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  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Roadster (2017 onwards) Review

    The Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet wishes it had this much personality

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £110,160 - £149,460

    PROS

    • Great-looking high-performance convertible
    • Charismatic and powerful engines
    • Fun driving experience
    • Comfortable and refined cruiser
    • Fast roof that works up to 30mph

    CONS

    • Small boot
    • Poor rear visibility
    • Interior rattles
    • High running costs
    • Awkward secondary ergonomics
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  • Mazda MX-5 RF (2017 onwards) Review

    Just like its soft-top sibling, but with added roof-up refinement

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £22,295 - £29,295

    PROS

    • Quiet and refined with roof up
    • Boot space almost identical to soft top MX-5
    • Great fun to drive
    • Smooth ride quality
    • Generous standard equipment list

    CONS

    • Resonant wind noise with roof open
    • Divisive styling
    • Pricier than soft-top MX-5
    • Heavier than soft-top MX-5
    • Tight for taller drivers
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  • Audi A5 Cabriolet (2017 onwards) Review

    Smart four-seater soft-top shines – roof up or down

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £37,135 - £51,835

    PROS

    • Well-insulated cabin
    • Impressive media system
    • Good range of powertrains
    • Practical roof design

    CONS

    • Rear passengers lack legroom
    • Expensive to buy
    • Expensive to add options
    • Not as good to drive as A5 Coupe
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  • Smart Fortwo Cabriolet (2016 onwards) Review

    UK's smallest convertible gets more appealing

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    New price: £13,510 - £23,655

    PROS

    • Power roof a doddle
    • Extra width affords elbow room
    • Dual-clutch auto infinitely better
    • The cheapest cabrio in the UK

    CONS

    • Ugly front end
    • Premium-free Renault switchgear
    • Limited boot space
    • Expensive
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  • Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible (2016 onwards) Review

    Entry-level Porsche still good to drive

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £45,313 - £56,269

    PROS

    • Fun to drive
    • Fast, compact electric roof
    • Refined and comfortable
    • Excellent build quality
    • Eye-catching design

    CONS

    • Characterless engine
    • Pricey extras
    • No mpg improvement in typical use
    • Turbo lag in Boxster
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  • MINI Convertible (2016 onwards) Review

    A little pricey but a genuine improvement

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £19,265 - £32,840

    PROS

    • Eager handling
    • Versatile electric roof
    • More spacious than previous model
    • Excellent economy, particularly three-cylinder models
    • Interior quality

    CONS

    • Poor ride quality
    • Wind noise at motorway speed
    • Hood hinders visibility when stowed
    • Small boot
    • Rivals are cheaper
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  • Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class (2016 onwards) Review

    Mild facelift and a new name for Mercedes-Benz's baby roadster

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £31,140 - £39,540

    PROS

    • Badge appeal
    • Stylish, premium design
    • Smooth automatic gearbox
    • Economical but powerful diesel

    CONS

    • Interior largely unchanged
    • Not the most involving drive
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  • Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class AMG (2016 onwards) Review

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £47,645 - £47,645

    PROS

    • Better economy and lower emissions
    • Plenty of emotive exhaust noise
    • Familiar Mercedes styling
    • Fabulous AMG performance

    CONS

    • No longer a burbling V8
    • Less power than before
    • Slightly slower from 0-62mph
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  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet (2016 onwards) Review

    Top-down land-yacht offers ultimate luxury and pace

    Parkers rating: 3.7 out of 5 3.7
    New price: £112,905 - £117,900

    PROS

    • Enormous pace and presence
    • Strong roof-down refinement
    • Beautiful cabin
    • Surprisingly well equipped

    CONS

    • Restricted engine choice
    • No diesel or hybrid unlike saloon
    • Quite large to thread through town
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