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.
Convertible Car News: Convertible Supercars
5th July 2012
A Roadster version of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage seemed an inevitable development but it has taken three years to come around. Finally you can get your hands on a convertible V12 Vantage which should keep convertible fans happy while they wait for a drop-top version of the recently announced Vanquish.
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.
25th February 2012
The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport has been the undisputed king of the convertible supercars for some time now and although the company has produced a long line of special editions we had assumed that the performance figures and number of well healed customers had peaked. Proving us quite wrong is the latest and greatest Veyron – the Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse.
30th January 2012
Marking 60 years of the classic Corvette Convertible the Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition is the best performing convertible car in the brand’s history. Not only that but it is also this the final climax of the C6 generation of the Corvette which is to be replaced with an all new model in 2013.
26th November 2011
Purists will love this new convertible in the Lamborghini range and while the Gallardo LP550-2 Spyder may not suit those who want manageable high performance it returns the brand to the more traditional experience of harnessing the raging bull.
22nd November 2011
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.
29th October 2011
The new 2013 Dodge Viper has been spotted being tested on several occasions with the front end heavily disguised. The new Viper is said to be an all new car with development assistance from within the Fiat alliance.