A small, beautiful and recent example of the only Smart Smart goes down in history. The 4-door Forfour left the Slovenian factory and will not have a direct successor for the time being. But the company is already preparing a new chapter.
As reported by the website Electrive, Smart finished production of its large Forfour model at the end of December 2021. In the history of the car can be distinguished three chapters – first it was a part B car, dividing the subassembly and Mitsubishi Coltgoing down to the A segment in the second generation, getting a rear-wheel drive unusual for this class and becoming a technical twin. Renault Twingo. The last step was the conversion of the entire brand to an electric vehiclewhich led to the renaming of the EQ Forfour.
Withdrawal from the Forfour market is one of the discontinuation measures for the current version of the i brand. start a new chapter. It is still for sale Dual EQ, however, we will say goodbye soon. The manufacturer hopes to stay in the field of electric cars, but they will not be as pocket-sized as before.
We can see a glimpse of the future at the IAA trade show, where the new model, Concept No. 1, was submitted. He is the fruits of cooperation with Geely, with which Smart entered into a partnership, using, among other things. floor plate of Chinese concern.
Looking at how well Volvo and Geely’s partnership turned out, you’d expect that that will also have Smart. When can we expect a production version of the model? This is not known yet, but perhaps more details will be revealed this year.