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When the Mercedes-Benz SLK took the Turin Motor Show by storm in April 1996, it was the start of a new era in the motor industry, bringing in the hard-top coupe convertible.

27th May, 2006

When the Mercedes-Benz SLK took the Turin Motor Show by storm in April 1996, it was the start of a new era in the motor industry, bringing in the hard-top coupe convertible.

It took four years until Peugeot produced the pretty 206 CC in 2000. Next came the Lexus SC430 in 2001, with Renault following on with the Megane CC in 2003, as did the Peugeot 307 CC.

Since then, there has been a steady growth. Most recently, we have seen...

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