One key question is what do you need the car for? If it’s to spend the weekend having some fun then there is no better entertainment that whizzing round country lanes in a super car cabriolet. If it is however to turn up at an occasion such as a wedding then you might want to consider a coupe in order to keep the hair in place and your other half looking calm and collected.
Weather is consideration for many, although even during a damp old English autumn, you will have breaks in the drizzle to enjoy the exhilaration of driving with the top down. Plus there is something quite romantic about getting snuggled up with cozy sweaters and hats and heading off on an adventure.
What about the looks of the car? Many consider the elegant lines of a coupe one of the more important aspects of their choice of car along with it’s performance. A coupe will retain the sharp lines of the original design, while a cabriolet will often have to compromise something of the aesthetics in order to accommodate the roof when not lowered.
If performance is the greatest concern, then the coupe will out perform the cabriolet more often than not. They will be lighter, stiffer and faster. Inside performance tends to steer towards the coupe also, with cabin sounds reduced, especially at speed. If music is your thing, then being able to listen to the sound system in relative quiet might just swing it for you. However, the music of the engine might be all you need, in which case, listening to the revs and experiencing the echo as you carve up the city roads could be something you shouldn’t cover up.
Thinking practically, what do you need the car to do? The cabriolet will often have less boot space, limiting the amount of goodies you can cram in the back (or front…).
And what about the oogle factor? Do you want to attract attention? A great way to get heads to turn is to hire a cabriolet. You will find people taking a peak when parked up with the top down just wanting to know what it is like to behind the wheel. A coupe can be far less understated, which might be just what you are looking for, allowing you to slip in and out of traffic and get to point B in style and elegance with little drama.
The advantage of super car hire is you try each out and see which you prefer. Contact PB Supercars and we will hook you up with the right car for the right occasion.