The smart company presented a Concept # 1 show car at the Munich Motor Show, which it called an “almost serial” model. And this was no joke. The brand defended the design of the future electric crossover in the European Union Intellectual Property Office, and the production car turned out to be very similar to its conceptual forerunner.
Differences – a modified front panel with new air intakes and an artificial protective plate. And the production version of the electric car received an updated radiator grill with a bracket for a license plate, as well as a touch screen for driver assistance systems. The exterior mirrors have moved from the A-pillars to the doors, the door handles are less visible and the B-pillars are thicker.
The aft has a new bumper and a slightly modified diffuser. The interior repeats the concept: a dashboard with oval air vents, a floating center console, multimedia with a 12.8-inch touchscreen, etc.
Although the concept was a four-seater, smart has already confirmed that the production model will have five seats.
The novelty combines Mercedes styling with Geely development thanks to an agreement signed in 2019. Specifications remain a mystery, but the company has previously stated that the vehicle will use a custom-built BEV architecture that offers the highest levels of dynamic handling and passive safety.
Not without state-of-the-art driving assistants and fast charging technology.