31st October 2005!! We exchanged our Mazda RX8 for this BRABUS, only really because the RX8 was a fuel-guzzler (22mpg) & not convertible, whereas the BRABUS scored on both counts, doing 60mpg & being auto-convertible - even when driving along (useful if you get caught in a sudden shower, not that we get those of course in the UK....) - and its performance, as a true sports car, is fantastic. You can drive it as a full automatic - or it's actually much more fun to use the Steering-wheel mounted Paddle Shift function (right paddle to change up, left to change down) - you really can think you are Alonso! (or Hamilton if you prefer..). But stay within the speed limits, obviously. The clever electronics detect & display when you should change gear - & if you do stray too far on the revs, it will change gear for you - so you can't do any damage - magic! Tax is cheap - VED Band A (CO2 being 126g/km). Insurance is also cheap. Although the current MOT expires mid-October, we'll be happy to re-MOT it for a year for the successful bidder - it will sail through the test. Garaged from new & fully serviced on 29th June 2012. So, why do we want to sell the BRABUS? Simply because you can't fit 3 under-6 grandchildren in it (even I wouldn't make 2 of them travel in the luggage compartments - I think it's against the law??).
If you want to ask any questions about the BRABUS or about our ownership of it - or you would like more fotos, please just ask. Payment methods preferred are personal cheque or bank-to-bank transfer.
Thank you for looking.