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Previously Featured Top Romantic Cars

While some couples willfully travel halfway around the world in search of romance — solitary strolls down Bali beaches, sunset walks along the Seine — sometimes all you need to create that perfect romantic moment is a great date and a great car. Whether you're out on a carefree cruise across the countryside or simply heading down the road for dinner and a movie, the cars listed below are guaranteed to help create an intimate, amorous mood for you and your special someone. Still looking for love? From sleek and sexy drop tops like the Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, to cute and cozy subcompacts like the Volkswagen Beetle (dashboard flower vase included, of course), we're sure you'll find something on our list that will stir your passion.


A front view of a 2012 Aston Martin Virage Volante

Aston Martin Virage Volante
Showcasing sleek sheet metal and a hand-built 5.9-liter, 490-horsepower V12 engine, the Aston Martin Virage Volante convertible makes for the perfect summertime ride — that is, if you can afford the $200,000+ point of entry.


Mazda MX-5 Miata
Special Edition PRHT

With its classic convertible aesthetics and budget-friendly pricing, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has long attracted a cult following. The latest iteration is sure to stoke the same sort of fervent reaction with its quick handling, peppy acceleration and fun, sporty styling.
A three-quarter front view of a red 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition PRHT

An aerial view of a red 2011 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet
This stylish and smartly-designed luxury cabriolet provides a posh drop-top experience that can be enjoyed all-year long thanks to intelligent features like the AirCap automatic wind blocker and a sturdy cloth top that can be operated while driving.


Fiat 500c by Gucci
In this collaboration between two famed Italian design houses, the Fiat 500c gets the Gucci treatment with a couture take on the cabriolet. Satin chrome details give the car a refined, understated elegance, while unobrtrusive Gucci branding adds a bit of fashionista flair.
A three-quarter front view of a white 2012 Fiat 500c by Gucci

A three-quarter front view of a red 2010 Lexus IS 250C

Lexus IS 250C
This aerodynamic four-passenger convertible boasts an all-weather three-piece hardtop and an assortment of accessories, such as a feature-packed audio system. Under its hood is a 204-horsepower V6 engine, which balances decent acceleration with reasonable fuel economy.


Mercedes-Benz SLK350
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 comes ready to play with a throaty 3.5-liter direct-injected V6 that supplies a healthy 302 horses. Inside the comfortable two-passenger cabin, a booming eight-speaker audio system, Bluetooth audio streaming and HD radio provide the perfect soundtrack to your top-down travels.

A front view of a red 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350


A three-quarter rear view of a red 2008 Volvo C70 T5

Volvo C70 T5
This attractive hardtop convertible is sure to win over the hearts of a few drop-top detractors with its pleasing mix of performance engineering, comfort, and of course, Volvo's advanced safety features.

Volkswagen Eos Executive
Named after the Greek goddess of dawn, the Volkswagen Eos is an ideal vehicle for soaking in the sun during a summertime cruise. Featuring a peppy direct-injected 2.0-liter inline 4 that's good for 200 horsepower, this sprightly two-door convertible strikes a smart balance between sports coupe and fuel sipping economy car.

A side view of a 2012 Volkswagen Eos Executive

A three-quarter front view of a red 2012 BMW 650i Convertible

BMW 650i Convertible
Boasting a powerful 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 along with a sleek and sexy exterior design, this attention getting soft-top convertible is as intelligent as it is athletic, with cool features like a voice-controlled navigation system and a side mirror alert system adding some brains to the 650i's substantial brawn.

Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring
The convertible version of Nissan's nimble two-seater provides the same great performance as the 370Z Coupe, with the welcome addition of a little more sunlight, making this sexy soft-top the perfect vehicle for summertime cruises à deux.

A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring


A three-quarter rear view of a  2012 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Convertible

Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Convertible
This stylish convertible picks up where the base V6 model above leaves off, throwing in a bunch of little things, and one big thing — a beefy 426-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 engine that sends the soft top flying from 0-60 in just 5.2 seconds.


Audi TTS Roadster
Sexy, fast and fun, the Audi TTS Roadster is a well-balanced and nimble two-passenger convertible. Boasting a quattro all-wheel drive system and a quick-shifting dual-clutch gearbox with launch-control, this car is ideal for mountain roads or simply taking out for a romantic drive.

A three-quarter front view of a 2009 Audi TTS Roadster


A side view of a gray 2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring

Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring
This unendingly fun-to-drive toy is great for romantic weekend escapades and costs nearly half as much as its cousin, the Nissan GT-R. The 350Z Roadster flaunts a modern and aerodynamic body with a powered soft top, and contains a 3.5-liter V6, which cranks out a respectable 306 horses.

Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet
Always ready to race, this sleek convertible attempts to meld man with machine by gluing you to the seat when it launches from 0-60 mph in just 4.7 seconds. The sporty two-seater boasts a 3.8-liter engine capable of unleashing 355 horsepower, and uses its four ventilated disc brakes to come to a stop.
A side view of a yellow 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

2008 Chrysler Sebring Limited Convertible

Chrysler Sebring Limited Convertible
This solid, midsize convertible packs a good value, featuring more interior space than other cars in its class as well as a top-notch sound system, making road trips a breeze.


Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible GLS 1.8 T
Really, how many automobiles come with an integrated flower vase? Would that qualify the New Beetle Convertible GLS 1.8 T as the most romantic car? Anyway, it's a good start and we certainly fell in love with this convertible.



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