Convertible Car Features
Articles and information for owners and potential buyers of convertible cars.
What happened to our usual ‘New Convertible Cars to Expect this Year” article? The truth is, it would have made pretty light reading. 2017 is particularly notable for an absence of new convertibles.
Not only has there never been a greater range of choice in the used convertible car market but with dropping numbers of affordable convertibles available new, demand is set to rise in future years.
Once again a new year turns and 2016 brings hope of exciting new convertible cars ahead. The market continues to evolve, with a continuing shift towards the high end while convertible city cars are also on the increase.
‘Future Classic’ is an over-used phrase within the car industry, regularly used to describe any car with individuality or desirable features. In reality, few vehicles become really desirable as classic cars but it is possible to understand the recipe for success that may make a car sought after.
It is always an enjoyable event to predict the coming year’s convertibles pieced together from a collection of press releases, trade hints, rumours and past experience. This selection of new convertible cars for 2015 balances a changeable market.
We’ve been treated to some exceptional new cars during the last 12 months so it wasn’t all that easy to put together a list of our top 5 Convertible cars of 2014.
Some major names in the convertible car industry will be updated in 2014 including the BMW 1 and 3 Series Convertible replacements and an all new trimmed down MX-5 Roadster. The convertible industry seems to continue in strength despite some media accusations to the contrary.
The convertible car industry will make a major resurgence in 2013; shaking off the last traces of global recession with a host of new cars. Many of these have already been previewed at auto shows around the world while others have been spotted during their development programmes. Take a look at what the future holds for convertible cars.
Renovo is a company that has been around for some time and is well known in Europe particularly among convertible classic car owners. It wasn’t until recently however that their products have become available to the North American market too. We put their convertible roof restoration products to the test in a full review.
The phrases Convertible, Cabriolet, Roadster and even Speedster are all regularly used to describe cars with removable roofs. We look into the specific meanings of the phrases, their historical background’s and how they are used in the car industry today.
With the car industry recovering from the worst of the hard times new drop-top models are now regularly appearing and there looks to be no shortage of new 2012 convertible cars. We take a look at the new cars that may become available over the next 12 months.
2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Saab’s iconic Convertible, which has played a leading role in growing and moulding the shape of the automotive landscape.
It’s a question often asked by those considering a convertible for the first time. The engine and wind noise are louder and other cars seem more real but is there good reason to be concerned?
We preview a selection of the best new convertible cars to be launched in 2011.
While the mass motor industry cuts back we take the opportunity to look at something completely different – a stunning one-off convertible.
How to get the best insurance deal and make sure you are properly covered when insuring convertibles.
A look at the future from the maker of one of the world’s most popular convertibles.
We preview the new convertible cars to be launched in 2010.
How to keep the plastic window in your convertible top clear, scratch free and looking its best.
The top 20 convertible carsfor maintaining their value on the UK market.
A preview of the latest convertible cars due to go on sale in 2008.
A survey of the convertible car reliability and maintenance costs.
The problems to be aware of when owning a convertible car.