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In this Classic Convertible Cars section, we look at some not-so-common models, including the Austin-Healey, the 1963 Studebaker Lark Daytona, 25 years of Volkswagon Beetle convertibles and Edsel’s 1960 Ranger and 1958 Citation.

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1960 Edsel Ranger

The 1960 Edsel Ranger convertible is part of the last line of Edsel models. Only 76 1960 Edsel Ranger convertibles were ever made. Check out this article for more about this classic convertible.


1954 Edwards America Convertible

The 1954 Edwards America Convertible was a short lived sports car built by successful race-car driver Sterling Edwards. Including the prototype, only five cars were built. Read more about this classic sporty convertible. See more »

1962 Budd XR-400 Sports Convertible

The 1962 Budd XR-400 Sports Convertible was a cheap-to-tool-up sporty car pitched to both Ford and AMC by the Budd Company. Did either company accept the XR-400? Could it have done as well as the Mustang? Read on to find out. See more »

1955 DeSoto Firedome Convertible Coupe

The 1955 DeSoto Firedome Convertible Coupe was made to appeal to the owner's sense of adventure. Packed with a 291-cubic-inch Hemi V-8, the Firedome topped out at 100 mph. Learn more about this classic drop top. See more »

1956 Continental Mark II Convertible

The 1956 Continental Mark II Convertible earned its reputation as a timeless beauty. It was powered by a 368-cid V-8 that produced 285 horsepower. Learn more about the elegant 1956 Continental Mark II Convertible. See more »

1950 Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible

Conditions were so bleak in England after World War II that the country adopted an "export or die" program to attract foreign currency -- mainly U.S. dollars. Read how the 1950 Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible was designed to appeal to U.S. tastes. See more »

1948 DeSoto Custom Convertible

The 1948 DeSoto Custom Convertible was a recycled pre-war design that was offered in DeLuxe and upmarket Custom trim. Power came from a carryover 236.6-cubic inch L-head six-cylinder engine. Learn more about this classic convertible. See more »

1953 Die Valkyrie

America's custom carbuilders were but a shadow of their 1930s selves after World War II, but you could still drive something very special -- like the 1953 Die Valkyrie -- if you knew where to go and had enough money. Check out the 1953 Die Valkyrie. See more »

1957 Volvo P1900 Sport Convertible Coupe

The 1957 Volvo P1900 Sport convertible coupe was intended to boost Volvo's image with a sporty model. However it lasted only a year. Gunnar Engellau took over Volvo management in 1956 and promptly killed this classic car. Read more. See more »

1953 Paxton Phoenix Convertible Coupe

The 1953 Paxton Phoenix Convertible Coupe had unique features like a power-retractable top. It also featured a fiberglass body and chrome bumpers that kept the overall weight under 2,200 pounds. Learn more about this car's design and engineering. See more »

1953-1979 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

With its iconic styling, the 1953-1979 Volkswagen Beetle convertible is one of the most desired collectible cars in the U.S. Still both popular and drivable, this car is sure to be around for quite a while. Learn all about the Beetle See more »