Watch | Smart #1 Brabus review (and MG4 XPower drag race)

We put the ultra-hot Smart #1 Brabus through its paces...

The standard Smart #1 is a striking all-electric SUV that carries a coveted five-star What Car? review thanks to its fast charging capabilities, smart interior, surprising practicality and much more. Now, blend all that with an additional electric motor, bucketloads of extra power and some sporty styling cues, and you get the Smart #1 Brabus.

So how does this hot EV fare under the scrutiny of our discerning road testers, and can it hold its own against a similarly powered rival in a straight line? To find out, watch the video above.