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Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet review

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet R-Line

Despite the weather, the UK is one of the biggest markets for soft-tops, so there’s no better time than now to test the all-new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet. The VW T-Roc Cabriolet is an example of one of those cars that shouldn’t really work – but does. Chopping the roof off …

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New Lexus LC Convertible – the perfect soft top?

Lexus LC Convertible

Lexus is rightly proud of the stunning convertible version of its sleek LC Coupe, but is it the “perfect soft top” as the luxury brand claims? The design goal was for the new model to have its own identity as a convertible, while retaining the distinctive lines of the LC coupe. …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 review

Mazda MX-5

It may be a living legend and still the world’s best-selling roadster, but not even the Mazda MX-5 can afford to rest on its laurels. Despite becoming the first car to win the World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year double when it was launched …

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BMW 2 Series review

BMW 2 Series Coupe review

The 2 Series coupe was originally launched in 2014, replacing the 1 Series equivalents, with the convertible following in early 2015. For 2017, BMW’s entry-level four-seater gets refreshed looks at the front and rear, a revised interior and specification upgrades. Click below to watch a review of the facelifted version …

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Mazda MX-5 RF review

Mazda MX-5 RF

If you want to experience the exhilaration of driving with the wind in your hair, yet you’re not prepared to buy a hardcore convertible, then the new Mazda MX-5 RF could be for you. The RF, which stands for Retractable Fastback, broadens the appeal of the world’s best-selling roadster by …

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Fiat 124 Spider review

Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat has had a roadster-sized hole in its range since 2005 when the last Barchetta rolled off the production line. Strange when you consider the Italian company’s rich sports cars heritage. After all, the original 124 Sport Spider (produced between 1966 and 1982) has iconic status. The new 124 Spider …

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Top tips for driving this summer

MINI Convertible

Summer is here and the holiday season is fast approaching – check out these top tips for staying safe on the road. The advice comes from Motor Codes – the government-backed consumer watchdog for the automotive industry. “With the lure of the summer sunshine, motorists can get caught up in …

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Mazda MX-5 review

Mazda MX-5

Why the latest version of the Mazda MX-5 is likely to remain the world’s favourite roadster for many years to come. I have to admit, I was a little sceptical when I first saw the fourth generation Mazda MX-5. Had it lost some of its cheeky charm? Was it a …

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Convertible car sharing arrives in UK

DriveNow MINI Convertible car share

Now you can experience open-top motoring from as little as 32p per minute. DriveNow, the car sharing joint venture between the BMW Group and SIXT, has launched the UK’s first convertible car-sharing fleet. A total of 40 MINI Cooper Convertibles will hit the streets of north and east London, available …

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Ford Mustang review

Ford Mustang

The legendary Ford Mustang was originally launched in 1964, but there’s never been a production right-hand drive version… until now. Yes, at last Brits are able to head down to a selected Ford dealer to order a muscle car. Ford says demand has been greater than expected and, so far, …

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