MINICooper Roadster

MINI Cooper Roadster

Attractive New Roadster Prepares To Cannibalize Convertible For a brand that's only about 11 years old (since its modern rebirth, anyway), Mini is doing quite well for itself. Since the launch of the 2001 Mini Cooper, the BMW-owned automaker has now sold over two million vehicles in 100…


The Bristol Bullet is here, and it's lovely

A British roadster with a monstrous BMW V8 heart.

Bristol finally introduced official images of the new Bullet, and aside from looking slightly slab sided, it's a genuinely pretty piece of design.
$29k Tesla Roadster upgrade allows for 340 miles on a charge

Tesla is taking $5,000 deposits on $29,000 retrofit kits.

Tesla Roadster's battery-pack retrofit boosts convertible's single-charge range to 340 miles from about 245 miles.
Aston GT12 Roadster is a one-off convertible from Q Division

The 6.0-liter V12 is good for 592 hp.

Aston Martin has revealed a bespoke convertible variant of the Aston Martin Vantage GT12 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

For Sale

2014 Mini Cooper Roadster
$16,854 / 33,124 miles / CA
2012 Mini Cooper Roadster
$18,000 / 43,752 miles / CA
2013 Mini Cooper Roadster
$20,991 / 35,271 miles / CA
Spartan V trackday racer finally ready for prime time [w/video]

A few things have changed since the Spartan V track car was announced almost three years ago. Back in 2010, the red open-top sportscar from Australia was slated to be a 661-pound apex-hugger with 170 horsepower coming from a 1,200-cc Ducati engine. The slinky red bodywork remains, but the engine now comes from Honda: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turns the output wick up to 250 hp. Opt for the supercharger and benefit from 400 horsepower. Weight has predictably gone up as well, the Spartan V now clo
Tesla recalling 439 Roadsters over auxiliary cable problems

Tesla is recalling some 439 Roadsters after discovering a redundant 12v auxiliary cable rubbing against a carbon fiber panel on a customer car. The cable, which helps power a variety of auxiliary electrical systems if the primary cable fails, will be inspected and fitted with a protective sleeve. Only 2.0 and 2.5 Roadsters have the cable, so early adopters with 1.5 models aren't affected by the recall. Full details after the jump.