Mazda MX-5 Comes Up Trumps

Mazda MX-5 comes up trumps

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The Mazda MX-5 is the most popular drop-top, according to research by an automotive website.

As the sun comes out, Britain's car buyers turn their attention towards convertibles and roadsters, with the enduringly-popular MX-5 top of the charts in searches on

“British drivers simply love their convertible cars, and come the first signs of blue skies and sunshine, they have no hesitation in putting the roof down to make the most of the good weather," said Alan Hazelhurst from the site.

Meanwhile, says the Ford StreetKa is the best used convertible, with the Mazda MX-5 again placed strongly in second.

The Renault Megane CC, Peugeot 307 CC and Jaguar XK were also among the most popular used drop-tops.