hardtop
noun Date: 1950 an automobile or a motorboat having a permanent rigid top; also such an automobile styled to resemble a convertible

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  • Hardtop — (wörtlich: Hartes Dach ) ist die englische Bezeichnung für ein festes Dach auf Fahrzeugen. Es wird unterschieden zwischen abnehmbaren Zusatzdächern für Cabriolets, eben solchen für Pick Ups (auch Aufsatz genannt). Diese Hardtops können bei Bedarf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hardtop — ☆ hardtop [härd′täp΄ ] n. 1. a motor vehicle with a permanent rigid top or a removable rigid top 2. the rigid top of such a vehicle …   English World dictionary

  • Hardtop — A hardtop is a term for a rigid, rather than canvas, automobile roof. It has been used in several contexts: detachable hardtops, retractable hardtop roofs, and the so called pillarless hardtop body style.Detachable hardtopsBefore the mid 1920s… …   Wikipedia

  • Hardtop — Por lo general, hardtops no tienen parantes centrales. El Hardtop ( techo rígido ) era originalmente un tipo de carrocería de automóvil en la que el techo se podía remover. A diferencia de otros descapotables, estos modelos tienen un techo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • hardtop — A two door or four door vehicle without a center door post, i.e., no B post. It gives the impression of uninterrupted glass along the side of the car. The term is derived from hardtop convertible. Other generic names have included sports coupe,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Hardtop — Une AMC Marlin de 1965, carrossée en pillarless hardtop et fastback …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hardtop — abnehmbares Verdeck von Sportwagen * * * Hard|top 〈[ha:d ] m. od. n.; s, s〉 abnehmbares, steifes Verdeck (bei Sportwagen) [engl., „hartes Verdeck“] * * * Hard|top, das od. der; s, s [engl. hard top, aus: hard = fest u. top = Verdeck]: 1.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hardtop — Hard|top [...tɔp] das od. der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. hardtop>: 1. abnehmbares Verdeck von [Sport]wagen. 2. Sportwagen mit einem Hardtop (1) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hardtop — UK [ˈhɑː(r)dˌtɒp] / US [ˈhɑrdˌtɑp] noun [countable] Word forms hardtop : singular hardtop plural hardtops a car with a metal roof, especially one that can be removed …   English dictionary

  • hardtop — /hahrd top /, n. 1. a style of car having a rigid metal top and no center posts between windows. 2. Also called hardtop convertible. a similar style of car that is designed to resemble a convertible. [1945 50; HARD + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

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