A convertible, cabriolet or spyder/spider () is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place. The methods of retracting and storing the roof vary between models.A convertible allows an open-air driving experience, with the ability to provide a roof when required. Potential drawbacks of convertibles are reduced structural rigidity (requiring significant engineering and modification to counteract the effects of removing a car's roof) and cargo space.

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  • A convertible, cabriolet or spyder/spider () is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place. The methods of retracting and storing the roof vary between models.A convertible allows an open-air driving experience, with the ability to provide a roof when required. Potential drawbacks of convertibles are reduced structural rigidity (requiring significant engineering and modification to counteract the effects of removing a car's roof) and cargo space. The majority of convertible roofs are a folding construction made from cloth. Other types of convertible roofs include retractable hardtops (often constructed from metal or plastic) and detachable hardtops (where a metal or plastic roof is manually removed and often stored in the trunk). (en)
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  • A convertible, cabriolet or spyder/spider () is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place. The methods of retracting and storing the roof vary between models.A convertible allows an open-air driving experience, with the ability to provide a roof when required. Potential drawbacks of convertibles are reduced structural rigidity (requiring significant engineering and modification to counteract the effects of removing a car's roof) and cargo space. (en)
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