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Old 09-05-12, 11:29 AM   #16
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My GM mechanic has a used car dealership and had a Smart for-2 on his lot. I took it for a test drive and feared for my life pulling out onto a 50 MPH road due to the lack of power and the awful semi-auto transmission. Interior space and comfort for 2 is OK, but the drivetrain is horrible - and doesn't get that great of mileage.
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I actually sorta like the Brabus Smart car...
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My GM mechanic has a used car dealership and had a Smart for-2 on his lot. I took it for a test drive and feared for my life pulling out onto a 50 MPH road due to the lack of power and the awful semi-auto transmission. Interior space and comfort for 2 is OK, but the drivetrain is horrible - and doesn't get that great of mileage.
Not to mention they are very expensive for what it is. The only thing it is good at is it can fit in tiny parking spaces in a crowded city. I rather have an original Mini Cooper if I want a tiny car.

That's why it is the dumbest car you can buy right now, is ironic that it's name is "Smart".
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Old 09-05-12, 12:29 PM   #19
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I actually sorta like the Brabus Smart car...
I like them too as a static display, they look cool and cute
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Old 09-05-12, 12:39 PM   #20
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you can always modify it
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Now THAT is cool!!!!!!!!


but it's still a smart car.
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If you are going with the modding route, I would love to have a Smart Hayabusa V8 T-1000 That's what I call scary FAST

You can make any car cool if you dump $200k into it............lol

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Old 09-05-12, 02:56 PM   #23
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That's one cool smart car, but probably the most unreliable diablo out there!
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That looks like so much fun and so easy to drive too!
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The Smart car has nothing really going for it. There are many sub-compact / compact cars out there that get better mileage and provide much better protection. And Mini and Fiat make better premium compacts. In NYC you're not allowed to park perpendicular to the curb, or squeeze in between meters, so the size is not really an advantage either. Maybe if they had brought the diesel/manual version over it would have made some kind of sense.
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Aren't the Trannys complete crap on the Smart?
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