Only a limited number of Pitbull Edition Solstices will be built and will feature signature badging. The original Pontiac concept was worlds' better than both- who would choose a 'station wagon' look over a fastback on a sports car?? The top weighs around 115 pounds the Pontiacs stock trunk lid weighs in at around 40 pounds , and comes molded in gray primer, ready for painting. It just gets better all the time. However, that requires a professional and who wants to permantly remove their convertible's soft top anyway? The Sportwagon hardtop weighs about 115 lbs. Not what I would do, but look at what people do to make their Vettes different and it could be much worse. Our grill tunnels give the front of your car the look the community has wanted for so long. I think it adds a ton of utility to the equation, and might actually add sales for the Kappa twins if folks need cargo capacity.
I think they should come up with a cheaper, more normal hard top option, though - something that doesn't extend all the way back, doesn't have the added expense of the extra material and lift gate, and make the rear defrost optional as well. That would get us to the low 13's or a High 12 depending on the gearing. Add onto that weight loss, if hyperv6 is correct, and you have something that racers will love. I cannot see these being even remotely popular. Others would just want it to retain the convertible looks. Also I see this being popular in Europe. Widened a full 4 inches in the front and 5 inches in the rear, the Pitbull package is a 6 piece body conversion that allows the use of ultra-wide wheels and gives a menacing stance to the Solstice.
So please take a look at our Solstice parts selection. Some of you are missing why these could be very popular - racing! At Andy's Auto Sport, we carry a huge selection of Pontiac Solstice parts. Dealers would be smart to order some, I suppose. Edited December 5, 2006 by cletus8269 Cool, look mama, a Camagon!! As soon as I win the Lottery I'm buying a Messerschmitt Bf. And for Roger, coming soon. Plus, it increases cargo space I'm pretty sure you remove the rear deck lid , and head room. It really brings the weight down.
We have an excellent selection of Solstice custom parts, like body kits, carbon hoods, custom seats, and rims, to name a few. We have everything from affordable Solstice aftermarket parts to high-end Pontiac Solstice performance parts. I could see racers wanting a basic hard top without any fancy doodads, and they'd still be able to remove the soft top for weight loss. Modifying your grills and removal of some of the foam support behind the bumper is required. The specially-designed front fascia improves airflow to the engine and the increased traction of wider tires lets you put more of that V8 power to the ground. Currently thinkning about trading my 1959 Buick 2 door post for a solid pre-war car. And personally, I think they look very decent.
. Not to mention that the term hardtop should never be used on a car with a gross, super fat, ugly B-pillar. I expect they plan to fit these to 5-8% of the Kappas built so the company will make there money. Weigh loss may be a wash as I found these numbers on Autoblog. Two screws go underneath the top of the trim ring, not into the bumper but just past it to keep the trim ring in place. More weight can be saved by permanently removing the soft top, as well.
We're confident you'll enjoy the experience! We also carry the factory-grade replacement Solstice parts too, including Solstice engine parts, Solstice body parts, and other Solstice auto parts. By the way did anyone also note the weigh loss with the hard top and removal of the stock lid and soft top assembly. Many racing organizations don't allow soft top racing - you have to install a hard top. If I had a Trans Am I'd consider that hatch just to do something different. That said, given the standard cars shallow trunk with its humped protuberance inside , we wouldnt expect to haul too much stuff not without blocking ones rear view, at any rate. . .
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