2016 Mazda MX-5


Mazda's KODO design language has brought a new excitement to the revered Japanese car manufacturer and we've all been waiting on pins and needles to see just how that would translate into one of the most iconic roadsters of all time, the Mazda MX-5.

Celebra ting its 25th anniversary, the fourth generation MX-5 is a stunner with aggressive and shapely lines that introduces a brand new, but very familiar face to the highly acclaimed Mazda stable. This generation also adopts their Skyactiv technology and is 100 kilograms lighter than the model it will be replacing. No performance specs have been revealed as of yet, but look for the new MX-5 to hit dealer showrooms in early 2015.



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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster


Aston Martin has unleashed its fastest convertible to date, the V12-powered Vantage S Roadster. The topless supercar follows its hardtop sibling that debuted last year and puts down some impressive numbers you really can't ignore.

Available later this year, the V12 Vantage S Roadster will be powered by their AM28 6.0-litre V12 which produces 565 hp and will help take the car from 0-60 in an incredible 3.9 seconds while on its way to a top speed of 201 mph. Just like the coupe model, the convertible will share in its racing pedigree with CNC machined combustion chambers, hollow camshafts, and Sportshift III transaxle. It will also get a bevy of exterior refinements with carbon fiber bits throughout and optional customization from Q by Aston Martin. Video after the jump.

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Jaguar F-Type Project 7


Jaguar will be debuting a new car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and it's not another Project 7 concept, it's a full on, street legal production model.

Yes, they're building 250 examples of the Project 7 worldwide and it will be one of the fastest Jags ever. It wil be powered by a 5.0L V8 that produces 575 horsepower and take the car from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds and will hit a top speed of 186 mph. It will also feature various carbon fiber aerodynamic upgrades and a foldable cloth top. Deliveries of the Project 7 will begin in the summer of 2015.


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Caterham Kamui Kobayashi Seven 250 R


What could be better than a Caterham Seven 250 R? How about a Caterham Seven designed by their own racing driver, Kamui Kobayashi. The special edition Seven will be limited to 10 examples and is exclusive to Japan and will feature a number of performance tweaks chosen by Kobayashi including carbon fiber interior trim, carbon fiber front wing and rear protectors, and 13-inch diamond cut black wheels. Power comes from a 1.6L Ford Sigma engine gets the Seven from 0-60 in 5.9 seconds and tops out a 112 mph.


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Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed Collection


Rolls-Royce lifts the curtains on a new Drophead Coupe inspired by record-breaking Bluebird K3 boat piloted by Sir Malcolm Campbell. The Drophead Coupe Waterspeed is finished in Maggiore Blue, a paint scheme based on the color of Campbell's K3. The blue theme doesn't end there as the company has gone as far as to bring the exterior finish to the V12 engine which shines in the same Maggiore Blue, the first time a Rolls Royce engine has been painted to match the exterior.



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2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible


Chevy's Ferrari-hunting Z06 is getting ready for the warmer temperatures with the debut of the new convertible variant. The Z06 Convertible gets you 625 hp and 635 lb-ft of torque which will get you from 0-60 in under 3.5 seconds. It also features an electronic top that can be operated via the key fob and can be open or closed at speeds up to 30 mph.



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2015 BMW M4


What's better than a screaming down the freeway in a M4? Screaming down the freeway with the top down in a M4. BMW just announced their M4 convertible and it comes stocked with a retractable hard top, 425 hp twin-turbo inline six, and the option of a six-speed manual or seven-speed auto.


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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS


Porsche's mid-engined drop-top gets the GTS treatment with an improved 3.4L flat six that'll put out 330 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. That will get you from 0-62 in 4.7 seconds and will hit a top speed of 174 mph. It also gets a number of special design tweaks that include a modified front and rear end, 20" wheels and blacked-out Bi-Xenon headlights.



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McLaren 650S Spider


McLaren reveals Spider variant of its brand new supercar, the 650S. Just like its hard-top sibling, the 650S Spider has a 641 hp twin-turbo V8 and puts in a slightly slower, but still incredibly fast 0-62 time of 3 seconds and a top speed of 204 mph. The two piece retractable hard-top raises and lowers in 17 seconds and can be deployed at up to 19 mph.


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Ferrari California T


Maranello unleashes their latest masterpiece, a brand new drop-top, the California T. The convertible will be powered by a turbocharged 3.9L V8 that pushes out 560 hp and 557 lb-ft of torque. All that Italian muscle will get you from 0-62 in 3.6 seconds and will hit a top speed of 196 mph. Other features include a retractable hard-top roof that folds down in 14 seconds, Ferrari's latest F1-Trac traction control system, and improvements to the carbon-ceramic braking system with new composite discs and pads.



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