Wednesday, 26 December 2012 18:47
Set to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, we’re now privy to initial details and photos of the forthcoming Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible. Rumored to feature 616 horsepower and 590 foot-pounds of torque running through an eight-speed transmission, many speculate that the luxury beast with have 0-60 mph capabilities in four-seconds. Aesthetically, the convertible has many design traits similar to its predecessor – of course with the most glaring difference being the lack of a prominent roof element and the whimsical purple paint job never seen before. The Detroit Auto Show kicks off on January 14th. [See More]
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 14:41
At the heart of the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster is the same V12 6.5-liter normally-aspirated engine that features a stop/start system, cylinder deactivation, and is connected to a 7-speed automatic transmission – all of which allows for 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) capabilities in three seconds on its way to a top speed of 217 mph (349 km/h). In addition, the engine cover now features a “spinal column” with two lines of hexagonal windows – while the scissor doors have a chamfered edge for the frameless windows. [See & Read More]
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 21:08
About a month ago, Bentley showed a Mulsanne Convertible Concept to a select few at the 2012 edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The automaker did not allow anyone to take pictures and simply told us about the special unveiling sharing a few sketches in the process.The reason why Bentley is holding back remains a mystery but it may have something to do with all the negative press it received with the EXP 9 F SUV Concept. [Read More]
Sunday, 23 September 2012 19:15
Recent photos of Maserati's 2013 GranCabrio MC Stradale have surfaced revealing an enhanced bold look with aggressive styling. The MC Stradale variant is known to be 100kg lighter than the GranCabrio Sport model and is able to change through gears at a much quicker rate — the complete package also rests atop stiffer, track tuned suspension. [See & Read More]
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 12:31
McLaren Automotive announced the launch of its second model in the MP4-12C family: the stunning new 12C Spider. The topless Spider boasts an impressive 0-62 mph in just 3.1 seconds due in large part to its impressive 625 PS output from its bespoke 3.8-liter V8 twin turbo engine. The 12C Spider is a luxury convertible sports car that offers prospective owners a unique combination of spectacular performance with remarkable usability and will retail for $265,750 USD in November. [See More]
Friday, 02 December 2011 15:33
Boots, check. Scarf and beanie, check. The Mercedes-Benz SLK350 hardtop convertible–wait, what? Alright, so maybe for most of the country it’s an odd time to be reviewing a small, drop-top two-seater, but every once in a while you have to pull up in the other other Benz.
After all, it’s a newly designed take on an offering from the undisputed automotive king of mass produced luxury. [See & Read More]
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 18:59
Presented as the fastest drop-top car on the market, British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar unveils the XKR-S Convertible.
Boasting a beastly 550 horsepower 5.0 liter V8 engine, the sleek automobile zooms from 0-60 mph in less than two seconds. [See & Read More]
Sunday, 30 October 2011 20:04
According to an Audi insider, a baby model of Audi's R8 masterpiece is on the way. The first images show a convertible already being planned for a vehicle that will be above the TT and below the R8 in Audi's impressive line.
The R4 is expected to come equipped with a conventional engine that would put out around 400 bhp. [See & Read More]