This is a never-seen-before design concept for the original Smart forfour.
Developed around a Fiat Punto in 1999, the concept was created for Daimler-Chrysler by an Italian studio at a time when the German car giant was considering a bid for Fiat.
The Smart Forfour was eventually based on the Mitsubishi Colt and eventually made production in 2003, but sales were so poor that it was canned in 2006.
A new version of the Smart Forfour is now being jointly developed by Daimler, Renault and Nissan. It is expected to be launched in 2014.
The concept pictures were unearthed by Italian website Quattroruote.