Synonymous with high performance, power and prestige, Porsche is coveted as one of the most popular choices in the convertible sports car segment. Among its many awards include the title of the most prestigious automobile brand by Luxury Institute and J.D. Power’s award for the highest-ranked nameplate in its Initial Quality Study of automobile brands.
Porsche has rolled out many cutting edge convertible designs throughout it history. Beginning with the 1951 Porsche 356 cabriolet top, and the subsequent 356A Speedster, 356B Roadster and the 356C Cabriolet soft top. Another successful convertible model is the Porsche 911. It was introduced in 1984 with a two piece convertible top. The convertible option proved so popular that it has been in continues production ever since. For a period in the early 1990s, the 944 cabriolet top was also available as part of the Porsche convertible lineup.
Starting in 1996, Porsche introduced the 986 Boxster convertible top and later the 987 Boxster in 2005. With an affordable price tag, the Boxster convertible soft top came standard on all models. Continuing to uphold the Porsche reputation, the Boxster has been on Car and Driver magazine’s “Ten Best” list for eleven years.