You're onOK, I'll bet you coffee and donuts at Tim Hortons the battery stays inside the car.
This.I betcha the smart fortwo (453) will have the battery in exactly the same place and with the same "hood" arrangement!
Same video as the Op's. Just hinge it like a normal car. Too much going on there.The "experts" at Autoblog don't know how the smart's hood works: Watch the crazy way you refill washer fluid in the Renault Twingo - Autoblog
Ditto! The fortwo will clearly have a Tridion Cell (look at the winter test shots and follow the door line, it's the same as the 451) but the forfour? Looks like it could go either way. The door line shape doesn't really scream "Tridion Cell" to me, but instead just a more traditional body.
I want to say the fortwo will also have a hood latch key lock on the driver's side. But i think our pull handles will be inboard of the key slot.
I'm gonna guess the opposite side pull handle will do nothing till the lock side handle is pulled first
The fortwo is the most stolen car in France. With previous generations, you can steal some expensive equipment and even access the cabin's electrics simply by going through the service flap. You don't even need to unlock the doors and you can make off with panels, wheels, and most of the front end.They added a key lock so you wouldn't be able to steal the battery.