Fashion designer, Jeremy Scott has turned his attention to designing of smart forttwo electric cars which not only offer better fuel economy and low auto emissions but also look smart and fashionable. Jeremy has given the smart forttwo wings as per his trademark specialties. These wings light up like rockets forming rear lights and will be seen in the new models scheduled for launch next year. Smart forttwo with lighted wings is a limited special edition to be unveiled on the eve of the LA Auto Show in Jim Henson Studio in Los Angeles while music for the occasion will be supplied by artist M.I.A.
The sketches have drawn the attention of a large number of audience and is a headstart for Jeremy Scott and the Smart brand to bring out more innovative and trendsetting designs in the future. Wings are a special feature of Scott’s designs. It is seen in his sweatshirts, sneakers sunglasses and other objects de art that the designer creates but making their way into an electric car is symbolizes a new kind of freedom and sense of weightlessness that is seen in electric cars freeing the environment of harmful emissions and use of higher priced fuels.
Smart forttwo is or smart forjeremy as it is rightly called is propelled by 55 kW electric engines enabling acceleration from 0 to 60 kmph in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 125 kmph. Its 17.6 kWh lithium ion battery offers 145 km in the city without any auto emissions.