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You cannot stop the wind in the Smart Forease concept

Smart's new concept celebrates 20 years of making strange little runabouts.

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Smart today unveiled the Smart Forease concept.

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While much of the current Smart design language is still tucked away in there, Smart took a different approach to the roof -- it cut the whole darn thing off.     

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The bumpers are far more aggressive than any road-going Smart model, and the headlights look angrier thanks to a three-element design that I think would look pretty gnarly on the road.   

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Out back, the taillights look like a pair of those infinity mirrors, and the diffuser looks like it could generate more force than the car would know what to do with.    

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Inside, things aren't too crazy. The steering wheel lost its top, too, looking more like a plane's yoke than a steering wheel.     

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Neon green elements abound, because neon green is fun.    

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It's based on the production Smart EQ Fortwo, which uses a single 80-horsepower electric motor to provide an EPA-estimated 58 miles of range.     

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The Forease is just a concept for now.

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There is no stopping the wind. Just enjoy it.

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