The first day of summer has finally arrived, and what better way to honour the sun’s climax in our hemisphere than with a cruise in a convertible. Thankfully, there’s a veritable rainbow of cheap convertibles for sale — many for $5,000 or less.
We’re not promising endless hours of carefree motoring with any of these topless cars, many of which have high mileage, but if you’re halfway handy with a crescent wrench and multi-bit driver, and you search hard for one that’s never seen winter or has been meticulously cared for by its owner, you’ll quickly find a cheap way to savour our all-too-brief summer.
Here are some of the more enjoyable convertibles you can buy today for less than $5,000:
Early 2000s Ford Mustangs