Test Drive: The 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Land Rover’s latest launch is an unexpected delight

The all-new Range Rover Evoque Convertible is a fantastically silly car that might appeal to few, but for the outliers among us it’s a delight. While a convertible SUV is somewhat foreign to the Western world, it’s merely a luxurious reinterpretation of something between the classic African open-air safari vehicle and a Jeep Wrangler. And after spending a couple days in one, it’s actually more …

Test Drive: 2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Drophead

We take the ultimate four-seat luxury tourer through South Africa’s scenic Western Cape

As only the third Rolls-Royce convertible (following the beloved Corniche, which debuted in 1966 and the imposing Phantom Drophead, which debuted in 2007) in 60 years the new Rolls-Royce Dawn draws upon its past but takes it to an entirely fresh, functional and fabulous place. The brand invited us to experience the car on some of the world’s most scenic roads—those in South Africa’s Western …

Regarding the Design of Range Rover’s Evoque Convertible

The topless little SUV looks great, but how does it fit in the family?

As longtime fans of the Range Rover Evoque, we were skeptical whether the design integrity of the vehicle could hold up if the distinctive sloping roofline was removed. To evaluate, we did two things: we had a look for ourselves and then discussed the matter with Land Rover’s Design Director and Chief Creative Officer, Gerry McGovern. Our first view of the Evoque Convertible was with …