autoevolution
SMART logo

SMART Electric Drive Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 2012
Engines: Electric
Body style: Hatchback
 

2016 - Present

smart brought back the Electric Drive flavor for 2017, making the electric drivetrain available in more than one of its models. The smart fortwo Electric Drive here is one of them and from the outside, it looks just as your normal combustion engine version. However, the floor holds a 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, while the rear wheels are spun by a 60 kW electric motor, just enough to make ...

full description and technical specifications
electric:

  SMART fortwo Electric Drive 17.6 kWh (81 HP)

2016 - Present

In 2014, Mercedes-Benz introduced the third generation of SMART Fortwo on the market with internal combustion engines for specific markets and with an electric motor in 2016. For the third generation of the SMART, Mercedes-Benz allied with Renault and built an electric version for its city vehicle. Previously, it offered other electric drive solutions since 2007, but the real deal came in 200...

full description and technical specifications
electric:

  SMART fortwo Cabrio Electric Drive 17.6 kWh (81 HP)

2016 - Present

While for the first generation of the SMART, Mercedes-Benz chose to join forces with Mitsubishi. For the second generation, it shared the platform with Renault. Mercedes-Benz was a great car-maker for most sorts of vehicles, but when it came to building small city-cruisers, its abilities were limited. Almost anything was smaller than the medium-sized cars were not fighting for top-sellers. On...

full description and technical specifications
electric:

  SMART forfour Electric Drive 17.6 kWh (81 HP)

2012 - Present

The smallest car built by Mercedes-Benz was SMART. The car was produced to cope better with traffic congestion and lack of parking spaces in the European cities. An electric version was introduced in 2012. The SMART was a purpose-built vehicle. It had to be short enough to be parked perpendicular to the curb and still offer two seats and some trunk for a couple of briefcases in the back. The ...

full description and technical specifications