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    Report: Lexus still weighing convertible prospects [w/poll]
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    Lexus dealers may be clamoring more for a three-row crossover than a two-door convertible, but as far as the automaker itself is concerned, the prospect of a droptop is not out of the question. In fact, according to the latest report from Automotive News, Lexus is currently considering two ...

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    Report: Toyota GT86 convertible could debut in March
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    The dates are lining up, now we wait to see how the badges align. Just before the Toyota GT 86/Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ line-up was introduced at the Tokyo Motor Show last year, there was a report that Subaru was considering a convertible while Toyota wouldn't even comment on it. That got swapped ...

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    Paris: 2013 Citroën DS3 Cabrio shows trick folding top to the world
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    Citroën's DS3 line has been a huge success in its home market of France ever since the car was launched in 2009. Sitting in the fat-middle part of the luxury category, it only makes sense that a convertible variant for the DS3 pop up sooner or later – and later is the Paris Motor ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet pops its top, just can't stop
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    Despite the current trend, not every car looks good with its top lopped off. We're looking at you, Nissan and Land Rover. The Volkswagen GTI doesn't get any prettier after losing its roof and seems to get, well, a little softer, more, ok, we're just gonna say it – girly. A bit like the ...

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    Official: Volkswagen drops top on production Golf GTI Cabriolet ahead of Geneva debut
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    Who says you can't have the best of both worlds? Certainly not Volkswagen, which has just dropped the top on its new Golf GTI Cabriolet in advance of its debut at the rapidly approaching Geneva Motor Show. Previewed in concept form (alongside an even sportier Golf R Cabrio concept) at the ...

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    Breaking: Range Rover Evoque Cabriolet spotted in London alley
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    Obviously, Range Rover wants folks to see its new concept car before it ships off to Switzerland next month. Reading University student Simon Truscott snapped the Range Rover Evoque Cabriolet in a London alley, apparently catching it in the midst of a photo/video shoot. We'll admit that this ...

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    Video: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet gets unique power wind deflector
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    Automakers have been integrating wind deflectors into convertibles for years now, though in many cases, they're a do-it-yourself, manual affair. The idea is to disrupt the wind enough to eliminate that obnoxious swirling effect that kills conversations and hairstyles in equal measure. That said, ...

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    Official: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet drops its innovative top [w/video]
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    Porsche has finally officially unveiled its 2012 911 Carrera Cabriolet, and the model will boast the same sleek profile with its soft top in place as its hardtop twin for the first time in the vehicle's history thanks to a unique roof mechanism. The vehicle blends the aluminum and steel chassis ...

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    Spy Shots: Porsche's new 911 Convertible caught near 'Ring
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    Porsche has officially shown off its latest 911, and we got up close with the 2012 hardtop at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Droptop fans are still waiting on their own version of the 991, and our spy photographers have just managed to capture a few images of the upcoming convertible. The 2012 Porsche ...

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    Frankfurt: Chrysler 200 Convertible gets Lancia-fied as the Flavia Cabrio
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    Here in the United States, we're slowly reaping the benefits of the Chrysler-Fiat partnership. The adorable little 500 is starting to find homes across the country and much of the rest of the Chrysler lineup is about to get a healthy dose of Italian injection. Too bad, then, that we aren't ...

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    Report: Will the new Porsche 911 convertible combine canvas and metal roofs?
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    Convertibles have historically been shuffled into two categories: folding soft tops and retractable hard tops. Now it looks Porsche is looking to blur the line between the two with the roof of the next-generation 911. The crew from GermanCarForum.com managed to lay its hands on a patent drawing ...

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    Official: Volkswagen drops Golf R Cabriolet concept at Wörthersee
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    The annual Volkswagen hot-hatch gathering at Lake Wörthersee has been packed so far with enticing show cars. Audi came with a 500hp A1 concept, and Skoda rolled in with a radical rally roadster. But you didn't think the VW brand itself would let its sister companies have all the fun, now ...

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    Alfa Romeo GT Cabriolet unearthed as the project that could have saved Bertone
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    The image of wafting around the Italian countryside in an open-air cabriolet is inextricably intertwined with our typical notion of Italian motoring. It's somewhat surprising, then, that there wasn't a single four-seat convertible on offer from Italy's automakers until the relatively recent ...

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    Geneva 2011: 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet pops its top, just can't stop
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    2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    What you are looking at is a Volkswagen Golf with no roof. It is also the first roofless Golf that will be offered for public consumption (in Europe at least, it's probably not coming to America) since 2003. There's ...

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    Rendered Speculation: 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
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    It looks like we finally have a rendering to go with the rampant speculation about the introduction of a Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet. The ever-talented Jon Sibal has turned his attention to the drop-head Vee-Dub, and has worked up what he thinks the car might look like should the the people's ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear Follies - Tiff puts a scare into Jason aboard Porsche 911 Turbo
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    Tiff Needell scares the life out of Jason Plato – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We revel in watching someone get their wits scared out of them in the passenger seat of a car. It's why we take the time to watch Subaru's slew of new ads for the 2011 WRX STI sedan any time we're ...

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    Review: 2010 Audi S5 Cabriolet speaks too softly, but carries a big stick
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    2010 Audi S5 Cabriolet - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Taking a great looking performance car and chopping off its roof is risky business – compromises are inevitable. That's especially true in this modern age of unibody structures. Removing a big chunk of a vehicle's architecture ...

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    Audi shows off revised 2011 TT with updated four-cylinder power, tweaked appearance
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    2011 Audi TT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi's half moon-shaped fashionista, the TT is getting a bit of a nip/tuck for 2011. Both the hardtop and roadster receive modestly refreshed exteriors and interiors, along with a new 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder model whose 211 horses ...

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    First Drive: First Drive: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet is a smooth Spanish Fly(er)
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Convertibles have long been something of an acquired taste. Devotees steadfastly defend the unique sensation of elemental motoring that can only come when plugged in to one's surrounding breezes, noises and ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Porsche 911 Convertible
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    2011 Porsche 911 Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The latest round of Porsche 911 spy shots showed the coupe undergoing cold weather testing, and now our frost-bitten shooters have caught the convertible ahead of its reveal later this year. Being a 911, the stylistic ...

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