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'New-generation' all-electric Smart ForTwo and FourFour the future of the brand

City cars go all-electric with new looks and digital integration

Smart electrifying entire line-up, including all-new Forfour Electric

Smart Fortwo ED will come to US first; Cabrio ED also scheduled.

Smart announces a new Forfour electric model, and says that the Fortwo ED will come to the US before Europe.

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Brabus Smart range tuned all the way to 107 hp

When you start with 89 hp, an extra 18 can actually make a decent difference.

Open Road
Should Smart bring the Forfour to the USA?

The Smart brand could use its other car to increase presence in the US market.

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New Smart ForFour ad is f**king great [NSFW]

Warning: Little kids will be using some very foul language in this amusing spot from Smart, promoting the new ForFour.

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Smart runs a Forfour out of town on rails

Think your car handles like its on rails? This one actually does. Smart and British train-builder Interfleet converted a Forfour into a tiny locomotive, shot this video, then converted it back again.

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Smart considering Forfour-based SUV

Eager to make the most of their investment, Daimler and Renault are reportedly looking at spinning a crossover off of the rear-engined platform underpinning the Smart Forfour and Renault Twingo.

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2016 Smart Forfour

The Fortwo always has been – and always will be – the prototypical Smart car. While it has been far and away the brand's best seller, it's not the only model to to wear the moniker. A decade ago, Smart rolled out the larger Forfour, but like the brand's other models that have come and gone, it wasn't much of a success. Now, Smart is back and taking another stab at it with the introducti

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2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour show their smiling new faces [w/videos]

The 2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour are at the 2014 Paris Motor Show showing off their brand new looks for their latest generations, and the company hopes that an extensive list of changes can give the brand a much-needed boost.

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Smart updating EV, cabrio models for the Fortwo

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, Automotive News says. They might be the first of a broader range that would follow them to stores shortly thereaft

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Smart Fortwo, Forfour reborn with fresh styling on new platform [w/video]

Meet the 2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour, a new pair of hatchbacks that Daimler hopes will revive the struggling Smart brand. We aren't expecting to see the Forfour here in the US market, although the smaller Fortwo should eventually hit our shores in the future.

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Next Smart Fortwo, Forfour to debut July 16, previewed in design sketches

Smart is slated to debut both the next-generation Fortwo and the all-new Forfour in Berlin tomorrow evening, with the struggling city car manufacturer making the lofty claim that the new models will be "the best city cars in the world."

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Smart previews new city cars in teaser clip

Smart has tried its darnedest to diversify. It introduced the Smart Roadster in 2003 and the Forfour in 2004. It even did the Crossblade speedster in 2002. But each of those has fallen by the wayside, leaving the Fortwo as its only product. But that's all about to change.

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Mercedes won't build subcompact, Smart may

Mercedes-Benz has been profiting mightily from compact cars recently. Its Kecskemét, Hungary, factory added a third shift to keep up with demand, and company's US arm called the CLA-Class, Chris Bruce

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New Smart Fortwo and Forfour teased in promo video

Smart is just about ready to launch the all-new generations of the Fortwo and Forfour. It might be hard to get excited for a car with such a mixed reputation, but the company has high expectations for the updated models. In a new video, Smart teases some nearly final prototypes during arctic test

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Next-gen Smart ForTwo, ForFour will be even smaller

As expected, the new four-seat vehicle that Daimler AG's Smart division is will start selling later this year will still be pretty darn short. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, speaking at the Mercedes-Benz parent company's annual press conference, disclosed a few details about both the next-generation Danny King

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Perennially troubled Smart USA probably won't get new 4-seat model

Smart, the Daimler-owned brand that has done nothing but struggle in the US market, probably won't be getting a larger model. A new four-seater called the ForFour is slated to go on sale in Europe later this year.

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Smart jumps Fourjoy in Germany [w/video]

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. Chris Paukert

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Smart Forjoy bounds in ahead of Frankfurt

Smart has revealed its newest concept car, the jovial four-seater Forjoy. The "joy" part of that sobriquet is rather obvious ­– with the doorless, roofless, rear-glass-free concept looking like a beach-wagon full of fun ­– but it's the four seats that might prove most prescient as far as Smart's future plans are concerned.

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No FWD Smart crossover in the works, but two concepts headed for Frankfurt

If you're a fan of Daimler's Smart brand, here is some potentially good news for you today. First, a pair of concept vehicles will be on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month previewing the next-gen Fortwo and Forfour models, and more interestingly, Daimler CEO Jeffrey N. Ross

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