[Video] First ever Dodge Challenger Hellcat Convertible made by Iverson Customs image
There’s a trend – buy the Hellcat, modify it and then resell for a hefty profit. And the aftermarket ideas just got a new kick in the teeth: a jaw dropping chopped roof iteration.
The world’s first ever Dodge Challenger Hellcat Convertible is even approved by Ralph Gilles, the head of design at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. John Iverson of Iverson Customs is the man behind the South Dakota aftermarket company that is responsible for the project. “I contacted some suits at Chrysler to arrange a meeting with the man behind the design of the-the Hellcat, Mr. Ralph Gilles. We obtained is signature approval for the first conversion to be created. After extensive research, I chose to contact Larry at Drop Top Customs to have my vision become a reality. The first convertible Hellcat was born,” Iverson commented. And if you don’t believe the man just look at the gallery where you can see Ralph Gilles’ signature on some of the bits and pieces of the Hellcat – for example the battery casing and the engine cover.
We are thus expecting this to be a professional conversion job and this is also hinted by the extra reinforcements visible in the engine compartment. As Iverson has stated it, DropTop Customs handled the actual drop top job over in Florida, and the 6.2-liter Hemi will be put to good work. By the way, if you want one you might look at the listed price of $139,900, which is actually more than double the asking MSRP price on a regular Hellcat kitty.