There has been talk of a family of small mid-engined roadsters from Volkswagen for some time and with the car now close to completion it seems to have fallen from favour among the companies senior executives. The car which was launched as the VW BlueSport Roadster concept in Detroit in 2009 is aimed to be a super-efficient low-carbon sports car.
Convertible Car News
22nd January 2012
Preceding the all new car we hope to see introduce later this year a pair of new limited edition versions of the BMW 1-Series Convertible have been released. In what we expect may be a final edition, the small convertible comes a bundle of extras including unique wheel and trim designs.
14th January 2012
Due to get an official unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show in March the new Porsche Boxster is a substantial update of the highly regarded Roadster. In an unusual step for the often conservative German brand, the new design is clearly different to previous cars; taking inspiration from the Porsche Carrera GT supercar and 918 concept car.
23rd December 2011
For those wanting to reproduce a perfect classic Mustang as a brand new car 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible bodyshells are now being fabricated under license by classic panel specialist Dynacorn.
18th December 2011
The latest concept from Smart is a funky little utility vehicle. Designed to combine active lifestyle practicality with urban practicality the Smart For-Us is a fascinating idea. Unlike your average American pick-up there isn’t room for a jet-ski or a quad-bike but there is plenty of space for a couple of electric bikes.
14th December 2011
The wraps are off the all new Mercedes-Benz SL. After many unofficial leaks and taster images we now get to see the Mercedes convertible at its best. The luxury cruiser builds on half a century of 2 seater drop-top sports cars with styling that reflects its sporting heritage.
12th December 2011
Details of a new Bentley Continental GTC V8 has been released prior to its official unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show in January. The new V8 powered car will sit alongside the original Bentley Continental GTC W12 model at what we assume will be a lower price.