The latest Porsche 911 Cabriolet which goes on sale in March of 2012 has a new ‘intelligent’ lightweight folding soft-top roof. The fabric roof uses magnesium in its frame design to significantly reduce weight thus improving performance, fuel consumption and lowering the centre of gravity.
Convertible Car News
16th November 2011
The fun little Fiat 500C TwinAir has managed to pull off a Green Apple Award for its own unique flavour of top down thrills and environmental credentials.
14th November 2011
TVR the eccentric British sports car brand is back in business after a 4 year gap when the Blackpool factory was shut down due to poor sales and high overheads. The company is now based out of Vienna, Austria.
12th November 2011
Jaguar has confirmed that the rumoured Jaguar XKR-S Convertible will be first unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 16th 2011. The Jaguar XK Convertible is a handsome tourer with great handling, smooth power delivery with a great sound. In comparison the XKR-S looses its upmarket composure for a new raw edge.
10th November 2011
Honda is set to unveil an electric convertible sports car concept at the Tokyo Motor Show in December. The design is not a fanciful dream of a car but looks like something that could be headed for production.
7th November 2011
Hot on the heals of Fiat with their vast range of options for the 500C, MINI have launched the MINI Yours personalisation system. With a vast range of exterior paints, graphics, interior trims and upholsteries owners have a wide selection of options to configure their new car.
5th November 2011
The Jeep Wrangler has been with us for decades and it has always had a fiddly manual roof. Finally there is a solution. Omix-Ada Inc. have launched their Rugged Ridge brand of after-market power roof for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
4th November 2011
The Mazda MX-5 Miata Spyder concept has been unveiled at the Las Vegas SEMA show. Unlike much of the after-market tuned cars on display this comes straight from the manufacturer.