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    Default mercedes smart fortwo

    It's a micro car that's going to be released probably around fall. I personally think it's not gonna sell much, if this was Europe the story would be different. What do you guys think?

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    I think it's a great commuter car and will sell quite well here.

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    You wouldn't believe how many of these i saw in Europe, definitely handy if there are small parking spots, not that practical here. Driving a long distance in this car couldn't be very fun...

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    the smart roadster, those are nice

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    i;d buy one for my to and from work car, but i wouldn't use it for much more than that... is it a 2 seater or just 1?


    but knowing mercedes it'd probably be cheaper to buy a civic or something

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    This has even more gayness than Mini or Bug.

    Price will drive people away.

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    anyone know what those things are worth in europe right now?


    the blue and black looks



    it'll do 0-100 km/h in 12.3 seconds, cant complain about that
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    it's a two seater, and yeah it's gonna be like 20grand, around there. too expensive imo, they won't sell much at that price

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    yea, if honda or someone built one for like 8 grand then it'd be alright

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    I think that half the cars in this town are SUV's and trucks. I read somewhere that Calgary is the biggest market for trucks in Canada.

    But who knows... It could be a hit. I know a lot of people (mainly girls) who like small and cute when it comes to cars.

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    big trucks vs. mini cars

    fatalities are going to go up.

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    these wont sell in north america

    cheaper to buy an Echo hatchback if you want some tiny little car... or if you want fuel economy go with a golf tdi

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    Are you joking? It wil be a major success!

    The Smart is an incredible success, the orders are coming in at an amazing pace.

    With only 800 coming for the year I suggest that everyone who wants one visit their dealer or you may be disappointed.

    The order banks are filling up fast.

    Remember 800 divided by 50 dealers is only 16 cars per dealership.
    Some of the smaller dealerships will get less and the bigger stores will get more but it still only adds up to 800 cars.
    Alot of Smart Info here

    http://www.mbcanada.com/forum/index.php?showforum=17

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    its not designed for the north american market, so it wont do well here. there will be initial interest because its new and unique, but its not gonna sell here. Same deal with the top selling north american vehicle, the ford F150. Its not designed for the European market and it doenst sell there.

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    Once again...

    The Smart is an incredible success, the orders are coming in at an amazing pace.

    With only 800 coming for the year I suggest that everyone who wants one visit their dealer or you may be disappointed.

    The order banks are filling up fast.

    Remember 800 divided by 50 dealers is only 16 cars per dealership.
    Some of the smaller dealerships will get less and the bigger stores will get more but it still only adds up to 800 cars.
    They are almost sold out PS. the cheapest smart will start at around $16,000

    The SMART Roadster will come to Canada within the next year or 2 and you can expect it to sell for AT LEAST $25,000.

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    death trap

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    Originally posted by Porsche_944
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    They are almost sold out PS. the cheapest smart will start at around $16,000

    The SMART Roadster will come to Canada within the next year or 2 and you can expect it to sell for AT LEAST $25,000.
    your not saying anything. 800 is nothing. Its a small number of cars. Refer to my post about why initial sales will be good. At 25 grand though you could get more car for less.

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    ya they are pretty ugly, and look a bit dangerous
    Introduce your heart to your throat.

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    Saw these things in europe up close. I certainly wouldn't want to get smacked by an F-350 in one. It will be interesting to see what insurance costs for them.

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    those are adorable!!!! i don't think i would ever spend money on it but they are still so cute!

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