smart fortwo electric drive by jeremy scott smart fortwo electric drive by jeremy scott
dec 03, 2012

smart fortwo electric drive by jeremy scott

smart fortwo electric drive by jeremy scott




german vehicle division smart has collaborated with fashion designer jeremy scott to conceive a limited edition electrified ‘fortwo’. equipped with wings that illuminate like igniting rockets to form avant-garde rear taillights, the feature becomes the central design element of the car body, accentuating its futuristic approach to transportation.

SMART fortwo jeremy scott designboom3/4 front view of the smart fortwo electric drive by jeremy scott




based on the current production version of the ‘smart fortwo electric drive’, it has the capabilities of accelerating from 0-60 km/h (37 mph) in 4.8 seconds, achieving a top speed of 125km/h (78 mph). its 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery enables the urban two-seater to travel approximately 145 kilometres in city traffic without producing any local emissions. painted in bright white, chrome accents in the front headlights and grille, mirror caps,  and tridion cell contrast to appear like a ‘glistening jewel’. the interior is outfitted in fine white nappa leather for the instrument panel, seats and door trim while the centre panels in the doors boast extravagant diamond stitching as a further sign of elegance and freedom.

SMART fortwo jeremy scott designboomdriver side view with wing detail




‘for me, wings mean freedom, a sense of weightlessness. because of this, I definitely wanted to have them for the ‘smart electric drive’ in order to convey the way it frees the environment of noxious emissions and symbolises the new lightness of mobility‘, explains jeremy scott, who, in addition to his fashion collections, also creates unique costumes for pop stars such as lady gaga, madonna, katy perry and rihanna.

rear detail of the wing-taillights

3/4 front context with chrome reflective details

passenger side view context

rear passenger 3/4 with wings

side view wing detail

inner working detail of the illuminated taillights

white interior

seating detail



smart for jeremy
video courtesy of smart
  • Honestly this is a little too fruity for me

    Dennis says:
  • shades of Harley Earl

    dbkii says:
  • Jeremy is the master of understatement. To show his support for the people of the Middle East he named his latest fashion collection Arab Spring 2013 – with this bold gesture and his Smart car design he has positioned himself beyond parody.

    meija says:
  • Lipstick on a pig. Decorated shed, shame on you German design – function follows gratuitous form!!!!……should I go on?
    The interior is cool! Love the bucket seats and harness.

    MJR says:
  • Hysterical.
    This isn’t a joke???
    Certainly is ridiculous if it isn’t. I’ve never heard of Jeremy Earl but I thought this was a parody
    of gay fashion designers and their ‘signature’ pieces. Too much.

    Ron Smith says:
  • Totally excelent 🙂

    Bent-Erik Munch says:
  • This is a limited edition, but I have to wonder if there is a huge red glowing blind spots? Curious what other versions are on the way. Can the SMART car be “smarter”? Can it have more storage space and still be “SMART”? I’m not trying to be a smart ass, but I could help design it, seriously…

    J.A. says:
  • Fruity, it’s flaming.

    Pom Pom says:
  • Looks silly….

    shushu says:
  • The interior looks really cool! Not the silly wrings…

    shushu says:

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