The 10 Best Convertibles for Summer

Make stylish tracks this summer with these beautiful luxury machines.

The 10 Best Convertibles for Summer

Make stylish tracks this summer with these beautiful luxury machines.

Porsche 718 Boxster

Porsche 718 Boxster

This gorgeous turbocharged upgrade of Porsche’s iconic Boxster has a 2.0-liter engine, 300 horsepower, a six-speed manual transmission, and the ability to make us mentally empty our 401k plans. Starts at $68,400

Mazda MX5 RF

Mazda MX5 RF

A head-turning beauty that references the ’60s Corvette Stingray, the MX5 RF two-seater boasts a retractable hard-top, best-in-class fuel economy (42.3 miles per gallon) and a trunkful of awards. Price TBA

Jaguar F Type SVR

Jaguar F Type SVR

Beauty and brawn: The 5.0-liter V8, 575-horsepower engine will take you from 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds and up to 200 mph if you have the space. Starts at $125,950

Audi R8 Spyder

Audi R8 Spyder

The convertible version of the much-acclaimed R8 has a 4.2-liter, 430-horsepower V8 engine and the ability to hit 60 in 4.6 seconds. Starts at $129,400

Alfa Romeo 4C Spyder

Alfa Romeo 4C Spyder

James Bond’s preferred make looks decidedly futuristic these days, yet it maintains that Euro cool. Only 1,000 are made each year, all custom, so work it into your budget now. (And decide if you want that poison-dart add-on.) Starts at $65,900

Mercedes-Benz SLC Class

Mercedes-Benz SLC Class

New for 2017, his slick roadster updates Benz’s longtime SLK range a new twin-turbocharged V6 engine, a retractable hardtop, and nifty options such as a glass roof that changes opacity at the flip of a switch. Price TBA

McLaren 570S Spider

McLaren 570S Spider

Critics have lost their damn minds over this lean and gorgeous supercar, which offers a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter, 562-horsepower engine that shoots to 60 in 3.1 seconds and covers a quarter-mile in 11 seconds. The comfortable interior has even drawn praise as ideal for long-distance trips. Starts at $184,900

Porsche 911

Porsche 911

This descendent from the iconic racer gets high marks for sharp handling, a luxurious interior and a powerful six-cylinder engine — it’s a high performer that’s, dare we say, practical? Starts at $85,350

BMW Z4

BMW Z4

This zippy little two-seater has drawn praise for its surprisingly fuel-efficient engine and roomy, comfortable interior. Starts at $49,700

Ferrari 488 Spider

Ferrari 488 Spider

If you really want to feel the wind in your hair, this beautiful monster will more than do the job. The 661-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8 engine goes from 0 to 62 in three seconds and has a top speed of 203mph. Starts at $275,000

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