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Today’s forecast: sunny with a chance of cabriolets


The arrival of warm weather is the cue for drivers to turn the music up and put their roofs down. James Mills selects the best eight convertibles...
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Jaguar XK review (2006-on)


While many Jaguar-watchers’ eyes are on the new F-type, it’s the XK that has been Jaguar’s staple GT and sports convertible for the past half-decade...
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Volkswagen Beetle Mk 2 review (2012-on)


This is VW’s second attempt at convincing the world to fall in love with the Sixties love bug all over again.
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Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead coupé review (2007-on)


This is not a car; it is an indulgence
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Mercedes-Benz SL-class R231 (2012-on)


This latest incarnation of the Mercedes SL is the sixth generation to bear the initials that stand for Sport Leicht, although they haven’t been...
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A threesome with added ecstasy


Giles Smith's first drive review: BMW 435i M Sport Convertible (2014)
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Porsche Boxster review (2013-on)


The new Porsche Boxster is a two-seat roadster that is a rival to the Audi TT Roadster, BMW Z4 and Mercedes SLK. And boy is it good.
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First drive review: Audi S3 cabriolet (2014)


GIVEN THAT we were on the launch of Audi's latest S3 cabriolet, being asked by my co-driver, rather timidly, if I thought we should put the roof down...

Mercedes-Benz SLK-class review (2011-2016)


Still one of the most desirable roadsters available, with heaps of class, excellent build quality and a strong selection of engines.
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80 cars in 40 seconds


News: McLaren celebrates a long history of brilliance with 650S Spider video
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The Clarkson review: Jaguar F-type S (2013)


LEGEND HAS it that when Frank Sinatra first clapped eyes on the then new E-type Jaguar at the New York motor show, he said, “I want that car.
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The Clarkson review: McLaren 12C Spider (2013)


When I first reviewed the idiotically named McLaren MP4-12C, I said it was better in every measurable way than the Ferrari 458 Italia. But that it...