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Smart Plug-in Scooter Concept Set for Paris Motor Show; Sketches Revealed

Published by on Sep 10th, 2010, No Comments

Smart has plans for a new two-wheeler concept, which will be revealed in the September Paris Motor Show. What’s exciting is that it will be a plug-in electric scooter.

Some official sketches have been released of the concept, which s all set to feature strongly as part of Smart’s offerings at the Paris Motor Show spread. The concept banks on a strong possibility of going into production.

The scooter is being evaluated to be integrated into Smart’s line-up that is being broadened, as its parent company Mercedes-Benz is looking to evolve from the manufacturer of cars to also being a provider of a variety of mobility solutions – high on which is the two-wheeler.

Though there are no official technical details out just yet, insider information is that the Smart scooter runs on a lithium-ion battery and can take a passenger up to 60 miles at a go on a single charge. There is also reportedly a specially adapted airbag that serves to provide additional protection for the rider.

(Via AutoCar)