Guiding the SmartBeetle through Mississippi

The Map

A full version of the Smartbeetle trip in 2000.

smartbeetle journey around america

Notable Facts on the Map & Trip Data

  • The first 60% of the trip tracked altitude, temperature, geo-location, speed, etc by the second.
    • The Atlanta SmartBeetle break-in and laptop theft resulted in the loss of not only this data, but all original full scale digital images
  • 16,000+ miles drive
    • most illegally with winter studded tires due to lack of planning on their VT removal prior to launch
  • $15,000 spent on gas, motels, food, drink, cell phone bill, oil changes, internet service, etc.