Classic Convertible Cars

In this classic convertible section, we cater to those who love old cars and want to know how they work. Models include the DeSoto, Hudson, Muntz, Shelby, Terraplane, Packard and many more.

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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.

1957 Mercury Monterey Convertible

This particular 1957 Mercury Monterey Convertible was easily one of the prettiest of the 5,033 cars built that year, but all of them received a chilly response at first. See photos and read why this car was ahead of its time.

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

The 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible is a milestone from the renowned manufacturer. It housed the most potent V-8 engine offered by Cadillac and was one of two "volume" Eldos available from the manufacturer that year. Read about this American classic.

1951 Meteor Custom DeLuxe

The 1951 Meteor Custom DeLuxe Convertible Coupe was the most refined version of the thoroughly new Ford/Meteor generation ushered in for 1949. It was the 'Canadianized' version of its namesake car. See pictures of this stunning convertible.

1961 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

The 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible was introduced to go along with the hardtops in the series. Its engine is a 250-bhp, four-barrel, hydraulic-lifter version of the Chevy 348-cid V-8. Read about and see pictures of this beautiful classic car.

1949-1952 Dodge Wayfarer

The 1949-1952 Dodge Wayfarer was a stunning success with eye-catching styling at a relatively low price. Dealers loved them for the attractive styling that drew many customers into the showrooms. Learn more about these collectible cars.

1955 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

The 1955 Ford Thunderbird had style in spades owing to its low two-seat bodywork. Though it was inspired by the many foreign sports cars, the Thunderbird was built like a little luxury car. Learn more about this stylish powerful American classic.

1955 Lincoln Capri

The 1955 Lincoln Capri saw model-year improvements, but sales were dismal in an otherwise booming year. Learn all about the 1955 Lincoln Capri.

1957 Chrysler 300-C Convertible

The 1957 Chrysler 300-C convertible featured unique styling and attractive upgrades. This car featured a FirePower V-8 that allowed the 300-C to reach 60 mph in 8.4 seconds or less. Learn all about the 1957 Chrysler 300-C convertible.

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.

1954 Ford Crestline Sunliner Convertible

The 1954 Ford Crestline Sunliner convertible was the glamor queen of the 1954 Ford lineup. Ball-joint front suspension was incorporated into the design of the Sunliner for improved ride and handling. Learn about the 1954 Ford Crestline Sunliner convertible.

1955 Plymouth

Plymouth's 1955 vehicles represented a welcome change from previous years' designs. The chassis was stretched to 115 inches and featured upgraded shock absorbers and rear springs. Learn about the 1955 Plymouth and see photos.

1971-1973 Mercury Cougar

The 1971-1973 Mercury Cougar was the last of the true ponycar Cougars. Learn more about the history of this high performance Mercury muscle car and discover the positives, negatives, production facts, specifications, engine types and 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

1960-1961 Ford Galaxie Starliner & Sunliner

The 1960-1961 Ford Galaxie Starliner & Sunliner gained popularity with a lush ride and swoopy styling. They were the raciest of Ford's bigger-than-ever early-1960's big cars. Read more about these collectible cars.

1957-1975 Citroën Chapron DS 19/20/21/23

The 1957-1975 Citroen Chapron DS 19/20/21/23 was a rare convertible variation on the Citroen DS-series sedans. The model was built mostly for very wealthy private buyers and the French government. Read more about this collectible car.

1954-1957 Buick Century Convertible & Hardtops

The 1954-1957 Buick Century Convertible & Hardtops are among the few collectible types of cars that are still readily available and fairly affordable, though prices have recently increased. Learn more about these stylish cars.

2000 Panoz Esperante

The 2000 Panoz Esperante is a true success story made by an upstart company in a sea of existing automakers. This Roadster appealed only to hard-core driving enthusiasts. Learn about this classic convertible.

2004 Cadillac XRL

The 2004 Cadillac XRL was Cadillac's chance to redeem itself for previous poor-selling 2-seater coupes. The XRL sought to combine performance and style with a state-of-the-art chassis, rear-wheel drive, and more than 300 horsepower. Learn more about this convertible.

1968 Mercury Park Lane

The 1968 Mercury Park Lane featured a nod to station wagons of the ‘40s with its wooden paneling option. It was not too popular and lasted only this model year. Learn more about this classic convertible.

1973 Buick Centurion

The 1973 Buick Centurion was one of the last Buick convertibles though Buick fought hard to keep convertibles alive. The Centurion featured a standard 175-horsepower 350 V-8. Learn more in this article.

2000 Plymouth Prowler

The 2000 Plymouth Prowler was an attempt to capture the carefree spirit of the early muscle-car days. The Prowler was a strong-lined and ‘’fun’’ alternative to Plymouth's usual lineup. Learn more about this convertible.

2003 Dodge Viper

The 2003 Dodge Viper built upon a solid muscle-car heritage to make it a worthy contender against Corvette. An 8.3-liter V-10 engine gives the 2003 Dodge Viper 500 horsepower and muscle to spare. Learn about this convertible.

1975 Chevrolet Caprice Classic

The 1975 Chevrolet Caprice Classic was one of Detroit’s famous ‘’last convertibles.’’ It included a 175-horsepower 400 V-8 linked to Turbo Hydramatic transmission. Learn more about this classic convertible.

1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale

The 1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale was a hot seller as it looked like a sure-fire "collectible." It attracted 21,038 orders with buyers hoping to make a profit on this collectible. Learn about this classic convertible.


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