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Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster spotted cold weather testing

Fresh from the Geneva Motorshow reveal of the 552kW Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce coupe comes images of its fresh-air counterpart undergoing winter testing in the Arctic...

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has been spotted undergoing cold weather testing in Sweden. The first-ever drop-top version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is likely to debut at one of Europe's major motor shows in 2016, before its potential arrival in Australia towards the end of next year...


2015 Porsche Boxster GTS Review: Yarra Valley weekender
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS Review: Yarra Valley weekender

Driving your first Porsche is exciting enough, sharing that moment with your dad is even better...

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$145,500 - $151,790

Fiat 500 Sport Convertible : Getting the top down
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Fiat 500 Sport Convertible : Getting the top down

It's a nice day, the sun is out - so we've got our roof down on the Fiat 500 Sport convertible. But, we've left something in the boot... As you can see, when folded down, the fabric roof of the Fiat 500 convertible covers over the hinges of the boot. This makes the boot very difficult to open. Luckily, Fiat has thought of this...


Jaguar F-Type Australian range updated with manual, all-wheel-drive models
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Jaguar F-Type Australian range updated with manual, all-wheel-drive models

The 16MY Jaguar F-Type range will bring with it a new entry-point below $120,000 (before on-road costs) courtesy of a new six-speed manual transmission, while all-wheel drive has also been added across various derivatives. The new six-speed manual transmission is available in both the F-Type Coupe and F-Type Convertible model lines can be had with either the standard supercharged V6 petrol engine or the higher-output V6 S drivetrain...


2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible : Pricing and specifications
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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible : Pricing and specifications

The first-ever BMW 2 Series Convertible range will launch locally in February, with pricing kicking off below $55K. The new entry-level BMW drop-top will be offered in three model lines - the 220i Convertible (priced at $54,900 plus on-road costs), the 228i Convertible ($68,900 plus costs) and the M235i Convertible ($85,800 plus costs)...


Porsche 911 Targa and BMW i8 review : Evolution meets revolution
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Porsche 911 Targa and BMW i8 review : Evolution meets revolution

The Porsche 911 is an icon, a supercar classic that has evolved over the decades while remaining true to its design heritage, and long been one of the best cars to drive. BMW hasn’t even been in the supercar game since the M1, but forget the Eighties because the new i8 is a car that looks ready for the 22nd century...


2015 Jaguar F-Type V8 S Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Jaguar F-Type V8 S Review

Fun, loud and totally addictive, the Jaguar F-Type V8 S Convertible isn't perfect but it's getting close...

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$201,475

Audi A3 Cabriolet Review : 2.0 TDI Ambition
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Audi A3 Cabriolet Review : 2.0 TDI Ambition

Is the diesel-powered Audi A3 Cabriolet worth considering over its petrol counterparts? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$51,500

Lexus LF-C2 convertible “purely a concept”, says chief designer
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Lexus LF-C2 convertible “purely a concept”, says chief designer

The stunning Lexus LF-C2 convertible concept is believed to offer up plenty of hints about a new drop-top from the Japanese luxury brand – but the man who designed the car, Yasuo Kajino, told CarAdvice there are no plans to push it to production. Well, not yet...


Lexus LF-C2 concept emerges, previews RC convertible
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Lexus LF-C2 concept emerges, previews RC convertible

The topless Lexus LF-C2 concept made its public premiere in the suitable surrounds of Los Angeles today after a drawn-out teaser campaign, previewing a road-going 2+2 roadster version of the dashing RC coupe.  Fitting Lexus’ brief to add some stylistic edge to its range, the LF-C2 “Grand Tourer” is proof positive that Lexus wants to return to the fold against the BMW 4 Series convertible sooner rather than later...


Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review

The Mercedes-Benz SLK convertible has been on sale for a few years now, so we spent a weekend away in the German drop-top to see if it still stacks up.

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$95,700

Renault Megane CC Review
Rating: 5.510 /10
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Renault Megane CC Review

Spring is the perfect time for a drop-top introduction, and so arrives the updated Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet. Just after winter but before a summer blaze, the sun rediscover the best of its baking heat, the evening air is balmy and the days are magically an hour longer than they were just a few weeks ago...


Mazda MX-5 to race in new global one-make series
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Mazda MX-5 to race in new global one-make series

Two months after its multi-nation debut, Mazda has announced the all-new fourth-generation MX-5 will compete in a new one-make Global Cup racing series. Announced at this week's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, Mazda says, starting in 2016, the Global MX-5 Cup – a worldwide expansion of the US's existing Mazda MX-5 Cup series – will run across North America, Europe and Asia...


Convertibles for Summer : we test four affordable contenders
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Convertibles for Summer : we test four affordable contenders

With warmer weather arriving, we've headed to the beach to discover the upsides and downsides of four very different cars that all can lose their lid.


Declining drop-top demand hurting convertible roof suppliers - report
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Declining drop-top demand hurting convertible roof suppliers - report

Declining demand for drop-tops across the globe is hurting the world’s three largest suppliers of convertible roof systems. Automotive News Europe reports that production of convertibles in Europe and North America has almost halved in the past seven years, plummeting from 827,000 in 2007 to 444,000 in 2013. Convertibles’ share of those two key markets has fallen from 5...


Audi S3 Cabriolet: pricing and specifications
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Audi S3 Cabriolet: pricing and specifications

Audi's new small hot drop-top - the Audi S3 Cabriolet - is arriving in Australian showrooms priced from $69,300 plus on-road costs. The S3 Cabriolet is the first-ever S-badged version of the A3 drop-top and it tops the hot model range, priced above its S3 sedan ($62,200) and S3 Sportback hatch ($59,990) stablemates...


BMW M4 Convertible: 4.4sec twin-turbo drop-top lobs from $178,430
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BMW M4 Convertible: 4.4sec twin-turbo drop-top lobs from $178,430

The first-ever BMW M4 Convertible is now on sale in Australia priced from $178,430, representing a near $2000 price cut compared with the model it replaces. Taking its place atop the new BMW 4 Series range, the BMW M4 Convertible is priced $51,800 above the top-spec 435i Convertible and $12,000 above the M4 Coupe. Starting $1965 below the outgoing automatic-equipped 4...


2015 Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet : facelifted model on sale from $38,490
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2015 Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet : facelifted model on sale from $38,490

The facelifted Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet has arrived in Australia priced from $38,490. The updated model range has been trimmed to two variants, with the entry-level Dynamique kicking off the range, while a sporty new GT-Line model sits as the flagship model, priced at $43,990. Instead of switching to the 1...


2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed
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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed

The wraps have been taken off the BMW 2 Series Convertible, which has been launched as a replacement for the outgoing 1 Series Convertible. The sporty small drop-top features an electric fabric soft top that is capable of opening or retracting in 20 seconds at speeds up to 50km/h, and BMW claims drivers will enjoy a sportier drive thanks to a 20 per cent increase in torsional rigidity in comparison to the outgoing 1 Series Convertible...