There are fewer and fewer on the market, but convertibles are still exceptional vehicles that can turn heads and win hearts. We take a closer look at three models that have just been restyled.
By Frédéric Millet
BMW Z 4
The iconic roadster
The ultimate roadster icon for the last twenty years, this two-seater coupé-convertible is available either with 4 cylinders (€55,000 for the Sdrive20i), or with the famous 340 hp 6-cylinder engine for the M40i (€70,300). This Z4 owes its success to its athletic design and agility, while its incredible propulsion makes it a joy to drive. With its new grille,
19-inch M rims and state-of-the-art connectivity, this third version is already on the road to success.
VW T-Roc Cabriolet
Taking convertibles to new heights
This car is quite simply unique because it is the only convertible SUV on the market! The Wolfsburg-based firm is on to a winner with its T-Roc Convertible, and has just unveiled a limited edition of only 75 pieces for France. The extraordinary vehicle is fitted with a 1.5 TSI 150 hp engine and has an R-Line finish. With its Iridium Grey matte paintwork and “Black Style” design pack, the sleek T-Roc comes with a price tag of €49,000.
LEXUS LC 500
Elegant, luxurious and with a V8 under the hood!
The latest version of the Japanese firm’s racing car, the LC Cabriolet, boasts a new 10-speed automatic gearbox on its V8 engine and now has a 12-inch touchscreen – moved forward by 86 mm – which is larger, more responsive and more functional than its predecessor. An eye-catching limited series known as Ultimate Edition will even be available in September with specific engine settings. The price is not yet available, but the LC 500 Convertible V8 will definitely be on the market for more than €143,700.