2016 Mazda MX-5 notches up more than 21,000 expressions of interest in Australia

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2016 Mazda MX-5 notches up more than 21,000 expressions of interest in Australia

The upcoming fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 doesn’t launch here until August, but that hasn’t stopped more than 21,000 prospective buyers registering their expressions of interest in the new roadster...

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Mazda celebrated at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Mazda celebrated at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

In recognition of Mazda’s racing heritage, a spectacular 40-metre sculpture featuring two racing cars, takes the top spot at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Inspired by Mazda’s Kodo design philosophy, as well as Danese Milano’s elegantly curved Ameland paper knife designed by Enzo Mari, Jerry Judah’s interpretation of Kodo combines 418 steel beams, each a different length and angle – thereby hanging the two cars over the Goodwood crowds...


BMW M235i Convertible pricing and specifications
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BMW M235i Convertible pricing and specifications

The first-ever BMW M Performance drop-top model has arrived in Australia in the form of the all-new BMW M235i Convertible. The flagship drop-top model in the 2 Series range is priced at $85,800 plus on-road costs, making it a $5900 premium over the impressive BMW M235i Coupe...


2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible officially revealed
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2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible officially revealed

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible was revealed in Detroit overnight, precisely five weeks after the coupe version premiered, and ahead of its UK-market showroom launch at the start of 2016. The official reveal comes a day after images leaked online...


Mercedes-Benz on convertible SUVs: we will find a market
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Mercedes-Benz on convertible SUVs: we will find a market

The idea of a convertible SUV may seem silly, but given the growth of the SUV segment globally it's one that’s gathering momentum – including at Mercedes-Benz. The German luxury brand has been a player in the world of drop-top SUVs for years. Its iconic G-Wagen model was offered as a rag-top Cabriolet variant for military use and for public purchase for a staggering 34 years before being axed in 2013...


2015 Citroen DS3 Cabrio Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Citroen DS3 Cabrio Review

A four-wheeled fashion accessory, stylish city-car - or both? We drive topless with the Citroen DS3 Cabrio.


Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016
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Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016

Rolls-Royce has announced the convertible version of its Wraith coupe will be called the Rolls-Royce Dawn. The Dawn was unveiled to representatives of Rolls-Royce’s global dealer network at a conference in California overnight roughly nine month ahead of the new drophead model’s launch in the first quarter of 2016...


Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons
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Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is up there with the best of them when it comes to good ole’ fashioned American icons, right alongside the likes of the Empire State and the Star Spangled Banner. With a history spanning 62-years, the seventh-generation Stingray is a stunning looking machine. The new design bears the Stingray name, last used in 1976 for the third-generation vehicle...


2015 Holden Cascada Review
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2015 Holden Cascada Review

Read the article here. When you think of affordable, European convertibles, Holden probably doesn't spring straight to mind. But the Lion brand has just added a new budget-conscious, fashion-conscious drop-top to its line-up - the new Cascada. The Cascada is Holden's first convertible model since the 2000s when it had the Astra twin-top...


2015 Holden Cascada Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Holden Cascada Review

As far as European entry-level convertibles go, the 2015 Holden Cascada offers plenty of kit for not a lot of coin.

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$41,990

Audi A3 Cabriolet v BMW 2 Series Convertible : Comparison review
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Audi A3 Cabriolet v BMW 2 Series Convertible : Comparison review

With the sunlight hours diminishing by the day, the Audi A3 Cabriolet and the BMW 2 Series Convertible may not be at the top of your automotive wish list. Ironically, however, as we’re busy digging out our trackies and Uggs in preparation for circa-20-degree days, our friends in parts of Europe are doing the same – though they’re stripping off snow jackets and boots (in place of our footy shorts and thongs) in anticipation of what they depressingly label ‘summer’...


2015 Holden Cascada pricing and specifications
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2015 Holden Cascada pricing and specifications

The 2015 Holden Cascada has arrived in Australia, and it comes with a sharp price-tag for a European four-seater convertible. The new Holden Cascada starts off from $41,990 plus on-road costs, making it one of the most affordable convertibles on the market - and marking "Holden's return to the convertible sports cars market", following the brand's most recent drop-top - the Holden Astra Twin Top - leaving the local range in 2009...


Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Exclusive:: New model adds extra equipment
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Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Exclusive: New model adds extra equipment

The Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet has been upgraded with a new Exclusive model now the sole variant for buyers to choose. The upgraded model sees the addition of plenty of standard equipment, including new 18-inch alloy wheels, and an updated media system with a 6.5-inch screen that includes satellite navigation and acts as a display for the standard reverse-view camera...


Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia
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Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible isn’t the only new model that will grace the style-focused small SUV’s range in the coming years – CarAdvice can reveal that Land Rover will soon add a flagship SV model to the ranks, too...


2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Roof
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2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Roof

http://www.caradvice.com.au/349927/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The first thing anyone will notice when the 911 Targa 4S prowls by is the styling, so let’s take a look at that first. Externally, the new Targa echoes its parent, the original 1965 model, back when a Targa was just that – not a hardtop with a sunroof...


Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster spotted cold weather testing
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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. A fleet of Lamborghini models (we spot two Huracans and two Aventadors) were snapped at a fuel stop in the far north of Europe alongside the prototype version of the Superveloce (SV) Roadster...


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...