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Category Archives: Classic Convertible News

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Previewed at Geneva

Written on March 12, 2014 at 1:42 pm, by

We’ve been waiting for a proper convertible sports car with the Italian brand’s extensive heritage for a long time and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider does not disappoint. While the 4C Spider is a throughly modern sports car it takes its influence from the brands iconic performance cars of the past.


DB Convertible Junior – A Taste of Classic Aston Martins

Written on February 1, 2014 at 12:05 pm, by

With classic Aston Martins fetching prices steadily heading into the stratosphere getting behind the wheel of something like a DB5 is becoming restricted to the privileged few. One alternative now comes in a miniature size.


Harley Earl’s Corvette Convertible goes to auction

Written on September 28, 2013 at 11:27 pm, by

Mecum’s Chicago auction will be offering a unique classic Corvette which was the personal car of one of the most influential car designers in history. Harley Earl is one of the great icons of the car industry and perhaps the most influential person in American car design. He had a ground-breaking ability to understand the power of aspirational car design.


Celebrity Convertibles at Coys Blenheim Auction

Written on June 25, 2013 at 4:12 pm, by

The Coys Blenheim Palace Auction of historic collectors cars is an annual event in the UK with a catalogue of beautiful machinery expected to fetch often eye watering prices. Among this year’s selection are two iconic celebrity owned convertible cars which jumped out of the lot list.


Monterey and Pebble Beach 2012 Roundup

Written on August 22, 2012 at 4:36 pm, by

The Monterey Car Week is a Mecca for exotic and classic car enthusiasts from around the world. The world’s finest cars are on show at events around the California peninsula including the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally and the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.


Future Classics

Written on July 31, 2012 at 3:22 pm, by

It’s never easy to know if the convertible cars we love now will be equally as desirable in the future so specialist classic car and motorcycle insurance broker Footman James conducted a survey of classic vehicle owners to judge public opinion. The results picked out cars on either end of the sports car spectrum; while […]