Aston Martin takes the top off the Valkyrie for California debut

The Valkyrie, a product of the combined design and engineering talents of Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies (RBAT), is one of the world’s most extreme hypercars. Only 150 units will be built (all already sold), each priced from US$3 million (about RM12.707 million). Joining the Valkyrie at a California debut is the Valkyrie […]

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2021 Audi Skysphere concept

Audi unveils the Skysphere roadster concept

Going fully electric is like starting all over again in designing cars. Many of the constraints developed over the years by the conventional combustion engine and drivetrain no longer need to influence the design, and new approaches can be taken. There are also new technologies and materials to use, providing greater efficiency, safety and comfort. […]

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765LT Spider – McLaren’s most powerful-ever convertible supercar

Open-topped cars may not command big volumes but they are still very much in demand, at least in the upper levels of the market. So it is worthwhile engineering a convertible variant (and it’s not just a matter of leaving out the roof) as there will usually be more than enough buyers. That is likely […]

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Alfa Romeo Duetto – the Italian Spider that seduced Hollywood

The Alfa Romeo Duetto enjoyed the longest ever lifetime of any Alfa Romeo model, seeing four generations and more than 124,000 examples produced over 28 years. And though it was the product of a famous Italian brand, the model actually had its roots in America, where it also seduced the Hollywood set. Max Edwin Hoffman, […]

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2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale Spider

The top comes off the Ferrari SF90 Stradale

The SF90 Stradale, Ferrari’s hybrid plug-in electric vehicle (PHEV), has been joined by a topless version – the new SF90 Spider. Just as the SF90 Stradale was the brand’s first PHEV, the SF90 spider is its first production PHEV spider. Though it loses its roof (when desired), the SF90 Spider’s performance is not compromised and […]

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2020 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible

2020 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible to debut in St. Tropez

The first member of the new Collections portfolio introduced by Bentley Mulliner – the Continental GT Mulliner Convertible, will make its global debut at St. Tropez, the jetset town in the south of France. With this new variant of the Continental GT family, Bentley aims to raise the bar further where luxury convertibles are concerned. […]

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2020 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible – redefining the pinnacle of roof-down automotive luxury

Mulliner, Bentley’s bespoke commissioning division that is synonymous with exclusivity of the highest order, has come out with the new Continental GT Mulliner Convertible. Said to ‘redefine the pinnacle of roof-down automotive luxury’, the model is available with Bentley’s V8 (4 litres) and W12 (6 litres) powertrains. With the twin-turbocharged W12, the Continental GT Mulliner […]

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2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

Lexus LC 500 Convertible has global debut at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

With positive response to the concept model of a convertible version of the Lexus LC 500 shown at the North American International Auto Show in January this year, Lexus decided to go ahead and make a production version. 10 months later, the new LC 500 Convertible has its global debut at the 2019 Los Angeles […]

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Copen GR Sport

Daihatsu Copen to be sold as Copen GR Sport in Japan, from RM92,000

Fans of the Japanese kei-cars will be familiar with the Daihatsu Copen, a compact model like a miniaturised roadster. Like the Suzuki Cappuccino, it was mainly for the Japanese domestic market although there were exports. The original Copen was on sale from 2002 to 2012 and then there was a lapse of 2 years before […]

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Chevrolet to include a hardtop convertible in new Corvette Stingray range

The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe goes into production in late 2019 but before the first units head for showrooms, Chevrolet is already announcing that there will be a Stingray convertible as well. This builds off that heritage as the first hardtop and mid-engine convertible in Corvette history. Open-air driving has always been a […]

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