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  • Tesla Roadster (2020 onwards) Review

    Incredible statistics, but we’ll remain sceptical until we drive it

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Claimed to set new acceleration records
    • Theoretical electric range of 620 miles
    • Four seats and a removable hardtop

     


    CONS

    • Likely to cost over £150,000
    • Will it actually arrive on time..?
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  • Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet (2020 onwards) Review

    VW reboots its Cabriolet heritage... with an SUV

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Traditional SUV attributes with wind-in-the-hair fun
    • Marks a return of convertibles to VW’s line-up
    • It certainly makes a statement

    CONS

    • Less practical than the five-door T-Roc SUV
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  • BMW Z4 Roadster (2019 onwards) Review

    Two-seater feels like a proper compact sports car

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £36,995 - £54,395

    PROS

    • Eye-catching styling
    • Choice of engaging engines
    • Excellent handling on entry-level model
    • High-specification

    CONS

    • Looks divide opinion
    • M40i is pricey to buy
    • Almost too many drive modes
    • Visibility isn’t great
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  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet (2019 onwards) Review

    Soft-top 911 is closer to the Coupe than ever

    Parkers rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    New price: £104,090 - £109,398

    PROS

    • Refinement with roof up or down
    • Huge performance and handling
    • Tidier cabin than previous car
    • Adaptive dampers now standard

    CONS

    • Coupe is still the enthusiast’s choice
    • Turbo engine not as thrilling as older 911s
    • Divisive new gearshift design
    • Larger tyres will cost more to replace
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  • BMW 8-Series Convertible (2019 onwards) Review

    BMW 8 Series loses roof but not refinement

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £83,295 - £107,100

    PROS

    • Characterful petrol engine
    • Torquey yet efficient diesel
    • Refined with roof up or down
    • Balance of handling and comfort

    CONS

    • Doesn’t feel as special as rivals
    • Manually-operated windbreak
    • Not the purest of drives
    • Coupe more practical
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  • McLaren 720S Spider (2019 onwards) Review

    An astonishingly capable all-round supercar

    Parkers rating: 4.9 out of 5 4.9
    New price: £237,055 - £247,045

    PROS

    • Incredible performance
    • Fabulous comfort, handling and steering
    • Fast-operating and quiet folding roof

    CONS

    • Very expensive
    • Pricey options
    • Perhaps a Ferrari is prettier
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  • Ferrari Portofino Convertible (2018 onwards) Review

    Gateway Ferraris have never been so good

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £166,295 - £166,295

    PROS

    • Powerful, responsive turbo engine
    • Agile, engaging handling
    • Simple to drive – slow or fast
    • Striking styling

    CONS

    • Has four seats, but only room for two adults
    • Surprisingly practical boot
    • Brakes can squeak when cold
    • List price is only the beginning
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  • Aston Martin DB11 Volante (2018 onwards) Review

    Aston’s range-topping GT gets the convertible treatment

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £161,770 - £161,770

    PROS

    • Gorgeous looks
    • Great to drive
    • Characterful engine

    CONS

    • Firm seats
    • Interior feels cheap in places
    • Less rear-seat/boot space than coupe
    • Some wind noise at speed
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  • BMW i8 Roadster (2018 onwards) Review

    Hybrid supercar finally goes roofless

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £126,935 - £126,935

    PROS

    • Futuristic looks are even better roofless
    • Has an EV mode you’ll actually use
    • Sharpened handling and more precise steering

    CONS

    • Still not as quick as supercar rivals
    • Sound is largely fabricated
    • Majority of interior and exterior mostly identical to i8 Coupe
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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: £115,795 - £144,295

    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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