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Smart ForRail runs successfully on vintage railway line

Daimler UK, together with rail consulting firm Interfleet, took one ForFour city hatch and converted it into the Smart ForRail, a small four-person train. According to Smart, although James Bond was able to drive a Mercedes-Benz 250SE on train tracks in Octopussy by simply having the tyres shredded by spikes, in the real world converting a road car into a train is much more involved process...

Smart Fortwo and Forfour revealed

After a long teaser campaign, the next-generation Smart Fortwo and Forfour have finally been unveiled and detailed. The third-generation Fortwo has grown 100mm wider, but aside from that the new car is sized practically line-ball with the outgoing model. The new Fortwo measures 2690mm from head to tail and sits on a 1873mm wheelbase...

2015 Smart ForFour spy photos

The Smart ForFour has been caught out in the open by our spy photographers, and these latest photos reveal some previously unknown details about the new car. For first time we can see clearly, in the photo above, that the new Smart ForFour will feature four conventional door handles, as well as a ridged character line down its flanks...

Smart Forfour snapped in Renault Twingo drag

The Smart Forfour will again share its innards with another car for its next generation, following the original Mitsubishi Colt-based 2004 model. This time, however, the Smart Forfour will share its chassis with the next generation Renault Twingo. This Forfour mule is essentially a current generation Twingo with completely new parts underneath...