Springtime is a great time of year for a road trip. Everything is turning green and the sun is beginning to warm. You can pack a picnic basket and cruise to your favorite spot, you can grab your honey and an overnight bag and hit the highway or you can load up the family and drive out to your favorite vacation destination. Where ever you go, the right vehicle can make the road trip even more enjoyable. Check out these sweet springtime road trip rides.
2012 Volvo C70 Convertible
If you’ve got the urge for a top down cruise with your baby by your side, whether it be on the highway or down a backroad, you can’t go wrong with the 2012 Volvo C70 convertible. Take a romantic ride, or bring along as many as four people in the sporty four-seater. The five-cylinder 2.5L 250hp engine has plenty of pep for a springtime jaunt. And if it starts to rain, the Volvo C70 is a convertible hardtop. With one push of a button, the C70 transforms into a full metal hardtop. The Volvo C70 convertible starts at $40,450.
2012 Ford Focus
A nice long road trip to the beach can be a great springtime getaway. The five-seat 2012 Ford Focus can take you and four of your buddies to the beach hotspot this spring. If the beach is distant, you may want to split the gas costs, but you won’t need to break your piggy bank. The 2012 Focus isn’t only a sweet looking ride, it’s also a 40 MPG road warrior. Along the way, you can jam to SIRIUS satellite radio on a ten speaker Sony audio system with a subwoofer for that extra kick. The 2012 Ford Focus starts at $15,795.
2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe
For decades Cadillac has been known for its legendary comfort on long or short drives. If you’re taking a rambling road trip this spring, the 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe may be the best vehicle to help you discover your destination. The leather seats are more comfortable than any couch and the suspension floats like a dream. If you load yourself into a CTS Coupe, you may just find that you don’t care where you end up, just so long as you can keep driving. The 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe starts at $38,715.
2012 Volvo XC60
From city, to country, to desert terrain, the 2012 Volvo XC60 is a cross country driving machine. Starting at just $33,300 the Volvo XC60 offers as much as 325hp from its 3L 6 Cylinder engine. The hatchback has over 67 cubic feet of space for luggage for the whole family, so you can bring along everything you need and then some. Take the XC60 wherever you want to go. With all wheel drive, it’ll get you there.
2012 Chevrolet Corvette
Take a road trip down the historic route 66 and take it in a 2012 Chevrolet Corvette. It’s the ultimate springtime road trip. With the 430hp V8 engine for just $49,600, the 2012 Corvette can reach speeds as high as 190 mph, yet it is capable of 26 mpg on the highway. Of course a road trip like this one isn’t about miles per gallon. Bring along the one you love and cruise the road that built the romance of road trips.