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With the winning bid reaching $35,350, the Fortwo cabrio auctioned by would-be Smart car distributor, Zap made it into the $35,001 to $40,000 category by a mere $249 — confirming the suspicions of 22% of respondents to a recent Jalopnik Unscientific Poll(TM).

In a subsequent poll, most respondents also predicted the Smart would go for "too damn much." So there you go. We're still wondering whether it was Rutger Hauer's signature that put it over the edge.

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