December 13, 2006

Today in Automotive History

1922 : Early convertible top patented

Eight years after they began offering their removable cartop on KisselKar and Kissel automobiles, William Kissel and Friedrich Werner received an American patent for their invention. Their "Convertible Automobile Body" had a removable hard top that could turn a closed car into an open touring car--one of the earliest convertibles.

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