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The BMW M3 E30 Convertible Was the Embodiment of 1980s Open Top Madness
The BMW M3 E30 Convertible Was the Embodiment of 1980s Open Top Madness

28 Jun 2022, 21:14 UTC / Although some thought it should never have existed, the drop-top M3 made it into production and became one of the craziest convertible of its era

 
Found in a Pile of Junk, This 1960 Plymouth Fury Is Now a Spotless Classic
Found in a Pile of Junk, This 1960 Plymouth Fury Is Now a Spotless Classic

28 Jun 2022, 16:44 UTC / This Mopar drop-top looks downright amazing from every angle and the caramel paint is more than fitting for an early 1960s classic

 
A Look Back at the Original Cadillac Eldorado, One of America’s Most Iconic Convertibles
A Look Back at the Original Cadillac Eldorado, One of America’s Most Iconic Convertibles

28 Jun 2022, 13:26 UTC / Now almost 70 years old, the first-generation Eldorado remains a 1950s design icon and one of the most beautiful convertibles ever conceived in the U.S.

 
World’s Most Famous Hispano Suiza, the 1924 H6C Tulipwood Torpedo, Could Sell for $12M
World’s Most Famous Hispano Suiza, the 1924 H6C Tulipwood Torpedo, Could Sell for $12M

28 Jun 2022, 05:04 UTC / The H6C Torpedo by Nieuport is “inarguably” the most famous in the world, and also the most beautiful, thanks to its wooden body

 
Canvas or Vinyl, This Is How To Clean Your Convertible’s Retractable Top Like a Pro
Canvas or Vinyl, This Is How To Clean Your Convertible’s Retractable Top Like a Pro

27 Jun 2022, 15:14 UTC / A convertible's retractable top requires special care but with the right products and a bit of time, you can can clean it like a pro yourself

 
Seven Things You Need To Consider Before Buying a Convertible
Seven Things You Need To Consider Before Buying a Convertible

27 Jun 2022, 14:58 UTC / Enjoying the open-air experience during a summer morning or a late August afternoon feels like you’ve reached heaven. Here’s how you can make the right choice

 
The Unique 1965 Ford Mustang Zebra Is a Furry Movie Car With a Cocktail Cabinet
The Unique 1965 Ford Mustang Zebra Is a Furry Movie Car With a Cocktail Cabinet

27 Jun 2022, 14:00 UTC / Created for the 1965 movie "Marriage on the Rocks," the Mustang Zebra is based on a first-gen Ford Mustang but it looks nothing like one

 
1969 Trans Am Convertible: Remembering One of the Rarest Muscle Cars From the Golden Era
1969 Trans Am Convertible: Remembering One of the Rarest Muscle Cars From the Golden Era

27 Jun 2022, 12:20 UTC / While the first-generation Trans Am hardtop was rare, the convertible version was even rarer and one of them is now worth more than $1,000,000

 
Rare 1967 Chevrolet SS Impala Convertible Found in a Junkyard, Needs a Second Chance
Rare 1967 Chevrolet SS Impala Convertible Found in a Junkyard, Needs a Second Chance

27 Jun 2022, 11:27 UTC / There's no specific info on how many Impala SS convertibles were built in 1967, but Chevy likely made only a few hundred of them

 
Usher Treats Mentor L.A. Reid to Brand-New Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible
Usher Treats Mentor L.A. Reid to Brand-New Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible

27 Jun 2022, 09:57 UTC / Usher decided to go above and beyond for his mentor, L.A. Reid, and treated him to a brand-new Porsche 911 Carrera convertible

 
Two Equally Priced Drop-Tops Are at the Same Dealership, Which Are You Taking Home?
Two Equally Priced Drop-Tops Are at the Same Dealership, Which Are You Taking Home?

27 Jun 2022, 03:50 UTC / After a quick search on carmax, we think we have the perfect comparison. Two convertibles from roughly the same time frame with polar opposite designs

 
High Mileage Audi A4 Cabriolet May Play Games With Your Wallet, It Might Also Be Awesome
High Mileage Audi A4 Cabriolet May Play Games With Your Wallet, It Might Also Be Awesome

27 Jun 2022, 02:39 UTC / Looking at this 2008 Audi A4 Cabriolet on sale via Nissan of Streetsboro in Streetsboro, Ohio, you can't help but be infatuated by how much of a bargain it is.

 
First and Second-Gen Chrysler Sebring Drop-Tops Need More Love, but the Third Was a Dud
First and Second-Gen Chrysler Sebring Drop-Tops Need More Love, but the Third Was a Dud

27 Jun 2022, 01:38 UTC / One would assume that the Sebring convertible is a complete wet noodle in both of its two generations. At least, that's if you took just a passing glance

 
The Range Rover Evoque Convertible Was a Lesson in Making Drop-Top SUVs Properly
The Range Rover Evoque Convertible Was a Lesson in Making Drop-Top SUVs Properly

26 Jun 2022, 19:55 UTC / We can only assume most of our audience is intimately familiar with the normal Range Rover Evoque. Especially after James May took one overlanding in Top Gear.

 
World's First V8-Powered Chevrolet Corvette Comes Out of Storage, Flexes Big Fin
World's First V8-Powered Chevrolet Corvette Comes Out of Storage, Flexes Big Fin

26 Jun 2022, 17:04 UTC / Also known as "Duntov's Mule," the EX87 was the first-ever Chevrolet Corvette fitted with a V8 engine. It also has a big fin to brag about

 
Chrysler Newport Phaeton: An Open-Top Special Edition From Back When Chrysler Was Awesome
Chrysler Newport Phaeton: An Open-Top Special Edition From Back When Chrysler Was Awesome

26 Jun 2022, 06:12 UTC / After seeing how the Newport Phaeton concept panned out, you'll be able to see why Chrysler never again, even in the muscle car era, reached such high peaks

 
Toyota Paseo, a Forgotten Convertible "Sports Car" That Deserves Your Respect
Toyota Paseo, a Forgotten Convertible "Sports Car" That Deserves Your Respect

26 Jun 2022, 02:32 UTC / The Paseo Convertible, especially in its USDM second-generation form, is a car that's hardly remembered even by 90s JDM enthusiasts.

 
Riva 86 Open, a  Drop-Top Luxury Yacht With the Spirit of a Convertible Sports Car
Riva 86 Open, a Drop-Top Luxury Yacht With the Spirit of a Convertible Sports Car

25 Jun 2022, 20:49 UTC / It's said that the 86 Open began as a friendly chat between Ferruccio Rossi, Ferretti Group's managing director, and Carlo Riva, the company founder.

 
Son Gifts His Dad the Convertible He Always Wanted, the Father Is Speechless
Son Gifts His Dad the Convertible He Always Wanted, the Father Is Speechless

25 Jun 2022, 19:16 UTC / You could say this young man already won the “Son of the Year” award and you wouldn’t be wrong. Here’s how he’s done it and how the dad reacted

 
Geo Metro Convertible: An Awful But Adorable Drop-Top You Can't Help But Love
Geo Metro Convertible: An Awful But Adorable Drop-Top You Can't Help But Love

25 Jun 2022, 15:18 UTC / The story of the Geo Metro has in its genesis a little-remembered partnership between Detroit's General Motors and a handful of legacy JDM automakers.