A convertible car also known as cabriolet is a style in which an automobile with an enclosed roof can be converted into open-air mode. The models vary in degree of design. Here are some of the popular new convertible cars to look out for towards the end of 2017 and 2018.
- Chevrolet Corvette Z06
With a starting price of $80,000, it is one of the most amazing new convertible cars which popular across the country. Used either as a coupe or convertible, the new Chevrolet corvette has a drivetrain of supercharged 6.2 liters V-8 engine with a 650 horse power and a 650 lb-ft worth of torque. It is a seven speed manual for in hand shifting and an 8 speed automatic transmission. It clocks 0-60mph in 3 seconds.
- Ferrari 448GTB
The Italian marvel, Ferrari comes with a twin-turbo 3.9 liter V-8 engine that has situated in the boot. The engine revs up to 8000 rpm providing a horsepower of 660HP. Its ferocious acceleration makes the car go from 0 to 60 in flat 3 seconds. The new convertible car comes with a dual-clutch seven transmission. The efficient handling of the car is supported by the new compliant, revised and adaptive suspensions. For enthusiasts that are a fan of the car’s sonorous wail, they can hear it with the help retractable hardtop that lowers at speeds greater than 25mph.
- Lamborghini Huracan
Another one of the Italian automobile behemoths, Lamborghini is an archrival to Ferrari. The entry level sportscar, Lamborghini Huracan has an elegant angular design which makes it look quite intimidating. It has a combat aircraft-like cockpit which makes the interiors look intense. It packs a 5.2 liter V-10 engine that has a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The rear wheel drive churns out an amazing 571 horsepower while the all-wheel-drive produces 602 HP. The speed monster is also available in convertible version called as spyder. Huracan clocks from 0 to 60mph in flat 2.5 seconds.
- Mazda MX-5 Miata
Winner of the 10 best new convertible cars of 2017, Mazda is known across the country for pure driving bliss. The drivetrain of the car contains of 2 liter four cylinder engine that helps in producing 155 horsepower. The six speed transmission of Mazda MX5 is available in manual in manual as well as automatic. The use of aluminum keeps the weight of the car down. The RF model of Mazda MX5 comes with a foldable targa top, which is more expensive than cloth topped Mazda. Its top speed is 133 mph and clocks from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds. The mileage of this new convertible car is 26/33mpg.