Purists might tell you that a fixed roof is better than a convertible—greater chassis stiffness leading to better handling. We say to tell the self-titled purists precisely where they can shove it, because on the road, nobody is going to care about that sort of nit-picky detail; plenty of people will notice the feeling of freedom and the wind running through their hair though. 

So go to San Diego, where it isn't so cold enough to turn a man's scrotum into a hard leather coin-purse in 12 minutes right now, and drive one of these on the Pacific Coast Highway: the 10 Nicest Convertibles Available Right Now.