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    Report: Not News: Car stolen in Detroit. News: 1930 Model A in Henry Ford Museum's lot
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    A man visiting the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn from California was introduced to the city's less pleasant side recently. The Detroit News reports thieves made off with his 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck. That would be bad enough by itself, but the truck was hooked to an enclosed trailer, which ...

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    Report: Convertibles are down, but are they on the way out?
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    Automakers just reported their most recent sales numbers, with things looking up virtually across the board. Despite that, and despite the fact that it's summer, sales of that quintessential warm-weather car, the convertible, are down. Droptops normally account for two percent of the overall car ...

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    Official: Classic Recreations '67 GT500CR Convertible has 780 HP, style to match
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    There is only one original 1967 Shelby GT500 Convertible. Built as a prototype for Carroll Shelby himself, the machine rocked a potent dual-quad 428 under the hood, and, like all early Ford prototypes, was slated for destruction after a certain period of time. However, the car was stolen and ...

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    Report: Cadillac ATS-V, Coupe talks resurface, new convertible model in the works?
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    Don't be surprised. This isn't the first time we've heard talk of Cadillac looking to expand its ATS lineup beyond the new-for-2013 sedan. Earlier this year, we reported that the automaker may be looking to move its CTS Coupe and Sport Wagon models down to the ATS line, and before that, our ...

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    Report: Volvo contemplating C90 luxury coupe
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    Volvo has its heart set on a new, larger luxury coupe, according to Inside Line. The Swedish automaker aims to build a model slotted above the current C70. Dubbed the C90, the model will compete directly against hardware like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, which means a convertible version will ...

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    Video: This is what Ferrari's reworked California sounds like
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    It's never a bad idea to watch video of a Ferrari taking an aggressive stroll down a winding Italian road, and the creative types at Ferrari were kind enough to produce exactly that. To sweeten the pot, the video features the reworked 2013 California, with 490 horsepower and a significant weight ...

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    Report: VW Beetle Convertible coming in early 2013, diesel/manual model promised
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    How do you make the hot-selling Volkswagen Beetle even hotter? Chop the top! Car and Driver says sun worshippers will have a convertible option when buying their Beetle next year. The news should be a surprise to no one, but engine choices could be. VW says all the powertrain options in the ...

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    Geneva: Land Rover Range Rover Evoque convertible concept is a good thing gone bad
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    Now that the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet has graced the streets of America with its absurdity and ugliness, this Range Rover Evoque convertible somehow doesn't seem so bad. Don't get us wrong, we still don't want one, and honestly, we hope this is one concept that never sees the light of ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 4 Series Convertible spotted buttoned up for winter
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    It is expected that the BMW 4 Series – which will be what we used to call the 3 Series coupe and convertible – is expected to be revealed sometime later this year. Nevertheless, it still has much to hide, since it's wearing the same amount of all-sheathing camouflage as when we saw it ...

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    Rumormill: Toyota lead developer confirms droptop FT-86
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    Around the Autoblog virtual office, the Toyota GT-86 is among the most eagerly awaited new models this year. So when we spotted a report in AutoBild that Tetsuya Tada, the chief engineer of the car, has confirmed that a convertible is coming, we got excited. Of course, we're tempering our ...

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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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    Spy Shots: 2013 VW Beetle Convertible spotted buttoned up for winter
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    Get ready, middle school art teachers – your new car is almost here. Following the launch of the re-skinned 2012 Beetle (and its oil-burning TDI kin), Volkswagen is hard at work prepping the new droptop variant, seen here testing in a not-so-convertible-friendly environment. The signature ...

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    Teased: Lotus to "blow the roof off" Geneva with a convertible?
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    Lotus has decided to tease its offering at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, but unlike most other automakers, it's done so using words instead of heavily cropped product shots. Rather cryptically, Lotus says it's going to "blow the roof off" the Geneva show, and the press release includes ...

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    Video: Check out the new BMW M6 duo in action
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    You've soaked in the details. You've seen the pictures. You may even have set one as the wallpaper on your desktop or smartphone. But the new BMW M6 isn't the ultimate ogling machine. It's the ultimate driving machine. So the best we can advise is that you go out and drive one. But short of that, ...

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    Official: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible kicks out 650 hp, limits top speed
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    Twenty years ago, Ford debuted the 1993 SVT Mustang Cobra at the Chicago Auto Show and introduced the world to its high-performance skunkworks department, known as SVT or Special Vehicle Team. Today, Ford celebrates SVT's platinum anniversary the only way it knows how: with another Mustang ...

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    Report: Volkswagen BlueSport roadster still on-track after all?
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    The on-again, off-again Volkswagen BlueSport roadster is, well, on again according to EVO Magazine. The publication reportedly spoke with Uli Hackenberg, head of engineering with Volkswagen, who said the company's dealers are mistaken when they say there won't be a market for a vehicle like the ...

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    Video: PSA: Leaving your Rolls-Royce Drophead open in the rain could be a $100k mistake
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    Convertibles have long been the chariot of choice for the devil-may-care crowd, and for good reason. Peeling the roof off of a vehicle has all sorts of negative ramifications, from safety concerns to handling woes and increased chances of skin cancer for those inside. Then there's the ...

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    Official: BMW adds Exclusive and Sport editions to 1 Series coupe/convertible range
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    With 2012 now upon us, BMW has released a series of updates across its ever-expanding range, but the most noteworthy among them are a pair of special editions in the 1 Series. First up is the Edition Exclusive, which packages a chrome grille, exhaust tips and window frames to contrast with the ...

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    Rumormill: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible to debut in Detroit
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    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 that came before it, the huge change for 2013 lies under the hood: ...

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    Official: Ford releases 1967 Mustang Convertible bodyshell
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    Ford has expanded its licensed reproduction body shell offerings. The company announced professionals and enthusiasts alike would be able to purchase brand-new 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible shells earlier this year, and now the automaker has added the 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible shell to the ...

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