thesmartclub smart Roadster Endurance Rally car


Our continued thanks to smart of Edinburgh for their ongoing technical support, to Sea France for travel logistics (2005 to 2011) and to the numerous 3rd party companies without whom the car would still remain 'standard'!

Technical specifications and modifications:


Type Petrol
Number of cylinders / configuration three in line
Valves two per cylinder
Engine capacity (cc) 698
Bore x stroke (mm) 66.5 x 67
Fuel delivery electronic multipoint injection with electronic accelerator
Rated output (kW) 60 @ 5250 rpm 84 @ 5150
Max torque (Nm) 110 @ 2500 - 4500 rpm 135 @ 3100 - 4950
Exhaust - Bespoke Janspeed system
Induction - Bespoke system based around Viper Induction kit
Power transmission
Transmission sequential automated six speed transmission
Clutch single plate dry clutch multi plate competition dry clutch
Final drive 3920 / 1717
1st gear 13250
2nd gear 9604
3rd gear 7370
4th gear 5796
5th gear 4208
6th gear 3230
Running gear
Steering electronic power steering
Wheels front / rear 5J x 15 / 6J x 15 7J x 17 / 8J x 17
Tyres front / rear 185/55 R15 / 185/55 R15 Variable depending on Event
Front axle wishbone, McPherson strut, anti-roll bar K&W suspension and shock absorbers - fully adjustable
Rear axle DeDion axle tube with central mount, wishbone coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Brake System hydraulic dual circuit system with vacuum booster, disc brakes at front, drum brakes at rear, electronic stability programme esp (including abs and brake force distribution ebd), brake assist XYZ Racing 6 pot callipers, 296mm vented discs, Ferodo Competition Pads ***
Dimensions and weights
Wheelbase (mm) 2360
Length (mm) 3427
Width (mm) 1615
Turning circle (m) 10.7
Fuel tank capacity (l) 35
Track width front (mm) 1357 1377 to 1407
Track width rear (mm) 1392 1412 to 1442
Height (mm) 1207 1167
Weight without driver (kg) 790 698
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h (s) 10.9 6.66
Maximum speed 175 km/h >185 km/h


Custom made, fully FIA Approved 6 point roll cage
Lifeline electronic fire extinguisher system - internal and external trigger
Electronic FIA approved electrical cut-off system
Brantz Laser 3 trip meter

Support / Consultancy

Fully supported by smart of Edinburgh, UK
Sea France (2005 to 2011)
Team Dynamics Racing
Stanley Young BSc FIMechE FIEE


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