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post #1 of 7 Old 01-09-2012, 08:53 AM Thread Starter
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GTS top in Glass

Has anyone ever laid eyes on, or, placed a Glass top on the GTS in a 355 ? I really hope to have this option in the near future.

Here are two photos of the current top, it's the vinyl and I'm hoping for a tinted glass encased in black, lightweight metal.

Thanks in advance.

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post #2 of 7 Old 01-09-2012, 09:42 AM
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Sounds bad-ass. Can't wait to see if you can find what you're looking for. I know there are companies out there that will make a carbon fiber version for you. My research was that it would cost anywhere from $1,500-3,000 depending on who you source it from.

Let me know if you want to sell your vinyl topped panel. I kinda like the idea (& look) myself but my car came with a top that had been stripped and painted to match.
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Voila- Just make sure you tint it heavily or have an IR coating or it will turn the inside into an oven.

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Cool idea. Funny actually that I've never heard of anyone doing it before. Let us know how the search goes.

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Excellent ! Thank you for the responses. Sandy, If you would be so kind as to message me a starting point for finding a source, I appreciate any information. I'm keeping the vinyl, it looks great and is the original. I want to dress the GTS up with a glass top for special occasions. The tinted and IR coating are certainly what I want.

Thanks ! I'm excited with the starting point and responses !

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I have never heard of it being done.

FYI, the removable roof panel on the Koenigsegg has a glass middle section that works well.
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Sandy, If you would be so kind as to message me a starting point for finding a source, I appreciate any information.

David
Regarding the carbon fiber top:

I'll have to dig pretty deep through my inbox to find the answer to the question of who makes it - if I get lucky, I'll repost. Otherwise, try doing a Google search.

I do know this though - there was a F355 carbon fiber top available from the factory for a short while. It's very rare but it's out there.
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