We’ve been waiting for a proper convertible sports car with the Italian brand’s extensive heritage for a long time and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider does not disappoint. While the 4C Spider is a throughly modern sports car it takes its influence from the brands iconic performance cars of the past.
Convertible Car News
9th March 2014
McLaren’s latest car is a convertible version of the 650S, itself launched just a few weeks ago. First shown in public at the Geneva Motor Show the McLaren 650S Spider is clearly influenced in design by the P1 hypercar.
7th March 2014
GM appear to be trying to fill all the niche markets with one car as they launch the new Adam Rocks at Geneva. Pitched as an ‘urban mini-crossover convertible’ the new car has a more chunky look compared to the supermini on which it is based.
24th February 2014
While details of the new Aygo are yet to be released, both the Citroen C1 and Peugeot 108 will be offered with a roll-back convertible roof. The fabric roof will be offered in several contrasting colours and works in a similar way to the Fiat 500C and Citroen DS3 Cabrio that we recently reviewed.
12th February 2014
We have known a Ferrari California Turbo was coming for quite a while with various disguised cars seen and heard in testing on road and track. Despite the hype this looks like an impressive step forward that makes an already exciting car even more appealing.
1st February 2014
With classic Aston Martins fetching prices steadily heading into the stratosphere getting behind the wheel of something like a DB5 is becoming restricted to the privileged few. One alternative now comes in a miniature size.
20th January 2014
The name goes back all the way to 1965 when the Porsche 911 Targa was introduced after a number of successes at the Targa Florio road race. The 911 based car was designed for road use but featured a convertible roof limited to the areas between the windscreen top and the roll bar
7th January 2014
There have been various rumours of the Opel/Vauxhall Cascada four seat convertible being sold in America under the Buick brand since General Motors CEO Dan Akerson hinted that the car may be amalgamated for the US market.