THE PRICE of the smart City Cabriolet will be £9,360 on-the-road, it has been announced.

Production of the official UK version of the open-topped smart begins in March and customers will be able to take delivery from April.

The smart City Cabriolet will be available in top-of-the-range, smart & passion trim. It has a three-cylinder, 600cc engine, developing 54bhp, and has air-conditioning, side airbags and Starline alloy wheels as standard.

Introduction of new smart colours and trims range of bold new colours, stylish interior trim enhancements and new equipment will be available on the smart City Coup from February 14

Customers placing their orders now will be able to choose from three additional exterior colours: Numeric Blue will be available on all smart models, River Silver will be available on the smart & passion, and Stream Green will be available on the smart & pulse. At the same time, the interior trim of all smarts across the range will be enhanced.

Customers choosing a smart & pulse will get a new, sportier three-cylinder engine, developing 61bhp, along with Sportline alloy wheels and blue-tinted glass, as part of the standard specification.

Standard specification of the smart & passion will include side-airbags, and the smart & pure will have a body-coloured rear bumper panel. All models will have electrically-operated and heated door mirrors available as an option.

Prices of the new lines start from £5,700 on the road for a smart & pure, £6,600 for a smart & pulse and £7,200 for a smart & passion.

Customers who buy a smart get a three-year or 25,000-mile warranty with their car. They also get a six-year anti-corrosion warranty and a year's smartmove Assistance, the 24-hour, nationwide, breakdown assistance.

Customers can get more information by calling the freephone number 0800 037 9966, visiting the web site at, or by contacting smart sales centres.