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The Best Convertible Cars to Splash Into Summer

Nothing says summer fun quite like a ride in a convertible. Drop the top, slide into your seat and feel the wind blow against your face.

Whether you’re headed for a day trip to the beach, a summer vacation with your family or you’re hitting the trails for some off-the-road excitement, there’s no better way to do it than in a convertible.

But as you probably know, not all convertibles are alike.

And to help you find the best, we’ve tracked down three of the best convertible cars your money can buy.

Ready to hit the road?

Here are the three of the best convertible cars on the market.

3 of the Best Convertible Cars You Can Buy

1. Jeep Wrangler Convertible

In its 10th year, the Jeep Wrangler is rugged and fast. And when it comes to handling, there’s no other convertible that can take you over rocks and through the snow, mud, and sand with as much ease.

Jeep’s 2017 model comes standard with a soft top, but a 3-piece hard top is available to order.

Its 4X4 systems let you trail through the roughest terrain with more skill than any other convertible.

The standard advanced multi-stage airbags make for a safe and secure ride. A great convertible whether you’re cruising on the open road or blazing through the toughest trails.

2. Mercedes Benz Class C Cabriolet Convertible

You’ll arrive at your destination in the epitome of style in this swanky and speed-infused convertible. The C-class Cabriolet engineered by the renowned German brand Mercedes, offers high performance, style, and grace.

When you pull up in the Class C Cabriolet Convertible, you are guaranteed to make a statement.

The Class C Cabriolet is roomy enough to seat four passengers and it’s available in a variety of models, depending on how much you want to spend.

At the lower end of the price spectrum, you’ll find the C-300. While not the fastest in its class, its beautiful interior and exterior are synonymous with the Mercedes brand. The C43 falls somewhere in the middle.

At the higher end, the C63-S offers a 2.0-liter four with 241 horsepower and a 273 pound-feet of torque–a brutal force to be reckoned with.

3. The Ferrari 488 Spider

Open-top beauty and high performance converge in this hot sports car, dubbed the ‘best convertible car of the year’ by readers of Swiss Car Magazine in 2016.

This baby is powered by a 3.9-liter Turbo V8 engine with 670 horsepower and of 560-pound feet of torque.

Advances in the Brembo braking system have cut stopping distances by 9 percent, enhances the automobile’s safety.

Precision handling, super high performance and safety measures make the Ferrari 488 Spider unbeatable–nothing less of what you’d come to expect from the Ferrari brand.

The Takeaway

Hi-performance. Enhanced safety features. Splendidly stylish. These are three of the hottest and the best convertible cars you can buy.

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