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Smart turned ForFour into a mini-train

Smart turned ForFour into a mini-train

“Smart” continues to experiment with its new generation of compacts – Show earlier this year, a funny ForTwo-Boombox , creators of the company at the same time pleased and surprised us … a mini-train! It was built on the basis ForFour and now bears the name of Forrail (where the bottom line of the “rail” – “rail” in our opinion).

No, no, no jokes, and slips past April – This gizmo actually exists and, most importantly, it works. It was built guys from British Interfleet, which usually takes 70-ton locomotives and other seriously, spending as much as six months. Of the most significant upgrades allocate for granted wagon-style wheels and no steering as such (completely removed, so to speak, from harm’s way, plus use aluminum blocks, stops). By the way, do “wheel” impressive – solid steel wheels of 22 inches and a weight of 80 kg each.

Is present as a rearview camera, and drags it all stock 1.0-liter motor donor. In other words, never “express”. He lives a Smart, as you already understood, in the UK – a mini-train tested on the railways along the border counties of East and West Sussex. There is only one important question – why? ..