There is a rumor going around the internet that the recent partnership between Mercedes-Benz and Renault are set to revive the long dead Smart Roadster. According to our sources, an insider within Smart stated that their company is geared towards reviving the roadster back into the auto market for some time now. Based on the reports, the supplier of the Smart car is fascinated in branching out from its city car beginnings, which something that Renault is set out to assist. Renault has a wide experience in manufacturing low-priced small cars that Smart might be able to take advantage on.
Although sources does not state which Renault model Smart would utilize as a foundation for reviving the Roadster, there are some signs that other products may also be included in the company’s plans. There are also reports of a possible Mini Countryman competitor, which means that Smart is setting its eyes on the CUV conflict. With the prices of the fuel down, the American market is not interested in shifting to smart cars like the ForTwo range, but it is highly probable that they would be attracted to an ultra-compact convertible.