Another Smart defector. I went with the Scion IQ after four years in the Smart and what a difference! You're right about potholes and the Smart. I had to duct tape the plastic shield under the front end after it came…"
"Maybe smart should talk to the people who do the Fiat 500 ads. The big, big, big, big big . . . is kind of annoying, annoying, annoying, annoying.
I thought the unbig, uncar was okay and then I remembered what the…"
"Hello. My car had the same problem. I was finally able to coax the shifter into indicating "D" and was able to get it into the dealer without a tow. Turned out it was a problem with the computer and after being…"
"I'm hoping that this will be a great move for smart but I'm curious what the plans are now going to be for the next generation fortwo and the coming fortwo+2 (I love that name). Saw some interesting shots of a clay model that is…"
"I was looking over my "friends" list to do some cleaning and noticed your in Chicago. Have you joined the Chicago group? Our next meet is October 17th and we are going to Lake Geneva for a color tour. I look forward to meeting you at some…"
I sold my chrome alloys (a bit much for me but looked kind of cool) and replaced them with the rear size stock steel wheels with the 175/55 R 15 tires. Even bought the factory hubcaps from the Pure (really plain but believe it or not, they…"
"Sanford, take a deep breath, smile, and take Jan's scolding with a grain of salt. You two are in different camps. You are a CAR enthusiast. Jan is a smart car enthusiast. Jan adopted her car and is in love with it. You are in love with cars and…"
"I lived in Buena Park for the 6 years after moving to Chicago,now I'm in Rogers Park. As much as I love Chicago my partner and I are looking at moving away in the next couple of years,we really liked Eastern Tennesee when we were there last…"
"Concept cars are just that, concepts. Not cars that people can buy today. Look at the Toyota iQ. Yup, it's for sale in the UK but not here. Meanwhile I'm driving my smart and having fun and saving every day."
"I, too, am a former Alfa owner. It was a 1983 GTV-6. The day I got it was, in retrospect, the second happiest day of my motoring life. The day I sold it was the first. It went through head gaskets like oil filters and Alfa refused to stand behind…"
I was looking over my "friends" list to do some cleaning and noticed your in Chicago. Have you joined the Chicago group? Our next meet is October 17th and we are going to Lake Geneva for a color tour. I look forward to meeting you at some point.