2012 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

  • 2012 smart fortwo electric drive, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

    The problems with the old Smart Fortwo Electric Drive were fairly easy to work out. It was too slow, had only an average range, took too long to charge and it was too expensive - even when leasing. Smart has taken the car back to the drawing board and fixed all these issues - and given the car a spit and polish in some other areas, too. The revised model was on display at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and we were there to check it out. Range and performance We've tested the second-generation Fortwo Electric Drive on several occasions, and whilst delivering in some areas, it was a let down in...

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    2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Full Electric Car Preview

    We thought the 2011 Geneva Motor Show was one of the best ever for electric cars and green vehicles, but the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, starting in less than a week, is shaping up to be even better. We'll be covering the show in-depth next week, but in the meantime we've rounded up all the electric...

  • 2012 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive
    2012 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Gets More Smart, Gains Speed

    The 2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive may be the smallest, most compact highway-capable electric car on the market, but its pathetic top speed, sluggish acceleration, limited range and expensive price tag haven’t gained it many fans. But that may all change in a little under a month as...

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