Smart's latest special edition Fortwo features a bright orange exterior and is limited to 235 units

Smart has released a new limited edition version of its Fortwo city car.

Dubbed ‘nightorange’ edition, it features vivid orange paint with contrasting black 15-inch alloys, door mirror surrounds and radiator grille. Smart’s trademark tridion safety cell is also painted black.

See official pics of the Smart Fortwo nightorange edition

The nightorange will be limited to just 235 examples and will be available in both coupe and cabriolet forms. Buyers can choose between two 1.0-litre petrol engines mated to a five-speed automatic 'box: the 84bhp turbocharged version or the 71bhp micro hybrid drive, which returns a claimed 65.7 mpg.

Inside, drivers are treated to black leather and fabric seats, with contrasting orange stitching and sports stripes. The steering wheel and gear leaver are swathed in leather, with matte black touches also featuring inside.

Standard equipment includes Smart’s ‘lowline’ USB/AUX interface - with optional ‘highline’ version available, which adds navigation via a touchscreen display, iPod and Bluetooth connectivity.

According to Mercedes MD Gary Savage, “The Smart Fortwo nightorange edition is a real head-turner and a car that will truly light up the lives of owners with its stunning on road presence and low running costs.”

Prices for the Fortwo nightorange edition start from £9,995.

Daljinder Nagra

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