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UF Hosts Colourlock Leather Care & Repair Training Day

As a detailer, being able to restore paintwork is a vital skill. However, there is little point having the exterior of a vehicle in ‘as new’ condition if the interior leather is faded, cracking, ripped, torn or stained. Whilst modern automotive leather has been specifically treated to increase its longevity and to make it more durable, […]

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2017 Ford Mustang V8 – Born In Michigan, Protected At Brands Hatch

The original Ford Mustang shot to fame as Steve McQueen’s car in the 1968 classic cult movie, Bullitt. The modern version retains the ‘muscle car’ theme and slick fastback lines and with it, the undeniable ‘cool’ factor that only American muscle can deliver. In recognition of the upswing in overseas interest for the Mustang, Ford […]

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Shining A Light On It: SCANGRIP Second Generation Detailing Lights

As every car care enthusiast and professional detailer knows, bright sunshine shows up every little swirl, scratch and blemish on paintwork. In detailing circles, lighting is assessed based on the ‘D-Standard’ or daylight standard. Recreating that level of brightness in the studio or garage requires specialist lighting, as regular overhead strip lights are too diffuse […]

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Ferrari F430 Scuderia – Pre-Sale Preparation And Protection

In 2016, after extensive in-house testing, UF added the Fireball range to their extensive portfolio of car care and detailing products. The South Korean brand is well known amongst professional detailers for incorporating silicon dioxide (Si02) technology, for their unique post-sealant maintenance options and the extreme hydrophobic nature of their products. So, when a local independent […]

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Ceramic Composite Coating For A 2017 Porsche 991 Turbo S

Initially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011 to replace the 997, the Porsche 991 burst onto the scene with an entirely new platform. Featuring longer body panelling and wheelbase, the overall length of the latest incarnation of the 911 increased by 70mm. A new transaxle configuration allowed the rear wheels to be placed […]

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State-Of-The-Art Protection For A 2016 Audi R8 V10 PLUS

The Audi R8 is based on the Audi Le Mans Quattro concept car, so its aggressive sporty design is hardly surprising! Using the Audi trademark permanent all-wheel drive system and based on the Lamborghini Gallardo platform, the R8 literally screams ‘race me’! In fact, 24 Hours Le Mans winner, Jacky Ickx, declared it ‘the best […]

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Aston Martin DBS Volante Paintwork Restored To Its Former Glory

The Aston Martin DBS went into production in 2007 after the global reveal event at Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance. However, its true debut was in the 2006 James Bond film ‘Casino Royale’, when it crashed, literally, into the consciousness of the Aston Martin loving enthusiast as Daniel Craig’s automotive weapon of choice. And what a […]

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Ferrari 458 Italia – One Of The Most Beautiful Ferraris Ever Made

The Ferrari 458 Italia was produced between 2009 and 2015 and designed specifically to be the sportiest offering to make it stand out from the Ferrari California, released in 2008. If ‘sporty’ was the brief, the 458 certainly ticks the box with its Pininfarina-designed bodywork formulated to produce the ultimate in aerodynamics! The design achieves […]

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Getting The Most From Nanotechnology Based Automotive Coatings

For many, professionally applying Nanotechnology-based coatings (nano-coatings) to automotive paintwork and wheels is the preferred method of protection. Nano-coatings are tough, durable sealants with high resilience to extremes of pH. They inhibit the adherence of contamination and in addition to providing high gloss levels, they also repel water. As the technology evolves and their use […]

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