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New entry-level Smart #1 Pro slashes £4,000 off the EV SUV’s price
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New entry-level Smart #1 Pro slashes £4,000 off the EV SUV’s price

The Smart #1 Pro represents a £4,000 saving compared to the existing Pro+ model
26 Jan 2024
Best city cars to buy
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Best city cars to buy

There are plenty of appealing city cars to choose from, so here’s our guide to the best urban runabouts
17 Jan 2024
Smart #1 review
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In-depth reviews

Smart #1 review

Performance, efficiency and practicality are Smart #1 highlights, but it needs ride quality and infotainment improvements to best its rivals
4 Jan 2024
Future classics 2024: car investments that could make you money
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Future classics 2024: car investments that could make you money

Identifying future classic cars is a tricky but potentially lucrative business, here are our future classic recommendations
3 Jan 2024
Geely and NIO agreement could see battery swapping tech on Volvo, Polestar and Lotus cars
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Geely and NIO agreement could see battery swapping tech on Volvo, Polestar and Lotus cars

The Chinese giant behind Volvo, Polestar and Lotus will join forces with NIO on battery tech
30 Nov 2023
New Smart #3: UK prices and specs revealed for premium electric coupe-SUV
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New Smart #3: UK prices and specs revealed for premium electric coupe-SUV

Smart has announced pricing for its new #3 with a new trim level added
30 Nov 2023
New Smart #3 Brabus 2024 review: It's hot, maybe too hot!
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Road tests

New Smart #3 Brabus 2024 review: It's hot, maybe too hot!

The high performance Brabus version of the Smart #3 delivers a level of pace that was once alien to compact SUV drivers but is becoming par for the co…
29 Nov 2023

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New Smart #3 2024 review: is three the magic number?
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Road tests

New Smart #3 2024 review: is three the magic number?

The Smart #3 improves on the things the #1 struggled with, but it's far from perfect
28 Nov 2023
Cheaper Smart #1 Pro electric SUV incoming to rival MG4
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Cheaper Smart #1 Pro electric SUV incoming to rival MG4

Smart will add the entry-level Pro version to the #1 line up
18 Oct 2023
Fashion designer cars: when haute couture and automotive collide
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Features

Fashion designer cars: when haute couture and automotive collide

From Lamborghini to Land Rover, car makers are always keen to work with fashion houses and style icons, producing some interesting results
19 Sep 2023
Smart #1 vs Renault Megane E-Tech: 2023 twin test review
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Smart #1 vs Renault Megane E-Tech: 2023 twin test review

The Smart #1 marks the dawn of a new era for the former city car maker. Does it have the measure of the Renault Megane?
9 Sep 2023
Munich Motor Show 2023: news round-up and all the new cars
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Munich Motor Show 2023: news round-up and all the new cars

This year's Munich Motor Show saw big reveals from BMW, Cupra, Mercedes, MINI, Renault, Tesla and Volkswagen
6 Sep 2023
New Smart #1 Premium 2023 review
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Road tests

New Smart #1 Premium 2023 review

Smart's new small but spacious electric crossover is aimed at younger buyers
15 Aug 2023
New Smart #1 electric SUV: UK prices and specs announced
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News

New Smart #1 electric SUV: UK prices and specs announced

Smart has unveiled the value proposition of its crucial #1 small SUV and we have all the details…
25 Apr 2023
Used Smart ForTwo (Mk3, 2015-date) review
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Used car tests

Used Smart ForTwo (Mk3, 2015-date) review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Smart ForTwo covering the ForTwo Mk3 that has been on sale since 2015
14 Mar 2023
‘Smart will reinvent the new-car sales experience’
Opinion - Smart
Opinion

‘Smart will reinvent the new-car sales experience’

Deputy editor John McIlroy thinks Smart will stand out from the crowd by fixing its pricing across all of its sales methods
28 Sep 2022
New Smart #1 Brabus 2022 review
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Road tests

