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Staff Writer at Jalopnik and learning pilot. Loves all vehicles! Smart Fortwo (x4), AmTran School Bus, VW W8, Jetta TDI (x2), Audi TT, Buell Lightning, Suzuki Burgman, Yamaha U7E, Honda CBR600 + More
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Some enthusiasts get a late start because of things outside of their power. I didn’t get my first car until 18. Sure, I had a job, but the earnings from that job kept the lights on at home. When I finally was able to keep my money, I bought a beater 2001 Kia Rio as my first car. I still miss that thing. Read more

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True! And I’m perfectly onboard with performance/premium trims. The Brabus cars have a neat charm to them. The Brabus cars were still a silly Smart at heart, but drenched in leather, expensive wheels and an engine tune. You could spend $50k or more on a Brabus Tailor Made, but at the end of the day you’re still Read more

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True! I don’t think he’s doing this for the sake of performance. Seems to be a mix of “because I can” and “why not?” Read more

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That explains why only 3,000 miles were covered by sea. You’re going to need to haul a tanker behind your tanker. lol

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I swear I’ve seen you post this picture before! It may have unconsciously given me inspiration to write this.

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DaimlerChrysler of those days was not concerned with such conflicts. The A-Class and the Smart Forfour competed in the same market. Had the Smart Formore reached production and the GLK-Class still released in early 2008, then those two would have also shared the same market. Read more