The hydraulically operated, three-part folding Vario roof turns roadsters into cars for all seasons, taking up only around a third of the available luggage compartment space when open.
The three-part folding Vario roof turns roadsters into weatherproof cars for all seasons, offering the same everyday practicality and quiet running as a coupé. The Vario roof essentially consists of three moving elements which are interconnected by means of a sophisticated pivoting mechanism: the modular roof element made of a magnesium/plastic/glass hybrid, the two C-pillars made of magnesium and plastic, and the pivoting rear window comprised of a magnesium frame and single-pane safety glass.
Six electrically operated hydraulic cylinders and one hydraulic pump move the folding system, opening or closing the Vario roof in less than 20 seconds.
Depending on the model, EASY-PACK simplifies loading and unloading of the luggage compartment when the roof is open: at the push of a button, the folded Vario roof pivots upwards by around 20° to allow easy access to the luggage below.