Convertible

Throughout the 20th century, Morgan made a name for itself as an innovator, turning out capable performers on road and track. In the early days, scrappy Morgan owners broke records in trials, and the...
The original SLK was the first car in its segment to feature the now-obligatory folding metal roof, and the current AMG model shows why it’s still so popular. As with the BMW Z4, buyers are actually...
Rain or shine, the hardtop convertible SL550 is fit to handle anything. But the big news for 2010 was the return of the Gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a bit of a...
The big news for 2010 was the return of the gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a bit of a backseat. An all-new SL is still a couple of years away, so Mercedes-Benz...
The SL63 AMG does everything right: great power, great styling, and great fun. But the big news for 2010 was the return of the Gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a...
Last year, Maybach made the leap from ultra-premium to the plus ultra–premium with the dramatic Landaulet, the marque’s first modern open-topped model and the spiritual successor to the vaunted...
The anticipated Maserati GranTurismo Convertible comes to American shores this spring. This Italian supermodel from Modena combines exquisite Pininfarina styling with scintillating performance,...
The Lotus Elise is designed to satisfy the needs of performance purists who like to let loose on the weekends. Lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman had a simple formula for making cars faster: “To add...
Although the SC 430 won’t win any automotive design awards, it still may find a place in the Lexus annals as one of the marque’s most timelessly appealing models. Virtually unchanged since its...
Lexus has recently put a lot of development dollars into their IS model line. First came the IS F—the Japanese brand’s first performance sedan—and now a new hardtop convertible model dubbed the IS C...
Arguably the best-looking Lamborghini in the current model line, the Murciélago LP 640 Roadster is just as fast to 60 mph as its coupe counterpart. But it’s the SuperVeloce name that conjures images...
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder presents all the virtues of its coupe counterpart, wrapped as an audacious convertible rocket ship. The “LP560-4” badges on the Lamborghini Gallardo refer to...
There are very few cars on the road today more handsome than the Jaguar XKR Convertible. Working from the 2009 model, designer Ian Callum added a deeper chin to the front, fender scoops to the jowls...
The Fisker Karma S is ahead of its time. Before delivering a single one of its original Karma series sedans, Fisker Automotive unveiled its new retractable hardtop hybrid at the 2009 North American...
Behind the wheel of the Jaguar XK Convertible is a great way to spend sunny day. And should you choose to reveal yourself as the style-savvy owner of this sleek Jaguar, the retractable ragtop drops...
Convertible variations of popular coupes and sedans are often an afterthought in the model line, but Infiniti decided to take a different approach with the G37, redesigning it from the ground up...
Order the Dodge Viper SRT10 as a convertible and some of its machismo (and rigidity) is lost with the top, but it is a great car for cruising the coastline. After 18 years and more than 25,000 cars...
Like its original incarnation, the GT 250 California of the late 1950s—a convertible that was better than most of its contemporaries—the new Ferrari California is a front-engine vehicle designed as a...
For those who aren’t interested in whiplash-inducing performance from a convertible, open-top motoring does not get much better than at the wheel of a BMW 650i Convertible. (Drivers looking for a...
The BMW M6 Convertible may be getting a little long in tooth, but the V10 engine still offers enough oomph for serious wind-in-the-hair acceleration and a thoroughly enjoyable exhaust note. When the...
The Azure T is the last of a dying Bentley breed. Derived from Bentley’s former flagship—the Arnage sedan—the more modern Azure looks much like the old one: It’s still a full-boat, luxury four-place...
The all-new Z4 is BMW’s first foray into the realm of hardtop roadsters. And while the retractable roof is now made of solid aluminum instead of layers of fabric, the coupe-like convertible’s biggest...
As the first performance-built BMW to feature a retractable hardtop, the new M3 convertible offers the best of two worlds—blistering performance and the pleasure of wind-in-your-hair acceleration...
Bentley’s 600-horsepower GTC Speed should offer enough to hold over convertible fanatics with an affinity for more oomph. But Bentley continues to refine the Continental GT coupes and convertibles,...
When it debuted three years ago, the Bentley Continental GTC was good enough to win Robb Report ’s 2007 Car of the Year event—enough said, right? But Bentley continues to refine the Continental GT...
Although it looks almost identical to the base model, the BMW Z4 sDrive35is is designed and engineered for a more serious driver. The all-new Z4 is BMW’s first foray into the realm of hardtop...
The V8 Vantage Roadster’s canvas top stows in less than 15 seconds, and this car is a great alternative to more commonplace vehicles like the 911 Cabriolet and Mercedes-Benz SL. Although it is at the...
The DBS performs more like a grand tourer than a sports car, which is a great reason to opt for the Volante version and take a joyride down the coast. The three-layer fabric top—which can be raised...
The S5’s seductive lines look even better in convertible form—with its roof stowed away, there’s nothing between the windshield and tail to disturb those flowing lines. Sleek and understated, the $60...
Among the historic 1950s-era racing cars coveted today, the Allard J2X is at the top of the list of many a collector. But with only 83 examples made, scant few of the originals remain, and those that...

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