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ragtop

slang A car with a roof made of cloth or a similarly flexible material that can be brought down to expose the driver and passengers to the air; a convertible. My grandfather had an amazing old ragtop when we were kids, and he'd always take us for drives around the country in it with the top down whenever the sun was shining.

ragtop

n. a convertible car. I wanted a ragtop, but they cost nearly $3,000 more.
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The BMW 325i convertible costs over $9000 more and Saab's ragtop is over $8000 more than their respective two-door models.
Available in both ragtop and tintop roadster/coup versions, power comes from the choice of either a 124bhp, 1.8-litre, 16-valve, fuelinjected, petrol unit or a larger and more powerful, 157bhp, 2.0-litre, petrol engine that can power the machine up to a top speed of 132mph.
The Herald range as a whole was immensely popular in its day but it was the later version of the ragtop that captured the imagination of many drivers.
At this stage Fiat has not announced prices of the new ragtop, whose roof arrangement is similar to that of the 1957 original.
Our new Lexus LS 480, our BMW ragtop, our C-note Mercedes.
Now the premium brands are getting in on the act, with BMW's new 1 series ragtop facing competition within just a month of going on sale here from the new Audi A3 Cabriolet.
Chrysler is establishing itself as a convertible specialist, with the long-running Sebring Convertible (there has been a Sebring ragtop offered since 1996), the recently introduced PT Cruiser Convertible (see http://www.autofieldguide.com/driven/0204dri02.html), and now the Crossfire.
Prices will be pounds 107,000 for the coupe and pounds 4,000 more for the highly desirable ragtop when they arrive here in spring.
Like 'She wants to do right, but not right now' which is how Miss Ohio feels as she 'drives around with her ragtop down' in the opening song.
Whichever one you go for, the Z4 comes with everything you could ask for in a luxury ragtop.
In 1989, the company produced the industry's first, and so far only, convertible pickup - a ragtop version of Dodge Dakota.) The production SSR will also feature the concept truck's tailgate system, which operates in either of two modes -- remotely, via the key fob, or manually.
The C70 convertible is the first Volvo ragtop since the 1950s.
Prices for a better-known car, say a '70 Mustag Boss 429 ragtop, range from $2,000 for #6/boxes of parts, to almost $60.000 for a #1 show car--although the Buick GS is bigger and better built and can dust it in the high gears.
Powered by the same 660bhp 3.9-litre V8 as the fixed-head 488 GTB, the Spider will be the most potent mid-engined ragtop in Ferrari's history.
It is a true four-seater and as a ragtop has a market almost to itself.