VW clock up their first award for the new Golf Cabriolet with a win in the Open-Top Cars category of the Scottish Car of the Year. The judges singled out the VW Golf Cabrio for its combination of good handling, economy and practicality.
Convertible Car News
10th October 2011
There are at least three new BMW convertibles being developed for released over the next couple of years. These come in-line with the German brand’s latest styling route as seen on the latest 5-Series saloon, 6-Series Convertible and Coupe as well as the new 1-Series hatchback.
25th September 2011
A round-up of all the rumours of possible new convertible cars to come. Some, like the Porsche 911 Cabriolet you could bet your house on, while others are far more dubious.
15th September 2011
Volkswagen arrived at the Frankfurt Motor Show with not one but six concept cars. Each based on a new Up! small car platform, the range included a pair of unusual convertibles – the Buggy Up! and the Up! Azzurra.
14th September 2011
The Frankfurt Show turned out to be a convertible-fest with a slew of new cars and concepts from manufacturers worldwide. We take a look at the most interesting cabriolets and roadsters on offer from the latest Mercedes and Ferrari super cars down to more everyday convertibles.
13th September 2011
Land Rover have given us the first taste of the successor to the long-lived Defender model at the Frankfurt Show. Two concepts have been shown, a hardtop and a convertible model. Although this one is sure to raise eyebrows of the traditionalist 4×4 owners it certainly wouldn’t be the first convertible Land Rover and we can see a development of this more modern car selling well.
3rd September 2011
2 Million new Minis have been built over the last ten years after the first car. The Mini 2 Million is a special edition convertible (of course!) and will be the prize in a global competition.