Tag Archives: Convertible

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

It may be impossible to spend a day in Chevrolet’s new C7 Corvette without someone asking what you think about the iconic sports car – magnetism is an understatement. I was approached by strangers in a grocery store parking lot, … Continue reading

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

About 20 seconds, and 30 miles per hour. These are, if not the most heart-thumping statistics you need to know before continuing to read the rest of this review, the most pertinent to get out of the way. What are … Continue reading

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

I first caught a glimpse of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro in person at the New York Auto Show, and the Convertible version (by way of pictures) at its far-flung debut in Germany. As a car writer, a V8 enthusiast, a … Continue reading

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1967 L88 Corvette Convertible sells for record $3.2 million

The values of collectibles are going up, particularly those of classic cars, the prices paid for which we’ve seen climb over the years to several millions of dollars, if not (much) more. While many of those high-priced classics have been … Continue reading

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First Look: Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

AUTO SHOWS:  The current C6-generation Corvette has had a good, long run and as a fond farewell, Chevy has developed the Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. The 2013 Corvette marks the 60th anniversary of the Corvette nameplate and the final … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible kicks out 650 hp, limits top speed

New 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible Helps SVT Mark Its 20th Anniversary of Delivering High-Performance Vehicles New Ford Shelby GT500 convertible makes its debut at the Chicago Auto Show, serving as the celebratory vehicle of the 20th anniversary of Ford’s … Continue reading

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Barrett-Jackson 2012: First 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible sells for $600,000

Earlier this week we showed you the recently-unveiled 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible at Barrett-Jackson. Chevrolet didn’t just bring the car to display, though, and announced that it would be auctioning the very first production example for charity. There was … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible to debut in Detroit

At the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford officially put all other muscle cars – and even some supercars – on notice. The 2013 Shelby GT500 made its public debut, and while it doesn’t look much different than the models … Continue reading

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First Look: 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

AUTO SHOWS:  If a fixed roof was the only characteristic preventing you from dubbing the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 as the perfect muscle car, you’ll be happy to hear GM is adding a ZL1 Convertible for the 2013 model year. … Continue reading

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Bentley Continental GTC (2011) CAR review

Of all the Bentley cars, the Continental GTC may seem the model that adheres least to the company’s core values. Isn’t it more of a Californian sun-drenched wafter, the frivolous, less masculine offering, rather than a British upper-class bruiser like the … Continue reading

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2011 Jaguar XKR Convertible, an Autoweek Drivers Log Car Review – AutoWeek

The supercharged V8 in the Jaguar XKR convertible is rated at 510 hp. EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: This 2011 Jaguar XKR convertible remains one of the best-looking cars on the road. It’s graceful and elegant, plus it looks fast just … Continue reading

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First Look: Ferrari 458 Spider

AUTO SHOWS:  From the September, 2011 issue of Automobile MagazineThere’s a new way to get sunburned in a Ferrari, as the Italian maker of exotics has announced the 458 Spider, a convertible version of the 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 … Continue reading

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BMW Alpina B6 Biturbo Convertible to breeze into Frankfurt

Alpina is adding a ragtop BMW 6-Series to its lineup of muscle-bound Bavarians. Set to debut in Frankfurt, the 2012 BMW Alpina B6 Biturbo Convertible should have enough muscle to hustle to 60 in just 4.8 seconds. The big droptop … Continue reading

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Summertime, Personified Muscle cars have never coped well with having their tops clipped. Losing the roof rarely does a vehicle any favors in the rigidity department, but the high-horsepower, high-torque coupes of the last four decades took fiendish delight in … Continue reading

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Driven: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

REVIEWS:  After being delayed for a while because of GM’s whole bankruptcy/bailout thing, the Camaro convertible is finally here, completing the reborn Camaro lineup. A convertible had been planned for the Camaro from the beginning, so the car was engineered … Continue reading

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