The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG already has a fairly niche market – those who require a roadster with huge amounts power from a V12 engine but with the armchair comfort of a gentleman’s club. The trouble is those with yachts and private jets on hand often require something a little more discrete and that is where the new Brabus 800 comes in.
Convertible Car News: Hardtop Convertibles
26th December 2012
An updated version of the BMW Z4 Roadster has been announced for 2013. While the four cylinder sDrive28i, and the six cylinder sDrive35i and sDrive35is see power increases, there will also be a new entry level car aimed at the european market.
27th September 2012
Production of the much loved tiny Daihatsu Copen Roadster ended earlier this year and there has been speculation for some time as to what (if anything) will follow it. Daihatsu seem unlikely to disappoint having shown several concepts over the last few years. The latest of these is the Daihatsu D-R Roadster.
23rd August 2012
McLaren’s latest convertible supercar was unveiled for its first public viewing at California’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event. The 12C Spider was revealed at the prestigious Gooding & Company Auction preview.
3rd July 2012
The long awaited convertible version of the McLaren MP4 12C has now been revealed to the public. The McLaren MP4 12C Spider features a two-piece folding hardtop which sits on top of a pair of flying buttresses. It’s impossible not to make comparisons with the Ferrari 458 Spider which has very similar styling although a one-piece roof.
10th June 2012
Mazda unveiled two special Mazda MX-5 Miata roadsters at the 2012 Leipzig Motor Show. One a supercharged performance model and the other a high-spec’d limited edition.
14th April 2012
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.
14th December 2011
The wraps are off the all new Mercedes-Benz SL. After many unofficial leaks and taster images we now get to see the Mercedes convertible at its best. The luxury cruiser builds on half a century of 2 seater drop-top sports cars with styling that reflects its sporting heritage.