Date(s) - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
MPG’s annual spring driving event, Droptops & Dirt, combines competitive comparisons on challenging roads and trails in off-road vehicles, as well as drives through scenic roads in convertibles. The day features lots of driving with excellent photo locations, direct access to OEM reps and lunch.
8:00 am: Registration opens (Coffee and munchies available)
9:00 am: Mandatory driver’s meeting
9:15 am: Let the driving begin!
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch available
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Off-road course closed for lunch; convertible drives available at the automakers’ discretion
4:00 pm: Trails and street drives close
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Miss The Traffic Afterparty at Paradise Cove
Avoid the Traffic After-Party, sponsored by Volkswagen
Wait out the evening traffic at Paradise Cove with food & non-alcoholic beverages provided by Volkswagen
4:30 – 6:30 PM
Paradise Cove Beach Café
28128 Pacific Coast Highway
What Vehicles Will Be There?
Acura MDX, Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, Fiat 124 Abarth, Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio, Ford 2017 Ford Raptor, Honda Pioneer 1000 LE, Honda Pioneer 1000 LE, Honda Ridgeline, Hyundai Tucson Night Edition, AWD, Jaguar 2017 F-PACE Diesel Prestige – Dark Sapphire, Jaguar 2017 F-TYPE V6 S Convertible – Caldera Red, Jaguar 2017 F-TYPE V8 S Convertible – Ammonite Grey, Jeep Compass, Jeep Wrangler, Kia Sportage SX AWD, Land Rover 2017 Discovery HSE Si6, Land Rover 2017 Discovery HSE Td6 – Namib Orange, Land Rover 2017 RR Evoque Convertible – Yulong White, Lexus Lexus GX 460, Mazda 2017 CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, Mazda 2017 MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring, M/T, Mitsubishi 2017 Outlander, Mitsubishi 2017 Outlander Sport, Nissan 370Z, Nissan Rogue Sport, Nissan Titan, Ram Power Wagon, Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, Volkswagen Beetle Dune Convertible, Volkswagen Atlas
Watch the trailer for the 2015 event by COTU Media:
Click for photos from Droptops & Dirt 2016 on Flickr: