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    REPORT: Convertible Toyobaru FT-86 in the works

    Toyota FT-86 - click above image for hi-res gallery
    In news that will only shock those that haven't been paying attention, Toyota has reportedly confirmed that if the market demands it, there will be a convertible version of the new FT-86. Though Toyota still hasn't settled on a name for the ...

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    No Surprise: Rolls-Royce reportedly planning coupe and cabrio versions of Ghost

    2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Without catching anyone off guard, an exterior stylist for Rolls-Royce disclosed that the company is planning both coupe and convertible variants of its upcoming all-new Ghost sedan. Andreas Thurner, responsible for penning the new ...

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    Spy Shots: Maserati GranTurismo drophead spotted

    The Maserati Granturismo Cabriolet, a formerly mythical car known only in whispers and press reports, has finally been caught testing by Ms. Brenda Priddy and crew. The drophead's powerplant and transmission are suspected to be the 433 hp V8 from the Granturismo S mated to the six-speed automatic ...

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    REPORT: Maserati GranTurismo Cabriolet headed for Geneva - in 2010 - S Automatic coming next week [*UPDATED]

    Corroborating what we've already known for some time is a new Motor Trend article that confirms a drophead version of Maserati's voluptuous GranTurismo coupe is on the way. However, what is news is that MT is reporting that the car will likely be dubbed "Cabriolet" and not "Spider," largely because ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Audi A5, S5 Cabriolet

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Audi S5 Cabriolet (A5 Cabriolet gallery here)
    With the cars' European launch looming in Q2 '09, Audi has flooded its media site with new glamour shots of the Audi A5 and S5 cabriolets. The press release detailing the Euro-market lineup is pasted after the ...

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    Porsche test engineer killed in autobahn crash

    A Porsche test engineer was killed on the autobahn early Friday morning during a round-the-clock test while at behind the wheel of a next-generation 911 Cabriolet prototype. The 25-year veteran tester was part of a three-man driving team that operated in shifts around the clock.While the cause of ...

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    Leakage: BMW M3 Cabrio with "M-DKG"

    One enthusiast from the Netherlands described the E93 thusly: "Super vette bak!" We're pretty sure that translates to "super fat barge," though the overly-literal "super oily bake" has its own charm. If you're into cabrios, maybe mutating the phrase to "super phat barge" is more palatable. Our ...

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    Bugatti Veyron Targa details coming slowly, unlike car

    It's been a while since we got a fresh batch of Bugatti Veyron Spider/Targa rumors, but Autogespot has ended the lull with inside sources claiming that a prototype of the open-air supercar is already on the road and that sales will begin next year. Apparently, the only downside to lopping off the ...

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    Enter the rumormill: Maybach 62 Laundaulet headed for Middle East debut

    Even in the post-Chrysler age, Maybach remains a bit of a thorn in Mercedes' side. Its vehicles have been far less than the sales success hoped for, prompting Daimler to buy back 29 Maybach dealers. Subsequently the parent company wouldn't be so eager to invest more into the ultra-premium brand, ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW M3 sedan and convertible caught

    Where do BMW fans go on vacation? The 'Ring, of course. If you're taking that type of jaunt, you'd be forgiven for leaving your pants at home, but should you neglect to pack the zoom lens, woe unto you. With the E92 M3 arriving in the hungry driveways of customers, the Bayerische wizards are ...

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    Rendered speculation: VW Polo GTI convertible

    While the new Volkswagen Eos may have filled a hole left by the recently discontinued Cabrio, there is likely a market for a smaller drop-top in Volkswagen's lineup. A convertible version of the Polo may appeal to buyers looking at the Peugeot 206 CC or the Opel Tigra TwinTop, so ...

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    Spy shots: Audi A3 cabriolet

    It's no secret that Audi is attempting to be all things to all people, and with its sights set on becoming the preeminent automaker in Deutschland, that means bringing more product to the market in quick order. So say "Hello" to the A3 convertible.Caught while undergoing testing, the cabrio version ...

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    Audi RS4 Cabriolet pricing announced

    Click image for photo galleryThe Audi RS4 is one of the meaner machines you can plunk your hard-earned money down on. 420 horses out of Audi's high-revving 4.2L FSI V8 will do that (especially when combined with the car's particularly muscular aural signature). As we already reported, US residents ...

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    VIDEO: McMerc cabrio in motion

    Looking for a way to be seen while you drive around in a vehicle that says you have an oversupply of funding coupled with a shortage of sense? Presented for your approval, the obscenely fast Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren roadster. Just like the fixed-roof SLR, the styling cues lifted from 1950's racing ...

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    Spy Shots: Porsche 911 Turbo cabrio undisguised

    With its official introduction just a week away, Britain's Car magazine has snagged photos of the new Porsche 911 Turbo cabriolet sans any disguise whatsoever. The monster ragtop will have all the goodness of its closed-roof sibling, while adding the ability to work on one's tan at (high) speed. ...

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    Cross your fingers: Audi RS4 Convertible may be headed to US

    In the long list of toys that Europe gets to play and the US doesn't, Audi's RS4 Avant and RS4 Cabriolet have got to be somewhere near the top. However, Automobile magazine has been told by an Audi product planner that the droptop RS4 could soon become a US citizen.
    The convertible top is ...

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    Rendered speculation: Audi A7 Cabrio

    We brought you the news yesterday that Audi plans to bring another odd-numbered offering to market. The A7 will likely bite the Mercedes' CLS styling by coming to the party sporting a swooping rear roofline, to give it that oh-so-en vogue coupe appearance.But, what of Mercedes' four-door ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: 2007 MINI Convertible Sidewalk

    Click on the image above for our 36-image high-resolution gallery. Though it's hard to tell, there's a new Mini in town. The convertible version won't get the facelift for another couple years, however. So to keep an old model interesting to buyers, they've done what every automaker does: a ...

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    A Trio of new Tridents from Maserati

    There have been a lot of spy shots surfacing recently of two-door Maserati test mules, and they haven't all been consistent, with some appearing as Quattroporte sedans with the rear doors missing and others looking like something entirely new. A possible (and we hope, true) answer to the puzzle: ...

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    Spy Shots: Aston-Martin V8 Volanté

    Aston Martin is expected to take the wraps of its newest convertible model at the LA Motor Show in November, but spy photographers are managing to snap a few early. These images show what appears to be a production-ready model without body-cladding or camouflage of any sort. Comparing the car in ...


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