Everyone dreams of cruising around with the top down, and a new list from autoMedia.com can help make that a reality, naming the ten best new convertibles to enjoy this summer sun. The article, Top 10 Best Summer Convertibles for 2013, includes new topless cars that are great for carving up switchbacks or simply riding around in style.
Convertibles give their drivers a sense of freedom like no other car can, which explains why they are so popular when it comes to United States auto sales. Often based on sports car chassis, convertibles also exude sportiness and driving thrills. At their heart, though, convertibles are about feeling good and looking good. Whether you’re driving quickly or just leisurely roaming around, convertibles are a great way to go, and the current field of 2013 and 2014 models are some of the most exciting in history.
The new autoMedia.com article parses through the convertible market to select ten of the absolute best buys, with drop-top cars that range in varying levels of performance and luxury – but all deliver when it comes to excitement.
“Convertibles are the ultimate automotive expression, and our new list has the topless vehicle that suits every style and personality,” said autoMedia.com Founder and CEO Doug Hamlin. “Some of these models are high-intensity sports cars with the price tag to match, but others are very affordable and still pack quite a punch. Using the autoMedia.com New Cars buying guide, readers can research and even request a quote on any convertible they like.”
The list features some iconic convertibles that have been around for decades, as well as newcomers that are looking to make a good first impression.
Perhaps the most recognizable is the Ford Mustang, an attractive combination of style and muscle for under $30,000. Its closest competitor is the Chevrolet Camaro, which brings plenty of attitude to the table. Closing out the Big Three convertibles, the Chrysler 200C is the only front-wheel drive vehicle on the list and a welcome improvement over the Sebring in every way.
There is a wide variety of imported convertibles, as well. At under $25k, the 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata may be the best bang for the buck on this list. Likewise, the Nissan 370Z Roadster packs plenty of fun into a classic Japanese design. When it comes to luxury cruisers, it’s hard to beat the Audi A5 or Mercedes-Benz SLK. Then there are the pure performance machines; the BMW Z4, Jaguar F-Type and Porsche Boxster look like speed demons whether they’re roaring through the canyons or simply standing still.
“There are a lot of fantastic convertibles to choose from, and autoMedia.com is here to help buyers make the right decision,” said Hamlin.
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