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2012 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive and Smart ebike revealed (photos)

The Smart Fortwo Electric Drive and the Smart ebike won't be available until next year, but the duo will be on display at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show.

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The Smart ebike has different variants for the handlebars and seatpost, so it can be adjusted to fit riders of different heights.
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A rear rack and other stowage options will be offered. For example, trendy, functional bags in the Smart design tailored to the rack system are being developed.
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The plastic battery housing forms a striking contrast to the aluminum frame of the Smart ebike. The ebike rides 26-inch wheels and comes with a headlamp and a rear light.
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The Smart Fortwo Electric Drive will be available in 30 markets worldwide next year.
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The battery for the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive will normally charge in 8 hours, but it will come with an option for a quick-charging function--a full charge in just in one hour.
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A Smart drive app for the iPhone can be tailored to the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, but information such as current charge status or the SmartCharging charge configuration can be managed online from a home computer or with any smartphone.
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Improvements to the third-generation Smart Fortwo Electric Drive came from feedback from Smart drivers that was gathered worldwide over the few past years.

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