Guests at this year’s White Tie and Tiara Ball, which as always takes place at the home of Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish, will need to empty their jewellery boxes to avoid being outshone by the very special sports car donated by Audi for the star-studded event
Convertible Car News
24th June 2011
A new road-going concept car developed by Toyota and Japan’s Gazoo Racing has been unveiled. The snappily named GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II looks ready to go into production and indeed it will be racing at the Nürburgring 24-hour race this weekend.
15th June 2011
BAC is a new British performance car company who plan to make delivery of their first cars in July. The single seat BAC Mono is a road-legal trackday car designed for ultimate performance at the sacrifice of all luxuries.
13th June 2011
American drivers will have to miss out on Lotus Elise and Exige models from August of this year as a federal exemption for a lack of “smart” airbags expires.
11th June 2011
Audi have released full details of its up-coming limited-edition R8 GT Spyder. As with the R8 GT coupé the convertible has considerable weight reductions through use of lighter materials.
10th June 2011
Mazda’s MX-5 Miata is the took the top spot for a sports car once again in this year’s JD Power Survey. The survey’s vehicle dependability study placed the Mazda roadster in the lead by a considerable margin with a satisfaction rating of 82.4 percent, an increase on its high score from last year.
9th June 2011
GM’s Vauxhall and Opel brands will be getting a new convertible soon by the look of a teaser image released today. The new car is expected to have a fabric roof unlike the current Astra Twintop Convertible.
7th June 2011
VW Group show off three new convertible concept cars looking suspiciously production ready at the annual GTi Festival in Austria.