GM’s European brands Vauxhall and Opel have confirmed that a convertible based on their Adam super-mini and Adam Rocks Concept unveiled in Geneva last year, will go into production. Launching in 2014 it will go head to head with the popular Fiat 500C and Citroen DS3 Cabriolet with which it will share a similar style […]
Convertible Car News
Vauxhall/Opel Adam Convertible
26th July 2013
Morgan 3 Wheeler Proves a Success
7th July 2013
Morgan is unique in the automotive world for their continued success over many decades with minimal changes to their car designs. They may have some more modern offerings but the majority of their cars stick closely to their 1930s ancestors. It didn’t come as much of a surprise then when the new model they announced […]
VŪHL 05 nears production
7th July 2013
While the world has no shortage of nutty trackday-ready cars, the majority of them come from small european builders (e.g. Caterham, Ariel, BAC, KTM), often leaving the selection for American drivers fairly limited. A new Mexico/Detroit based business has a solution called the VŪHL 05. VŪHL which stands for “Vehicles of Ultra-lightweight and High-performance” is […]
Celebrity Convertibles at Coys Blenheim Auction
25th June 2013
The Coys Blenheim Palace Auction of historic collectors cars is an annual event in the UK with a catalogue of beautiful machinery expected to fetch often eye watering prices. Among this year’s selection are two iconic celebrity owned convertible cars which jumped out of the lot list.
BMW 4-Series Coupe gives hints of future Convertible
18th June 2013
While the first generation BMW 4-Series Convertible is yet to be revealed the newly released Coupe details hint to what the drop-top version may hold. The 4-Series is BMW’s rebranding of what was previously sold as the 3-Series Coupe and Convertible.
Volkswagen Drops Golf R Cabriolet Price
14th June 2013
When we drove the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet last week (full review coming soon) even the press people seemed frustrated at the price they were having to charge for it. While a thoroughly enjoyable car to drive with its characterful DSG gearbox setup and burbling exhausts, the price tag difference between the R and GTI […]
Renault invite feedback on Zoe Cabriolet idea
27th May 2013
The Renault Zoe is one of the first genuinely attractive electric vehicles that could fit into the budget of the average European, and as a result the French brand is capitalising on its popularity. Their latest step has been to quiz its Facebook fans how they would react to a convertible version.
Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept Revealed
21st May 2013
In celebration of Aston Martin’s centenary year, they have launched the exotic looking CC100 Speedster Concept. The stripped-down convertible track car was designed to reflect the brand’s 1950’s Nürburgring and Le Mans winning DBR1 racers.