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Crave UK got a look at the Smart Brabus Electric Drive, a modified version of the Smart ED prototype. This one's been given the once-over by German tuning company Brabus, which has painted it spearmint green and white, fitted a matching interior, and added some interesting new gadgets.
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Pedestrians shouldn't be able to miss this car. We can't remember ever seeing a spearmint green paint job with a matte finish on any vehicle, anywhere in the world, ever.

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Just in case they do miss you, this switch (top right) lets you toggle between noises. One sounds like a sci-fi dork's wet dream, while the other sounds like a Smart fortwo on steroids.

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If you do happen to run over someone and they end up crashing through your windshield, they'll love the green and white interior.

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This Kenwood touch-streen head unit enables DVD and DivX movie playback, and has an iPod interface and a built-in Garmin sat-nav.

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The Smart Brabus ED features day-running LED lights. We're not sure how this affects the car's range, but it looks cool and makes it more visible.

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We're feelin' the leather-bound gear knob. The buttons just ahead of it control the car's convertible roof, which can be operated while the vehicle is in motion.

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The white alloy wheels are a smart touch.

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The digital-analog instrument panel is the same as on the standard car, which is a shame as it looks slightly retro.

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This F1-style rear diffuser doesn't add to the vehicle's performance, but it looks sweet.

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This glass panel in the trunk lets you see straight through to the electric motor.

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