New convertibles sales are up 63% in the U.S. since 1996, according to R.L. Polk & Co. Convertibles now account for 1.9% of all registered vehicles in the U.S. vs. 1.3% in 1996, the company says. Ford Mustang currently is the ragtop most in demand, with 14% of all new convertible registrations in 2001. It’s followed in popularity by the Chrysler Sebring with 12%. That’s a reversal from 1997 when Sebring was the sales leader with 21% of all new convertible registrations and Mustang ...

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