Contest #473: the Smart Car test track and factory

Back in 1994, Daimler-Benz and the watch maker Swatch built this Smart Car factory complex in Hambach, France. It opened in 1998 and have built the majority of Smart cars in existence.

It takes about 4.5 hours to assemble a Smart car in the Hambach factory that is set up in such a way that parts are delivered just when needed. Most suppliers are located close by.

Building a Smart car:

Smart enough to find it without assistance:

  • Glenmorren
  • Eloy Cano
  • hhgygy
  • steve willis
  • Garfield
  • Phil Ower
  • Lighthouse
  • Luís Filipe Miguel

Others took the Smart hint and ran with it:

  • Declan
  • Chris Nason
  • Robin
  • Skip
  • Ben S
  • Joe9000