Vinyl roof coverings were created to be retro in 1925. Now the on-and-off fad is making a comeback. A brief history…

1928 Plymouth coupe vinyl roof

Although it looks like a fully retractable convertible roof, it is fixed in place and cannot be lowered. One might say these roofs were the first form of "retro" auto design.  (Photo credit: Conceptcarz)

Although it looks like a fully retractable convertible roof, it is fixed in place and cannot be lowered. One might say these roofs were the first form of “retro” auto design. (Photo credit: Conceptcarz)

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