Smart Fortwo Electric Drive 2017

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New all-electric two-seater arrives with the potential to make urban driving fun For those with a short commute and seeking to avoid the congestion charge or urban- based car buyers wanting to contribute to a cleaner planet, the new Fortwo Electric Drive could be an interesting alternative to the petrol-powered version.

Smart Lines Up Three Electric Models For The UK Next Year

SMART HAS INTRODUCED electric versions of its Fortwo, Fortwo Cabriolet and Forfour. The new Electric Drive models are claimed to have better range and performance and significantly faster recharging times than their predecessors. The improvements are thanks to a new powertrain largely shared with the Renault Zoe and developments to the charging system. The Electric … [Read more…]

So Far Mercedes and Smart Are Working Each At Theirs Own Electric Cars

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Mercedes’ EQ electric sub-brand will launch 10 new pure-electric vehicles between 2019 and 2025, and this push could be in addition to successors to the current electric Smart vehicles. The maker’s new sub-brand will start its pure-electric push with the production version of the Generation EQ concept. Mercedes has registered all suitable EQ-prefixed badges: everything … [Read more…]

Electric Smarts Are Charging In

SMART’S range of Electric Drive models is making its world debut at this week’s Paris Motor Show, ahead of a launch in Europe early next year. Available in the ForTwo and ForFour, the ED has a three-phase motor giving 80bhp. Power is sent to the rear wheels, taking the ForTwo from 0-62mph in 11.5 seconds. … [Read more…]

Smart City Coupe – 1998

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Officially it’s smart with a small ‘s’, which looks so strange that everyone else calls it a Smart car. The venture started with the boss of Swiss fashion watchmaker Swatch suggesting a tiny eco-car that would offer fun motoring to the young (or young at heart) whilst offering a helping hand to the choking planet. … [Read more…]