"Yes, the crappy power unit of the US/Canada 451 BRABUS was a massive turn-off so it really is necessary to have the full BRABUS powertrain if another BRABUS is sold here. It would also open up a lot more marketing opportunities, making the car…"
"If North America remains a market that is halfheartedly supplied with a single milquetoast model dumbed down from the European versions, that would be a shame. This is what sank all the French car manufacturers in North America.
"Do like M-B Canada did: offer the same warranty as the M-B cars you sell, and offer lots of special editions. Canada got the 450 grandstyle, 450 BRABUS nightrun, 450 BRABUS Tailor-Made Canada 1 in two years and the 451 Limited 1, Limited…"
Yes, my smart makes me smile every day. Our friend Sabine, in Hambach, got a story on my smart and my wifes smart complete with pictures in the smartville news letter last month. They liked the picture of my 2 dogs in the back of my smartie.