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Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Corvette C6 Convertible (05-10) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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PROS

Great styling, rare sight on UK roads, open-top lets V8 growl be heard

CONS

Very stiff ride, left-hand drive only, lacks sophistication, only a handful of dealers

PROS

Great styling, rare sight on UK roads, open-top lets V8 growl be heard

CONS

Very stiff ride, left-hand drive only, lacks sophistication, only a handful of dealers

Corvette C6 Convertible rivals

BMW
Z4 M
3.5 out of 5 3.5

The Corvette Roadster may be an iconic sports car in America, but it’s a slow seller in Europe. This is particularly true in the UK where the car is hamstrung by only coming in left-hand drive, which puts off many potential buyers. But there's no doubting the performance on offer - the 6.0-litre V8 engine delivers 400bhp and an intoxicating noise. In 2007 this was uprated to 6.2-litres and 430bhp, plus the optional automatic gearbox came with paddle shifters behind the steering wheel.

This car is also the first open-top Corvette with a fully electrically-operated roof, but it lacks the quality and refinement of the best high performance roadsters on the market.

Corvette C6 Convertible rivals

BMW
Z4 M
3.5 out of 5 3.5

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