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Lenovo's Latest 2-in-1s Have Leather Backs and Invisible Trackpads

Lenovo makes some of the best 2-in-1s on the market, and for its upcoming premium Yoga convertibles, aside from updated specs and components, some are also getting fancy leather backs.Read more...
Tags: Science, Windows 10, Lenovo, Laptops, Convertibles, Consumer Tech, 2 In 1s, New Lenovo Yoga 9i, Yogi 9i, Yoga 9i Slim


Mercedes-Benz Axes a Pair of Two-doors

Long rumored to be on the chopping block, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe and cabriolet are now confirmed to be heading into their last year of existence. The automaker confirmed the death sentence for these luxuriously large two-doors in its 2021 model year rundown, sealing the fate of yet another coupe and drop-top in the increasingly […] The post Mercedes-Benz Axes a Pair of Two-doors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, SUVs, Daimler, Convertibles, News Blog, Coupes, Product Planning, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, S-class, Discontinuation, Mercedes Benz Axes


Report: Sun to Set on Mini Cooper Drop-top

Going topless is becoming increasingly difficult for new car buyers. Soon, the only convertibles on the North American market will be dedicated sports cars, and there’ll be precious few of those, too. This depressing statement stems from a report that claims the next-generation Mini Cooper will say goodbye to its convertible variant, leaving the brand […] The post Report: Sun to Set on Mini Cooper Drop-top appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Production, Autos, Mini, Convertibles, Mini Cooper, News Blog, Product Planning, Discontinuation, Mini Cooper Convertible, Mini Cooper Drop


Wondering Why the Honda Civic Coupe Has to Die? Coupe Market Share Is Down 60 Percent Over the Last Decade

The disappearance of midsize cars, the dismal performance of traditional family sedans, and the eradication of affordable small cars account for the lion’s share of headlines when auto reporters discuss the dwindling American passenger car market. But tucked inside America’s car sector are a handful of fun cars – intentionally impractical two-doors – that muster […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, America, Choice, Autos, Convertibles, News Blog, Coupes, Market Shift


Mercedes-Benz, Only With Less Fun

There’s a plan afoot to more carefully align Mercedes-Benz’s U.S. product offerings with consumer demand, all the while saving the automaker money. The result, Automotive News reports, will be a lineup lacking the flair and whimsy the brand once enjoyed. Fans of two-door variants, especially, stand to lose out under this new strategy. According to […] The post Mercedes-Benz, Only With Less Fun appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, Convertibles, Automotive News, News Blog, Coupes, Product Planning, Cost-cutting, Discontinuations, Mercedes Benz Only With Less Fun


This Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite looks to be the most cheerful of cars

One of, if not THE, cutest cars of all time is the Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite. This one looks ready for some paint. Bring A Trailer: This 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite is finished in white over a red interior and is powered by a 948cc inline-four paired with a four-speed manual gearbox. The car is said to have been sold new in the United States, taken overseas by a US serviceman, and eventually returned stateside. It then changed hands and subsequently sat dormant for more than 30 years. In earl...
Tags: Post, News, Minnesota, Cars, US, United States, Oklahoma, Automobile, Convertibles, Austin Healey, Austin Healey Sprite, Bring A Trailer, Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite


It’s Probably Safe to Drop That Top: IIHS

Just apply sunscreen first. While most Americans hold reservations about going topless, preferring staid modesty over outlandish exhibitionism, many still enjoy kicking up their heels and getting the most out of life. Luckily for them, several automakers are only too happy to play along. And if that sort of thing’s your bag, the Insurance Institute […] The post It’s Probably Safe to Drop That Top: IIHS appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Autos, Road Safety, Convertibles, Fatalities, IIHS, Insurance Institute, News Blog, Rollovers


This Austin-Healy Bugeye Sprite looks to be the most cheerful of cars

One of, if not THE, cutest cars of all time is the Austin-Healy Bugeye Sprite. This one looks ready for some paint. Bring A Trailer: This 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite is finished in white over a red interior and is powered by a 948cc inline-four paired with a four-speed manual gearbox. The car is said to have been sold new in the United States, taken overseas by a US serviceman, and eventually returned stateside. It then changed hands and subsequently sat dormant for more than 30 years. In early...
Tags: Post, News, Minnesota, Cars, US, United States, Oklahoma, Automobile, Convertibles, Austin Healey Sprite, Bring A Trailer, Austin Healy, Austin Healy Bugeye Sprite


