There have been a few convertible pickup trucks put into production. In this question and answer session, I show a few examples of topless pickups, using friends’ articles from Hagerty as well as my own from New Atlas to illustrate.
Hagerty Article about the Dodge Dakota: https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/27/1989-91-dodge-dakota-sport-convertible
Hagerty Article about the Chevrolet SSR: https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/09/27/retro-sport-truck-chevrolet-ssr-hot-collector
New Atlas article about the Jeep Gladiator: https://newatlas.com/2020-jeep-gladiator-first-drive/59127/
Just about everything during the summer is better topless. That includes the redesigned Camaro with its convertible option. Add in the surprisingly potent mid-range engine and transmission choice and this car is good times on four wheels. Read it at Gizmag.com / NewAtlas.com
Sometimes, serendipity has a way of bringing things together without a lot of fuss. A friend representing RimBlades Ltd, an English company that makes wheel edge guards for cars, contacted me to ask if I’d be interested in reviewing their product. The trouble is, I don’t own a vehicle that’s …
Entering showrooms in March 2016, BMW has unveiled a new MINI Convertible with an automated top and four trim lines. Highlights include a fully electric retractable roof, more cargo space, and new exterior design. These come thanks to the car gaining dimensions in all three directions. Read more at Gizmag.com
Convertible sport utilities are a tough sell, as most automakers know. Most enter the game and then quietly bow out amid the giggles and snickering. Volkswagen is now taking a turn, though only in conceptual form, with the new T-Cross Breeze concept debuting at Geneva. Read more at Gizmag.com.
The British are a singularly odd bunch when it comes to things automotive. When they fail to amaze, they do an epic job of it, but when they do hit the mark, they do so with such perfection that it’s awe inspiring. The 2016 Jaguar F-Type R Convertible falls squarely …