Folding Hard Top (4 seater)

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My father-in-law is potenatially in the market for a cabriolet (but has to be a hard top). Has been looking at the Volvo C70, or Audi A4 and would like to consider Merc, but am I right that its only really the SLK (a 2 seater) that does a hard folding roof?

(excuse my clear ignorance :D )
 

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The only quality proper 4 seater hardtop cabriolets available are the Volvo C70 and the new BMW 3 series, the Mercedes CLK, Audi A4 and BMW 6-series are all softtops. I believe that the new CLK and A5 cabriolets will also be soft tops.
 

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The only quality proper 4 seater hardtop cabriolets available are the Volvo C70 and the new BMW 3 series, the Mercedes CLK, Audi A4 and BMW 6-series are all softtops. I believe that the new CLK and A5 cabriolets will also be soft tops.

I thought most manufacturers did them now. Volkswagen, Ford and Peugeot do and there must be others.
 

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Depending on the size of person that needs to be able to fit in the rear seats there is always the Lexus SC430.
 

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I drove the VW EOS 2.0T (200hp) manual.

Very nice car.

And unique because it has a sunroof built in (tilt and slide) when the hardtop is closed.

EOS would be my choice if it had to be a 4 seat hardtop.
 

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My father-in-law is potenatially in the market for a cabriolet (but has to be a hard top). Has been looking at the Volvo C70, or Audi A4 and would like to consider Merc, but am I right that its only really the SLK (a 2 seater) that does a hard folding roof?

(excuse my clear ignorance :D )




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I drove the VW EOS 2.0T (200hp) manual.

Very nice car.

And unique because it has a sunroof built in (tilt and slide) when the hardtop is closed.

EOS would be my choice if it had to be a 4 seat hardtop.

I like the EOS, I think it looks good, has that nice panoramic roof which slides open, and the roof comes off.

I think my choice would be the 2l turbo DSG.

dave
 

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I drove the VW EOS 2.0T (200hp) manual.

Very nice car.

And unique because it has a sunroof built in (tilt and slide) when the hardtop is closed.

EOS would be my choice if it had to be a 4 seat hardtop.

What's the rear legroom like? I am thinking specifically for a 5 yr old son or a 3x yr old wife.
 

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Consider the BMW too. Its the only hard top convertible thats RWD, and the petrol engines are very nice. I imagine, as the 3 series is larger, that its more spacious and ex demo ones will be well equipped.
 

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Don't think you'll find an A4 with a hardtop. My wife's Audi 80 has a hardtop, but these were an expensive optional extra on the convertible model. :confused:
 

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Does it really have to be a hard top?

Soft Tops these days are just as quiet and maintenance free..

CLK's are fantastic value at the moment...
 

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