Slowed by Strike, Virus Keeps C8 Corvette Convertible Away From Buyers

After spending years in development and even longer in the imaginations of Corvette enthusiasts who longed for something a little wilder, a little more European, the mid-engined C8 Corvette drove straight into a series of roadblocks. The first was a six-week strike by unionized General Motors workers that pushed C8 production into a new calendar […] The post Slowed by Strike, Virus Keeps C8 Corvette Convertible Away From Buyers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Corvette, Convertibles, News Blog, C8, C8 Corvette


The best convertibles for 2020

From ultra-quick sports cars to go-anywhere off-roaders, here are the best convertibles available new in 2020.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Convertibles, Mazda Miata, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Corvette, Audi A3, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Best Of Everything, Tier 4


Jaguar’s Revised F-Type Surprises on the Back Roads of Portugal

Test-driving reveals much about two variations of the new-generation vehicle In Portugal, driving two variations of the new-generation Jaguar F-Type, we remembered that sometimes a car will surprise you. The F-Type R, with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine, has a starting price of more than $103,000. The other is a four-cylinder model—less interestingly named the P300—which starts at a more approachable $61,600. It’s that one—the less …
Tags: Design, Cars, Automotive, Portugal, Driving, Jaguar, Sports Cars, Convertibles, Test Drive, F-type, V8, Test Drives, F-Type R, P300


This New HP Laptop Is a Pretty (and Potent) Little Package

The previous iteration of HP’s premium convertibles did nearly everything right. They had an eye-catching design, a wide range of components, solid build, you name it. But sadly, those highlights were often drowned out by a clunky touchpad experience that left people feeling frustrated. But now, HP has returned to fix…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Hp, Intel, Windows 10, Laptops, Convertibles, HP Spectre x360, Hp Spectre, 2 In 1s, HP Spectre X360 13 2019 Review


Lexus did the obvious thing and chopped the top off its flagship LC

The Lexus LC was always going to look great as a convertible, and now we'll get to find out if it's great to drive as a convertible as well. The LC will finally drop its top in summer 2020.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Lexus, Convertibles, Lexus LC, 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show


Microsoft's Surface Pro X Goes Full Batman

From the moment I opened up the Surface Pro X, I got the sense that Microsoft had entered a new chapter for its homegrown hardware. Gone are the huge bezels and hard edges found on the company’s previous detachables, and in their place you something that’s sleek and sophisticated, unlike anything Microsoft has made…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10, Laptops, ARM, Convertibles, Consumer Tech, 2 In 1s, Windows On Arm, Surface Pro X, Microsoft Surface Pro X Review, Sq1


The best convertibles for 2019

The drop-top segment in the United States is shrinking, but there are still a few great options to choose from. From high performance to off road, to luxury, we've got you covered. Here are the five best convertibles you can buy today.
Tags: Cars, Trends, United States, Buying Guides, Convertibles, Mazda Miata, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Corvette, Audi A3, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Best Of Everything


RIP, Buick/Opel/Vauxhall/Holden Cascada

Arguably the most interesting — or at least atypical ⁠— Buick in the brand’s lineup, the Cascada was a European creation that wore many badges. And now it’s truly, definitively dead. Unlike the recent deep-sixing of the Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Cruze, the last Cascada to roll off Opel’s Polish assembly line did so with […] The post RIP, Buick/Opel/Vauxhall/Holden Cascada appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Autos, Convertibles, Opel, Buick, Chevrolet Cruze, Buick Cascada, Cascada, News Blog, Buick Opel Vauxhall Holden Cascada


The best convertibles of 2019

The drop-top segment in the United States is shrinking, but there are still a few great options to choose from. From high performance to off road, to luxury, we've got you covered. Here are the five best convertibles you can buy today. The post The best convertibles of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, United States, Buying Guides, Convertibles, Mazda Miata, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Corvette, Audi A3, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Best Of Everything


Nissan 370Z Roadster Bound for the Chopping Block

Almost exactly a decade after the 370Z went on sale in North America, Nissan has confirmed that the convertible version of the aging sports coupe will disappear from the company’s lineup after the 2019 model year. News of the discontinuation comes as anticipation builds (it’s had a long time to build) for a next-generation Z […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, North America, Nissan, Convertibles, News Blog, Product Planning, Nissan 370Z, 370Z, Discontinuation


Bentley’s 542-horsepower Continental GT V8 is the best kind of downsizing

The Bentley Continental GT V8 has fewer cylinders than its W12 sibling, but Bentley expects it to offer better gas mileage and more agile handling. The V8's top speed of 198 mph is also pretty darn fast. The post Bentley’s 542-horsepower Continental GT V8 is the best kind of downsizing appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Bentley, Continental, Convertibles, Bentley Continental, Coupes, Bentley Continental Gt


