If you’re a fan of hip-hop you’ll remember a Maybach 57 getting a Mad Max-style makeover in last year’s video of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s track ‘Otis’. The car is seen to be cut up with power saws and welding torches to create an open-top machine with swapped around body panels and fire pouring from the tail pipes. The final scene of the music video promises that the car will be auctioned off for charity and that is just what is happening.
Convertible Car News
28th February 2012
26th February 2012
When we heard the rumours of an Range Rover Evoque Convertible a few months back we didn’t take them with much seriousness. A drop-top Rangie seemed a niche too far but the rumours were true and a completed concept car will be on show in Geneva in March.
25th February 2012
The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport has been the undisputed king of the convertible supercars for some time now and although the company has produced a long line of special editions we had assumed that the performance figures and number of well healed customers had peaked. Proving us quite wrong is the latest and greatest Veyron – the Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse.
16th February 2012
Geneva is one of the biggest show of the motoring year and is often where we see the most new car launches. 2012 looks to be a particularly good year with a number of convertible cars being officially unveiled at the Swiss show.
14th February 2012
SsangYong are considering whether to follow Nissan and explore the market for a Convertible Crossover. Their SsangYong XIV-2 Convertible concept will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March as a successor to the hard-top XIV concept shown just last year.
12th February 2012
BMW once again has a range topping high-performance super-convertible in their range. Namely a new BMW M6 Convertible. Powered by the same twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 as the latest M5 saloon the M6 will be both more powerful and more economical than the car it replaces.
11th February 2012
A new (even) hotter version of the Audi TT RS Roadster is due to be launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Audi have squeezed an extra 20 horses out of the characterful five cylinder engine and hefty TFSI turbo to make the TT RS plus.
30th January 2012
Marking 60 years of the classic Corvette Convertible the Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition is the best performing convertible car in the brand’s history. Not only that but it is also this the final climax of the C6 generation of the Corvette which is to be replaced with an all new model in 2013.