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2012 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive priced at $21,886* in Germany, plus battery lease

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Sep 14th, 2011 at 2:50PM

For diehard fans of the Smart Fortwo, particularly of the Electric Drive version, 2012 ushers in the third-generation of the pint-sized electric two-seater. Aside from a host of upgrades for 2012, the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive gets a very welcome price drop. Smart says the 2012 Electric Drive checks in at just 16,000 euros ($21,886 U.S. at the current exchange rate) in Germany before VAT (a purchase tax that ranges from 10 to 20 percent in most European countries). Don't get too excited yet, as that low-ball price doesn't include the Fortwo's battery pack, which costs $82 a month to rent... Read More

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