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Shuanghuan Noble vs. Mercedes Smart Fortwo
Shuanghuan Noble vs. Mercedes Smart Fortwo
Noble: $7,000-$9,000*

Smart Fortwo: $12,000**

The Chinese carmaker starting selling the Noble, a near-identical version of Mercedes' fuel-efficient compact car, at home this year. Mercedes hasn't tried to stop Shanghuan yet - but that may change when the German automaker starts shipping Fortwos to China next spring.

* Price in China
** Price in the United States

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Last updated October 30 2008: 10:32 AM ET
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