(Toyota). Click on the photo of the enlarged version. The first time I saw this smart car was in a \"studio/business room\" in the tony shopping district in downtown Milan, about 1998 or 1999. This is one of the \"wow! \"When our family first saw the Mercedes mash-up -- Mercedes engineering II- The color scheme of the time Very popular Swatch watch. Seeing them on Italian roads is equally striking. catching. The idea of being able to park in almost any place where there may be space is also attractive, especially in Italian cities where parking spaces are barely available There is always full. When we try out our junior Italian language on sales assistants, the message is clear: Smart does not meet emissions or safety standards in the US, so it is not possible for it to be imported into the US. In the end, however, Mercedes found a way to achieve both, and in 2008, Smart became the smallest car in the US market. The second one is here- The smallest vehicle in our parts The smallest four in the worldseater — Scion iQ, join the Scion lineup with the xB, xD and tC. Is the United States ready for a car that occupies half a parking space? From the slow sales of Smart, it\'s a toss now. up. On the road ahead, the market will answer this question, and we do tend to prefer vehicles that are cheap, reliable and fuel-efficient. In these three ways, IQ seems to be the winner. Base price ( Including destination $15,995, should have the reliability of Toyota/Sean, 37 miles per gallon (combined). We will see it at the New England dealer in January. Scion has a lengthy styling description of IQ, but it does look a bit slender smart, or Pixar wants to incorporate the car 3 movie sequel as a small neighbor of Lightning McQueen in Radiator Springs. Reasons for liking IQ: design innovation. Compact front differential, high Installation of bogies and compact Air Adjustment device allowed in front Terminal space is saved. The rear is shortened by installing a flat gas tank under the floor, ultra-thin The rear front seat optimizes the rear leg space, and the \"3 1\" offset seat allows an adult to sit behind the front passenger with a child or small bag behind the driver. Size. The 78. 7- Inch wheelbase is about 3 feet shorter than the US standard and overall length (120. 1 inches) At least 8 feet short. 10 airbags ( Seat cushion airbag and rear window airbag for driver) Safety Technology ( ABS, traction control, stability control, electronic brake allocation and intelligent braking- Covering Technology ( Killing Toyota\'s unexpected acceleration dispute once and for all). Complete audio control, Bluetooth connection and high on the steering wheel Terminal sound system That\'s why Scion calls it a premium micro. subcompact.