Smart Fortwo

Type: Product
Name: Smart Fortwo
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

First drive: new Renault Twingo

| by Well, that’s a snappy-looking little thing…Sure is. City cars usually try to look like one of two things. One, a scaled-down big car. Two, a scaled-up cutesy child’s toy. They seldom succeed. This one is neither. It’s comfortable in its own skin ... [Published Top Gear Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A look at sub-P500k cars

Last week, we took a look at Chris Van Hoven’s review of the Toyota Wigo as part of our series of reviews of cars under P500,000. This week, we continue with an unlikely, yet very capable contender, the BYD F0.Euro-inspiredThe smallest car in the lineup ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Smart CEO Annette Winkler: The World Needs This Car

Five years ago, Mercedes was about to order the shut-down of its Smart micro-car unit. The little two-seater had been in production since 1998, but it kept hemorrhaging money. Yet quite apart from the costs of a shut-down -- both in worker, dealer and ... [Published Motor Trend - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Most fun to drive

Fun to drive is a subjective measure—an elusive quality that can mean different things to different people. From our experience, a car can have a very powerful engine and accelerate quickly, but without handling agility, it's not much fun. For us, fun ... [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Smart ForTwo Dragster Tears Up The Track

www. .com - The Smart ForTwo was developed mostly for going grocery shopping and it was inte... [...] ... [Published ZerCustoms - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Smart Fortwo, Grocery
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Smart ForTwo electric drive vs world’s fastest cars in drag race – Video

Ford Mustang is powered with as high as a 5.0-liter V-8 engine producing 420 horsepower, while Porsche Boxster gets a 2.7 litre engine pushing 265 hp. Indubitably Smart ForTwo did not race past them to the finish line, until folks at Smart thought smart. ... [Published Rush Lane - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

[VIDEO] Smart ForTwo Electric Drive ad is viral

Did you ever wonder what a drag race between a smart ForTwo Electric Drive and a Mustang, an Audi or a Porsche would look like? Well, honestly, neither did we, but such a find couldn’t stay away in the dungeons of the web, considering the fact that it ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Smart Fortwo electric drive ad goes viral

The Smart Fortwo electric drive city runabout is all about urban commuting, and a new ad from Smart Canada proves exactly that.The ad focuses on the current-generation two-door EV micro car which is involved in a series of drag races against more fancied ... [Published Car Advice - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

2015 Smart ForTwo gets the Brabus treatment in new rendering

Daimler is already planning a Brabus version of the new generation Smart ForTwo and the model in question has been already caught on camera while it was being tested out on the famous German track, the Nurburgring, and it is now being placed into the ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 3 reports

DAIMLER : Mercedes-Benz issues recall over short circuit risk

BEIJING - Mercedes-Benz will recall 57,843 vehicles on the Chinese mainland due to risks associated with short circuits, the country's quality watchdog said on Tuesday.The recall involves imported petrol-powered Smart Fortwo produced between Oct 5, 2010 ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Smart ForTwo by Brabus Gets Imagined in This Render

What if Brabus got their hands on the all-new Smart ForTwo. What would it look like? This rendering by RM Design shows the upcoming hot two-door Smart.The render features the trademark twin central tailpipes, trademarked Brabus wheels and subtle badging. ... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

What you missed on 7.31.14

Our controversial automotive beliefs[1]Everyone's got an opinion, and some of ours are more unfavorable than others. Whether its one staffer's pro-vote for the Smart Fortwo, or another's dislike of a certain Hellcat-powered Challenger, these not-so-popular ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]

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..."I could never in a million years afford that Tesla," Joss complains to her friend. "How am I ever supposed to get mad at him when he can hold a Tesla over my head?" The luxury EV makes an on-screen appearance in the episode complete with an interior shot of the car's touchscreen display...
"You’ve got residents that need cars on the weekend but business need cars during the week" Jeffereys says
"Whether it's stop-start systems, more advanced engine management, or turbochargers, it will get us to where we need to be for compliance, but there's a price to pay" says Carlson
It also comes with Mercedes' new 'floating' infotainment system, sat-nav and an eight speaker JBL sound system. According to Car Magazine "you're also likely to find a multi-function steering wheel, heated seats and a 3.5-inch colour touchscreen display in the instrument cluster" on higher spec models

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A look at sub-P500k cars [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 28 2014]
First drive: new Renault Twingo [Published Top Gear Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Smart CEO Annette Winkler: The World Needs This... [Published Motor Trend - Aug 28 2014]
Brabus pimps Mercedes Sprinter [Published GoAuto - Aug 28 2014]
World's worst car revealed [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Quick Look - 2015 iQ [Published Autonet.ca - Aug 27 2014]
Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla is for Mistresses; Yo, ... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 26 2014]
Most fun to drive [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 24 2014]
Smart economics: If you must get a fortwo elect... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 21 2014]
Smart Car, Pickup Trucks Among Vehicles At JSO ... [Published WJCT - Aug 21 2014]
Smart ForTwo Dragster Tears Up The Track [Published ZerCustoms - Aug 19 2014]
The 10 best cars for city living [Published CNBC - Aug 16 2014]
Weight of expectation [Published Automotive Engineer Plus - Aug 16 2014]
The Volkswagen Jetta: Why Can't I Just Say No? [Published Chicago Now - Aug 15 2014]
Hydrogen Costs, Hybrid Garbage Truck, Cadillac ... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 15 2014]
Smart Electric Drive Ad: Where Winning Drag Rac... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 15 2014]
Smart ForTwo electric drive vs world’s fastest ... [Published Rush Lane - Aug 15 2014]
Mercedes-Benz recalls Smart cars in China [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
Polaris Slingshot: Is A 173-HP, $20K '3-Wheeled... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 14 2014]
Smart For-Us Electric concept truck [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 14 2014]
[VIDEO] Smart ForTwo Electric Drive ad is viral [Published Inautonews - Aug 13 2014]
Smart Fortwo electric drive ad goes viral [Published Car Advice - Aug 13 2014]
What’s holding back the electric car market in ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 12 2014]
Nissan Shows What Combining Nismo With Maxima a... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 12 2014]
Alfa Romeo’s Next GTV Coupe [Published Fooyoh - Aug 12 2014]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla is for Mistresses; Yo, ... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 26 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Honda , SMART , Tesla Motors , Legislation and Policy , North America , Pacific Region , USA Smart used the Yo app to give free test rides to San Franciscans last week. Yo is a free app wherein users tap a username ...
What’s holding back the electric car market in ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 12 2014]
Above: The 2013 Nissan Leaf. Image Credit: GreenCarReports.com Three and a half years after modern electric cars entered the mass market, there are now no fewer than 17 models on sale in the U.S. But that impressive number shouldn’t disguise a fundamental ...
What you missed on 7.31.14 [Published Autoblog - Aug 01 2014]
Filed under: Hybrid , Etc. , Crossover , Porsche , Toyota Our controversial automotive beliefs Everyone's got an opinion, and some of ours are more unfavorable than others. Whether its one staffer's pro-vote for the Smart Fortwo, or another's ...
Top 8 Electric Vehicles in Auto Expert Rankings [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 28 2014]
What puts an electric vehicle at the top of the pack? Consumers have different ways of ranking green cars, but the common denominators are usually performance, charging times, electric range, and overall value. The auto experts at Kelley Blue Book ...
Report: Smart updating EV, cabrio models for th... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 25 2014]
Filed under: SMART , Europe/EU , Daimler For Smart , the future is now, or at least this fall . That's when the next-generation versions of Daimler's Smart line of compact vehicles, which were unveiled earlier this month, reach European showrooms, ...
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