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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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  • 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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  • Ferrari Portofino Convertible (2018 onwards) Review

    Gateway Ferraris have never been so good

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Powerful, responsive turbo engine
    • Agile, engaging handling
    • Simple to drive – slow or fast
    • Striking styling
    • More practical than California T

    CONS

    • Still won’t seat four adults
    • Boot bigger but not by much
    • No hybrid help on emissions
    • Brakes can squeak when cold
    • List price is only the beginning
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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: £124,735 - £124,735

    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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  • 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: £161,715 - £161,715

    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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  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet (2017 onwards) Review

    Unique combination of high quality, comfort and space, realistically priced

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £45,865 - £60,245

    PROS

    • Ample performance from E 220 d
    • Luxurious, high-quality feel
    • Genuinely refined with roof up or down
    • Expensive, yet good value

    CONS

    • Tamer hybrid AMG version for thrill-seekers
    • Should have 360-degree camera as standard
    • Diesel noisy at idle – from outside
    • Fleet appeal reduces exclusivity
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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: £113,430 - £141,930

    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: £22,290 - £28,995

    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: £38,085 - £52,540

    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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