2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder revealed ahead of 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder gets the same suite of tech features and 640-horsepower V10 engine as the recently launched Huracán Evo coupe. The Spyder will make its public debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. The post 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder revealed ahead of 2019 Geneva Motor Show appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Supercars, Geneva Motor Show, Convertibles, Lamborghini Huracan, Lamborghini, Huracan Evo, 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder


2020 Bentley Continental GT convertible first drive review

The redesigned 2020 Bentley Continental GT convertible packs a 626-horsepower twin-turbo W12 engine, updated tech features, and one of the nicest interiors money can buy. It’s everything you expect a true luxury car to be. The post 2020 Bentley Continental GT convertible first drive review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Bentley, Convertibles, Bentley Continental, Bentley Continental Gt


Mercedes lets the sun shine in one last time with SLC Final Edition convertible

The Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible sports car is going out of production. Launched in 1996 as the SLK, the model has been a fixture in the Mercedes-Benz lineup across three generations. The post Mercedes lets the sun shine in one last time with SLC Final Edition convertible appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Sports Cars, Mercedes, Convertibles, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz SLC, Mercedes-AMG


Bye, Bye, Buick: A German-American Convertible Prepares to Exit the Stage

Everyone knew this was coming, but now it’s official. The current model year will be the Buick Cascada’s last. Hitting dealer (and rental) lots in the U.S. at the dawn of 2016, the Opel-built drop top motivated its two-ton weight with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder — an engine that gave away the model’s European heritage. […] The post Bye, Bye, Buick: A German-American Convertible Prepares to Exit the Stage appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Convertibles, Opel, Buick, Buick Cascada, Cascada, News Blog, Discontinuation


Piston Slap: The Times They Are a-Changin’

TTAC Commentator NoChryslers writes: Enjoy the website very much… so here are some questions. Why are interior and exterior color choices so limited right now? You have to pay extra for anything special. (Even then, good luck getting the carpet to match the drapes — SM) Seems to have started in the ’90s and we’ve […] The post Piston Slap: The Times They Are a-Changin’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Convertibles, Ford Taurus, News Blog, Piston Slap, TTAC, Cuv, Chrysler Airflow, Chrysler Sebring, Limited Car Colors, NoChryslers


2020 Jaguar F-Type gets a limited edition, standard CarPlay and Android Auto

The 2020 Jaguar F-Type gets a Checkered Flag Limited Edition model referencing Jaguar's sports-car history. It also loses its manual transmission option, but gains standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The post 2020 Jaguar F-Type gets a limited edition, standard CarPlay and Android Auto appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Jaguar, Sports Cars, Android Auto, Convertibles, Jaguar F-Type, Coupes


2020 Jaguar F-Type gets limited edition, standard CarPlay and Android Auto

The 2020 Jaguar F-Type gets a Checkered Flag Limited Edition model referencing Jaguar's sports-car history. It also loses its manual transmission option, but gains standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The post 2020 Jaguar F-Type gets limited edition, standard CarPlay and Android Auto appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Jaguar, Sports Cars, Android Auto, Convertibles, Jaguar F-Type, Coupes


Audi celebrates 20 years of the TT by bringing back ‘baseball’ interior

The Audi TT is turning 20, so Audi put together a special-edition model to celebrate. The TT 20th Anniversary Edition features interior and exterior design elements that reference the groundbreaking TTS Roadster concept and early production models. The post Audi celebrates 20 years of the TT by bringing back ‘baseball’ interior appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Audi, Sports Cars, Convertibles, Audi TT, TT, Coupes


In McLaren’s 600LT Spider, the engine is the only sound system you’ll need

The McLaren 600LT Spider is the inevitable convertible version of the 600LT coupe, itself a lighter, more powerful version of the McLaren 570S. The 600LT Spider boasts a 592-horsepower, twin-turbo V8, and a loud exhaust system to hear it with. The post In McLaren’s 600LT Spider, the engine is the only sound system you’ll need appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Supercars, Mclaren, Convertibles, McLaren 600LT


Lexus LC convertible concept teases a new open-air flagship

Debuting at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the Lexus LC convertible concept adds open-air motoring to the sleek LC's resume. But Lexus won't commit to a production version of the car just yet. The post Lexus LC convertible concept teases a new open-air flagship appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Lexus, Detroit Auto Show, Convertibles, Lexus LC, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


BMW’s 8 Series convertible packs a twin-turbo V8, display screens galore

The 2019 BMW 8 Series convertible is the first drop-top version of BMW's two-door flagship ever. Like the 8 Series coupe, the convertible sports a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 and a long list of tech features. The post BMW’s 8 Series convertible packs a twin-turbo V8, display screens galore appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Bmw, Convertibles, BMW 8 Series, 2018 Los Angeles auto show