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    Rumormill: Kia planning Mazda MX-5 fighter, all-wheel-drive Soul

    Kia is seriously considering adding a two-seat droptop along the lines of Mazda's MX-5 to its portfolio. European CEO Paul Philpott has stated that the automaker will expand and enhance its volume offerings during 2011 and 2012, but that a roadster could be in the cards shortly ...

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    Pics Aplenty: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK

    Mercedes-Benz has released studio shots of the newly-redesigned SLK Roadster, which debuts later this year as a 2012 model. The new SLK will be the third generation of Mercedes' entry-level convertible. The redesign moves the SLK's shape further toward its higher-end brethren, and introduces ...

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    Daimler reportedly patents new Smart roadster design

    Smart roadster patent drawings – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We aren't quite sure what Daimler is working on here, but these patent drawings of what appear to be a Smart Fortwo-based roadster were submitted for trademark approval on November 16, 2010. The folks at Carscoop ...

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    Tesla takes a tip from BMW, creates psychedelic Roadster art car

    Laurence Gartel's Tesla Roadster art car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We love ourselves some art cars. Be it a Warhol-liveried BMW M1 or a crochet-covered Morris Minor, few things flip our collective switch quite like the melding of art and automobiles. Tesla has introduced its ...

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    Report: Porsche puts all new model plans under review

    According to Autocar magazine, Porsche chairman Matthias Müeller has announced that the German automakers plans for future models are currently being put on hold. This includes both a small, sub-Boxster roadster and the Cajun small crossover. The company needs to review currently proposed ...

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    Tesla recalling 439 Roadsters over auxiliary cable problems

    Tesla is recalling some 439 Roadsters after discovering a redundant 12v auxiliary cable rubbing against a carbon fiber panel on a customer car. The cable, which helps power a variety of auxiliary electrical systems if the primary cable fails, will be inspected and fitted with a protective sleeve. ...

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    Video: Jay Leno's Garage revisits the Tesla Roadster

    Tesla Roadster on Jay Leno's Garage, take 2.5 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Jay Leno gets the updated version of the Tesla Roadster, version 2.5, for a spell in the garage, which goes from a two-speed to a single speed transmission, has some revised bodywork front an back, ...

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    Rumormill: Abarth Roadster based on KTM X-Bow?

    Now this is a rumor we can get behind. According to Auto Express, Fiat is looking to take the mid-engine, rear-wheel drive fight to the Lotus Elise with a new Abarth roadster based on – get this – the KTM X-Bow. How's that for mouth watering? Supposedly the Italian's factory tuning ...

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    Rumormill: Smart Roadster to make a comeback

    The internets are abuzz with word that the recent partnership between Mercedes-Benz and Renault may allow the the long dead Smart Roadster to be revived. The folks at Autocar report that a source within Smart says the company has had its eyes on bringing the roadster back to market for awhile ...

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    Tesla unveils refreshed Roadster 2.5

    Tesla Roadster 2.5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In conjunction with the opening of its two newest stores in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Newport Beach, California, Tesla has unveiled the fourth major production iteration of its only current product, the Roadster. Dubbed the Roadster ...

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    Video: J Brave's "Dippin' in my Tesla" rap track is steady clean flossin'

    Tesla Roadster rap – Click above to watch video after the jump
    There's the right way to immortalize a car in song, and the wrong way. For every ode to the V-O-L-V-O 240, there's at least one Chevy Volt Song. Granted, the piece of fanboyism after the jump isn't nearly so toxic as the ...

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    2013 Tesla Roadster to be completely built in-house

    Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've been poring over Tesla's IPO filing with the SEC and hidden within the indecipherable legalese is a little gem for those of us more interested in product then federal oversight. As reported previously, the Roadster's reign ...

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    First Drive: The torque-tastic 2011 Audi TT

    2011 Audi TT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This is the 2011 Audi TT. It looks the same, it steers the same and it sticks the same. But there's one major difference: torque. Audi has managed to coax an additional 51 pound-feet of twist from its ever-evolving 2.0-liter TFSI four ...

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    Bugnotti Roadster poses for the camera

    Delahaye Bugnotti – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We knew we were in for something special when Delahaye USA announced it would be tackling a roadster. The company had already wowed us with its Bella Figura Bugnotti Coupe last year, and taking the top off of a beautiful car has ...

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    Review: 2010 Audi S5 Cabriolet speaks too softly, but carries a big stick

    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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    Patent drawings reveal production Mini Speedster and Coupe

    2011 Mini Coupe and Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It wasn't long after the Mini Coupe and Roadster debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show that word began to spread Mini was looking to put both models into production as early as next year. Thanks to our sources across the ...

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    Geneva 2010: Renault Wind roadster drops its top

    Renault Wind – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember the Honda Civic Del Sol? We sure do, and we couldn't help referencing it in regards to the new Renault Wind roadster. This funky little coupe/cabriolet takes everything that we love about two-seat convertible motoring and puts ...

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    Geneva 2010: Tesla trots out tri-color Tag Heuer Roadster

    TAG Heuer Tesla Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The connection between high-end sports cars and high-end watchmakers has been solidified for decades, and this newest partnership is a clear indication that the union is alive and well into the 21st century. Here in Geneva, ...

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    TAG Heuer teams with Tesla in timely fashion

    TAG Heuer Tesla Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've ever wondered whether a Tesla Roadster Sport can really rocket from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds, a new custom collectors edition of the electric sports car could allow you to verify that ...

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    Tesla now leasing Roadsters for the noncommittal

    2010 Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For those of you who dream of driving a Tesla Roadster every day, but perhaps have been a little too scared about the potential hassles of a long-term relationship to pull the trigger, we have some good news for you. Tesla ...


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