Nowadays, pickups are a tempting option, taking into consideration their increased utility. Smart has decided to offer a greener alternative, showcasing its ingenious Smart-for-us concept during the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.Its comes equipped with 75-horsepower electric motor and a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 17.6 kWh, that can be fully recharged in up to eight hours. Apparently, the prototype, which is larger than the fortwo model, can reach a top speed of 80 mph.
The automaker reveals that the electric drive of the smart for-us is inspired by the new fortwo electric drive model, which is expected to arrive this fall.
Its zero-emission standard will most likely please most of the eco-conscious car fans. It provides enough space for two passengers and its sleek shapes definitely make a powerful design statement, boosting the popularity of a green vehicle ideal especially for urban traffic.