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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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It was a feature that made the Herald into something quite special - much more modern than the Morris 1000 ragtop and not as staid as the Hillman Minx.
RAGTOP fans can pick up a bargain - because the price of new models is being kept artificially low by intense competition.
The last Oldsmobile convertible was a Delta 88 Royale ragtop that rolled off the assembly line in 1975.
The BMW 325i convertible costs over $9000 more and Saab's ragtop is over $8000 more than their respective two-door models.
Motor industry spokesman Tom Madden said: "The depths of winter may seem a strange time to buy a convertible, but we are seeing demand for ragtops at all times of the year.
Starting out just above $20,000 and fully loaded for around $27,000, this remains among the rare ragtops that can actually fit four and offer enough trunk space for a tolerable vacation.
Some ragtops are so busy dazzling you with their pretty features that they don't have time to give a creditable growl from under the bonnet.
Saab 900 convertibles are among the most practical ragtops on the road.
As last winter descended many thrusting post-teen roister doisters disposed of their ageing ragtops, either because the mission of female conquest had been accomplished, or their choice of weapon had an abject failure.
The manually operated convertible top rolls with relative ease, while four passenger can ride with more room than in past VW ragtops.
Unlike most ragtops, it doesn't do away with the entire top structure.