Tag: Convertible

Holden Cascada Convertible To Launch In New Zealand And Australia In 2015

For years, Holden has been offering badge engineered from various global car manufacturers, with most of them coming from the stables of General Motors. The Australian car maker aims at adding even more excitement to its existing lineup and as per the latest news, the same is going to introduce three new European sourced vehicles to its portfolio. The first of the lot is the sleek and sensuous Cascada convertible that is scheduled to arrive in New Zealand and Australia in 2015. Not just that, Australian customers will also be able to buy the Astra GTC and VXR 3-door hatchbacks and the Insignia VXR performance saloon.

The other two models will join the Australian lineup shortly after the launch of the Cascada. Stefan Jacoby, GM Executive Vice President and President, General Motors International Operations said, “Holden is one of the strongest brands in Australia and the introduction of the Astra,



Chevrolet unveiled the Corvette Stingray Convertible at Geneva Motor Show

Chevrolet has introduced the Corvette Stingray Convertible model with the world premiere at the Geneva International Motor show 2013. The Corvette Stingray Coupe’s high performance technology and capabilities are inherited by the Convertible model. It is equipped with a new, fully electronic top feature which can be lowered remotely using the key fob and the top can also be opened or closed at speeds up to 50 km/h. The Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible will arrive in global markets later in 2013.

In the engine configuration, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is powered with an all-new LT1 6.2 Litre V-8 Small Block Engine which is capable of generating an estimated horsepower of 450[i.e. 335 kilo-Watts] and an estimated max torque of 335 lb.-ft.[i.e. 610 Nm] at 1,000 to 4,000 rpm. The engine is built with the capability of more fuel efficiency using Active Fuel Management feature and also given a improved performance characteristic by direct injection variable valve timing technology to the engine.



Volkswagen displayed 2014 Beetle Convertible R-Line at Chicago Auto Show

With the showcasing of Beetle GSR Limited Edition Modelin the ongoing center of Automobile attraction at the Chicago Auto Show 2013, Volkswagen has also showcased the fifth car in the R-Line family – the Beetle Convertible R-Line in the U.S. for model year 2014. Packed with alluring standard features and equipment, the Convertible R-Line has dynamic character with distinctive aluminum alloy wheels of 19-inch with a lower lower-profile all-season tires and has turbo sport-tuned suspension, while in the exterior carrying an R-Line badge on the front grille with Bi-Xenon headlights and LED DRLs.

In the interior, the Beetle Convertible R-Line has various attractive features like dashboard with metallic-finish and door trim,  Fender® Premium Audio System, leather sport seating surfaces, key-less access with push-button start, aluminum sport pedals, stainless-steel R-Line scuff plates,  RNS 315 navigation system and a sporty flat-bottom R-Line multi-function leather steering wheel. The convertible price, is going to be disclosed, near to its launch in the later 2013. Volkswagen Beetle Convertible R Line



Opel Cascada heading for its debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In Rüsselsheim region of Germany - Opel has confirmed that one of the top luxury 4-seats convertible model – the new Cascada is heading for its world debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March and is manufacture by Opel itself, the mid-size four seats convertible as a Cabriolet, has all the attractive and advanced technology to make it unique in its own segment. In the history of 70 years, Opel has engineered Cascada with new generation powertrain and best to its chassis structure for more safety in a compact convertible of length 4.7 meters.

The Cascada is equipped with various features like its prolonged, open-air elegance and streamlined soft-top with an alluring price tag as compared to the other convertible of the same segment. The one of four-seats convertible type, will manufacture by Opel in its own facility center. The Opel Kapitän and the Rekord from 1950-60 was really famous for its 4-seats open-air, soft-touch