The first picture in this thread is the factory exposed carbon fiber option ($1995). The picture below that is photoshopped, with the "painted halo bar." This is not a 2014 factory option. The picture below is the factory, optional transparent top.
GM is delighted with the demand for the exposed CF top and is thinking about additional 2015 CF options. One of those could be an exposed "halo bar," with the exposed CF part being the same width as it visually is in the current exposed CF removable top.
Isn't the standard top Carbon Fiber and they want $1995 to NOT paint it??????? Now there is some good marketing HeHeHe At $995 the Glass top is more reasonable.
So after seeing this pic I called the dealership to ask about changing my order from the std painted top to the glass top. Crap it's too late to change. He said the parts dept doesn't even have a price for the part, that sound odd. So if anyone knows that would be good info.