In one hit Fiat has given its image a massive boost with this car which plays a part in heralding what I hope to be a new age of small two-seaters
in the UK, the likes of which we have not seen since the glory days of cars like the MG Midget and Triumph Spitfire.
As part of a technology transfer plan, the two-seaters
will include some Brazil-specific design features and will be developed with the help of the engineers being dispatched to Sweden.
It will use lithium ion batteries on Smart micro cars, Smart two-seaters
and the Mercedes A series.
But while it has a stunning design, it's not one of those two-seaters
in which the beauty is only skin deep.
It's one of only a few small two-seaters
that really involve the driver.
There is a whole different nomenclature in the world of SMART, one predicated on descriptive names, like the two-seaters
being called "fortwo" and the four-place as the "Forfour.
Caterham Cars will allow any of the 70,000-plus expected visitors the chance ride one of their two-seaters
on the indoor slalom course.
The X is a tribute to the legendary two-seaters
that made their way from Coventry to the most beautiful boulevards of the world in the 1950s.
Mansell was taking part in a 12-lap race at Donington Park between five Minardi F1 two-seaters
when he collided with 19-year-old Spaniard Fernando Alonso.
The marque dates back to 1922 when Morris Garages began customising four-seater Morris Cowley saloons into nifty two-seaters
As matters stand Italy is to have 51 two-seaters
in addition to its 187 single-seaters, and Brazil will have 14 two-seaters
while reducing its single-seat buy to 65.