• Oct 8, 2009
2010 Drop Top Customs Chevrolet Camaro convertible - Click above for high-res image gallery

We've been waiting for a convertible version of the new Camaro for almost as long as we've been waiting for the Camaro itself, but Chevrolet has yet to deliver. In fact, the convertible was delayed by The General, so it could be more than a year before we ever see one at our local Bowtie showroom (although dealers are reportedly getting their first look at the 2011 model as we speak). That hasn't stopped many from guessing just what a Camaro ragtop might look like.

The lucky folks attending this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, however, won't have to rely on their imaginations to see what a Camaro convertible looks like. Drop Top Customs (founded in 1976 as Coachbulders Limited) will be showing off the car you see here, a genuine Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible, albeit one they had to build themselves. Drop Top did a similar cut job on the Camaro's pony car title Challenger from Dodge for last year's SEMA show with pretty spectacular results. The Camaro chop will cost owners about $18,000 at the firm's Florida shop. If the Camaro isn't your thing, Drop Top will also take a Sawzall to a Chrysler 300, Cadillac CTS or even a DTS if you'd prefer.

Check out their website for details, ogle the huge gallery of soft top Camaro pics below and follow the jump for a video clip of the folks at Drop Top Customs doin' their thang.



[Sources: Drop Top Customs; Edmunds]



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      • 5 Years Ago
      "The lucky folks attending this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, however, won't have to rely on their imaginations to see what a Camaro convertible looks like"

      Or they could just look up pictures of the convertible Camaro concept that's been floating around for ages. I took some pictures of an orange one at a car show about 3 years ago. The way this article is written, I'd say the author has no idea Chevrolet has already come out with a concept convertible, and the changes from the concept to production camaro are almost non-existent, so anyone relying on their imagination needs to crawl out from under the rock they live under and do a quick google search.
      Carlos
      • 5 Years Ago
      The fit and finish of the top looks like crap.
      • 5 Years Ago
      IBComments on paint quality, penis size, GM quality and other hate.
        • 5 Years Ago
        BTW, it is sexy.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Doesn't that sacrifice the integrity of the chassis?
        • 5 Years Ago
        Yes. So basically you're paying $18,000 for an inferior product to what you'll get from GM a year from now.

        But for the next year you could be impressing all your rich friends!

        And after that never drive it again because every teenage girl and her grandma will have one.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I hope they realize there is a reason why it isn't that easy to 'make a convertible' and get away with what they have made here. Except for the time/resource spent on focusing on the coupe, the set down mode of this convertible looks so untidy and ugly. They might as well have used an umbrella.

        When its up, it looks like someone has sat on it. Can't even hold its tension up well....

        BUTCHERED!
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'd go for custom T-tops on a Camaro.
      • 5 Years Ago
      That 18g better include sub-frame connectors, K-member braces and reinforced door hinges.