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Low Carbon Convertible Cars:
As we become more aware of the damage being done to our environment the pressure to build low-carbon convertible cars with low or zero emissions is increasing. Hybrid and electric powerplants are rapidly being developed and this is good news particularly for convertible drivers who are more open to the elements than those in closed hard top cars.
Select from these low carbon convertible cars for more information:
- Aixam Scouty (2000-2013)
- Smart fortwo cabrio (2007-2014)
News About Low Carbon Convertible Cars
New Compact City Car Convertibles
While details of the new Aygo are yet to be released, both the Citroen C1 and Peugeot 108 will be offered with a roll-back convertible roof. The fabric roof will be offered in several contrasting colours and works in a similar way to the Fiat 500C and Citroen DS3 Cabrio that we recently reviewed.
BMW i8 Spyder unvieled at Auto China 2012
BMW have chosen the fast moving Chinese market as the first to see their BMW i8 Spyder concept in the flesh. The all-electric sports car promises high performance combined with economy and low emissions. Though a concept car it paves the way for future BMW convertibles.
Smart For-Us compact utility concept
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.