We must be getting close. MB now lets you "reserve" a smart car for $99. Go to the www.smartusa.com/ and sign up. According to the site:
Would you like reserve your very own new 2008 smart fortwo? Our exciting $99 Reservation Program is now open to all smart enthusiasts. Be sure to share the news about this exciting program with your family and friends. Please note, this program is specifically designed for smart enthusiasts, so brokers and dealers are excluded from participating in the $99 Reservation Program.