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I want a SmartCar but I have two children and need the 4-seater that I think is only sold in Europe. Is there any way to buy a 4-door SmartCar here in the US? How does international shipping work. I seriously want to purchase.

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Marnie Kramer, Owner and Creator at Dear Bitsy, Thank you for visiting They are planning on bringing the SmartCar to the US. It looks like the 2dr will be out for 2008 and the 4dr may come out the following year. Here is a link that may help your search... Also know that it will probably be very difficult to bring one in from another country because of our strict safety requirements in the U.S. You may want to also consider the Escape Hybrid for an alternative. Thanks, Marnie Kramer Everything Carz New from Askpatty: Ask Patty is announcing CarBlabber. It's car reviews for women by women like you! What does your car mean to you? Do you love or hate your car? Is your car a fashion statement or a pile of junk? We want to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly about your car. Ask Patty is offering a lineup of amazing products as prizes to CarBlabber members (and signing up is totally free!). All you have to do is create a profile, review a car and add a photo to your review! Sign up at

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