The nation’s love affair with convertible cars is showing no signs of diminishing and a new survey from the UK’s number one online marketplace for new and used cars AutoTrader.co.uk, has revealed that the Aston Martin Vantage, followed by the Mercedes-Benz SL and the Jaguar XK, is the nation’s favourite convertible.
The survey also revealed that 95% of convertible owners are planning to buy another one.
In fact, 65% of respondents are already on at least their second convertible, with 77% of respondents claiming that the main reason for buying a convertible is to have the roof down on sunny days!
1. Aston Martin Vantage - celebrity owners include: Frankie Sandford of The Saturdays
2. Mercedes-Benz SL - celebrity owners include: Miley Cyrus, Lindsay Lohan and Jude Law
3. Jaguar XK - celebrity owners include: Pamela Anderson
4. Porsche 911
5. Mazda MX-5
6. Ferrari California
7. BMW 3 Series
8. Audi TT
9. Lotus Elise
10. Volkswagen Golf
Nathan Coe, Group Director, Auto Trader said: "Our love affair with convertibles shows no signs of diminishing, despite our unpredictable weather and tough economic conditions.
"This is evidenced by the fact that the UK is still the second largest convertible market in Europe.
"It is also no surprise to see the iconic Aston Martin topping the list of favourite convertibles."