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Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1997, the smart Fortwo quickly became a staple on the streets of Paris, Rome, Barcelona and London. It took over a decade, but the United States joined the smart party in 2008. The smart project was started by Swiss watch maker Swatch who turned the plans over to Mercedes-Benz for production. The name smart is an acronym for Swatch Mercedes ART.
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The smart car is arguably one of the automotive industry’s biggest letdowns. It’s a classic example of over promise and under deliver, with Daimler billing the tiny two-door as a fun and funky urban runabout, but instead selling the most miserable form of transportation this side of a rickshaw. But what about the newly available electric drive model? Is it equally depressing or is it actually worth a test drive?
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There’s a new smart for two coming and that’s great news. The old model is wildly popular in Paris where space seems to be at a higher premium than gold bouillon, but let’s be honest for a minute: it’s the German equivalent of a Japanese micro hotel. It’s tiny and space efficient, but there just... more
It’s that time of the month again, folks. For a collectively painful but short period of time, manufacturers are putting their usual press release repertoire to the side, instead focusing on what really matters: the almighty dollar. Of course, we’re talking about automobile sales and the month of July was nothing to shake a... more
German tuning company Brabus is already preparing a more powerful version of the freshly revealed Smart ForTwo. Our spy photographers managed to snap some pictures of the upcoming Smart ForTwo Brabus out testing on public roads, identified by its dual exhaust setup. The car in the photos appears to be nearly identical to the standard car, although... more
Smart just debuted its new fortwo and forfour city cars at an event in Berlin marking the return of a four-seat car to the brand. Daimler developed the new generation of cars in conjunction with Renault, retaining the rear-engine setup from previous fortwo models. The forfour and fortwo are based on the same platform, of... more
The next Smart ForTwo and ForFour are scheduled to be revealed later today, but images of the cars meant to showcase their JBL speaker systems are revealing them early. The speaker company created a bespoke sound system specifically to fit into the small cabin spaces, but the promotional photos showing the speaker layout also reveal... more
A brand new generation of Smart car will be unveiled tomorrow, and the company has released a set of sketches to preview what the cars look like. A more conventional two-box design has been applied to the new Smart Car, which now has a more pronounced hood. The new Smart Fortwo and Forfour will be... more