Tag Archives: Convertible

Aston Martin DB11 Volante spy shots and video

Aston Martin's replacement for the DB9, the DB11, is currently on sale, though only in coupe form. Lovers of open-air driving can look forward to a convertible version, which Aston Martin calls a Volante, coming in the spring of 2018. We were given an early look at a DB11 Volante last year. Now...

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2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new convertible is due on sale in 2018, meaning we should see it arrive as a 2019 model. Its arrival is expected to trail that of an...

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BMW 2-Series preview

The 2-Series is one of our favorite cars in the BMW lineup. In fact, the high-performance M2 variant was voted Motor Authority's Best Car to Buy 2017. It's mostly because the car reminds us of BMWs of old, where rear-wheel drive, inline-6s and manual transmissions ruled. Yes, the...

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2019 Mini Convertible spy shots

It was only a few weeks ago that we saw a prototype for an updated Mini Hardtop. Now engineers from BMW's small car brand are out testing a prototype for an updated Convertible. Since the current Mini Convertible only went on sale a year ago, expect only minimal changes for the updated model...

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Listen to the 950-hp LaFerrari Aperta idle, then accelerate

A total of just 209 Ferrara LaFerrari Aperta supercars will be built. If you're not up on your exotic car lingo, the Aperta is the open-top version of the LaFerrari. So that means we're dealing with a hyper exotic Italian rocket that employs both gasoline and electricity to generate 950 horsepower...

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BMW Alpina B4 S revealed

Alpina's B4 has been updated along with the BMW 4-Series on which it is based. In updated the form the car is known as the B4 S, and its 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-6 now beats out an M4-rivaling 434 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque. That's up from 410 hp and 442 lb-ft...

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Aston Martin DB11 Volante spy shots and video

Aston Martin's replacement for the DB9, the DB11, is currently on sale, though only in coupe form. Lovers of open-air driving can look forward to a convertible version, which Aston Martin calls a Volante, coming in the spring of 2018. We were given an early look at a DB11 Volante last year. Now...

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Report: Mercedes to axe SLC

Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche revealed to media during last month's 2017 Geneva auto show that the automaker would be pruning back the number of specialty cars it currently offers, namely coupe and convertibles. Zetsche said Mercedes would continue to offer multiple specialty cars but not...

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VLF Force 1 V10 Roadster revealed at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Dodge never released an open-top version of the current Viper, and soon the car will be out of production—this time for good. However, you can now place an order for a car very similar to what an open-top fifth-generation Viper might have been like. The car is the VLF Force 1 V10 Roadster...

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