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    Spy Shots: Smart Fortwo successor spotted wearing new nose
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    Judging by the numerous concept vehicles from Smart lately, we can pretty much already tell what the future has in store for the brand's growing lineup. Still, these new spy shots give us our first look at the next Fortwo being tested with what looks to be a production-ready nose. Although this ...

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    Frankfurt: Smart jumps Fourjoy in Germany [w/video]
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    We've been waiting... and waiting... and waiting... for something new from Smart. Not another special edition of the Fortwo – even one with wings – can slake the brand's need for some fresh iron. Spy shots tell us that a couple of new models are on the way, but for now, we have this ...

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    Video: Smart Fortwo's off-road chops on display in amusing ad from Cannes
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    After spending a few days with the recalcitrant mechanism that masquerades as a transmission in the Smart Fortwo, we can admit we've pondered all sorts of ways to prematurely end the car's life. An impromptu hardcore off-road excursion has figured prominently in at least one such scenario. ...

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    ETC: Missouri Mercedes dealer offering free Smart with every SLS AMG purchase
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    The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is an exquisite sports car that probably needs no help flying off dealer lots, even with a starting price of almost $200,000, but Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City has come up with an interesting incentive to sweeten the deal. For buyers who purchase a new SLS AMG from ...

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    Spy Shots: 2015 Smart ForFour caught in early testing
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    In the U.S., we've come to know the Smart brand just for its ForTwo, but other markets have seen a wider variety of models from the Daimler brand including the Smart ForFour that was produced from 2004 through 2006. This bigger vehicle from Smart added two extra doors and a rear seat for some ...

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    Spy Shots: 2014 Smart ForTwo prototype shows itself
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    From the looks of these spy shots, Daimler is hard at work on the 2014 Smart ForTwo, giving us our first look next generation of this micro car. With the partnership between Renault and Daimler finally coming to fruition, the Smart will likely share a platform with the Renault Twingo, and it will ...

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    Report: Apple testifies in court that it once considered making a car
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    In the ongoing court battle between Apple and Samsung over copyrights and patents, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing took the stand yesterday. The majority of his testimony was centered around tablets and smartphones, and what defines intellectual property, but at one point he ...

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    Official: Squint Really Hard: Smart ForTwo gets modest update
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    Smart has put the ForTwo under the knife in an attempt to give the maligned A-segment vehicle a few more years of life. The ForTwo now wears a smarter-looking revised fascia with a bolder Smart emblem, more expansive grille and redesigned lower valance. The front clip is paired with more defined ...

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    Video: Kobe Bryant uses Smart Fortwo Brabus to catch art thief
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    The Smart brand, looking for a sales lift in China, has enlisted the lanky likes of Kobe Bryant for its "Big, In The City" ad campaign. A newly released video has the internationally known NBA star assuming the role of a quick thinking/driving man of both style and action with a keen sense of ...

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    Geneva 2011: Smart ForSpeed Concept is urban green toplessness
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    Smart ForSpeed Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here we have the none-too-speedy Smart ForSpeed concept. Well, perhaps that's not quite fair, as the diminutive Smart actually is plenty quick enough for its intended mission, which is to say it's fully capable of jetting ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #217
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    We're recording the slightly belated Episode #217 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss ...

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    Report: Nissan-based four-door Smart scrapped
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    Smart/Nissan Collaboration sketch - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hot on the heels of the news that Penske and Smart have split comes word that the Smart/Nissan collaboration is dead. Automotive News is reporting that the project, which was intended to yield a four-door model built off ...

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    Chicago 2011: With two new models coming, "There is a future for Smart"
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    2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Smart has delivered its first ForTwo Electric Drive and the 2011 ForTwo is equipped with a suite of first-time features such as cruise control, navigation and eight airbags. But no matter the advances heaped upon ...

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    Report: BMW, Mercedes experiment with upscale car-sharing
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    If you think that joining in on the car-sharing party means that you'll be stuck behind the wheel of a low-buck auto, prepare to be amazed. According to AutoWeek, both BMW and Mercedes-Benz are diving into the car-sharing world with programs designed to allow users to experience a slice of luxury ...

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    Video: 19 teenage girls cram into Smart ForTwo for new world record
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    19 girls in a Smart Fortwo – Click above to watch the video after the break
    It's the question that's been racking the brains of the best and brightest the world over, and finally, we have an answer: 19. No, it's not the answer to life, the universe and everything... it's the number of ...

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    Video: Banned Smart ad sells using fear of back seats?
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    Smart ForTwo preys on your back-seat fears – Click above for video after the jump
    Are you afraid of getting into your car late at night, only to look in the rearview mirror and see a face staring back at you that isn't yours? Don't lie – we all have those random, irrational fears ...

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    Focus Group: Just 8.1% of NY Smart Fortwo owners would buy again. San Francisco? 19.8%
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    2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Perhaps the most telling statistics of the merits or demerits of a new vehicle may be from owners who have driven that machine for a number of months. By that time, the new-car smell is beginning to wear off and the various positive ...

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    Report: Smart to reveal electric scooter at Paris Motor Show
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    When you're already known for producing what basically amounts to the smallest vehicle currently available for public consumption, what do you do for an encore presentation? Go even smaller, of course. In the case of the Smart brand, that means cutting the total wheel count in half. That's right, ...

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    "Style your Smart" contest elicits 50,000(!) design ideas
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    Daimler rang in the new year with an online design contest called "Style your Smart." Apparently, the idea of decorating a virtual Smart Fortwo appeals to a lot of people, since 50,000 design ideas we submitted by over 8,000 people from 100+ countries. The winner, pictured above, was submitted by ...

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    Smart move? Daimler reportedly teams with Renault for next-gen minicar
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    2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Daimler brain trust of Dieter Zetsche and Thomas Weber has reportedly struck a deal with Renault/Nissan to develop its next generation of minicars due out in 2014 or so. As you would expect, Daimler will get a new Smart Fortwo ...

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