With the weather warming up, now is a great time to buy a convertible—but have you seen the prices of new droptops?
Even the cheapest ones are priced well north of $25,000. The good news: Shop carefully, and you can find a great deal on a used ragtop. Here are 10 of our favorite bargain convertibles.
OK, we realize that “affordable” and “BMW” aren’t often used in the same sentence, but the Z3 really does belong on this list. Built between 1995 and 2002 before being replaced by the Z4, it’s still a classy BMW, with a lovely straight-six engine and great steering. Higher-mileage examples are easy to find for under $10,000, and there are plenty of low milers selling for less than $15k.
That’s the age, more or less, of the automotive industry and naturally, its history is steep. Thousands of makes and models have come and gone over the decades, but only a few have really revolutionized the way auto manufacturers do business.
These are the vehicles that made everyone sit up and take notice. The ones that reshaped the North American automotive landscape.
Narrowing the field down to just one vehicle per decade was not easy. We focused on cars, trucks and SUVs that changed the industry specifically in North America, although that doesn’t mean it had to specifically be a North American vehicle. So, here are the 14 vehicles that changed the world and a few honorable mentions as well.
The press days of the 2016 New York Auto Show are all wrapped up, and although it was a somewhat quiet show with no real blockbuster debuts, there were a handful of significant reveals here.
The New York event has a tough time because it is the first show after the Geneva Motor Show, where Bugattis and Lamborghinis come out to play. Geneva is a hard act to follow. But still, here are the Top 5 debuts from this year’s New York Auto Show.