Zipping Around in a Smart Car

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smart fortwo - smart car

You’ve seen the opens in a new windowsmart cars, they’re small, compact and apparently really good on fuel. Yesterday I had a chance to take one for a test drive during the opens in a new windowGreen Futures Expo at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center in Punta Gorda, Fla.

They had the smart fortwos available to drive – they fit two people and a 5-person vehicle should be coming to the U.S. soon. In addition to fuel efficiency, the dealer from opens in a new windowWilde Sarasota told me about the color options – the entire color of the car can be changed by popping off the panels! People also get them wrapped with designs.

Browsing the opens in a new windowsmart usa website, there’s a new Hello Kitty wrap available! Cute.

So how did I like it? Check out this quick opens in a new windowYouTube video.



Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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