Convertible Car News
Lotus Exige S Roadster available in 2013
2nd May 2013
US Mini sales reach half a million but Roadster may be dropped
6th April 2013
Mini have sold their 500,000th car in the United States after just 11 years. Initially there were doubts that a small car could succeed in North America however the combination of premium build quality, funky styling and a fun driving experience proved a great recipe. It also paved the way for other small car successes such as the Fiat 500 and its convertible sister the Fiat 500C.
Jaguar F-Type 2013 World Car Design of the Year
1st April 2013
The acclaimed Jaguar F-Type design has had no shortage of attention thanks to its exotic looks and an impressive media campaign. Even before the first cars have reached dealers it has began to notch up awards.
Brabus 800 Roadster heading for Geneva
1st March 2013
The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG already has a fairly niche market – those who require a roadster with huge amounts power from a V12 engine but with the armchair comfort of a gentleman’s club. The trouble is those with yachts and private jets on hand often require something a little more discrete and that is where the new Brabus 800 comes in.
UK Convertible Car Auctions Planned
25th February 2013
As we soon head into the peak convertible buying season BCA Europe have announced 2 major UK sales dedicated this type of car. The auctions will take place in March, one in Manchester the other in Surrey. The European convertible car market remains strong with regular specialist sales like these a growing trend. Lex Autolease […]
21st February 2013
It’s been a week of recalls. Most notably BMW is recalling 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4 cars across the United States and Canada due to a design problem with the battery cable connectors on the fuse box. These can apparently fail, causing power cuts that can make engines to stall whilst driving. BMW […]
Citroën DS3 Cabriolet goes on sale
16th February 2013
The DS3 sees Citroën back at their best, designing cars that are unlike anything else on the road and full of innovation. The design is thoroughly modern and a refreshing change form the retro styling used on many small convertibles.
VW Golf R Cabriolet
11th February 2013
The Golf R Cabriolet when it goes on sale this spring will be the first convertible car in Volkswagen’s performance R range. With a 265 PS four-cylinder turbocharged 2.0-litre engine it will also be the fastest ever Golf Cabriolet to go into production. All that power is sent to the front wheels only via a […]