- October 27, 2011
Best Convertibles of the World
Convertibles have style, glamour and body style that captivates the viewer in their charm. Their unique feature is Flexible or rigid, folding textile roofs, Detachable hardtops and windows which wind-down inside the doors, making the convertible an open air vehicle. Most Convertibles are two door cars and a luxury vehicle with two doors. However, Convertibles are also called the all-weather car and are not meant for families as they have limited space for both passengers and cargo. Here is our list of Cool Convertibles which are spacious, driver and passenger friendly and roomier for your cargo.
Spacious Convertibles have a seating space for 2 to 4 passengers. The back seating space is however confined. The rear seating space is ideal for children and shorter adults but bulky adults will find it hard to tuck in. Two spacious Convertibles are
1. Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder features manual 4-way passenger seat with more passenger volume.It is spacious with more headroom and shoulder room The power folding top with full headliner that opens in 19 seconds, Center console with armrest and storage compartment adds to this space.
2. The Ford Mustang Convertible
The Ford Mustang Convertible also features a seating space of 4 passengers. It is more roomy with Passenger Volume of 81 cu. ft and Luggage Capacity of 9.6 cu. Ft.
3. The BMW1 Series convertible
The BMW1 Series convertible is a 2+2 seater luxury with sunreflective technology and giving you comfort in all type of weather. The cockpit is airy and spacious with sate of art Control Display.
Driver Friendly Convertibles
As the driver is the boss of the car, he needs to be comfortable while driving the convertible. Driver friendly Convertibles have more space and more legroom in front seating area. If you are sports crazy person, then the sports convertible will let you have a true racing experience. Driver’s assist features makes driving easy and comfy. These three convertibles are driver friendly.
1. Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet Corvette is a sport convertible and has a lot of features for sports driver. The Dual power-adjustable heated Sport mirrors, auto-dimming mirrors, Variable-ratio power steering, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, Power Driver Side Mirror ,Driver Lumbar Support , StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and On Star Safety Features keep you driving not only on dangerous roads but also on sporty tracks.
2. Porsche Boxter S
Porsche Boxter S is a true sports car with Porsche Communication Management, sports steering wheel, Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection, BOSE® Surround Sound-System,CDR-30 audio system with 5-inch display, Hood/Hardtop, a braking system with four-piston aluminium monobloc brake and Anti-theft protection System. Porsche Stability Management stabilizes your car on hill roads thus gives you an amazing driving experience.
3. Nissan 370Z Roadster
Nissan 370Z Roadster gives the driver a longitudinally mid-mounted front engine/rear-wheel drive with Power-assisted brakes. The 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) gives more control over cruising. The Vehicle-speed-sensitive power steering and Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition with Upshift indicator light provides ease to the driver. The 8-way adjustable driver’s seat is comfortable.
Passenger Friendly Convertibles
Passenger friendly Convertibles will let you have a real cruising experience on the road. However, Convertibles are not built for backseaters and rear seaters and they become cramped at the back seat when the top is folded back. But some of them are comfy with more head and legroom for backseaters. Two passenger friendly Convertibles are
1. Volvo C70
Volvo C70 is a passenger friendly convertible with Reinforced Passenger Compartment, SeatBelts with PreTensioners and load limiters, Side Impact Protection System, a door-mounted inflatable curtain and the head restraints for all seats. ISOFIX/Latch Attachment system provides child safety in the rear set. The Electronic Climate Control makes the air around you cleaner and cooler.
2. Audi A5 Cabriolet
Audi A5 Cabriolet provides passenger comfort with Three-zone automatic climate control. The entertainment features which include Bluetooth® mobile phone preparation and Audi music interface with iPod®/iPhone® integration let you entertained throughout your trip.
Cargo Carrying Convertibles
Whenever you are buying a convertible, cargo space is also a preference in addition to seating capacity when judging the interior. Convertibles don’t offer more than 15 cubic feet of trunk space, the average is about Ten cubic feet. When going on long journeys more cargo space is ideal and one wants to load the car with both luggage and people. These two Convertibles are ideal for both the luggage and passengers.
1. Mini Cooper Convertible
The Mini Cooper Convertible provides greater space for your cargo with 23.3 cubic feet of space
2. Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Convertible SUV
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Convertible SUV has a maximum cargo capacity of 86.8 cubic feet with the rear seat folded and 46.4 cubic feet with the rear seats in use.
So make your journey adventurous and comfortable with these cool convertibles.