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Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Lexus design team had a daunting challenge from its Mahogany Row: create the world’s most beautiful open-top car that preserves the essential styling of the brand's award-winning LC coupe.Lexus will introduce the LC 500 Convertible in 2021 for the South African market, so read on...The roof, the company says, was… Continue reading Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

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New E-Class on way: Extensive 2020 model facelift coming

STUTTGART, Germany - Mercedes' E-Class, with more than 14-million units delivered since 1946, is the best-selling model in the automaker's history - to the extend, the company says, that many regard it as the "heart of the brand". The most recent changes were made in 2016 when, Mercedes said, it ''took a major step into… Continue reading New E-Class on way: Extensive 2020 model facelift coming

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ROC ON! VW’s topless sportster set for launch in 2020

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Production of VW's new T-Roc Cabriolet, the German brand's only convertible, has begun at a plant in Osnabrück after production and logistics operations have been extensively optimised. Andreas Tostmann, VW board production boss, said at the ceremonial start of production: “This vehicle was in large part developed here in Osnabrück - now… Continue reading ROC ON! VW’s topless sportster set for launch in 2020

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Bentley ready to ‘Grand Tour’ with new Continental GT V8

CREWE, England - Bentley has announced 2020 model-year details about what it calls ''our ground-breaking Continental GT, the GT V8'' and tells of the introduction of features. Firrst, a glass roof for the Continental GT W12; then gloss carbon-fibre has been applied to the facia and doors on all models, while the Continental GT V8… Continue reading Bentley ready to ‘Grand Tour’ with new Continental GT V8

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BMW US updates its 8-Series convertibles and coupes for 2020

WOODCLIFF GLADE, New Jersey - BMW America has added the inline, six-cylinder,  840i and 840i xDrive Coupes and Convertibles to its 2020 8 Series model year range. They join the recently announced 840i and 840i xDrive Gran Coupes and the eight-cylinder M850i xDrive Coupe, Convertible, and Gran Coupe models for 2020. Production for all the… Continue reading BMW US updates its 8-Series convertibles and coupes for 2020

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Special Bavarian Roller: One-of-a-kind Continental GT from Mulliner

GT Convertible pays homage to Bavaria Paint and other features extol Bavaian flag Rich folk, calm down! It's a one-off for a show CREWE, England - Bentley has created a unique Continental GT convertible 'Bavaria Edition' with body-modifier Mulliner that is said to have been inspired by the beauty of Germany's Bavarian state. The car… Continue reading Special Bavarian Roller: One-of-a-kind Continental GT from Mulliner

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Get on the web! Build your own McLaren Spyder supercar

Digital configurator, all colours, all options Buyers can explore a myriad permutations Real McLaren 720S Spider will colst $315 000 ANYBODY with internet access can now create what McLaren calls ''their dream car'' - a McLaren 720S Spider - using a two-dimensional configurator. The digital system can be accessed without restriction or password to let… Continue reading Get on the web! Build your own McLaren Spyder supercar

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McLaren 720S Spider: 340km/h supercar for the road

McLaren's 'most accomplished' supercar yet Open-air driving with dynamic performance Carbon-fibre body,  retractable hard-top LONDON, England - McLaren Automotive, British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance, sport and supercars, has expanded its Super Series family with the introduction of a second new model under a £1.2bn Track25 business plan. It's claimed to be the brand's most accomplished… Continue reading McLaren 720S Spider: 340km/h supercar for the road

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Ramping up: Production starts for AWD BMW 8 convertible

DINGOLFING, Germany - Four months after production of the new BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped up here comes the BMW 8 Series convertible. It will be assembled alongside BMW 5 and 7 Series on a single assembly line after a multi-million line upgrade at the plant in in Lower Bavaria. Driver and passengers will be… Continue reading Ramping up: Production starts for AWD BMW 8 convertible

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It just gets better… Fiat goes autumnal with Collezione

Fiat 500 Collezione coming in UK with exclusive colours Two versions, convertible or hatchback-plus- sunroof 'Striking new liveries, pinstripe fabric interiors' LONDON, England - A Fiat 500 Collezione special edition has been launched in the UK in a suitably (northern)  Autumn guise with a new combination of colours, materials and details. ''The 500 Collezione,'' its maker says,… Continue reading It just gets better… Fiat goes autumnal with Collezione