Ten fun facts about Smart Car


Fact 1
While the primary factory for Smart Automobile is located in Hambach, France, its headquarters are in Boblingen, Germany.

Fact 2
The original and unique design of the first model backed by Volkswagen is one of the most persistent and lasting Smart Car variants and is now dubbed as the Fortwo.

Fact 3
Smart Cars have great design and performance improvement capabilities and are sought after for the same reason, along with its compact form factor.

Fact 4
Smart Automobile came into existence with the successful partnership between SMH (makers of Swatch) and Daimler-Benz.

Fact 5
Smart was originally an acronym for ‘Swatch Mercedes Art’ before it was adopted as a neutral company name by MCC and Daimler-Benz.

Fact 6
As of today, Mercedes-Benz operates Smart under its patronage and only offers the Fortwo to the market.

Fact 7
The third gen Smart ED or the Smart electric drive will launch in the United States and Europe by the end of 2013.

Fact 8
In the United States, the Smart Fortwo is at the top of the list of most fuel-efficient cars with a gasoline engine.

Fact 9
The Penske Automotive Group gave over the distribution, sales and marketing of the microcar company to Mercedez-Benz in 2011.

Fact 10
Smart Cars are known to have passed highest global crash and passenger safety test standards that ensure a safe and pleasant driving experience.


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