2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: Soft-Top Minicar Returns To Range Next Year

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: Soft-Top Minicar Returns To Range Next Year

The hardtop 2016 Smart ForTwo underwent a full redesign, but the convertible version will keep the old body style for another model year. Buyers wanting the updated Smart platform as well as a convertible top will have to wait until the 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio bows next year. That car made its... read more

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2013 Fiat 500c Abarth Cabrio, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2013

2013 Fiat 500c Abarth Cabrio: Fun But Far From Fuel-Efficient

Although we hate to say it here, for certain cars, sometimes gas mileage really just doesn't matter that much. That's our verdict on the 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth Cabrio, the new... read more July 9, 2013 by  1

Swedish Customized Toyota Prius

Five Things You Shouldn't Do To A Toyota Prius...Ever

The venerable Toyota Prius has been around for over a decade now, first as an awkward but fuel-efficient sedan, then a geeky hatchback and soon a platform in its own right... read more August 12, 2011 by  6

2012 Fiat 500C at over 8,000 Feet in the Rocky Mountains

2012 Fiat 500C: Driving The New Minicar At High Altitudes

We won't soon forget our 2009 Smart ForTwo road test in California last year, in part because we found the little car serviceable even over the mountain passes between Los... read more June 23, 2011 by  3

New-car owner John Knox with his 2011 Ford Fiesta SE hatchback, May 2011

Why I Sold My Mustang To Buy A 2011 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback

Last month, as I was filling the tank on my 2008 Ford Mustang convertible, I realized my car had become untenable. I bought the metallic blue ragtop before the financial... read more June 7, 2011 by  3

2011 Smart Fortwo

Summer Soft-Top Fun: 2011 Smart ForTwo Passion Cabriolet

We're quickly counting down to the Memorial Day weekend and, at least where we are, the weather is nice (for once). What better time to consider the single greenest soft-top... read more May 25, 2011 by  1

U.S.-spec 2012 Fiat 500c

2012 Fiat 500 Cabriolet: Best Gas-Mileage 4-Seat Convertible You Can Buy

It's springtime, which means tornadoes for some of us, showers and muggy weather for others. It also means putting the roof down on convertibles after the long winter hiatus... read more April 27, 2011 by  1

Tesla Roadster 2.5

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5: New Looks, Wheels, Seats, Less Noise

Tesla's on a roll, it seems. Two days after its successful public stock offering, the company has released details of the latest updates to its Roadster electric sports... read more July 1, 2010 by  1

Smart Drive app, for iPhone and 2011 Smart Electric Drive

Smart Drive App For iPhone: Who Needs COMAND or iDrive?

Forget the pricey color screen and COMAND interface of Smart's upmarket cousin, Mercedes-Benz. For the upcoming 2011 Smart Electric Drive, which we drove at The Car... read more June 17, 2010 by  0

2009 fiat 500 convertible 500c 2 008

2011 Fiat 500 Four-Door Model Being Developed for U.S. Sales

Regular readers know we're eagerly awaiting the U.S. arrival of the 2011 Fiat 500 mini-car, the very first fruits of Chrysler's takeover by Italian maker Fiat. Now it looks... read more April 19, 2010 by  1

Capstone Turbine CMT-380 concept car

Electric Supercar Concept Uses Small Turbine Engine To Boost Range

We're gearing up for the Los Angeles Auto Show here at GreenCarReports, and the press releases are flying across the desk. Most of them don't apply to green car buyers and... read more November 30, 2009 by  3


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