Chevrolet  has pulled off a surprise announcement with news that a 2-door  convertible version of the brand’s Volt electric hybrid will come to  market as early as this summer.
Unlike most modern power-top convertibles, the Volt’s is lowered and  raised manually to conserve the vehicle’s pure electric range. The Volt’s 10.6 cu. ft. worth of cargo capacity is likely to suffer in the transformation from sedan to convertible.

Chevrolet has pulled off a surprise announcement with news that a 2-door convertible version of the brand’s Volt electric hybrid will come to market as early as this summer.

Unlike most modern power-top convertibles, the Volt’s is lowered and raised manually to conserve the vehicle’s pure electric range. The Volt’s 10.6 cu. ft. worth of cargo capacity is likely to suffer in the transformation from sedan to convertible.

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt took home the "Green Car of the Year" award at the 2010 LA Auto Show. Did the Volt’s success rest on hype or does Chevy’s new extended-range electric sedan deserve the recognition?

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt took home the "Green Car of the Year" award at the 2010 LA Auto Show. Did the Volt’s success rest on hype or does Chevy’s new extended-range electric sedan deserve the recognition?

Yes, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will go 100 mph. Honest.

Yes, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will go 100 mph. Honest.