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Smart Car to Get 4-Door Upgrade to U.S. Size Worries

cars are just taking off in the and they’ve been hugely in Europe. But the tiny eco-friendly city car format isn’t compatible with U.S. and so Penske Automobile has contracted Nissan to build a four-seat

Smart is actually owned by AG, based in Germany, where the concept of an ultra-petite, eco- and vehicle was conceived. The core was to build a commuter vehicle was sensitive to narrow city and could even be parked in parking spots to optimize utilization. The original design a radical overhaul in recent increasing the vehicle’s size and power along with sophisticated safety systems most recently a micro-hybrid option for fuel economy)—it

was rechristened the FourTwo. [Disclosure: I one, and let me tell you there’s not that compares to the ride you get you roar along the Autoroute your foot down and the wind in your hair. Or you beat most other off the mark at the lights.]

The car went on sale in the U.S. in 2008 through local Penske Automotive, where it was met skepticism about its safety and but sold relatively well. in recent times have less than stellar, and FourTwo figures have 62% this year (against an background of 10% increases).

Dare we imagine that the consumer is now content the economic is over, and is back to its skeptical and ways concerning the size of the little Euro-car? It’s plausible.

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Penske thinks so, so commissioned Nissan Motor Co to a new five-door, four-seat version of the The car will be built in a Nissan in the U.S. and will most take key design ideals the two-seat Smart, with its engine and rigid safety

But a four-seat Smart is by no means a new Between April 2004 and 2006 Smart also the ForFour car, a five-door, vehicle that was much conventional than the FourTwo it was based on the 2003 Mitsubishi Sales weren’t as successful as the Smart, and this, along other business considerations led to withdraw the car from production in There is some murmuring due to ongoing popularity of the newer and the original ForFour in Europe, the will be revived and earn a new As of the moment it’s unclear if plan is in concert with, or to the Penske plans.

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