Two-door Smart may get chop

Rumours are circulating that Mercedes-Benz, which is going through a tough time in Europe at present, may drop the iconic Smart two-door model.

27th August, 2005

Rumours are circulating that Mercedes-Benz, which is going through a tough time in Europe at present, may drop the iconic Smart two-door model. The production costs of the city car are high, and profits on it are slim, if they exist at all.

However, even if the two-door model is not replaced, the brand will continue and the future of the more conventional former model seems assured, as it is built in conjunction with the...

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