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.
The 1975 Pontiac Grand Ville took precedence on luxury over performance as Pontiacs only convertible for the year. It offered a 185-horsepower 400 V-8 or optional 200-bhp 455. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1976 Cadillac Eldorado was billed as an ''instant collectible" because Eldorado claimed it was the last convertible. A buying frenzy helped sell the Eldorado three times over its base price. Learn more.
The 1990 Buick Reatta is already a popular prized collector car due to its limited numbers. Buick's only production two-seater died after just four years. Learn more about this classic convertible.
The 1996 Chrysler Sebring Jxi is believed to be Chrysler’s best all-around convertible yet. The Jxi model featured a 163-bhp 2.5 liter V-6. Learn more about this convertible.
The 1998 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Replica was an almost exact replica of the real pace car. Only 1,158 were built making this an unusually collectible Corvette. Learn more about this highly collectible convertible.
The 1999 Pontiac Trans Am 30th Anniversary Chevrolet Camero SS is the last anniversary edition of the popular convertible. The 30th Anniversary edition came in white with a white interior and blue hood and rear-deck stripes. Learn more in this article.
The 1954 Packard Caribbean was part of Packard's brave front in the face of steady sales losses. The '54 Caribbean was designed for an elite audience, which crippled its sales. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1955 Buick Century was one of four convertibles produced by Buick in that year and was the most popular. The '55 Century offered a Fireball V-8 engine with Dynaflow transmission. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1955 Cadillac Series 62 delivered exactly what buyers wanted: luxury features at an affordable price. It was equipped with a state-of-the-art 270 horsepower 331 cubic-inch V-8 engine. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air was a revolutionary low-priced car. The Bel Air is a classic in every sense of the word, from styling to engine. Learn more about why this classic convertible has become such a popular collectible.
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.
The 1955 Mercury Montclair stepped into the sun for 1955 with bold new styling and a bigger engine. The Montclair was the first Mercury to offer factory air conditioning. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1956 Ford Thunderbird was one of the most coveted cars of the '50s. It was an all-American boulevardier convertible designed for comfort and smooth, powerful straight line performance. No wonder it became an instant classic. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1956 Lincoln Premiere saw record sales for the company. Today these Lincolns are bona fide collector's items, the rare ragtop especially. Learn about the appealing changes that made the Lincoln Premiere a classic convertible.
The 1956 Packard Caribbean was the most potent, most advanced convertible in Packard history and also the last. Packard introduced its first V-8, an improved Ultramatic transmission, and a new suspension for the ’56 Caribbean. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air was an icon for 50s: fins, flash and horsepower -- a King of Cool to rival Elvis. The ‘57Bel Air's V-8 engine could go from 0-60 mph in under ten seconds. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1957 Chrysler New Yorker was a style leader with the "Forward Look" -- lower cars with dart-like profiles. The ‘57 New Yorker defined elegance and style for the late 1950s. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1957 Ford 500 Skyliner was a symbol for the age of gadgetry: the only hardtop convertible to really convert. The Fairlane 500 Skyliner was a pricey but popular model for Ford. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1957 Lincoln Premiere's proven formula wasn't drastically changed except for the rear fender’s lofty fins. The Premiere's 368-cubic-inch V-8 produced an even 300 horsepower. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1957 Oldsmobile Super 88 was one hot car thanks to the new J-2 performance option packing 300 horsepower. There was also a racing setup with radical camshaft and heavy-duty internals. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1958 Continental Mark III was the first Continental convertible in 10 years with an incredibly heavy body. Riding grand 131-inch wheelbases, these Lincolns were boxy but clean and imposingly massive. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1961 Ford Galaxie Sunliner was a sleek convertible with a clean design and no 50’s flash. The ’61 Sunliner was a hit with 44,614 orders. Learn more about this classic convertible.
The 1958 Edsel Citation was the biggest flop in automotive history -- a case of the wrong car at the wrong time. The ‘58 Citation suffered from gimmicky gadgets and drab styling. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1959 Cadillac Series 62 with its "Happy Days" style and towering tailfins has become an indelible '50s icon. Today they are prized by collectors for their unique styling. Learn about this classic convertible.
The 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS boasted crisp styling and a powerful V-8. This legendary performer pumped out 360 horsepower. Check out this article for more about this classic convertible.
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