NCE will Design and Engineer your Subaru Impreza WRX to a Power top convertible!
Newport Convertible Engineering was the first US coach builder that designed, engineered and distributed limited Subaru Impreza WRX Convertibles throughout the world!
Newport Convertible Engineering is an original design manufacturer(ODM) that designs and engineers authentic convertible tops on all brands of automobiles. NCE has recieved world wide recognition for their original convertible designs, especially on Subaru Impreza WRX convertibles.
Behold the answer to the secret prayers of thousands of Northeasterners, folks. You see, sunny days up there come so infrequently, residents have to soak up every watt of sunlight possible when they have a chance—but at the same time, they need to deal with winding roads, steep hills, and slippery surfaces. Factor in the need to carry supplies or friends and family along and the desire for something fun to drive, and finding one car to handle it all becomes nearly impossible.
Hence, the Subaru WRX STI convertible, commissioned by Manchester Subaru of Manchester, N.H. The dealership’s owner, Todd Berkowitz, ordered the car from Newport Specialty Cars, Inc., in order to fulfill his desire for an open-top performance sedan. Newport Specialty beefed up the car’s chassis to maintain the car’s rigidity, and according to Berkowitz and his team of engineers, the converted car turned out strong enough to live up to the machismo requirements of even the boldest New Englanders.
Sadly for all those who dream of going topless in an STI, only five examples will be made; of course, a price of $74,999 ($41,004 more than a base STI) will probably ward quite a few people off as well. Still, if you’ve got the cash, we’re willing to bet this is one hell of a fun ride.
The Subaru Impreza WRX STI is definitely one of my favorite cars, however a guy visiting Manchester Subaru in New Hampshire made a custom one never seen before. Can’t say this is one of the most tastefully modded scoobies, but you have to give him props for the work done. This Subaru STI convertible is quite unique, yet the huge spoiler seems somewhat overkill. The guys at Top Gear UK previously chopped the top on an old Renault Espace, so atleast we can say this looks somewhat better. Much different, but cool I guess for those summer days, check more pictures after the jump.