The Daihatsu Copen is to finally end its production run with a 10th Anniversary Edition. The long lived roadster has an enthusiastic following thanks to it’s cheeky personality and fun but frugal handling. The final edition of this convertible car is limited to just 500.
Convertible Car News
Daihatsu Copen production ending
14th April 2012
VW Golf GTi Cabriolet to make Geneva debut
1st March 2012
Since the new Golf Cabriolet was first announced fans have been eagerly awaiting a GTi version of the droptop. The renderings so far released give us a taste of what the new GTi Cabrio will look like when it is launched at the Geneva Motor Show.
Remixed Maybach by Jay Z and Kanye West goes to auction
28th February 2012
If you’re a fan of hip-hop you’ll remember a Maybach 57 getting a Mad Max-style makeover in last year’s video of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s track ‘Otis’. The car is seen to be cut up with power saws and welding torches to create an open-top machine with swapped around body panels and fire pouring from the tail pipes. The final scene of the music video promises that the car will be auctioned off for charity and that is just what is happening.
Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept
26th February 2012
When we heard the rumours of an Range Rover Evoque Convertible a few months back we didn’t take them with much seriousness. A drop-top Rangie seemed a niche too far but the rumours were true and a completed concept car will be on show in Geneva in March.
Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse – the most powerful roadster in the world
25th February 2012
The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport has been the undisputed king of the convertible supercars for some time now and although the company has produced a long line of special editions we had assumed that the performance figures and number of well healed customers had peaked. Proving us quite wrong is the latest and greatest Veyron – the Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse.
Geneva Motor Show 2012 Preview
16th February 2012
Geneva is one of the biggest show of the motoring year and is often where we see the most new car launches. 2012 looks to be a particularly good year with a number of convertible cars being officially unveiled at the Swiss show.
SsangYong XIV-2 Convertible Concept Car
14th February 2012
SsangYong are considering whether to follow Nissan and explore the market for a Convertible Crossover. Their SsangYong XIV-2 Convertible concept will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March as a successor to the hard-top XIV concept shown just last year.
New BMW M6 Convertible revealed
12th February 2012
BMW once again has a range topping high-performance super-convertible in their range. Namely a new BMW M6 Convertible. Powered by the same twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 as the latest M5 saloon the M6 will be both more powerful and more economical than the car it replaces.