Video: Smart Buggy 4×4 Wants To Run The Dakar Rally

When we think of Smart cars, we generally think of cramped, underpowered city cars with no performance ambitions whatsoever. But people more creative than us have come up with some unique solutions to the Smart’s lack of performance prowess, including a team who built a Smart 4×4 Buggy’s that they had hoped to bring to the Dakar Rally.

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Daimler Hopes Low-Cost Electric Smart Car Translates To Higher Sales

It is an open secret that Daimler-owned small car brand Smart is suffering from slow sales, especially here in America. With an influx of high-quality compact cars in the same price range as the Smart, consumers are avoiding the diminutive brand in favor of more mainstream car makers.

But Daimler has a plan to lure customers back, and it centers on offering the cheapest electric car on the market. But will that be enough?

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