CC Outtake: Suzuki Swift Semi Convertible – Fun in the Sun?

Some photos have come up in an Israeli cars’ forum, specifically this thread. I thought it was funny enough to share with you.


As you can see, what started as a regular, quite unassuming Suzuki Swift GA 3-door hatchback, was turned into a Chevy Blazer-type convertible roof, opening the rear passengers and the boot, for that matter, to the elements. By not cutting the entire roof, the engineer responsible for this creation, wisely chose to maintain some of the body-shell’s rigidity:

Needless to say, this conversion is not legal in Israel, and I have no idea how this car is actually moving on a public road, without being stopped instantly. Maybe that’s why it has been disguised by a bogus license plate. The sharped-eyed among you will notice that it’s a combination of several countries and\or nationalities.

Now let me see if I can find a suitable removable hardtop…