New Brabus 92R is a sporty Good EQ fortwo cabrio with 91bhp
Brabus has established itself as a prolific modifier of combustion powered Mercedes fashions over the past a long time, however the German specialist has now turned its consideration to one thing a lot smaller and greener – the all-electric Good EQ fortwo – the convertible model of which has been remodeled into the brand new, restricted version Brabus 92R.
Aftermarket efficiency will increase for electrical vehicles are uncommon, however Brabus has managed to unlock an additional 10bhp from the usual automobile’s electrical motor, leading to 91bhp. There’s additionally 180Nm of torque obtainable – 20Nm greater than the usual automobile.
The 92R offers with 0-62mph in 10.9 seconds and whereas the motor energy won’t appear that spectacular, that represents a lower within the 11.9 second 0-62mph time quoted for the common EQ fortwo cabrio.
There are additionally 4 completely different drive modes obtainable; Primary, Eco, Sport and Sport+. The latter reveals a sharper throttle response and braking regeneration decreases to maximise efficiency.
As for vary, the 92R will supply a most of 78 miles on a full battery, which is similar 17.2kWh usable pack from the usual automobile. That’s a lower on the 80 miles claimed for the conventional convertible model of the EQ fortwo underneath WLTP.
Alongside the powertrain modifications, it additionally will get new Monoblock gloss alloy wheels measuring 16- and 17-inches entrance and rear, together with coilover suspension for an aggressively sporty stance. Brabus-branded pedals, seats and a singular bodykit helps the 92R stand out farther from the usual Good fortwo cabrio.
At over £40,000, the Brabus 92R is greater than double the entry-level Good fortwo cabrio on which it’s primarily based. This worth additionally means the 92R received’t be eligible for the UK authorities’s £2,500 plug-in automobile grant cut-off level. Simply 50 examples might be made.
Click on right here to learn our in-depth overview of the Good EQ fortwo…