We offer specialist repairs on gearbox, DMF, CSC and all clutch related hydraulic systems and clutch replacement for your Smart. So whether you drive a:
- city-coupé, 450 (1998 – 2004)
- fortwo, 450 (2004 – 2006)
- fortwo, 451 (2006 – )
- forfour, 454 (2004 – 2006)
- roadster, 452 (2003 – 2006)
We can help get your car firing on all cylinders again.
In addition to our offering the best in clutch and gearbox reconditioning, repair and replacement, we also provide a full range of garage services for your Smart. These include, but are not limited to, battery inspection, general repairs, full servicing and we also hold full MOT capabilities.
So give our team a call, whatever your motoring need, and they will gladly help you and arrange for you to get back on the road. The full range of options is offered at each of our four branches – Birmingham, Cannock, Derby and Tipton – simply choose the branch closest to you for your convenience. We offer vehicle recovery if you require rescuing from the roadside, and we also offer a free courtesy car for you to use while we carry out the repairs to your vehicle. We appreciate how valuable your time is, and we want to make car repairs and maintenance as minimal a distraction as possible.
As an independent business, we are not tied to a particular manufacturer and also we are free to source the highest quality replacement parts for all of our jobs. The beauty of being independent is that we can offer the highest level of care and expertise, without charging main dealership prices. Our technicians are trained to be experts in their field, with many years experience on hand to identify the problems, diagnose the issues and implement the repair. We are a family owned business and are very proud of our 25 year heritage, and we are keen to keep our excellent reputation within the industry by continuing to provide A1 levels of service and care to our customers.
All of our work is covered by our comprehensive parts and labour warranty. Even better, all of our clutch kits are covered for 2 full years, an industry leading offer. This is part of the reason we get so many happy customer reviews.
Click on the links above to find your closest branch and get in touch today. We will have you back on the road, for less money, in no time!
Founded in 1994, smart Automobile (note the small s at the start of smart) is a division of Daimler AG, aimed at producing micro and mini cars and thus helping reduce the average emissions for the Daimler AG brands – including the main brand, Mercedes-Benz.
The FourTwo is the smallest car made by smart, and it was the FourTwo that was the vision of the Swatch (yes the watch people) to provide a car that could be easily customisable and delivered to the users’ specification. Originally signed up with Volkswagen, this deal was terminated in 1993, when their new CEO decided instead to focus on their own microcar that would use only 3 litres of fuel to travel 100km – this would become the Lupo 3L.
The directors set about getting smart signed up with another manufacturer, and after being turned down by brands including Renault, Fiat and BMW, smart found a partner in Daimler AG. Daimler had plans for a smaller Mercedes (the A-Class) and much would be taken from the relationship with smart when launching it later in the 1990s. The brand name is derived from the early work between Swatch and Mercedes-Benz, Swatch Mercedes ART – the logo is a letter C which stands for Compact and there is an arrow which stands for the forward thinking of the company.
Smart is marketed to over 45 countries now; production of the Smart FourTwo passed 1.7 million units in early 2014. Recently production has included an all electric smart FourTwo, achieving a range in excessive of 100km on purely lithium ion batteries.
Safety was a concern among early potential customers, as there were no crumple zones or basically anything between you and the impact of a crash. Smart get around this through the use of their innovative Tridion Safety Cell – which effectively encapsulates the passengers and removes the need for crumple zones. The difficult here would be that the energy from a crash would be passed on to the passengers, however this is mitigated by multiple airbags, a moving steering column and special pre—tensioning seat belts which were unique to the smart brand when launched.