Mini model is an electric treat

As our cities get more crowded, the thought of a small, nippy, economical vehicle becomes more appealing.

30th August, 2008

As our cities get more crowded, the thought of a small, nippy, economical vehicle becomes more appealing.

In Paris or Rome, the Smart is a very big seller. However, under Ireland’s old VRT system, the Smart was doomed by its tax burden even before its first roots were implanted in Irish soil. The ‘two-seat only’ configuration of the regular model was also a drawback for some.

However, this highly specialised niche...

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