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Smart car integrates iPod

“Smart, the iconic automotive brand, is the first car manufacturer worldwide to offer an integrated iPod play-back and charging station into its limited edition smart fortwo i

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Now you know why their called the “smart car”.

Posted by WOLF MAN in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 9:20 AM (CDT)


That is one nasty looking car, but to have a feature with an iPod built in is pretty neat.  I wonder what impact the iPod would have in the automotive industry in the States?  It seems as though some integrated their iPods and minis into their vehicles with some style.  Is there more to come???

Posted by Asian_N02 in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 9:53 AM (CDT)


asian those cars may be s&@#Y but if you go to there home site an lok at there roadsters they are badazz

Posted by BIGP in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 10:05 AM (CDT)


here is the site

Posted by BIGP in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 10:07 AM (CDT)


surprising they could fit anything larger than a mini in there!

Posted by Daddo in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 10:32 AM (CDT)


Was that car made out of Legos?

Posted by Obadiah in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 10:44 AM (CDT)


Some of the other smartcar models are pretty cool.

All you Europeans complaining about having to wait for a mini, we in the US will have to wait until 2006 for a smartcar.

Posted by Starboard in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 11:27 AM (CDT)


The smarts are available in Canada this fall (04). Saw them in person at the auto show, and they could very well be the coolest cars around. You have to see one first hand to judge them. Love the fact that you can pull straight in to a parking spot at the curb (perpendicular).

Posted by Bubbaloo in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 11:54 AM (CDT)


Yeah the SmartCar is an amaingly cool, sweet, and super-small car. It’s a pity that the long-delayed US edition will be adding both length and girth to the classic design. I guess American asses were too fat for the “original” size.

I live in San Francisco - a classic SmartCar would RULE for parking! It’s the ultimate city car - makes the Mini Cooper look like an oversized hawg.

Posted by Fat Ass Americans in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 11:54 AM (CDT)


I love ya’ iPodLounge, but this is old news.  Smart has been pimping the iPod for at least the last 6-months, if not longer.

Fat Ass,

I’m with you 100%.  A fatter SmartCar.  What’s the point?

It’s time we Think Different about transportation in this country.  There are a lot of us who would put our money where our mouth is, but keep the twice-cooked products (like a fat Smart) off the list: the real deal is always better.

Posted by matthew in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 1:22 PM (CDT)


I am from germany, where you can see a lot of smarts on the streets. in my opinion, the concept and the car is really cool. and the smart roadster is even COOLER!
here is a link where you can see a photo of the ipod car kit:

Posted by peacemaker in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 2:37 PM (CDT)


hahahaha when i was in spain last spring and saw the smart car for the first time i was like WTF is that….then after a week they were almost common….but very funny….i cant see my self driving one (just like the minicoop if your hit you shit!)

but that would be sweet if on manafacturer would begin that across the states….they would gain so much popularity as with the ipod!!!

i like the mini is the only ipod that would fit comment

Posted by rivlinm in Irvine, CA on April 12, 2004 at 4:39 PM (CDT)


smart car?

my hemitruck is much better dude

Posted by ewell in Irvine, CA on April 13, 2004 at 12:08 AM (CDT)

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