CNET Car Tech: 2011 Smart Electric Drive

Oddly enough, this is what all Smart cars should be. Sort of. Fore!

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Fore! The Smart Electric Drive Passion Coupe is, for all intents and purposes, a golf cart. And we mean that with love and respect. Brian Cooley takes you for a drive to check the tech and how this beast is both the salvation and damnation of the whole Smart thing.

(We also have a CNET First Drive writeup of the Smart Electric Drive .)

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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