We’ve come to agreement here at Convertible Car Magazine that the new limited production run Abarth 695 Maserati Edition is the most desirable small car we’ve ever seen. It ranks above the usual ‘special edition’ fare with a swath of stylish additions and a pretty brutal amount of power for such a small car.
Convertible Car News
23rd May 2012
Mazda have Fiat Group (the owners of the Alfa Romeo brand) have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding that the platform of the next generation Mazda MX-5 Miata will be used for the development and manufacture of roadsters by both Mazda and Alfa Romeo brands. Mazda and Fiat have also agreed to discuss further opportunities for co-operation in Europe.
22nd May 2012
Convertible drivers didn’t get the chance to buy a drop-top BMW 1M and with the one year limited edition of coupes now sold, the German brand has seen fit to introduce a baby version. This time it is available as both a coupe and convertible and despite the lack of an M-Sport badge this is a serious performance model.
11th May 2012
The demise of Saab has been a sad story that has run out over the last couple of years. You might think that the opportunity to buy a new Saab Convertible had passed forever but sentimental fans with an eye for a bargain can now secure one of the last 26 hand-finished, right-hand drive Saab 9-3 Convertibles that are now available for sale in the UK.
27th April 2012
This summer’s blockbuster adaptation of Marvel’s comic book The Avengers is sure to be a big hit not only with kids but also car fans with one of its stars being a unique Acura Convertible sports car.
23rd April 2012
This week’s Beijing auto show has brought out a few surprises with manufacturers saving some of their more unusual concepts for the open-minded Asian market. The VW E-Bubster is one such concept that we are particularly fond of. This electric convertible takes the cute VW Beetle and turns it into a cut-down sports car.
23rd April 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.
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.