Tag: convertibles

31 Posts

Convertibles
Apr 14, 2017

There are Only 27 Convertibles Left in the United States (For Under $85K)

BestRide

Everybody should own a convertible at least once in their life. Only now, they're getting harder and harder to come by unless you're a one-percenter. At no point since the 1970s have convertibles been more rare.

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Leave the top up or down?
Mar 09, 2017

Leave the Top Up or Down When Storing a Convertible?

Dear Car Talk

Frances has a VW convertible stored inside for months at a time. Should the top stay up or down?

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Review: Mazda Miata MX-5 hardtop convertible
Mar 06, 2017

Mazda 2017: The Miata's New Retractable Hardtop, and the Quieter CX-5 Goes Upscale

Jim Motavalli

Mazda has only two-percent global market share, but with the new Miata RF and CX-5, it's trying harder.

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Off-duty police officer wearing fanny pack
Jan 23, 2017

Will Hitchhike For Shrimp

Tim Cotton

Our blogger Tim Cotton on hitchhiking, police conferences and why it's always worth it to upgrade your rental car (when somebody else is paying.)

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1966 Datsun 1600 Fairlady roadster
Nov 28, 2016

Divine Intervention and a 1966 Datsun 1600

Guest Bloggers

What brought you and your car together? Fate? Divine intervention? Or just a really good sale?

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Fun convertibles
Apr 21, 2016

Convertibles of the '60s Looked Like a Lot More Fun

Craig Fitzgerald

Compared to the pictures of the new Buick Cascada, convertibles appeared to be a LOT more fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Convertible top was ruined in heavy rain
Apr 07, 2015

The Convertible, the Rain, and the Mold

Dear Car Talk

John drove his convertible during a heavy rain, not realizing that the top had worn out. Now he has a little mold problem. Car Talk explains his options, right here. 

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Buick Cascada
Jan 14, 2015

Buick Cascada

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Looking for a four seat convertible? Our blogger Jamie Lincoln Kitman thinks the Buick Cascada might fit the bill. 

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Jul 09, 2014

Slow Summer Sales for Convertibles

Jim Motavalli

All but two of the Top Ten cars stuck on dealer lots this month are convertibles or coupes. What's it say? My guess is that the summer-car buying season is over.

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Jensen Interceptor classic car
Jan 31, 2014

Jensen Interceptor: Leather, Wood, and The Fates

Guest Bloggers

The Fates sometime communicate with us in mysterious ways, but today they all but club Jim Hanna in the head with a clear message about this marriage of British spirit and American muscle.

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