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Old 02-17-2012, 08:37 AM   #1
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There’s not a lot of mystery in the auto industry. Automakers release info on cars before they debut, and with leaked info and spy photos, even then, there’s often little that’s unknown about a new model before it arrives.

And then there’s this… a mysterious German electric vehicle spotted testing in Northern Europe. In fact, we wouldn’t even know it was an EV were it not for the stickers declaring so on the side of the car (a safety precaution mandated to make first responders aware in case of an emergency). The fact that the sticker says “electric vehicle” in German seems to indicate the car’s country of origin.

Styling of the car looks like something almost classic, like a Morgan or Weismann, while we’ll admit there’s a bit of French design flare here as well. The most likely option, however, is that it’s a new model by Smart. Of note, the body placed on this vehicle is certainly misleading, as the rear fenders appear to be almost a foot wider than the car, with the wheels recessed significantly.

Out spy photographers have reported that the test was very secretive, with the car taking just one lap of a test track before being hidden away.










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Old 02-17-2012, 02:58 PM   #2
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Looks pretty cool. Unlike the smart car.
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Old 02-17-2012, 03:05 PM   #3
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Thats a different shape. Kind of like it.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:00 PM   #4
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Weird. Quirky. Odd-looking.

About time someone had the balls to do it.

Let's just hope that it's not just all camo and it ends up looking like a Prius with a spoiler...
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:11 PM   #5
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I wonder if they might be on to something with an Electric Smart. Looks to be about the right size.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:34 PM   #6
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I can see the Smart resemblance.

Google search of smart roadster:
Click to View Search Results for smart roadster - Google Search smart roadster - Google Search
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Old 02-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #7
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If I see that coming down the street at night, I'd think its a hurst.
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:17 PM   #8
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Back in the late 70s and 80s of gas shortages everyone was building these things in their basements. Now they do it to get stimulus money now they see O' gave $530 million to a co. that never built a car before and is not even American or making American jobs.
He wants his share of the Americaner BuckerukitZZe.
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:36 PM   #9
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What?
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:47 PM   #10
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Just someone making up things that doesn't have any knowledge or understanding of the issue.
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:18 PM   #11
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Is that the new Messerschmitt?
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