The Solara coupe gets design upgrades aplenty, including new halogen headlights, a redesigned grille and fascias, and LED tail lights. The sport version gets HID headlights, 17-inch alloys, rear spoiler and tailpipe diffuser. New interior trim options, mp3 capability and optional Bluetooth all supplement the interior upgrades present for the 2007 models. New safety equipment includes side curtain airbags and a tire pressure monitoring system.
And all this for just a 1.5-percent price increase. The base Solara starts off at $19,930, with the covertible model hitting a base MSRP of $27,190 and the brand-new sport model for the 'vert starting at $29,460.
A 2006 Solara convertible is pictured.