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New Compact City Car Convertibles

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Peugeot 108 Top!

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.

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Micro roadsters to make a comeback?

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Honda S660 Concept

While there have been concepts floating around for small Japanese roadsters it has never looked more likely that we are about to see a return of the kei sports car. Both and look likely to show small roadster concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show in November.

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Vauxhall/Opel Adam Convertible

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Vauxhall Adam Convertible

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 […]

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Volkswagen Drops Golf R Cabriolet Price

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VW Golf R Cabriolet

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 […]

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Renault invite feedback on Zoe Cabriolet idea

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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.

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Citroën DS3 Cabriolet goes on sale

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Citroen DS3 Cabriolet

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.

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2013 Beetle Cabriolet to Debut at LA Show

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VW Beetle Cabriolet

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.

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Daihatsu D-R Roadster Concept

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Daihatsu D-R Roadster

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.

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