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Old 01-11-2020, 08:03 AM
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I plan to buy a new fun convertible sports car this year. So many choices. Give me ideas!
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Old 01-11-2020, 08:24 AM
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Miata's are a blast, especially with a manual.

I'd lean towards the retractable hardtop over the softop, easier to keep clean. The softop is manualy operated, can be hard to close from inside the car if you have shoulder problems.
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Any Mini Cooper should do the trick. Preferably a Convertible. Very affordable!
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Old 01-11-2020, 08:40 AM
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Any Corvette from 1998 to 2019...convetrible or coupe. The coupe with the roof out is not much different than a convertible.

And now with everybody hot to trot for the newly released 2020 mid engine Vette, there are many good deals on current Vettes.
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Most of those are small cars, and I like American, the Corvette is perfect but you didn't give a budget. I had a 2017 50th Anniversary Camaro and that car was fun to drive. Here's a 2020 Convertible and it can be yours for $38K. Great interior, make sure you get leather.

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Also it would be fun to knock around in TV with a Jeep Wrangler. If you want to really get the wind, take the doors off.

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Get few years old MB SL500 Or BMW they loose 75% of there retail price, but make sure 100K maintenance has been done. Or expect to shell out $$$$$. I would be gun shy of mini’s with over 80k miles and Chrysler convertible’s. IMO best bang for the buck 5.0 mustang or 6 years or older corvette if you can crawl in and out of them? You should of went to auction in Kissimmee first couple days some fantastic deals on vette’s.
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Dang. You are making me miss my early TR4 and my Jeep Commando. I miss them, but Katrina didn't.
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We love the used BMW 330CI that we bought through the classified adds in TOV.
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I plan to buy a new fun convertible sports car this year. So many choices. Give me ideas!
We always wanted one that we could "get out" without embarrassing ourselves. Finally sold sl when that was not possible, giggle!
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Nissan 370Z Roadster... great deals on low mileage ones all the time... and when you pull up to an intersection, not everybody has one like some cars you see...

Whatever you choose, make sure you get a red one. Red is the fastest color...
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Spoiler, our kids had 350Z’S. Those cars are definitely special. Couldn’t catch em in my Mini. Don’t discount the Mini. At least give it a test ride. It’s like a cross between a car a cart and a go cart.

I can understand the American Muscle Car appeal.
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Spoiler, our kids had 350Z’S. Those cars are definitely special. Couldn’t catch em in my Mini. Don’t discount the Mini. At least give it a test ride. It’s like a cross between a car a cart and a go cart.

I can understand the American Muscle Car appeal.
The Mini is a fine ride, but at 6’-6” and 360 lbs, I would barely fit in it
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I was driving behind a pea green Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 yesterday. It sounded great! Tight fit and hard to get into and out of though.

But for an easily affordable fun sporty car my choice would be a Camaro SS. Camaro SS: Performance Overview | Chevrolet

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I already have 2 Miatas, 10th AV and 2015 hard top convertible. Love them but want to make a change. Great ideas. Keep them coming.
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I plan to buy a new fun convertible sports car this year. So many choices. Give me ideas!
Buy a mustang convertible. Great car
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