The Smart car ForTwo is coming to a dealer near you this winter — or at least, semi-sorta-near you. About 70 dealers around the U.S. will sell the eight-foot-long two-seater starting in January, and more than 30,000 people have put down $99 to reserve theirs. Drawing comparisons to a golf cart and eagerly awaited by urbanites frustrated by tight parking, the Smart car — sold in 36 countries around the world — “turns heads wherever it goes,” says David Schembri, president of Smart USA. “I tell people, ‘If you want to feel like a rock star, drive this car.'”

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