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convertibles... should a vic be one?

ok so mitsu did it chevy did it and a few more companies...
my questions to you guys are
do you think a 7th gen would look nice with a top down and would you buy it if honda made one that looked nice not a quick hackjob to draw in more customers
i love my dads 71 chevelle convertible and i just want a convertible so bad but at the same time i luv the vic
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from the photo chops that i've seen on this website, i think that they would look good, if the top was hidden, and not sticking up like the vw bug's

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reason they made a non coupe Si=because people that want speed will buuy si but then .... 6thgen.. only people that wanted speed bought it... house moms bought regualr 6th gen.. but w/ a variation of style... house moms like look of Si so they buy it now... basically im confusing but they already have 2 style to flood the market and a third i.e. convert would be overkill and wouldnt have good sales ratios.

chopping top also=smlaller trunk and tp would look funky..
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just imagine how much it would cost...
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Photochop of one... kinda cool, I wouldnt drive it though

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west coast is good but they screw up those peeps cars on pimp my ride... ghetto!!! anyway I think a 7th gen would look awesome if it were topless
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the chassis strength would decrease. and the car becomes heavier.
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It would still look nice. would def get looks from the supa fine ladies... just imagine cruising along the sea wall in something that clean and being one of a kind.
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Chassis strength wouldn't decrese if they properly reinforced the chassis, as they do with all convertible cars.

Wow, so the weight goes up a 'bit. The civic doesn't weigh that much to begin with. Big whoop. Civics are already lightweight and slow. Being a little heavier, and a little slower ain't gonna kill anyone.

Heck, if they made a convertible 'Vic, I'd take a serious look at it. Whether or not I'd buy one, I dunno. But I'd definitely consider it.

BTW, those chop pics look incredible.
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I don't know.... A convertible Vic would be cool. And probably affordable. I'd get it over a Miata, and I can't afford an S2000. I didn't buy my Vic to break the soundbarrier anyway, so speed is really not an issue.

Wonder what a conversion would cost.....
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those chop pics are made tight

the vic looked pretty good, enouhg top make me consider it
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If it had a K20 or K24 and looked good, I know it would sell... I mean, the monroof on a coupe just doesn't cut it for some people...
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no idea if this is a chop but..
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where did he say that it would automatically be the si version that would be the convertable???

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some of you think maybe i was gonna get it done to my vic...no way in hell because it would look crappy unless i really poored alot of money into it. but those chops look amazing especailly the side view a few posts up. i love the way the body line in the doors and quarter panels would flow parallel to the chopped top. it would definately be the nicest compact convertible around.
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all the chops look tight but it will never happen
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i want one of those 300c so hard to get them in cali
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hey isnt the Chrystler 300 a four door car???
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Photochop of one... kinda cool, I wouldnt drive it though

Id drive this



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Yep it is! They converted it into a 2 door. That car is soo bad a$$!
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