Patent Number: 7,819,461

Title: Convertible top with trim covered panels

Abstract: A convertible top includes a plurality of panel assemblies movably coupled to each other for movement between a closed position in which the panel assemblies are arranged end to end to cover a passenger compartment of a motor vehicle and an open position in which the panel assemblies are disposed in a storage space adjacent the passenger compartment. Each of the panel assemblies has an outer surface and a fabric trim cover separate from the other of the panel assemblies. The trim covers remain along the outer surface during movement of the top between the closed position and the open position.

Inventors: Loetter; Hendrik (Melle, DE), Reckhorn; Dag (West Bloomfield, MI)

Assignee: Wilhelm Karmann GmbH

International Classification: B60J 7/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00