5 Classic and Unique Convertibles
By: Good2GoPublished: May 3, 2019
I love this weather. The air is fresh, everything smells nice, and the sun is warm. But the best part is that the temperature is just right, so I don’t need to put on my air conditioning or heat. During my car rides, I keep the windows down everywhere I go. Sometimes, I wish I can pull the roof off of my truck and get the full effect of driving out in the open. Unfortunately, it wasn’t built for that. But these cars are, and they look amazing in the process. Check out this list of jaw-dropping convertibles.
2014 Mazda Miata
The Mazda Miata makes this list for one reason: innovation. It was the first mass-produced convertible to feature a hard-top roof. It made owning a convertible feasible for people that didn’t want to own separate cars for different seasons. When the Miata made its debut, it was such a hit that Mazda could barely keep up with demand. Since then, most other companies have adopted at least one model with a hard-top convertible design.
1959 Cadillac Eldorado
This classic reminds me of one thing: every single movie between 1960 and 1980. This car was everywhere, and it still makes an appearance at most car shows. My earliest memory of the Eldorado was in Back to the Future, but a version of that unique taillight design also made its way into my Sunday morning cartoons in the form of George Jetson’s hovercraft. And this beauty wasn’t just unique on the surface. It also featured power windows, locks, seats, steering, and breaks, which were cutting edge for its time.
1965 Ford Mustang Convertible
Another Baby Boomer Bombshell, the 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible made its debut in the 1964 New York World’s Fair. It was an instant and continual success. It’s hard to drive very far in America without seeing a Mustang, and the fact that it made its debut as both a hard top and a convertible added to its appeal.
1962 Shelby Cobra
By teaming up with Carol Shelby, Ford Motor created the first American race car to take down Enzo Ferrari and his accomplished brand on a race track. Afterward, the body design grew into a living legend and an instant classic. Since then, they have become every collector’s dream. Original models created between 1962 and 1967 can run into the seven-figure range.
1986 Jeep Wrangler
Originally designed as a military vehicle for World War II, the Willy’s MB, also known as a Jeep, was recreated for civilians with moderate success. It wasn’t until the ‘First Edition’ release of the Jeep Wrangler in 1986 that they started to experience the massive popularity that they see today. A favorite of off-roaders and beach-goers, the Wrangler is one of the more iconic and unique convertibles on the marketplace today.
There’s nothing like hopping in a drop top and letting the wind whip through your hair. It’s even better if you don’t mind the bugs. Whether you have a convertible or not, get out for a drive and enjoy the weather! And let Good2Go help you enjoy it more by knowing that your saving on your car insurance. Visit www.Good2Go.com now for a free, no obligations quote on low rate auto insurance today!