The latest Porsche 911 Cabriolet which goes on sale in March of 2012 has a new ‘intelligent’ lightweight folding soft-top roof. The fabric roof uses magnesium in its frame design to significantly reduce weight thus improving performance, fuel consumption and lowering the centre of gravity.
Convertible Car News: Cabriolet
15th October 2011
VW clock up their first award for the new Golf Cabriolet with a win in the Open-Top Cars category of the Scottish Car of the Year. The judges singled out the VW Golf Cabrio for its combination of good handling, economy and practicality.
15th July 2011
Brabus are well known for their muscled-up versions of Mercedes Benz road cars but this time they have surpassed themselves with the world’s fastest and most powerful four seat convertible.
4th July 2011
The much rumoured Golf Cabriolet was first seen a few weeks back at the Geneva Motor Show as a fabric topped alternative to the Eos hardtop convertible. It’s now reaching showrooms and order books are open for the new car.
9th June 2011
GM’s Vauxhall and Opel brands will be getting a new convertible soon by the look of a teaser image released today. The new car is expected to have a fabric roof unlike the current Astra Twintop Convertible.
7th June 2011
VW Group show off three new convertible concept cars looking suspiciously production ready at the annual GTi Festival in Austria.
15th April 2011
Fiat have announced that their 500 Cabriolet will be available to the U.S. market “just in time for spring”. Like the European model it has fixed window frames and a retracting fabric roof just like the original Nuova Cinquecento from the 1950s.