The little 2015 Audi A3 delivers excellent everyday driving characteristics and useful connected cabin electronics. In Cabriolet form it sacrifices voice command and trunk space, but makes up for it with pure, open-top driving enjoyment.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet is an extraordinarily comfortable car, and offers cutting-edge driver-assistance features, but cabin electronics are in need of some refinement.
The 2011 Smart ForTwo is one of the most unique cars on the road, but works best in an urban environment.
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet brings a solid cabin tech package to open-top cruising, but the big engine means it will be expensive to run.
With its high-tech cabin, the 2010 Audi A5 Cabriolet is a comfortable cruiser, but it is not powerful enough to drive like a sports car.
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Audi's A3 e-tron, its first plug-in model for the US, is poised to hit dealers this October.
CNET's Brian Cooley takes a drive in the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 ragtop and tells you why he thinks it just might be the perfect Mercedes.
With its comfortable ride, cabin appointments, and occasionally autonomous driving, the E550 pampers its passengers.
We all know the Citroen DS3 is a very good car, it was a runaway hit when it was launched, taking on BMW's sainted Mini and holding its own. The convertible version has hit showrooms, and it borrows more than just a name from Citroen's past.