Vauxhall the British arm of General Motors has launched its new full-sized four-seat convertible car that we were teased with a month ago. The fabric roofed Vauxhall Cascada is targeting the premium market, an area which the brand hasn’t entered into since the 1930s.
Convertible Car News: Fabric Roof Convertibles
4th October 2012
Due to be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November, the latex incarnation of the Convertible Beetle aims to be sportier and have a less feminine appeal. The traditional fabric soft-top of the previous Beetle Cabriolet remains but it is flatter and sits behind a more upright windscreen. It is fast operating for a 4 seater convertible with an opening time of just 10 seconds.
26th September 2012
When the GranTurismo MC Stradale was unveiled there were fears that it would be another track-bred car that was harsh and difficult to manage on normal roads but it turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. The normal adaptive damping was thrown out for a more traditional passive system and the chassis was lightened […]
21st September 2012
Only eighteen months after its release the Aston Martin Virage has been dropped from the luxury sports car makers range and replaced with an updated DB9 wearing very similar bodywork.
26th August 2012
The Bentley Azure was for many years the ultimate luxury convertible. Sat at the top of the Bentley range it was big, opulent and expensive. Since 2011 when the Azure T finished its production run the mid-range Bentley Continental GTC has left to hold the convertible flag. Things may be due to change soon as Bentley are working on an Azure successor to compete with the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe at the pinnacle of automotive extravagance.
16th August 2012
he F-Type is a big thing for Jaguar. It has been nearly forty years since the E-Type went out of production and although in that time there have been sports models none have been performance focused enough to take the next place in the naming pattern. The strict 2 seater roadster will be launched at the Paris Motor Show on 27th September.
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.
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.