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2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review

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2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review

Ferrari’s latest convertible, the 488 Spider hits Australian roads with supermodel proportions and superhuman abilities. James Ward gets behind the wheel.

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2017 Mini JCW Convertible Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Mini JCW Convertible Review

The 2017 Mini JCW Convertible is an impressive combination of alfresco fun and dynamic driving ability.


Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch
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Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch

The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante has been revealed, kind of, in new images of a “lightly disguised engineering car” released by the company. Scheduled to launch in “spring 2018”, the DB11 Volante prototype is an all-black convertible version of the recently-launched DB11 coupe. And, despite the fake panels on the rear quarter panels and bootlid, it looks almost production ready...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet cuts back the camouflage
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet cuts back the camouflage

The upcoming 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet has been spied again, this time wearing slightly less camouflage. Gone is the false ‘whale tail’ spoiler that adorned the bootlid of the prototype spied in April, as are the bulky rear bumper add-ons and the stickers surrounding the front grille, though the swirly black and white wrap remains...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster has been revealed, giving the previously coupe-only supersports car some open-top style. Teased earlier this week in an online video, the new roadster is available in two grades: GT and GT C, joining the GT, GT S and GT R coupes in the company's flagship performance line-up...


2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications have been revealed for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC range, which replaces the SLK in the brand’s line-up. The SLC - an upgraded and facelifted version of the SLK it replaces - is available in four variants: the SLC180, SLC200, SLC300 and AMG SLC43...


2016 Mini Cooper S Convertible Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mini Cooper S Convertible Review

Able to trace its heritage back to 1959, the Mini has long been a cool car. But is the all-new, third-generation Mini Cooper S Convertible a cool car?

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2017 Mercedes-Benz SL pricing and specs: New features, sharper prices for big roadster
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SL pricing and specs: New features, sharper prices for big roadster

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL range have been revealed, with the flagship sports car getting a new face and sharp price cuts over the outgoing model. Kicking off at $218,715 before on-road costs, the entry-level SL400 comes in a smidgen over $10,000 below the asking price of the previous car...


2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet pricing and specs: Topless two-door due in October
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet pricing and specs: Topless two-door due in October

Local pricing for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet range has been announced before it hits showrooms in October. Starting at $85,900 for the base C200 and topping out at $179,900 for the twin-turbo V8 Mercedes-AMG C63 variant plus on-road costs, commanding a premium of between $14,000 and $20,000 over the equivalent C-Class Coupe, depending on the model...


BMW Z4 production ends, roadster fans wait on 'Z5' announcement
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BMW Z4 production ends, roadster fans wait on 'Z5' announcement

The last BMW Z4 has rolled off the production line, marking the end of a two-generation, 14-year run for the Bavarian two-seater sports car. German publication BimmerToday reports the last Z4 rolled out of the factory on August 22. Previously, the company had confirmed production would end sometime this month...


2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range
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2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range

The 2017 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible range has landed in Australia, bringing new 230i and M240i variants, along with the addition of more standard equipment across the range. For the new model year the 2 Series benefits from similar power and specification upgrades seen in the recently-updated 1 Series range...


Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster spied at the Nurburgring
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Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster spied at the Nurburgring

An open-top version of the Aston Martin Vantage GT12 has been spied testing at the Nurburgring this week. The same beefy bodykit from the GT12 coupe (read our review here) features on this rag-top prototype, albeit without the metal roof and huge rear wing...


BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance
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BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance

A 1950s BMW 507 once driven by Elvis Presley has been completely restored for the Concours d’Elegance show in Pebble Beach, California. Only 254 examples of the BMW 507 were produced between 1955 and 1958, making it one of the most sought-after BMW models ever built. This particular car’s links with the 'King of Rock and Roll' made it an even more exclusive...


2016 Mini Cooper Convertible review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mini Cooper Convertible review

The Mini Cooper Convertible is bigger than ever but can it prove its prowess as an enjoyable winter mode of transport without relying on the drop-top factor?

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$37,900

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Weekender

2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Weekender

We're right in the middle of winter, and it's around this time that we begin planning summer holidays and escapes from the cold, crispy starts and frosted-over windscreens. Now is also the time to daydream about convertibles and the summer road trips that can be had. We’ve taken the legwork out of that research, by hitting the blacktop in one of the hottest (and few four-seat) convertibles on the market...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Destination Drive : Courchevel, France in a Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Destination Drive : Courchevel, France in a Range Rover Evoque Convertible

At 2000m above sea level, visibility was low, and through the curtain of falling snowflakes, the shadowed cars were barely visible as they made their way in convoy along the steep and slippery track that wound its way up the mountainside...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S & C43 Cabriolet Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S & C43 Cabriolet Review

What makes a real AMG convertible? We put the two new C-Class contenders to the test.


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...