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    Summertime? Convertible time!

    At least: In moderation. We in the Netherlands still have to get used to the idea of ​​real summers. (And the idea that we probably won't be making Elfstedentochts anymore.) We think open-minded and are happy that people in regions where they have been used to beautiful summers for some time, prefer to drive 'open' if possible. Through […] More

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    Convertible driving this summer

    The summer of 2018 seems like the ideal convertible summer in the eyes of people who don't own such a topless vehicle. But convertible owners know better. Open driving is hell in this weather. Because in this kind of summer, overheating, sunburn or sunstroke and very stiff net and shoulder muscles are lurking. […] More

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    The summertime blues: coolant and convertible driving

    The summertime blues. Driving over coolant and convertible Because of course 'Every advantage has a disadvantage' as the Divine Amsterdammer once rightly remarked. Those few days of real summer are therefore not only a reason to drink white wine or beer late at night. The convertible driver we saw on the terrace of the Doesburg […] More

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    Rover 2000 P6 S2 convertible

    A little classic connoisseur still remembers that after the introduction of the P6 - which became known as Rover 2000 - in 1963, Edelkoetsen manufacturer Rover experimented with a 2-door convertible version. A truly stunning design by David Bache working in the Rover design department. In the long existence of the said manufacturer, […] More

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    VW 1303 Convertible. The last open beetle.

    In August 1972, the VW 1303 saw the light of day. He succeeded the 1302. The latter model was the first Super Beetle and was only on the market for two years. Volkswagen decided to revise the 1302 and launch the 1303 due to increasing safety and equipment requirements. Of course there was also a convertible version, which […] More

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    Only mad dogs and Englisms

    Only mad dogs and Englishmen… Go out in the mid-day sun. That's a song by Noël Coward from the time 1931) that Great Britain still had a lot of win regions in warmer regions. Those were countries where the 'locals' retreated to the shade and on terraces during the heat of the day. More

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    Verkeerd afgelopen

    The car can probably still be saved. But we cannot imagine how the convertible top on this Mercedes from the USA got into this condition. The rest of the car also looked like a 'challenging project'. Maybe everything will be fine, But we think: 'Verkeerd afgelopen' More

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    Opel shows open classics during German old-timer ride

    During the 22nd old-timer ride ADAC Hessen-Thüringen – Opel Classic, five classic Opels and the Opel Cascada give a nice picture of open Opel driving over the years. The classic stage from 26 to 28 May will take you through the Werretal area, on both sides of the former border between West and East Germany. This […] More

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    Prominent role for Mercedes Benz at Techno Classica in Essen

    During Techno Classica 2016, Mercedes-Benz Classic puts the open models in the spotlight. In Hall 1 of the trade fair complex in Essen, the Stuttgart-based manufacturer will be showing models that, like the current C-Class Cabriolet, S-Class Cabriolet and SL, offer the experience of open-top driving. Since the automobile 130 years ago […] More

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