The Hottest New Convertibles for Summer

Cruising with the top down is one of summer's greatest pleasures. Here, 10 new models and updates to covet from Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Porsche, and more.

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Nothing smacks of summer more than cruising with the top down—that simple act of transforming your car from a buffer against the elements, to one that welcomes them with open arms. And though sun-kissed (and pleasantly wind-whipped) driving is a luxury of its own, carmakers are finding ways to make one of the season’s top indulgences even more enjoyable. While retractable hardtops still have their appeal, this year we’re seeing the old school ragtop making a comeback, albeit with major improvements that guarantee a quieter ride—with the top up, too. Other vehicles have added features like headrest heaters, more speed, better handling, and, for the perfect summer pairings, amenities like picnic hamper and champagne fridges. Here, our favorite rides to get behind the wheel of now.