It’s never easy to know if the convertible cars we love now will be equally as desirable in the future so specialist classic car and motorcycle insurance broker Footman James conducted a survey of classic vehicle owners to judge public opinion. The results picked out cars on either end of the sports car spectrum; while […]
Category Archives: Classic Convertible News
21st April 2012
Back in 2008 we reported on the Pininfarina designed Rolls-Royce Hyperion that was such a hit at that year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car was built to order for Roland Hall, an avid Rolls-Royce collector by the Italian coachbuilder’s Special Projects division.
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.
11th December 2011
The final R230 Mercedes SL roadster has rolled off the production line marking the end of production. In total 169,434 of the Mercedes SL R230 were built. It was a car that over its 10 year lifetime re-wrote the luxury sportscar handbook with its build quality, reliability and clever folding hardtop.
26th June 2011
The 1921 convertible was the very first Bentley to leave the production line in 1921 after two development cars EXP (for experiment) 1 and 2.
7th May 2010
RM Auctions’ inaugural Sporting Classics of Monaco event held at the Grimaldi Forum on 1st May was a resounding success, achieving €33,235,917* ($45,101,139) in total sales and matching the highest dollar single-day collector car auction in history. The event’s top seller was a rare 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet Pininfarina SWB, s/n 3309 SA, setting […]