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.
Convertible Car News: Europe
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.
26th July 2013
GM’s European brands Vauxhall and Opel have confirmed that a convertible based on their Adam super-mini and Adam Rocks Concept unveiled in Geneva last year, will go into production. Launching in 2014 it will go head to head with the popular Fiat 500C and Citroen DS3 Cabriolet with which it will share a similar style […]
14th June 2013
When we drove the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet last week (full review coming soon) even the press people seemed frustrated at the price they were having to charge for it. While a thoroughly enjoyable car to drive with its characterful DSG gearbox setup and burbling exhausts, the price tag difference between the R and GTI […]
27th May 2013
The Renault Zoe is one of the first genuinely attractive electric vehicles that could fit into the budget of the average European, and as a result the French brand is capitalising on its popularity. Their latest step has been to quiz its Facebook fans how they would react to a convertible version.
16th February 2013
The DS3 sees Citroën back at their best, designing cars that are unlike anything else on the road and full of innovation. The design is thoroughly modern and a refreshing change form the retro styling used on many small convertibles.
19th December 2012
Volkswagen have released a video of their up-coming performance model the VW Golf R Cabriolet. The video tells us a little about the 270 horsepower convertible. As usual for a Volkswagen the styling is understated but we spotted aerodynamic side skirts and twin exhaust tail pipes, LED daytime running lights and a new sporty front bumper panel.
8th September 2012
GM have released the first official news of an upcoming mid-sized convertible car which has been designed and built in-house by British brand Vauxhall. Named the Vauxhall Cacada it is being developed as a unique car apart from the Astra GTC coupe which appears to form its base.