DETROIT, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors of shopautoweek.com have released a list of cars that make us forget about snowflakes – at least for now.
Of the eight models they've cited as spring vehicles, most of these cars have a top-down option, bringing the thought of sunshine to the forefront of daydreams.
"Especially here in the Midwest, we're looking forward to spring and the warmer weather that accompanies it," said shopautoweek.com associate editor Sherrice Gilsbach. "Not surprisingly, convertibles were top of mind when we put pen to paper."
Vehicles that top this list include:
-- If you're an aficionado of the Porsche product line, you'll appreciate the new 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
-- If you want more horsepower, grab the reins of the latest offering from the Mustang family, which boasts a whopping 650 hp and a 5.8-liter V8 engine.
-- If you're looking for fun things in smaller packages, look no further than the latest road-ready coupe by Mini. With several packages and trims to choose from, the options are endless!
-- The Dart turned heads when it was revealed at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in January. Couple that with Mopar's rendition to celebrate the aftermarket brand's 75th birthday, and you've got a car that begs to be driven.
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