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Our mates at Carscoop bring to our attention this concept for a Smartamino, created for Auto Motor und Sport by California designer Mark Stehrenberger. The German mag asked the MSD artist to sketch a few examples of how the Smart brand β€” soon to debut in the states β€” could expand for the US market. Considering the Smart is generally too small for fatso Americans, Stehrenberger says an increase in length by one meter (that's like a yard) is in order, as is 4x4 crossover and pickup models. Damn, we're as predictable as a can of Vienna sausages when it comes to cars. Still, he can't be much of a designer β€” where's the hood scoop?

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