he F-Type is a big thing for Jaguar. It has been nearly forty years since the E-Type went out of production and although in that time there have been sports models none have been performance focused enough to take the next place in the naming pattern. The strict 2 seater roadster will be launched at the Paris Motor Show on 27th September.
Convertible Car News
Jaguar F-Type to debut in Paris
16th August 2012
Toyota GT86 Roadster
5th August 2012
The rear-wheel-drive sports car collaboration of Toyota and Subaru has so far spawned a fixed-head coupe but it is looking hopeful that a convertible version of the car could be with us as soon as the summer of 2013.
DDM Works build a 700hp Ariel Atom
3rd August 2012
Those familiar with the Ariel Atom will know that it is a lightweight road-legal track car with no lack in power. DDM Works of South Carolina do not agree however and they have seen fit to build a 700 horsepower version through massive amounts of forced induction. The standard Honda V-tech engine is exchanged for […]
31st July 2012
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 […]
Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster Revealed
5th July 2012
A Roadster version of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage seemed an inevitable development but it has taken three years to come around. Finally you can get your hands on a convertible V12 Vantage which should keep convertible fans happy while they wait for a drop-top version of the recently announced Vanquish.
McLaren MP4 12C Spider revealed
3rd July 2012
The long awaited convertible version of the McLaren MP4 12C has now been revealed to the public. The McLaren MP4 12C Spider features a two-piece folding hardtop which sits on top of a pair of flying buttresses. It’s impossible not to make comparisons with the Ferrari 458 Spider which has very similar styling although a one-piece roof.
Jaguar F-Type Roadster takes on the Goodwood Hill
3rd July 2012
The Jaguar F-Type Roadster prototype made its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend. The still camouflaged convertible sports car was driven up the famous hill-climb event by Jaguar’s Head of Vehicle Integrity, Mike Cross.
2 Special Mazda MX-5 Miata’s for Leipzig Show
10th June 2012
Mazda unveiled two special Mazda MX-5 Miata roadsters at the 2012 Leipzig Motor Show. One a supercharged performance model and the other a high-spec’d limited edition.