Recent years cabrio cars are not living their best moments since the shift of the buying public towards SUVs turned them into… an endangered species in the companies' ranges.
Some manufacturers tried to find a solution and experimented “marrying” SUVs with cabrios, however, even this effort did not change the situation. It is indicative that one of these cars, the VW T-Rocit became known a few days ago that it will not be included in the model refresh that will be revealed in 2025.
Can the automotive industry to turn their backs on the open car, but the same does not seem to apply to the improvement houses. His Dutch Heritage Customs they recently introduced a cabrio version of it Land Rover Defender 90. The special edition was named “Valiance Convertible» all five units built they were sold out.
The conversions started from the roof where was removed and took her place fabric which opens and closes at the push of a button. The absence of a ceiling created the need to strengthen the torsional stiffness and for this reason roll cage was installed approved to FIA standards.
The car steps on new ones 22-inch alloy wheels while Heritage Customs also offers a set of stickers for those who wish to “play” with the exterior appearance. Interventions have also been made internally with leather surfaces and yellow stitching to compose a luxury image, as befits the Land Rover Defender.
Although all five units have already been sold to Heritage Customs announced the prices for converting the Defender 90 into a convertible. If the customer already has the car then the conversion will cost him 67,542 eurosi.e. almost as much a new BMW 4 Series Coupe. If he doesn't have the car then the bill takes off at 116,433 euros!