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Lorinser, an aftermarket company that specializes in extracting additional engine power and fine tuning the exterior appearance of many OEM vehicles, has turned its attention towards retrofitting the Smart Fortwo with a plug-in, through-the-road hybrid setup that makes the diminutive city car an even more fuel-efficient runner – with some all-electric capability.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe by Lorinser – Click above for high-res image gallery

Lorinser SLS AMG Gullwing Rendering - click above image for hi-res gallery

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Click above for a hi-res gallery of the new Lorinser SL kit

Lorinser has been tuning anything with a Benz badge for a while, so when it came to injecting the new smart fortwo with a bit more aftermarket flava, they were all too happy to oblige.

The C-class is the entry-level Benz in the North American market. As such, every nouveau riche new graduate seemingly goes out and treats themselves to a slice of flashy bourgeois pie. That can be alarming for the Euro-car fan, as you risk being lumped into that precocious category along with Johnny Overachiever from down the block. There's no denying that the Stuttgart Swabians build nice vehicles, and we've certainly considered parking one in our driveway. We wouldn't want to deny ourselves th