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2019 McLaren 720S Spider revealed

McLaren has lopped the top from its 720S, expanding the Super Series line-up with the 720S Spider. As with the 650S Spider before it, the 720S sports a small retractable hardtop. It's available in black, or a new electrochromic finish that can switch between tinted and transparent at the push of a button...

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2019 BMW M850i pricing and specs
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2019 BMW M850i pricing and specs

BMW Australia has announced pricing and specs for its incoming M850i xDrive, set to start at $272,900 before on-road costs when it arrives in March 2019. Two variants will be available from launch: the M850i xDrive Coupe and M850i xDrive Convertible, both powered by the same twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 engine, making the same 390kW and 750Nm...


2009-2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet join Takata recall
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2009-2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet join Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz has added the 2009-2011 E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet to the ongoing Takata campaign. As with all Takata recalls, affected vehicles are fitted with airbag propellant that can degrade over time through a combination of heat and humidity. If an impacted vehicle is involved in an accident, internal pressure can make the airbag inflator rupture, sending metal fragments shooting into the cabin...


Ferrari SP3JC unveiled
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Ferrari SP3JC unveiled

The Ferrari SP3JC has been revealed, created as a bespoke commission for an unnamed customer who wanted a "pure, uncompromising roadster" using the the chassis and drivetrain of the F12 TdF. This means there's a 6.3-litre V12 up front cranking out 574kW of power and 705Nm of torque to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...


2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible revealed, here in Q2 2019 - UPDATE
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2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible revealed, here in Q2 2019 - UPDATE

The Bentley Continental GT Convertible has been unveiled and detailed this week, joining the related coupe in the new-generation line-up. UPDATE, 3/12/18: Bentley's local division has confirmed the Continental GT Convertible will be arriving in Australia from the second quarter of 2019, priced from $462,240.50 before on-road costs...


GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video
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GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...


McLaren 720S Spider teased
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McLaren 720S Spider teased

McLaren Automotive has announced it will reveal a new model early next month, likely to be the 720S Spider. The British marque issued the above image which appears to be a 720S, with the only other information given being that the new model will be revealed on December 8. McLaren's new drop-top supercar will be the second new model launched under the company's £1...


2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible goes official
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2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible goes official

BMW has officially unveiled its new 8 Series Convertible, ahead of a market launch early next year. After being leaked this morning, the Bavarian manufacturer has detailed its new flagship convertible, which shares just about everything with its hard-topped twin bar the folding fabric roof. Let's start with that, then...


2019 BMW 8 Series convertible leaked
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2019 BMW 8 Series convertible leaked

The BMW 8 Series Convertible has been revealed via a set of leaked press photos a day ahead of its full debut. Published by Belgian site AutoTijd, these photos of the new 8 Series Convertible reveal little that's jaw-gapingly surprising, as our last set of spy photos, taken last month, showed the car practically camouflage-free...


2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible headed to LA - report
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2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible headed to LA - report

The BMW 8 Series Convertible is on track for a production reveal at the Los Angeles motor show next month, according to a new report. An article by Carscoops says the drop-top 8 Series will be fully unveiled at the US motor show in November, likely with the same powertrain range as its coupe twin. That means the line-up will be headlined (at launch) by the M850i xDrive, powered by a 4...


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spied undisguised
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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spied undisguised

Photographers have snapped images of the upcoming Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante without camouflage this week, giving a very clear look at what to expect from the drop-top super-GT. Expect most of the coupe's running gear to feature in the Volante, with a folding fabric soft-top replacing the fixed metal roof. That means a brawny 533kW/900Nm 5...


Abarth 124 Spider nabs Guinness World Record
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Abarth 124 Spider nabs Guinness World Record

The Abarth 124 Spider is now a Guinness World Record holder, teaming up with stunt driver Alastair Moffatt to achieve the feat. Piloting a standard 124 Spider, Moffatt completed five figure eight maneuvers in succession between two other Abarth 124 Spiders, in a record 45.66 seconds...


2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs

Ford Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the new 2019 Mustang Ecoboost, joining the V8-powered GT models that arrived in local showrooms earlier this year. Priced from $49,990 plus on-road costs for the Ecoboost Fastback manual, the MY19 model is a significant $4000 dearer than the model it replaces, though this is offset by an increase in standard specification...


Fiat 500 Collezione Spring Edition on sale from $21,990
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Fiat 500 Collezione Spring Edition on sale from $21,990

FIat Australia has launched the 500 Collezione Spring Edition, which brings a claimed $3100 of additional gear over the Lounge, priced from $21,990 before on-road costs. Just 70 examples will be brought Down Under, based on the current Lounge specification, with both hatchback and cabriolet versions available...


2019 Fiat 500 Collezione revealed for Europe
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2019 Fiat 500 Collezione revealed for Europe

Fiat has unveiled a new 500 Collezione edition in Europe, which gets a new set of Autumn-themed colour and trim options. On sale in European dealerships now, the 500 Collezione is available in both hatchback and convertible body styles, priced from £14,060 ($25,922) in the UK...


2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Convertible spied for the first time
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2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Convertible spied for the first time

Photographers have snapped images of the upcoming Volkswagen T-Roc Convertible for the first time, ahead of a production debut in 2020. Following in similar vein to the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the soft-top T-Roc will join a very exclusive club of SUV cabriolets – whether it's a club worth joining is up to you..


2020 BMW 4 Series Convertible spied
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2020 BMW 4 Series Convertible spied

Photographers have snapped the next-generation BMW 4 Series Convertible once again, giving us a closer look at the upcoming companion to the all-new 3 Series sedan. Unlike the current-generation model, the next 4er drop-top will sport a folding fabric roof – this is not only more traditional, but also lighter and more cost-effective, along with offering more luggage space with the roof down...


Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied again
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Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied again

The Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied once again, ahead of an anticipated reveal in the coming months. It's almost like Porsche wants to give the car's overall design away now – there's next to no camouflage on this prototype, though the entire vehicle is finished in black...


2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe/Cabriolet pricing and specs
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe/Cabriolet pricing and specs

Full pricing and specifications for the updated 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet have been detailed this week, with prices starting at $67,900 before on-road costs. Like the related C-Class Sedan and Estate ranges, the updated two-door models get refreshed styling, revised powertrains and upgraded technology across the line-up...


Toyota Supra could become a convertible
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Toyota Supra could become a convertible

Despite sharing a platform with the all-new BMW Z4 convertible, Toyota made no mention of a drop-top Supra, but that could all change with future model updates. Speaking to media at the global drive of the all-new 2019 Toyota Supra, assistant chief engineer, Masayuki Kai, told media that they haven't ruled out introducing a convertible version of the Supra down the line...