High rise alpines in the horizons, the summer sun beats down gently. A fast and one of the best convertible sports cars swerve dangerously along a curvy bend, as the sports car’s hums gently fuse to a pop tune’s beats.
That sounds like a scene in a Hollywood movie, but in reality, it’s what summer driving in a droptop feels. The gentle touch of the summer breeze on your skin, and of course, your sports convertible’s fast pace is one of the most exhilarating feelings.
Convertibles come with some drawbacks such as the weight and less smooth rides compared to hardtops. However, our listing and choices for the convertible sports cars minimize these shortcomings.
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The Best convertible Sports Cars
14. Ford Mustang GT Convertible
Whenever the history of most successful Ford cars is being told, the Ford Mustang will be in the conversation. Ford Mustang comes with hardtops, but the convertible sports car is also a good pick. The droptop is capable of producing as much as 460 horsepower.
Its features include aluminum foot pedals, tracking apps, a heated steering wheel, rear window defroster, perimeter alarm, and the SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System. The car completely works with the FordPassTM App.
13. 2021 Jaguar F-Type Convertible
Capable of going as fast as 155 mph, the Jaguar F-Type Convertible is an excellent choice if you value class and incredible speed. The Jaguar F-Type convertible sports car can produce 296 hp. Key features include a 325 mm rear and 355 front brakes, an active sports exhaust, and an Interactive Driver Display system.
The fun doesn’t stop there; this sports car also boasts a rear camera and front and rear parking aid. One particular feature that makes it a practical choice is the four-wheel drive, a luxury feature for a sports car.
12. Porsche 911 Targa 4
For decades, German automakers giant Porsche have solidly created a reputation for manufacturing small convertible sports cars with incredible performance. The Porsche 911 Targa 4 is just another proof that the automakers have mastered their craft exceedingly well.
Unlike preceding models that came with the plastic back windows, a poor choice as drivers struggle with visibility; the Targa 4 has a glass windscreen mounted at the back. The engine is capable of producing 379 hp and can hit 179 mph. The improved quality meant a high price as it ranks among the most expensive on this list.
11. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster
In the convertible sports car market, Mercedes is regarded as one of the best automakers. The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster is a testament to this fact. With aluminum accounting for 97% of its mass, the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster is gentle to touch and weightless.
Notable features include the AMG Track Pace and 10.25-inch screen for navigation and entertainment. The sports car can reach a speed of 60 mph in 3.9 seconds.
10. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible
Before the Corvette ZR1, it was announced that the car will be the most expensive Corvette ever produced. Upon releasing the car, the hike in price became justifiable, especially when you consider the features and power it comes with. The car boasts of a 6.2L V8 engine and 715 lb-ft capable of producing 755 hp.
Chevrolet claims the car is the fastest Corvette ever produced, as it can hit a top track speed of 212 mph. It has carbon-ceramic brakes and Chevrolet Infotainment System, including 4G LTE wifi, touchscreen, and satellite radio system with service for one year.
9. 2020 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
The latest descendant of the A6 1500 GT Pininfarina, which dates back to about 70 years ago, specifically 1947, boasts a high performance 4.7-liter V8 engine built by Ferrari capable of attaining 454 hp and a maximum speed of 177 mph. The engine also has 384 lb-ft of torque.
The performance score is further given an uplift with its various drive modes ranging from Auto-Normal to Manual-Sports. Technology is well-checked with its five-year SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link subscription and one-year SiriusXM® Radio subscription.
8. BMW i8 Roadster
The BMW i8 Roadster has a look that could convince a novice; it’s a sci-fi movie dream come true. Engine power is excellent, which comes as no surprise as we expect nothing less from a 1.5-liter TwinPower Turbo engine. Brilliant engine performance brings maximum horsepower range to 398.
Whether you choose to recharge or refuel, you can rest assured that the Roadster is always in pristine condition. It is capable of traveling for 370 miles before recharge. The i8 Roadster has scissor doors made from aluminum and carbon fiber.
7. 2020 Audi R8 Spyder
Driving this beast earns you to the superstar title. The 2020 Audi R8 Spyder performance is complemented by two engines, a 562-hp V10 engine and 602-hp engine, yes, two V10 engines, capable of accelerating 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.
The driver assistance system is superb with a rearview camera and rear acoustic sensors, which notifies you when you’re close to objects. The Audi R8 Spyder Carbon Fiber and Sigma sideblades make the exterior package look dapper.
6. Ferrari Portofino
The Ferrari Portofino is one of the iconic automobiles to be churned out by Ferrari. Its engine system, is from the prestigious family, which was shortlisted for the 2016 and 2017 editions of the International Engine of the Year.
The Ferrari V8 turbo with its unique soundtrack and 8-cylinder efficiency has further been modified to reach 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds. It is the first of the GT family to feature the Electric Power Steering system. In 14 seconds, the retractable hardtop can be opened and closed even while on the move. The luggage compartment can also house three trolleys.
5. Bentley Continental GT Convertible
Bentley says it is the most advanced Bentley Continental ever, and we agree. The plush luxury and extreme comfort level associated with the Bentley brand are taken a bit higher in this sports car. The 6.0 litre Bentley 12-cylinder engine capable of reaching 60 mph in 3.7 seconds has a 207 mph top speed. Integrated with the My Bentley app for easy car status checks such as fuel check, the car is the perfect combination of efficient performance and elegance.
4. McLaren 600LT Spider
Insanely fast, the 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine of this sports car, which was built with the core task of achieving incredible speed, did just that. The McLaren 600LT Spider reach speed 62 mph in 2.9 seconds, a feat few sports cars, several of which are from the biggest names in the sports car automaking industry can only dream of achieving.
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system makes racing incredibly enjoyable. In 15 seconds, the retractable hardtop comes on and off. A chassis weight of less than 75kg makes it really light, another selling point.
3. Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder
Powered by a V10 640 HP Huracán Performante Spyder engine, the Performante Syder boasts of the top performer in the Huracan family. Capable of producing 640 horsepower, the Lamborghini Active Aerodynamics and Adaptive Network Intelligence Management (ANIMA) system ensures the ultimate driving experience. For just $308,695, a customized version can be built to your taste.
2. Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante
A British wonder and an impressive choice to add to your collection, the Vanquish S Volante comes fully powered with a V12 powerhouse capable of attaining a maximum speed of 201 mph and reaching 62 mph in 3.5 seconds.
The design speaks of nothing but pure glamour and bespoke luxury. The advanced Infotainment system (AMi III), a significant improvement from the 2017 release, further adds to its comfort.
1. 2020 Rolls-Royce Dawn
The Rolls-Royce Dawn stands at the apex of the best convertible sports cars available in the world right now. The beaut is a perfect representation of bespoke luxury, excellent performance, and a fascinating mix of mechanical efficiency and incredible comfort.
Its 6.6 LItre V12 Twin-turbo engine can produce a maximum power unit of 563-horsepower, providing the perfect roar for a powerhouse of such quality. A speed of 62mph can be attained in 4.8 seconds. Rather than the four-seater fast cars we are used to, the Dawn stands uniquely with its intimate two-seater all-black trim. From $346,600, the leading star in convertible sports cars can be all yours.
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