By allying with Daimler-Benz, the then-called “Swatchmobile” or “Swatch car” ultimately ended up saving itself. The giant German car manufacturer did not agree with the two initially proposed names and instead suggested Smart, which is an acronym for Swatch Mercedes Art.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what company makes the Smart car?
Who makes the smart fortwo?
|Manufacturer||Daimler-Benz (1998) DaimlerChrysler (1999-2007) Daimler AG (2007-present)|
|Also called||SmartCar (1998–2002) Smart City Coupé|
|Production||1998–2007 (MkI) 2007–2014 (MkII) 2014–present (MkIII)|
What is the body of a Smart car made of?
The smart is small and ideal for use in towns. The body shell is made from steel. The body panels are made from Zenoy, a PBT PC alloy that is impact resistant and coloured the whole way through (this means that a slight scratch does not show up).