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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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2013 smart electric drive Review

2013 smart electric drive Review

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?
2009 SMART fortwo Review

2009 SMART fortwo Review

The Smart fortwo is one-in-a-million. Sure there are other cars in the same price range (or even lower), but none offer the premium appeal of this micro-car.

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2009 SMART fortwo Review

2009 SMART fortwo Review

The Smart fortwo is one-in-a-million. Sure there are other cars in the same price range (or even lower), but none offer the premium appeal of this micro-car.

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2016 smart fortwo, forfour Debut With Dual-Clutch

2016 smart fortwo, forfour Debut With Dual-Clutch
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

New Smart ForTwo, ForFour Leaked

New Smart ForTwo, ForFour Leaked
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

2015 Smart Fortwo Sketches Released

2015 Smart Fortwo Sketches Released
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

2015 Smart Fortwo, Forfour Teased in New Video

2015 Smart Fortwo, Forfour Teased in New Video
Smart has released a new video that showcases the major differences in the next-generation of ForTwo and ForFour.  Over the last few years, Smart has released quite a few concept cars foreshadowing exactly what we will see when the new car is unveiled, likely at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, and this new video offers... more

April 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

April 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers
After one of the worst winters in recent memory America’s northern extremities are finally starting to thaw out. In addition to longer days, spring is also bringing warmer temperatures as the sun wakes up from hibernation. But were April car sales as nice? Did better weather get more people in the mood… to buy a... more

March 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

March 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers
Spring is here and the U.S. automotive market saw its overall sales rise six percent in March, shaking off the slow start to 2014. Compared to 2013, the seasonally adjusted sales rate has grown from 15.3-million units in 2013 to 16.4-million units and is the best showing since November 2013, and among the highest in... more