92% of People Can't Identify All of These Convertibles. Can You?

By: Kennita Leon
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Convertibles, (also known as cabriolets) are vehicles that can change from enclosed cars to open-air ones, hence the name convertible. 

These cars have evolved so much over time, initially having foldable textile roofs, to now having full metal retractable ones. In between those two, there were the detachable hardtops, which had to be stored in the trunk of the vehicle while driving with the top down. 

Because the roof is one of the most important features of a convertible, we'll take a closer look at them. When it came to the textile roof, it offered more ventilation and visibility, but it wasn't all that safe, nor was it a great deterrent for thieves. 

The detachable hardtops were very popular during the '50s  and were great when it came to durability, at least when compared to the textile covers. On the downside, it still wasn't all that when it came to time management and if the rain decided to fall spontaneously. 

The current retractable hardtop goes backward and forward at the touch of a button and is very convenient above what was previously offered. 

The tops of these cars are what make them so great and so expensive. Have you studied them enough to name them from just a picture? 

Since its debut in 1999, this two-door sports car has undergone several modern modifications including a full 12.3-inch digital display.

Manufactured by Chevrolet, this American automobile has been produced through six model generations since its conception in 1966.

The Ford Mustang is credited with the rise of the pony car; an American class of automobile identified by its long hood, sporty coupes and short rear decks.

This compact luxury roadster, now known as the Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class, was built in Bremen, Germany in 1996.

The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider made its first public appearance as a prototype at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show where many of its features were highlighted.

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, a two-door sports car, is the second of seven generations for the 1963 to 1967 model years.

The Carrera Cabriolet version of the Porsche 911 features twin turbochargers, eight loudspeakers, a high-end sound system and much more.

In 2013, the Vanquish Volante was the second vehicle to be released as part of the second generation of the model.

The 2018 model of the Audi A5 Cabriolet features a 252-hp turbocharged engine capable of accelerating from 0 – 60 mph in just six seconds.

The second generation of the Ferrari model has been in production for three years since its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

The Jaguar XK is a 2-door grand touring which ran for two generations from 1996 – 2006 and then from 2006 – 2014 respectively.

The BMW M235i model is part of the first generation of the BMW 2 Series which ran for two years from 2014 to 2016.

Also known as the GranCabrio, this convertible was introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and has been in production ever since.

This British luxury car is a two-door, four-seat convertible whose features combines aluminum and hand-crafted materials.

The Porsche 918 Spyder is a plug-in hybrid sports car, of which 918 units were produced from 2013 to 2015.

Introduced in 2013, the Jaguar F-Type is a two-door, four-seater sports car which served as the successor of the Jaguar E-Type and replacement of the Jaguar XK.

This famous German sports car was launched in 2015 as part of the second generation of the Audi R8 model.

This lightweight two-seater roadster is classified as the best-selling convertible sports car with over 900,000 units being sold since its launch in 1989.

The BMW Z4, the third model in the BMW Z Series, is a line of roadsters and coupés which has been in production since 2002.

The roadster version of the Nissan 370Z, a two-door, two-seater sports car, was the third model of the Nissan 370Z line.

The Fiat 500 Abarth is a four-passenger A-segment city car which was displayed for the first time at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

Developed in Germany, the Bugatti Veyron is a mid-engined sports car which is recognized by the Guinness World Record as the fastest street-legal production car.

The convertible version of the Continental GTC was revealed for the first in September 2005 as the fifth model of the first generation.

Introduced in late 1996, the Porsche Boxster is a two-seater roadster, of which there are four generation models.

This series of grand tourers have been in production since 1976 and is currently in its fourth generation.

The Audi A5, created by German automobile manufacturer Audi, is a range of luxury coupe cars which has been in production since March 2007.

Production for the first series of the Jaguar E-Type, which included a roadster and a coupé, ran for seven years from 1961 to 1968.

The Jeep Wrangler, released since 1986, is a range made up of compact, medium-sized, drive-off road vehicles.

Some of the convertible versions of the Lotus Elan, which were produced by Lotus Cars, included the Lotus Elan 1500, 1600, S2, S3, S4 and Sprint.

The Shelby Cobra, formerly known as the AC Cobra, is a two-passenger roadster which has been manufactured throughout the UK and USA since 1962.

The Volkswagen Eos is a sport-compact cabriolet coupé which was launched in 2006 until production was wrapped up in 2015.

The Buick Cascada, a mid-sized convertible, was officially launched in April 2013 and has been in production ever since.

The MINI Cooper, originally manufactured by the British Motor Corporation, is a series of small cars owned by BMW since 2000.

Introduced in the mid-1980's, the Saab 900 Turbo convertible was a three-door hatchback with a 16-valve turbocharged engine.

The Fiat 124 Spider, a turbocharged, two-seater roadster, was introduced in 2015 at the LA Auto Show.

The Lamborghini Aventador, officially unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, is a mid-engine two-door sports car and successor to the Murciélago model.

The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open British sports car produced by the British Motor Corporation from 1958 to 1971.

The Porsche 356 Speedster, of which there are four models, is a classic sports car which was manufactured for 17 years after its launch in 1948.

Since its introduction in 1939, the Lincoln Continental, a range of luxury cars, has gone on to produce 10 model generations.

While the Pagani Zonda has been in production since 1999, the roadster version was introduced in 2003, with only 40 units created at the time.

This two-door sports car was originally manufactured by the British Motor Corporation and later by British Leyland as a soft-top roadster.

Two roadster versions of the Mercedes-Benz SLR exist; the first which was released in 2007, and the second, the limited Roadster 722 S which was launched in 2009.

This Mercedes-Benz model, which was named after British race driver Stirling Moss, was unveiled in 2009 with only 75 units produced.

The first Venom GT Spyder was created in 2011, when an American singer, Steven Tyler, requested an open-top version of the Venom GT.

In September 2011, the Agera R, a two-door sports car, broke six land speed world records during test sessions in Ängelholm, Sweden.

This German sports car was manufactured for four years during which it snatched the number one spot on the ‘Top Sports Cars of the 2000's' list.'

The Ferrari 308 GTS is a Targa-topped sports car which was produced for three years after its unveiling at the 1977 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The Toyota Land Cruiser, a range of four-wheel-drive vehicles, is one of Toyota's longest-running lines; production started in 1951.

The convertible versions of the Volkswagen Beetle include the 1960 Beetle Cabriolet and the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle.

Since its initial production in 1955, the Ford Thunderbird, a rear-wheel-drive vehicle, has gone on to produce 11 model generations.

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