5 Convertibles to Make Every Drive an Adventure

By Bill Lindsey
Bill Lindsey
Bill Lindsey
Bill Lindsey is an award-winning writer based in South Florida. He covers real estate, automobiles, timepieces, boats, and travel topics.
December 4, 2021 Updated: December 4, 2021

Convertibles make every drive an adventure, open to the breeze and sunshine on pleasant days and evenings. They quickly convert into a snug cocoon when it’s cold and wet. Here, we’ve collected the best of the breed for your consideration.

Luxury at Light Speed

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Bentley Continental GT W12

From $218,900

Handcrafted in Britain utilizing only the best materials, a 626-horsepower W12 engine propels it at up to 207 mph for unsurpassed luxury and performance. Guests, as well as the driver in this mobile private club, are ensured maximum comfort at all times. Feel a raindrop? The roof deploys in a scant 19 seconds at speeds up to 30 mph.

Practical Decadence

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Lexus LC500 Convertible

From $93,050

Luxury and technology abound in this land yacht. Enjoy the practicality of a coupe or the frivolity of a convertible at the push of a button to retract the top. Power options include a 471-horsepower V8 and a 354-horsepower hybrid.

World’s Fastest Hairdryer

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet

From $187,100

At Porsche, performance comes first, with luxury a close second. The iconic 911 is powered by a 572-horsepower turbocharged engine and 8-speed transmission for speeds up to 199 mph, rocketing from 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds.

Britannia Rules the Roads

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2022 Jaguar F-Type Convertible

From $74,500

The new F-Type Jag is a worthy successor to the epic E-Type. Available with rear- or all-wheel drive, cruise in splendid quiet or put the top down to enjoy the rumble of a supercharged V8 engine.

Teutonic Temptress

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2022 Mercedes Benz AMG C Roadster

From $130,700

AMG’s superlative performance convertible uses a snarling V8 and 7-speed automatic to conquer twisties. Open the leather-swathed cockpit in 11 seconds, with a wind deflector to avoid mussed hair.

Bill Lindsey
Bill Lindsey is an award-winning writer based in South Florida. He covers real estate, automobiles, timepieces, boats, and travel topics.