2013 Vauxhall Cascada unveiled
Vauxhall calls the Cascada a mid-sized convertible – it's 70mm longer than the Audi A5 Cabriolet and 225mm longer than Vauxhall's last convertible, the hard-top Astra Twin Top.
The Cascada has an electrically folding fabric roof, which can be operated at up to 30mph.
Prices have yet to be revealed, but we would expect the car to cost from around £24,000. More details will be revealed soon, but the Cascada won't be launched at the Paris motor show later this month – Vauxhall's star car at the show will be the Adam, a new premium supermini to rival the likes of the Fiat 500 and Mini.
The Vauxhall Cascada's fabric roof can be operated at up to 30mph
Also arriving ahead of the Cascada is the Mokka, a supermini-based SUV that will go on sale before the end of the year.
Vauxhall says the three cars will help 'refresh' customers' opinion of the brand.
The Vauxhall Cascada will go on sale early next year
By Iain Reid