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    Rumormill: 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 that came before it, the huge change for 2013 lies under the hood: ...

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    Official: Ford releases 1967 Mustang Convertible bodyshell

    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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    Spy Shots: BMW 4 Series Convertible spotted testing

    We'll admit, it feels like a typo whenever we write "4 Series," but if BMW is as insistent upon further breaking out its coupes and convertibles from its sedan ranges as we've been hearing, we'll just have to get used to it. The BMW 4 Series is expected to officially kick off when the two-door ...

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    Here's your inevitable Subaru BRZ convertible rendering [w/poll]

    Word has it that the chassis engineers assigned to the Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT 86 make sure that the twins' underpinnings were built to be stiff enough to handle having their tops carved off. We can't imagine strapping a few extra hundred pounds of reinforcements and a top mechanism components ...

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    Los Angeles: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible is a topless powerhouse

    The 2012 Camaro ZL1 Convertible was unveiled at the LA Auto Show with the same 580-horsepower LS9 V8 powerplant of the ZL1 Coupe, but with a stowable top. Team Chevrolet is happy to point out that this sledge-hammer-of-a-drop-top is the most powerful production Chevy ever produced in the brand's ...

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    Video: Jeep Wrangler power folding top kit debuts at SEMA

    Considering how long the Jeep Wrangler has been in production, we're surprised that nobody thought of this sooner. The Jeep enthusiasts at Omix-Ada Inc. have designed what they're calling the world's first power folding soft top kit for the beloved Wrangler, which can be fitted to any 2007-2012 ...

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    Official: 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

    General Motors has announced that the world's most powerful production droptop* – the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible – will officially debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Like its coupe kin, the ZL1 Convertible will pack 580 horsepower and 556 pound-feet of ...

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    Mini offering $500 discount on manual transmission models

    Driving a manual transmission is a dying art these days. More and more automakers are moving to faster-shifting dual-clutch transmissions for performance cars, and the high-volume best-sellers only offer stick-shifts on the very base models (if at all). Of course there's Porsche, an automaker ...

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    Report: Demand for convertibles folded up, stowed amidst sour economy

    If Paula Cole were a car enthusiast (and forgive us if she is), she would probably rework her hit song to ask, "Where have all the convertibles gone?" Look around and you may have noticed that less people are buying new convertibles these days. The folks at Polk have taken a look at the sales ...

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    Partisan Pony Cars: 2011 Ford Mustang GT Convertible vs. 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible [w/poll]

    You can forget baseball – it seems like Americans have a new favorite pastime on their hands. No, we're not talking about saddling up to the feeding trough at the local Golden Sizzlin'. Now more than ever, we love to argue. As a country, we'll leap into a debate half-cocked, half-informed ...

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    Official: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster unveiled

    After the endless parade of rumors, conjecture, spy shots and even official information, Mercedes-Benz has finally dropped the full batch of details and photos of its latest flagship: the SLS AMG Roadster. The new droptop loses the gullwing doors of its coupe counterpart, but those German ...

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    Saab celebrates 25 years of topless motoring

    Saab appears to have beaten its short-term cash crunch (for now), making this as good a time as any to celebrate 25 years of Saab convertibles. The Swedish automaker has built 300,000 droptops since the first Saab 900 convertible hit the scene in 1986 as a 1987 model, giving the automaker a ...

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    Video: Ford Mustang emerges from tornado devastation under its own power

    The death toll from Wednesday's tornadoes has reached a staggering 204 in the state of Alabama alone. The once proud university town of Tuscaloosa, home to the multi-time NCAA National Champion Crimson Tide football team, lies in ruin. For now, there isn't much in the way of inspiring news from ...

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    Report: Cadillac developing soft-top convertible to fit between ATS and CTS

    Cadillac may be having thoughts of jumping back into the convertible game. Recent history hasn't been kind to drop heads with a Wreath and Crest in the grille, but rumors kicking up on the web say that the automaker is planning to unveil a new convertible based on the company's Alpha ...

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    Barn finds classier in Britain, Aston Martin DB4 convertible heads to Bonhams

    In the U.S., there are plenty of stories about amazing vehicles found in barns. Tales of rare Cobras, forgotten Corvettes and misplaced muscle cars are the subjects of books and dreams. Now, a long-forgotten treasure has recently been unearthed in the United Kingdom, and somewhere David Brown is ...

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    2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI convertible: Worst idea ever?

    2011 Subaru WRX STI convertible – click for high-res gallery
    Car dealers do the strangest things to their vehicles. Just think about how many cars are out there with awful vinyl and fabric roof add-ons, a generation after manufacturers nearly swore them off entirely. Manchester Subaru in ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

    All Convertible, Little Compromise 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery Chevrolet doesn't need any help selling its Camaro. It handily throttled the Ford Mustang in sales last year despite only being able to offer customers a single coupe bodystyle ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: Scottsdale gets a taste of British class

    1952 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn Mercia Special Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're surrounded by mighty American Muscle here at the 2011 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. Faintly in the background, behind the roar of massive V8s and flashy paintjobs, sits a cup of ...

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    Spy Shots: 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible playing in the snow

    Spied: 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible is set to debut at the 2011 New York Auto show later this year. Thanks to the lens work of one particularly wily spy photographer, we get a clear look at the drop-top ahead of ...

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    New study says driving convertibles can damage your hearing

    Are you the type of driver who prefers the wind in your hair and infinite amounts of headroom? We're speaking about you here, Mr. Convertible driver, and we need to have a talk about your hearing – I said, "WE NEED TO HAVE A TALK ABOUT YOUR HEARING." In case your subscription hasn't arrived ...


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