Posts Tagged ‘Convertibles’

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Buy Now or Wait for the New Model? 2014 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review

February 21, 2014

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It’s a dilemma new car buyers face all the time: Do you buy an outgoing model and get a good deal, or wait for the newly redesigned car with all the latest tech and performance? I examined that question not long ago in one of the most highly anticipated cars to ever hit MotorTrend.com — a 2014 Ford Mustang GT convertible. Would I wait for the 2015 Mustang or try to score a deal on the 2014 Mustang Motor Trend tested?

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One Annoying Feature: 2014 Infiniti Q60 Convertible Review

October 24, 2013

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Despite its age, the Infiniti Q60 convertible — formerly known as the Infiniti G37 hard-top convertible — is actually quite good. Still, as I discovered recently, there’s one feature that lets the car down almost every time you start the car.

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Review: Aston Martin DBS Carbon Volante – Put Your Aston Blinders On

November 21, 2012

It’s difficult not to enjoy a $300,000 convertible as beautiful and powerful as the 2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Volante, but with the new Vanquish arriving soon, we wonder in this Motor Trend review just how desirable the DBS Carbon Volante really is.

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Motor Trend COTY 2012 Contender: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350

January 7, 2012

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The new Mercedes-Benz SLK debuts with magic. Well, with Magic Sky Control. The technology is the latest in a series of drop-top advances from the German automaker in the last 10 years. First, we saw the Airscarf air vents integrated into the last-gen SLK’s headrests, then the trick air splitter appeared on the E-Class cabriolet.

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MT Then and Now: 1998, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK

April 23, 2011

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When Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Porsche all introduced small, sporty convertibles more than a decade ago, only the Benz had a retractable hardtop. The SLK wasn’t the sportiest of the Z3/Boxster/SLK/TT German two-doors, but that didn’t stop the car from selling well. For 2012, the SLK enters its third generation and makes a noticeable move toward the sporty side of the luxury sport roadster segment.

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You’re Buying WOT? 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible or 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

February 13, 2011

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It’s no secret that the 6.2-liter V-8 engine under the hood of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible is the same engine powering the venerable Corvette. Well, the same engine detuned just a bit.

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Affordable Drop Tops: Eight Convertibles Under $30,000

May 20, 2010
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Sometimes a sunroof just doesn’t cut it. When you need that true open-air experience, only a convertible will do — especially with spring here and summer around the corner.

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