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    Report: Lamborghini Aventador Roadster to use removable roof panel?

    Forget cloth, the upcoming Lamborghini Aventador Roadster will use a removable two-piece carbon fiber hardtop, according to the Italian magazine Quattroruote. The weight-cutting measure means the convertible won't have to stack on the pounds just to include al fresco driving. The carbon fiber ...

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    Video: 2013 Lincoln MKZ reveals its extra large panoramic roof

    We've been showing you spy photos of a prototype 2013 Lincoln MKZ sporting a very large retractable roof for months now, and today, the automaker has pulled back the curtain on this very unique feature. While giant sunroofs are nothing new, the retractable panoramic roof that will be available ...

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    Video: Savage Rivale shows crazy multi-panel retractable roof for Roadyacht GTS

    Why don't they make four-door convertibles anymore? Because the roof mechanism would just be too darn big, that's why. But there's at least one company out to change that. And, of course, they're Dutch. That outfit is Savage Rivale, the braintrust behind the Roadyacht GTS. Rather than a wafting ...

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    Spy Shots: Lincoln MKZ's retractable roof caught in action

    The buzz around the 2013 Lincoln MKZ has centered around two questions: what will it look like and what will its retractable roof look like. Even though its expected unveiling at the New York Auto Show is a few weeks away, we still have little info on its looks, although the Detroit concept ...

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    Video: Car thief lands Saturn on Fresno roof

    Residents of a Fresno, California apartment building recently awoke to debris falling from their ceiling after a car thief managed to execute a perfect parking job on the structure's roof. Police say 26-year-old Benjamin Tucker stole the Saturn sedan from a nearby house before striking either a ...

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    Video: Driver launches car, crashes through roof of business

    Police in Santa Fe, Texas are currently searching for a man who catapulted his Subaru WRX through the roof of a local business. Police say 20-year-old Roy Morales was traveling around 90 miles per hour at two in the morning when he blew through a dead-end street and crossed a set of raised train ...

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    Ford reports Vista Roof sales are through the... ceiling

    Ford's Vista Roof option has been selling well recently, and the automaker says this is, in part, to the little shot of Vitamin D it gives to drivers' everyday commutes. The split glass roof also has UV protection comparable to SPF-50 sunscreen, which should satisfy even the fairest-skinned ...

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    New roof-crush standards reported to cost automakers $1.4 billion annually

    It's been almost 35 years since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) enacted its roof strength standards, but come late 2012 the new requirements will be in affect and in addition to saving around 135 lives each year and preventing over 1,000 injuries, it's going to cost ...

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    NHTSA increases roof rigidity requirements

    Vehicle roof crush standards have not been significantly revised since 1971. The current requirements say one side of a vehicle's roof must support at least 1.5 times the total vehicle weight. However, the strength requirements reach a maximum at 5,000 lbs, whether or not the calculated standard is ...

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    Genaddi keeps a lid on the Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster

    Click on the image above to view in high-resolution How do you top a car like the Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster? It's simply one of the most desirable supercars on the market. But while the terms "practicality" and "Lamborghini" don't belong anywhere in the same sentence, the topless Raging ...

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    Make a MINI masterpiece

    Between VW and MINI (and Audi's multiplying microsites), it's a wonder we don't spend all day playing little flash games with cars. That is, what tiny bit of time we have left when we're finished talking about cars. The house of Hammer & Coop has come up with another pleasing time-waster for ...

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    VIDEO: BMW 3-Series Cabrio folding roof in action

    Shortly after bringing you the details and photos of the new 3-Series convertible, BMW has put out this video demonstrating its impressive new folding hard-top roof doin' its thang. Fortunately the video starts with a guy walking out of his house, because otherwise we wouldn't know how a BMW ...


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