Newport Convertible Engineering
The next-generation Tesla enthusiast to do in the meantime? Send a to Newport Convertible Engineering, of course.is — not surprisingly — delayed. What’s a
The California-based shop that’s long performed Top Gear first reported the latest addition to NCE’s roster of convertible conversions and it’s probably a love-it-or-hate it kind of affair. While it will totally meet the need for an open-air experience, the shop had to work around some hurdles.convertible conversions will now remove the roof from the Model 3.
Silently feel the wind in your hair with the Tesla Model 3 convertible
They include the B-pillar, which sticks around because it houses Autopilot cameras. It’s nice to know the Model 3’s driver-assist system will still function, but it does look a tad awkward. Top Gear also reported the Model 3 convertible undergoes reinforcing to ensure structural rigidity. Otherwise, it looks like the rest of the body remains largely intact, and some trunk space should still be useable despite storage for the soft-top roof.
Overall, it still looks like a Model 3, even though I get some Volkswagen New vibes from the final product with the top down.
NCE is known for wild convertible conversions so it’s not a shocker the Model 3 is joining the fray. As for how much it’ll cost to perform the work, we don’t know. The shop didn’t immediately return a request for comment. If we hear back, we hope to learn a little more about the process as well.