Tag Archives: Convertibles

Mazda Miata MX-5 to get 2.0L SKYACTIV in US, 1.5L in other markets

During the Paris Auto Show festivities, Mazda confirmed to be equipping the new 2016 Miata MX-5 with a SKYACTIV 2.0L four-banger lifted straight from the Mazda3. That mill produces 155hp and 150 lb-ft of torque to make other markets drool in envy. Elsewhere in the world, the new Miata receives a 1.5L SKYACTIV four-banger with […]

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Photo Rendering: This is what the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT could look like without a head

The new Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is just about here and ready to take on the Porsche 911 and the Jaguar F-Type. However, right now, it will only be available in coupe form, which seems a bit unnerving when the AMG GT is designed to compete head-to-head with the former and latter from Porsche and Jaguar–both […]

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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible

2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible unveiled – 4 engines available

BMW has yanked the wraps off their latest convertible, which starts out at just a tick over $38K; over here in the US, we probably will not be getting the diesel, but it seems that a manual transmission is standard equipment for these cars, which will come in the existing 2 series variants: the 220i, […]

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Report: Cadillac rumored to be working on new convertible

It’s been a few years since Cadillac produced a convertible–last known as the XLR. Terribly overpriced, it was a slow seller and Cadillac has yet to follow up with a new drop top. That’s a bit of a pity when you consider that Cadillac used to be a manufacturer of some of the most luxurious […]

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Report: Buick nears launching new convertible for 2016 model year

Buick is just about on the verge of launching a new convertible, making it the first droptop to come from America’s oldest active automaker since the Buick Reatta of the 1980s and early 1990s. And much like the current Buick Regal, which is based off of a current Opel, the new Buick convertible will too […]

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The 2016 Mazda Miata MX-5 gets teased ahead of its debut in Sept.

The 2015 Mazda Miata MX-5 is almost here and Mazda themselves just released a teaser of the fourth¬†generation model. It’s set to debut on September 3rd in just a few short weeks, utilizing the Mazda’s latest Kodo design philosophy. Details still aren’t plentiful, though what we do know is the new Miata receives a completely […]

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Rolls-Royce confirms Wraith Drophead Coupe

Rolls-Royce has apparently confirmed that a new version of the Wraith is on the way, the Wraith Drophead Coupe, which will essentially be a convertible version of the Wraith and Ghost, depending on how you want to look at it. Rolls isn’t really known to be an expander of its lineup, though they will build […]

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Report: Buick’s future lineup detailed, includes a rebadged version of Opel Cascada

Buick apparently shared plans for its future lineup with¬†AutomotiveNews. In the latest report, Buick is said to be receiving their own rebadged version of the Opel Cascada convertible, in similar fashion to how the current Buick Regal is a rebadged and slightly reengineered version of the Opel Insiginia. The new Buick convertible could be due […]

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Volkswagen sends the Eos and Routan to the guillotine after 2014

Volkswagen released some details for its new lineup for the 2015 year, which will not include the current Eos and the Chrysler minivan badgineered Routan. Other than the obvious, like the arrival of the entire 2015 Golf lineup, including the base model, the GTI, the Golf R, the e-Golf, and the Golf SportWagen (that replaces […]

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Recalls: Mercedes-Benz adds 2014 SLK- and SL-Class to Takata airbag recall

Mercedes-Benz filed a recall notice with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 2014 SLK- and SL-Class models over concerns with the recent Takata recall for faulty airbag inflators. Around 300 models are affected with 200 already owned by their respective customers. The issue revolves around problems with improperly installed fasteners, supplied by one of […]

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