If You Drive A Smart Car, You're Always Kind Of The Bad Guy

What's the biggest offense the Smart Fortwo is guilty of? Is it that it's overpriced, or that it's underpowered, or that it demands pricey 91 octane gasoline? No. Its biggest sin is its name. » 7/14/14 10:40am 7/14/14 10:40am

Smart Pranks Everyone With Massively Ginormous New Smart Car

Small cars are getting bigger and bigger. This is a fact. Blame safety standards, blame the changing tastes of the public, blame the fact that human beings are incredibly fat. Even the new Smart Fortwo is growing in size — it now dwarfs many large commercial trucks. » 7/11/14 3:28pm 7/11/14 3:28pm

This Might Be The 2015 Smart ForTwo And It Looks Way Different

Our eagle-eyed readers have caught Smart ForTwo development mules out testing before, but those looked like slapped-together botchjobs. These two, captured together outside a hotel in Illinois, look much closer to production, and much different from the current model. » 6/15/14 2:31pm 6/15/14 2:31pm

Giant Florida Sinkhole Swallows Tiny Smart Car

Sinkholes are no laughing matter. Unless, of course, they swallow up cars that we all agree are completely loathsome, like that Dodge Avenger in Chicago a while back. Here's another one we can add to that list: a Smart Fortwo swallowed by a sinkhole in our favorite state, Florida. » 9/20/13 3:59pm 9/20/13 3:59pm

The Smart ForTwo Is By Far The Most Embarrassing Car You Can Own

The Smart ForTwo is made to be a great city car. It's also designed to be really urban chic. So that means you should be proud to be in it. It hasn't worked. The ForTwo is actually the most embarrassing car you can own. » 8/06/13 2:00pm 8/06/13 2:00pm

Hilarious Smart Fortwo Ad Shows Why It's OK To Suck At Off-Roading

The Smart Fortwo kind of sucks. It's tiny, it's got no power, its gas mileage isn't as good as you would expect, and its automated manual transmission is terrible. But you know what it's really bad at? Off-roading. » 6/25/13 10:11am 6/25/13 10:11am

'Cute Is The Word We Think Best Describes The Smart Fortwo'

Every time I see a Smart Fortwo on the road, and it's not decked out in Car2Go livery, I have just one thought: "You didn't pay for that with your actual money, right?" » 6/12/13 5:30pm 6/12/13 5:30pm

This Is Why People Think Smart ForTwo Drivers Are Asshats

The Smart Fortwo is small enough to park two to a space, which makes a ForTwo taking up two spaces in Portugal a particularly exceptional example of asshattery. This tiny car may be driven by the biggest asshat yet. » 7/16/10 1:00pm 7/16/10 1:00pm

When In Rome, Keep Your Smart Crocheted

We’ve come a long way from Pope Benedict XVI’s Ferrari Enzo. Photographed in Vatican City, this crocheted Smart is more Rastafari than Catholic. Which doesn’t make it uncool. At all. Photo Credit: StartTheDay » 7/13/10 1:00pm 7/13/10 1:00pm

IIHS: Small Electric Cars And Minitrucks Suck In Crashes

Small vehicles like the GEM e2 and Tiger minitruck advertise low cost and efficiency, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety thinks they shouldn't share the road with regular vehicles. Here's the dramatic test footage to back up their point. » 5/20/10 11:00am 5/20/10 11:00am

Yeah, This Isn't Very Smart

There are many problems with the US-spec Smart Fortwo. Barely hitting Honda Civic-level fuel economy and trash can interior storage space are two. This driver solved that little problem with a car topper not fit for the car. (Thanks Michael) » 5/04/10 3:30pm 5/04/10 3:30pm

Ice-Road Truckin' In A Smart ForTwo

Paul Shippey drove a Smart ForTwo across Canada's Dempster Highway, one of the roads featured in Ice Road Truckers and the only all-weather road into the Arctic Circle. This is his crazy story, which originally appeared on Wired.com. —Ed. » 4/08/10 3:00pm 4/08/10 3:00pm

New Smart Marketing Mini-Site Weird, Occasionally NSFW

What do a naked man, a bloodhound, two guys dressed as hot dogs and the Smart Fortwo have in common? They're all on a new Smart mini-site that is anything but normal. » 2/12/10 9:00am 2/12/10 9:00am

IIHS: Only Smart Fortwo Gets "Good" Roof Strength Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, never short of tests, put six mini/microcars to the roof strength test. The result? If you have to, you might be better off rolling a Smart Fortwo than flipping an Aveo. » 8/20/09 10:30am 8/20/09 10:30am

The Right Way to Drive a Smart Car at the Woodward Dream Cruise

While the Smart is a road car, the Woodward Dream Cruise is definitely not where it was designed to travel. There is, however, a way to pull off the most unlikely trick of cruising in one here. » 8/17/09 10:00am 8/17/09 10:00am

Latest Dutch Craze: Tossing Smart ForTwos Into A Canal

Thought you and your friends in high school were funny when you turned old Mr. Johnson's Beetle sideways in its spot? Well brother, you have nothing on the hooligans tossing defenseless parked Smart ForTwos into Amsterdam's canals. » 7/27/09 10:30am 7/27/09 10:30am

Smart ForTwo EV Going On Sale In UK, Testing In Other Euro Cities

The Smart ForTwo EV has made it through fleet testing and because of the popular response will now be available in limited numbers for public sale. It's still tiny and expensive, but now even slower! » 6/22/09 5:15pm 6/22/09 5:15pm

Smart To Offer U.S. Buyers Incentives For First Time

With low sales due partly to relatively lower fuel prices, Smart plans to offer U.S. ForTwo buyers incentives for the first time, starting with 4.2% financing for loans of up to 60 months. Next they'll try free fuzzy dice. [AutoNews] » 6/16/09 10:15am 6/16/09 10:15am

IIHS: Small Cars Are Big On Damage In Low-Speed Collisions

Microcars are often chosen for urban driving because they're affordable, fuel efficient and easy to park. With fender-benders the largest urban driving hazard, the IIHS tested bumpers on seven popular microcars, None earned top marks and five were rated "Poor." » 6/11/09 10:30am 6/11/09 10:30am