Hardtops for the Corvette C4 (1986 - 1996)
Base Price Only $1,599.00
Base Price Only $1,699.00
When the weather is fair and the top is down nothing beats the joy of driving an Corvette convertible! However, when the top is up, it's not so great. If the weather is too hot, too cold, too wet, or if you are on a long drive on the freeway, you just can't beat a Smooth Line Hardtop. Now you can have the best of both worlds!
Don't let a bad looking, leaking convertible top de-value your car! Mold starts and the rust begins! STOP the hassles. Bring back the pride and joy of ownership. Protect your investment with a life time solution.
Install a Smooth Line Hardtop now!
"The last top you will ever have to buy."
Adding a Smooth Line Hardtop is one of the best styling and practical improvements that can be made to your convertible. Coming or going, our custom designed Hardtop will give an exciting, clean, sleek appearance to your Corvette while protecting you from unwanted noise and weather
Our Removable Hardtop, which was introduced in the late 80's accents the C-4 roof silhouette. The profile and the style of the Smooth Line Hardtop is very similar to the GM auxiliary hardtop, however, this is where the similarity ends.
The OEM's primary concept, which was successful, was to stiffen the chassis for racing purposes. The end result was very good looking, but not exactly user friendly for the average customer. It was heavy because of internal metal structure, noisy, difficult to install or remove, and did not fit all C-4 convertibles. GM no longer supports any replacement parts program for their hardtop.
On the other hand, the Smooth Line Hardtop is also very good looking featuring a flush mounted rear window for a very sleek and low look. Smooth Line's C-4 version is very user friendly, light weigh, only 35 pounds, yet strong, easy to install or remove and fits all years 1986 - 96. Talk about quite, amazing! See Corvette Enthusiast
The interior is upholstered in a thick OEM felt automotive headliner material that will compliment the interior of your car. This headliner significantly absorbs road noises and also is an excellent insulator against heat or cold. Now you will be able to have normal conversation or really enjoy your favorite music on your stereo. Great on long drives!
Our rain guards will help keep your seats dry when the door is opened. This new Hardtop is complete with thick rubber moldings to ensure a weather tight seal. When your Corvette is parked or in storage, a Smooth Line Hardtop also adds additional security for the car and personal items.
All Smooth Line Hardtops are made in the USA by American craftsmen. Quality is an absolute! All production is done in house to insure high standards. The shell is a premium grade automotive fiberglass composite which is very strong but light weight. The upgraded (extra cost) primed exterior is factory finished to perfection with two coats of smooth black urethane primer ready for a top coat color of your choice. For the best color match, we recommend using a local high quality auto body paint shop that can computer scan your Corvette to match the paint.
Every Smooth Line Hardtop is custom made to order by our expert trained craftsman, one at a time, and are assigned a unique serial number. We have a one-year Limited Warranty against defects in workmanship or materials.
The Smooth Line Corvette Hardtop is complete with headliner, rear window, seals & mounting hardware. Nothing extra to buy!
Coming or going, our Hardtop will give your Corvette a very aggressive stance that will definitely make heads turn! If you want the "Bad Boy" look, this is it!
Features (included in base price)
Interior Color Options
Options / Up Grades
EXTERIOR FINISH OPTIONS
EXTERIOR FINISH: Base Model
DESIGNED FOR THE DIY OR PROFESSIONAL BODY PERSON
Sand-able "as molded" surface with some slight surface irregularities, mold seams, etc. Bodywork will be required to make paint ready, block sanding, filling, priming, and fitting to car before painting. Rear window, exterior moldings, and seals are to be installed after painting. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts.
PRIMED EXTERIOR FINISH: Upgrade $350.00 extra
RECOMMENDED FOR A PAINTED FINISH.
Smooth Line Hardtops are available with a smooth, black urethane primer ready for color topcoat. “Ready for topcoat’ means that the body shop will have a minimum of prep before spraying the color coat. Absolutely no body work will be necessary. Our prime coating is compatible with all top coats. Color matching is an art! We have found the most accurate color match can be achieved at a quality body shop which uses the latest computer equipment to match the color on your vehicle. Rear window, exterior moldings, and seals are to be installed after painting. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts.
Are there any other options for the exterior other than painting?
HAARTZ VINYL EXTERIOR FINISH: Upgrade $475.00 extra
READY TO INSTALL ON YOUR CAR
This upgrade is truly distinctive and reminds one of the roof treatments of the 60’s Muscle cars. Tightly stretched, with "Classic" sewn seams front to rear,. Very understated subtle appearance. (Not your grandfather’s Lincoln). There is no need for painting with the vinyl exterior option. Haartz Brand is world renown as the premium automotive vinyl, a very tough material that usually outlasts painted finishes! All exterior moldings and windows are factory installed. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts, ready for easy installation and use.
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FLAT BLACK FINISH: Upgrade $400.00 extra
RECOMMENDED AS THE MOST ECONOMICAL CHOICE,
READY TO INSTALL ON YOUR CAR
Almost flat black finish, very low sheen, reminds one of hot rod primer as seen on the latest exotics. Not paint, this tough composite vinyl material, factory bonded to the hardtop fiberglass shell, is extremely durable, super easy to maintain and will probably outlast your car. No need for painting! All exterior moldings and windows are factory installed. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts, ready for easy installation and use.
CARBON FIBER TEXTURED EXTERIOR FINISH: Upgrade $475.00 extra
READY TO INSTALL ON YOUR CAR
High tech look! Three dimensional, with amazing light reflecting qualities. Low gloss, marine grade, not a film, won’t yellow or craze. This factory installed textured covering is a very tough material, usually lasts as long as a painted finish! All exterior moldings and windows are factory installed. Hardtops are shipped complete with all parts, ready for easy installation and use. (See Video)
Upholstered in a thick OEM felt automotive headliner material that will compliment the interior of your car. This headliner significantly absorbs road noises and also is an excellent insulator against heat and cold. Now you will be able to have a normal conversation or really enjoy your favorite music. Great on long drives!
CHARCOAL GREY: Base Model
BLACK OR TAN: Upgrade $150.00 extra
3x thicker than base. Very plush.
Improved sound and insulating properties compared to the convertible top.
REAR WINDOW OPTIONS
CLEAR PLEXIGLAS (1/8" thick-same as glass) Base Model
This light weight impact resistant acrylic material will not discolor or become foggy and with reasonable care will last for years.
TINTED PLEXIGLAS: Upgrade $75.00 extra
Dark tint. Great for privacy, bright sunlight or bothersome high beams.
AS-2 SAFTEY GLASS w/ Defog: Upgrade $250.00 extra complete with plug and play wiring extensions.
All Smooth Line Hardtops are complete. Nothing else to buy!
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Smooth Line Hardtops
Require no modifications to your car.
The convertible top does not need to be removed.
It stays with the car in the down position.