Convertibles

THERE have been several moments in Jaguar's rich history that could be reasonably described as seminal.But the most important, over the...

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REFINEMENT and rarity are the driving forces behind the new BMW 8 Series, and its halo has to be the convertible.Relaunching its flagship...

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THE current Ford Mustang arrived in April last year with striking muscular looks and even more power and speed.The designers made a few...

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THERE was a time when a true grand tourer was an elegant cabriolet with flowing lines, generous boot and mountainous performance.Well, the...

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FIAT'S funky 500 is one of those cars that came from left field to become a stunning success.Much like the tiny original from the late...

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AUDI'S R8 supercar just keeps getting, well more super.Not so long ago the R8 you bought boasted 532bhp and had a top speed just shy of 200...

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OPINIONS as to why the Mazda MX-5 is the world's best selling sports car are divided.There are those who remain convinced it is down to...

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IF you're into cars you'll know a Ford Mustang comes with a bootful of myths from its time as the coolest set of wheels on the planet.That...

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THE British just love getting their tops off. This is despite a climate that is, or certainly has been, unpredictable.But it does seem we...

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THERE'S no guarantee that spending a shed load on a car will guarantee you buckets of fun and enjoyment.On the same basis, a motor that's...

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SUMMER is here, the temperatures are rising and the sun is out - well at least some of the time - and for new car buyers that means the...

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'GRIPPING the wheel his knuckles went white with desire, the wheels of his Mustang exploding on the highway like a slug from a .45'.That's...

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YOU can have fun just canvassing opinion on what a particular car means to different people.An Italian gelato shop on wheels, a moving...

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SOMETHING is definitely up with the climate. Every time I have tried out a two-seater convertible in the past, Mother Nature has thrown...

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THE sun was out, the sky was blue when a big powerful roadster went flashing by me. "All right for some," I thought - and then it struck...

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FOR any car to be a true success is remarkable, but to do it twice is, well, sensational.There is no doubting the fact that the Fiat 500...

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WE Brits love our open-top motoring and with the slightest hint of sunshine on the horizon, it's down with the roof and crank up the...

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TO Mini enthusiasts, the Mini Cooper resonates with high performance, after first making an appearance in the early 1960s and going on to...

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JUMPING to conclusions can be a practice with a habit of backfiring.Take the Ford Mustang. I'm hooked, love it to bits, but was horrified...

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VENTURING out in the winter sun may be crisp, sharp and bracing for a leisurely walk, but for convertible car drivers it can quickly lead...

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ALWAYS desirable, even when going through previously indifferent periods, Mercedes and its iconic three-pointed star remains something...

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LET'S get over this bit quickly. Yes, the Fiat 124 Spider is based on the suspension and underbody of Mazda's world-conquering MX-5.Yes,...

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AS luck would have it a roadster arrived during a week of near constant rain so I was unable to sample the delights of Fiat's 124 Spider...

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THE Range Rover Evoque proved a huge hit - a model that really helped to invigorate the Land Rover brand at a crucial time, while...

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