Introducing more all-wheel drive options for the smart #1


The smart #1 Pulse marks the first portfolio extension as the even more adventurous #1. 


Leinfelden-Echterdingen, 22 June 2023. After the successful market launch in Germany and an ever-increasing availability and delivered cars for customers, with the Pulse smart announces the adventurous variant of the #1 that will hit European roads in 2023. For the German market, it will be available to order starting the 22nd of June. Other European markets will follow subsequently in 2023. 

The highlight of smart #1 Pulse is its all-wheel drive traction combined with additional premium options. It therefore perfectly supplements the lines that are available at launch: Pro+, Premium, Launch Edition and BRABUS. It will be positioned between the Premium and the BRABUS. 


The smart #1 Pulse: adding another all-wheel drive option to the mix 

The Pulse offers a dual motor set up which enables all-wheel drive. Standard features include a 360° camera, halo roof, 10-inch head-up display and a gesture-powered tailgates. The car will come equipped with a heat pump and an extensive range of 400km with 22kW AC charging on board. With an acceleration of 4.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h and a towing capacity of 1.600 kg, the new Pulse line is an exceptional and adventurous companion. The Pulse broadens the #1’s accessibility by allowing it to be used in a wider range of road conditions. From rainy roads to higher altitude terrain with ice and snow, the Pulse inspires confidence in a variety of slippery conditions, whilst also providing outstanding driving dynamics. 

Additionally, the new smart #1 Pulse is equipped with a wide range of active safety technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) and further intelligent features like an automatic parking assistant. It’s high safety standard is also reflected in a five-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test. 

With this newest line extension, smart is constantly looking to match the needs of European customers best with its products, the variations, and options available. 



Dirk Adelmann, CEO smart Europe: 

“We are especially excited for the #1 Pulse as it offers a further all-wheel drivetrain option for European customers. Our development and production set up enables us to stay on top of changing demand situations and incorporate according solutions for our customers quickly.” 
In Germany, interested customers will have the opportunity to order the smart #1 Pulse starting 22nd of June on https://de.smart.com/de/. The car will start at a price point of  46.490 Euros. 


[1] Combined electricity consumption in kWh/100 km: --- (NEDC) / 18,2 (Pulse) (WLTP); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0 ; Electric range (WLTP) in km: 400 (Pulse). Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the 'Guide to Fuel Consumption, CO2 Emissions and Electricity Consumption of New Passenger Cars', which is available free of charge at all sales outlets, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern Scharnhausen, Germany, and at https://www.dat.de/co2/.


Press contact:

Lisa Trittler 
smart Europe GmbH