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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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    Drop Top Customs readying Cadillac CTS convertible?
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    2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As far as we know, General Motors has no plans to build a convertible version of the CTS Coupe. But where automakers fear to tread, the aftermarket is usually happy jump in. High Springs, Florida-based Drop Top Customs is ...

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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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    Alleged patent images for Porsche Panamera convertible turn up
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    Porsche Panamera Convertible patent drawing - click above for high-res image gallery
    See, apparently we aren't crazy, though we may have been a little smidge off the mark. Back in October, we reported that Porsche had begun work on an open top version of their then new Panamera super sedan. Only ...

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    REPORT: Convertible Toyobaru FT-86 in the works
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    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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    2010 Volvo C70 drops its guard ahead of Frankfurt unveiling
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    2010 Volvo C70 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo still hasn't released an official press release to accompany them, but it would appear that genuine pics of the facelifted C70 have hit the streets regardless. Set to debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, the reskinned ...

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    Meadow Brook Concours 2009: The Drop Tops
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    Meadow Brook Convertibles - click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2009 Meadow Brook Concours was home to over 250 of the rarest, most unique motor vehicles the world has ever known. When a vehicle is available in multiple configurations and one of those variants happens to be a drop top, it's ...

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    Want to be able to drop the top on your new Nissan 370Z? It's going to cost you
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    2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Launching a convertible at the end of summer is what we would consider to be a bizarre business decision. That marketing morsel aside, we're still very keen to get our hands on Nissan's new 370Z Roadster and now we know how ...

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    REPORT: Maserati GranTurismo Cabriolet headed for Geneva - in 2010 - S Automatic coming next week [*UPDATED]
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    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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    Detroit Preview: Bentley GTC Speed is last, but not least
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Bentley GTC Speed
    The Bentley GTC has only been out for two years and a bit, but you might not know that; the car is so popular in some parts that it has become something like Ugg Boots for the monied-up automotive fashionista. Like its other Continental ...

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    Ex-Cowboys' 1991 BMW 850Ci one-off for sale in Texas
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    Click above the view a gallery of this custom convertible BMW 850i
    Long before the retro-licious Z8 and the modern 6 Series, BMW's range-topping sport coupe was the 8-Series. Characterized by its distinctive shark nose and available with a choice of eight- or 12-cylinder engines, the 8-Series was ...

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    Rendered speculation: VW Polo GTI convertible
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    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 Bild.de ...

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    Mercedes approves four-door convertible Ocean Drive Concept for production
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    click above image for a full gallery of the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive ConceptMotor Trend is reporting that Mercedes-Benz has approved the four-door convertible Ocean Drive Concept that was introduced at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit for production. The car will ...

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    VIDEO: McMerc cabrio in motion
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    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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    Mercedes four-door drop-top to debut in Detroit
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    We've been reporting on rumors of Mercedes' plan to lop the roof off an S-class and fit it with a ragtop for too long. Finally, it's been confirmed that M-B will be dropping the top of its four-door convertible at the Detroit auto show next month.Based off the V12-powered S-class, the cabrio ...

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    LA Auto Show: Audi TT Roadster
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    Amidst a group of somber-looking Germans and a duo of small screen stars, Audi unveiled its next generation TT Roadster. Deciding on a soft-top setup versus the en vogue hard top configuration, Audi maintains that driving dynamics have been enhanced by its lightweight construction. To make sure the ...

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    Chrysler dropping the top of the Sebring in L.A., maybe
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    Rumors have begun to surface that Chrysler may be lopping the roof off of its new Sebring and debuting the results at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show.The drop top offerings will likely include either a traditional soft top or a trendy folding hardtop, a first for the segment. Chrysler is ...

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    BMW M6 cabrio details and pricing
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    Back in June, BMW released all the details about their new M6 convertible, except one – price. Well, the mystery has been solved and those of you who want to own one of the fastest production drop tops in the world can get it at the bargain price of $105,095, including shipping. As a ...

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    Camaro Convertible not far behind
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    With the Dodge Challenger getting the green light for production, it's likely only a matter of time before the Chevy Camaro is also approved for production. Rumor has it GM engineers are in Australia hard at work with their brothers from Holden on the next Camaro.. That said, a convertible version ...

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    S-Class convertible being planned for '07 NAIAS
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    Auto Motor und Sport is reporting that Mercedes-Benz may be developing a four-door convertible version of its flagship luxury sedan, the S-Class. It will reportedly sport the longest soft top every produced and be powered by an equally large 6.0L V12 engine. We can expect the interior to be trimmed ...

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