Summer is here and there is no better way to take in nature than the open-air driving experience of a convertible. Whether it’s a roadster motoring through the twisties or a cruiser hitting the streets, life is better with the top down. Experiencing the carefree convertible lifestyle is now more accessible than ever. Check out this hand curated list of some of our favorites that are available for rent on DriveShare.
The Collector Car Vault’s 1995 Mazda Miata
Here is your opportunity to sample Mazda’s best-selling convertible of all time! Mazda has been producing this fine sports car since 1989 and has no plans of letting off the gas. This Miata is one of an award-winning breed of roadsters, featuring excellent handling thanks to a perfect 50:50 weight distribution. Period reviews of the Miata noted that this car brought back the nostalgia of English roadsters sans the upkeep. The name Miata is derived from the old German phrase ‘miete’ which means reward. Take this car for a drive and reward yourself!
Keonna’s 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass
With seating for six people, this Cutlass Supreme has room for the whole family to enjoy open-top motoring. The legendary 350 Rocket V-8 takes you on a trip back to the final days of the muscle car era. This gorgeous Cutlass boasts classic Body by Fisher coachwork paired with an aggressive stance. Experience Oldsmobile’s bestselling midsize convertible here.
Buck’s 1976 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL
This Mercedes 450 SL is from the legendary R/C107 chassis family that was produced for 18 years. This luxurious SL is the perfect grand tourer, featuring a smooth glass-like ride paired with a responsive 225-horsepower 4.5-liter V-8 engine. This SL also offers the added versatility of an optional removable hard top for when the weather does not cooperate. Comfortably cruise up the coast with a style that only Mercedes-Benz can offer.
Michael’s 1961 Cadillac Series 62
The final generation of Cadillac’s Series 62 model commands respect wherever it goes. This striking car features an iconic Cadillac design with tailfins and fine lines throughout. A massive 6.4-liter V-8 drives you back in time, while the seats cradle you like your favorite sofa at home. Take in the sights and sounds of the neon-soaked Las Vegas strip or float along the country side and enjoy the view and the breeze with this blue beauty.
Shade’s 1971 GMC Jimmy
This unique SUV is an extension of GMC’s famous C/K Series trucks produced from 1967-1972. Appropriately designated the “Action Line” by GM, this open top Jimmy is a direct ancestor to the full-size SUVs produced today. Considered the ultimate beach cruiser by many, the rugged appearance of a Jimmy will surely make a statement when you reach your destination, no matter where you may end up. Who’s up for an adventure?
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