New Smart #1 Brabus 2022 review

We get behind the wheel of the Smart #1 Brabus to see if the performance range-topper is worth the extra money
28 Sep 2022
New Smart #1 Brabus is a 422bhp all-electric family SUV
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New Smart #1 Brabus is a 422bhp all-electric family SUV

The hot Brabus variant of the all-electric Smart #1 also offers a sporty exterior makeover
26 Aug 2022
Best German modern classic cars
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Best German modern classic cars

Investing in a modern classic from Germany could be a shrewd financial decision. Here’s our pick of the best current options
24 May 2022
Smart Concept #1 previews 2023 electric SUV
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Smart Concept #1 previews 2023 electric SUV

Smart concept points to new direction for the brand under joint Daimler and Geely ownership
6 Oct 2021
'Smart could be Geely’s biggest challenge yet'
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Opinion

'Smart could be Geely’s biggest challenge yet'

Steve Fowler looks at how Geely and Mercedes are planning to reboot the Smart brand
20 May 2021
New Brabus 92R is a sporty Smart EQ fortwo cabrio with 91bhp
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News

New Brabus 92R is a sporty Smart EQ fortwo cabrio with 91bhp

Mercedes tuning specialist Brabus has unveiled a sportier version of the Smart EQ fortwo with more power
25 Mar 2021
New Smart EQ ForFour 2020 review
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Road tests

New Smart EQ ForFour 2020 review

We hit the road in the updated Smart EQ ForFour, which takes the fight to the VW e-up! and Skoda Citigo-e iV with 81 miles of range
25 Jan 2020
New Smart EQ ForTwo 2020 review
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Road tests

New Smart EQ ForTwo 2020 review

The all-electric Smart EQ ForTwo has been updated for 2020, but does its limited range hold it back?
25 Jan 2020
Used Smart ForFour review
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Used car tests

Used Smart ForFour review

A full used buyer’s on the Smart ForFour covering the ForFour Mk2 (2015-date)
21 Jan 2020
Mercedes and Geely joint ownership of Smart
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Mercedes and Geely joint ownership of Smart

The £590 million equal-stake joint venture will see the pair launch a range of next-generation Smart electric vehicles from 2022
8 Jan 2020
Smart EQ ForTwo and EQ ForFour pricing
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News

Smart EQ ForTwo and EQ ForFour pricing

Facelifted versions of the all-electric Smart EQ ForTwo priced from £16,850 including the government plug-in grant
23 Dec 2019
New electric Smart ForEase concept fully unveiled in Paris
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News

New electric Smart ForEase concept fully unveiled in Paris

Smart is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the 2018 Paris Motor Show with the fully-functioning ForEase open-top concept
1 Oct 2018
Electric Smart EQ ForTwo and ForFour launch
News

Electric Smart EQ ForTwo and ForFour launch

Electric EQ brand launches with Smart EQ ForTwo, ForFour and ForTwo Cabrio; production models follow a number of Mercedes EQ concept cars
5 Mar 2018
Smart ForTwo six-speed twinamic
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Smart ForTwo six-speed twinamic

The Renault Twingo-based Smart ForTwo is a much more grown-up proposition than its predecessors, and the twinamic dual clutch gearbox option makes it …
9 Jan 2018
Smart ForFour review
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In-depth reviews

Smart ForFour review

The Smart ForFour is like the ForTwo but with two extra doors and seats - is it worth choosing over city car rivals?
19 Dec 2017
Smart Vision EQ concept ride review
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Road tests

Smart Vision EQ concept ride review

We head to Tokyo to take a ride in the self-driving, all-electric Smart Vision EQ concept
4 Nov 2017
Smart ForTwo review
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In-depth reviews

Smart ForTwo review

The Smart ForTwo Mk3 is part of a tie-up with Renault, but delivers the same premium quality of its predecessors
7 Oct 2017
Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept revealed
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News

Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept revealed

The all-electric, fully autonomous Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept gives a glimpse into the brand's future
12 Sep 2017