That’s a 2003 Smart Fortwo that was at the 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Smart Fortwo is a microcar that’s been in production since 1998. This is from the first generation, which was made between 1998 and 2007. The engine is a 0.7 liter straight-3 that produces 50 horsepower and 59 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed semiautomatic. This car does 0-62 mph in 18.3 seconds and has a top speed of 84 mph. This car weighs 1,610 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel.
Today’s car of the day is this Smart ForTwo that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Smart ForTwo is a subcompact that’s been in production since 1998. This is from the second generation (W451), which was made between 2007 and 2014. The engine is a 1 liter Mitsubishi 3B2 straight-4 that produces 70 horsepower and 68 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 10.7 seconds and has a top speed of 90 mph.