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At the end of August, we caught wind that DropTop Customs is working on a convertible Cadillac CTS coupe. Now DropTop Customs has teamed up with Petty Garage to bring on a Dodge Challenger RT convertible for all the die-hard Mopar fans out there wanting to breathe the open air.
Even though they’re in early development with no release date, a look at the teaser photo reveals quite a bit of work is being done to their demo car. A new front bumper, side skirts and hood (featuring an air scoop) outfit the aesthetics while a set of wheels and suspension upgrades are obvious. We’re not sure what they have planned underneath the hood and whether or not DropTop Customs will be offering just the retractable top to the public (we’re assuming so) but we’ll keep our eyes out for the finish project. It’s looking pretty good so far!
Based out of High Springs, Florida, Droptop Customs is a specialist in converting coupes to convertibles. The newest creation to their line of products is Cadillac‘s CTS Coupe and we have to say there’s a sort of sporty elegance to the final product. We’ll have to wait for this year’s SEMA show to see it in person, but given their track record we’re confident that it’ll be a solid conversion.
And even better are the expectations Droptop Customs has, anticipating to sell around 3,000 of these babies a year. The conversion will consist of a fabric soft-top that will retract into a space above the luggage compartment. Droptop Customs states that the aerodynamics have not been modified – but seriously, who cares if you’re getting a convertible.
We’ll keep our eyes open for the completed deal at SEMA this year.
GALLERY: Droptop Customs 2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe Convertible