Other Classic Convertible Car Manufacturers
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.
1961 Buick LeSabre Convertible
1953 Buick Wildcat
1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
1953-1954 Dodge Firearrow
1965 Dodge Coronet 500 Convertible
1961 Dodge Polara D-500 Convertible
1955 Ford Fairlane Sunliner Convertible Coupe
1951 Meteor Custom DeLuxe
1955 Ford Thunderbird Convertible
1955 Lincoln Capri
1952 Packard 250 Convertible
1953-1956 Packard Caribbean
1954 Packard Panther Convertible
1969 Pontiac Firebird Sprint Convertible
1965 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 Convertible
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.
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.
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.