6. Nissan 350z Roadster
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Nissan 350z Roadster General Specifications
Weight: 3,428 -3,479 lb..
Drivetrain: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: 6-speed, automatic
Engine: V6, 3.5 Liters
Horsepower: 287 hp / Zero to 60: 5.7 seconds
Fuel Capacity: 20.0 gallons / Fuel Economy: 20 City, 26 Hwy. (Manual Transmission)18 City, 25 Hwy. (Automatic Transmission)
Warranty: 3 years / 36,000 miles
Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price with Destination charge: $34,390.00 - $37,730.00

Founder, David Breslow's Vehicle Review: “The racy incumbent winner of The 2003 People’s Choice Car of the Year Awards® makes a two timer’s “topless return” in an effort to repeat history”.

Manufacturer’s Campaign Speech: "Evoking the adrenaline-pumping spirit of the 350Z, the much-anticipated 350Z Roadster continues to offer sports car lovers the Z Coupe's high performance excitement and dynamic driving experiences, but with an open top. Featuring a power-operated soft top with glass rear window, the Z Roadster is designed to transform from top-up to top-down in about 20 seconds. The 350Z is one of the hottest selling vehicles in the automotive industry and the number one selling sports car".

7. Saab 9-3 Convertible

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Saab 9-3 Convertible General Specifications
Weight: 3,175 lb..
Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-Speed manual gearbox, 6-Speed manual gearbox
Engine: 4 cylinders, 2.0 Liters (Arc Model) / optional 4 cylinders 2.0 Liters 6M (Aero Model)
Horsepower: 210 hp / Zero to 60: 8.0-9.5 Seconds
Fuel Capacity: 16.4 gallons / Fuel Economy: 21 city, 30 hwy. (Manual Transmission) / 19 city, 28 hwy. (Automatic Transmission)
Warranty: 4 years / 50,000 miles
Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price with Destination charge: $40,670.00 - $ 43,175.00

Founder, David Breslow's Vehicle Review: “Distinctively styled with a forward, yet relaxed attitude in a surprisingly roomy convertible... perfect for weekend getaway adventurers who always overpack.”

Manufacturer’s Campaign Speech: "In voting for the all-new 2004 Saab 9-3 Convertible as the People's Choice Car of the Year, you'll be giving yourself a week-long opportunity to discover what the editors of such diverse publications as Newsweek ("hottest" automotive gift for 2004), Stuff magazine ("Convertible of the Year") and Forbes.com ("Top Ten Convertible" for 2004) already have - the Saab 9-3 Convertible is the new benchmark for premium four-seat convertibles.
Imagine yourself behind the wheel of this turbocharged beauty, carving up the greatest roads you can find, with plenty of room for three of your friends to share in your good fortune".

8. Toyota Prius

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Toyota Prius General Specifications
Weight: 2,890 lb.
Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
Transmission: Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (ECCVT)
Engine: 1.5 Liter
Horsepower: 76 hp / Zero to 60: 10.1 seconds
Fuel Capacity: 11.9 gallons / Fuel Economy: 60 city, 51 hwy.
Warranty: 3 years / 36,000 miles
Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price with Destination charge: $20,510.00

Founder, David Breslow's Vehicle Review: "A successful high tech merger of hybrid technology seamlessly combines the internal combustion engine with an electric motor, wrapped in a usable, attractive, slippery aerodynamic sedan package costing thousands less than the average price paid for an ordinary car”.

Manufacturer’s Campaign Speech: "The all-new second-generation 2004 Toyota Prius gas/electric hybrid vehicle combines significantly more power and performance than the previous model with best-in-class fuel economy and emissions and the room, comfort and features of midsize sedan. The new hybrid system produces more power accelerating from 0-60 MPH in only about 10 seconds, comparable to a 4 cylinder car. Environmentally friendly, its EPA certified as a Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) producing up to 90 percent fewer smog-forming emissions than a typical internal combustion engine. It never needs to be plugged in for recharging, provides the best fuel efficiency rating of any midsize or compact sedan vehicle sold in America. Go environmentally green by voting the Prius!"

9. Toyota Solara
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Toyota Solara General Specifications
Weight: 3,175 - 3,439 lb..
Drivetrain: Front wheel drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual with overdrive or 4-speed automatic with overdrive / optional: V6 5-speed automatic with overdrive and manual mode
Engine: 4 cylinders, 2.4 Liters / Optional V6, 3.3 Liters
Horsepower: 157 hp / opt. 225 hp (V6) / Zero to 60: 6.0 seconds (V6)
Fuel Capacity: 18.5 gallons / Fuel Economy: 2.4L: 23 city, 33 hwy. / 3.3L: 20 city, 28 hwy.
Warranty: 3 years / 36,000 miles
Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price with Destination charge: $19,635.00 - $26,510.00

Founder, David Breslow's Vehicle Review: "Toyota’s application of borrowed styling from their popular $63,000. Lexus SC430 convertible yields high-end styling in a larger sporty coupe with all the luxury features at an affordable price tag".

Manufacturer’s Campaign Speech: "Distinguished by a sleek new exterior design, a roomier, more luxurious interior, enhanced safety technology, and a higher level of sporty performance, the new model brings added refinement to the Solara coupe. There also is more interior room as the wheelbase has grown and contributes to 3.5 inches of more rear legroom. The top of the line SE Sport features an aggressive body styling kit with suspension and interior enhancements to give this model a sharply defined performance image and feel. Vote for affordable luxury!"

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