By Barbara Kessler

After getting a close-up look and a chance to take one for a romp, both women and men used the same two adjectives to describe the object of their attention: Cute and Adorable.

mercedes_smart_car_2.jpgYou’d have thought we were at a puppy show, instead of a test drive for America’s newest import, the smart fortwo, a car developed by Mercedes-Benz that’s been available in European and other countries around the globe for several years and will be making deliveries in the United States starting in January 2008.