Author Archives: Jez Gilman

Mercedes-AMG G63, Developed At Schöckl Mountain, Protected at Brands Hatch

These days, SUVs tend to be either tall cruisers built for on the road comfort, or they are confident off-roaders but with little in the way of luxury. As might be expected of an executive marque, Mercedes-AMG has done its best to find the perfect combination of the two. Enter the G63: a formidable-looking SUV […]

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Kamikaze Collection – The ‘Kaizen’ Approach To Car Care

Designed, developed and produced in Japan, Kamikaze Collection is the brainchild of Kai Morita, a passionate car care enthusiast who bought his first rotary polisher at just fourteen years old. At the time, the Japanese car care industry was just beginning to develop glass coats to combat the notoriously soft finish of Japanese vehicles. However, […]

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Protecting ‘The Spirit Of 1948’ – The Last Land Rover Defender Heritage

The Land Rover Defender is instantly recognisable, and it’s barely changed since its inception in 1948. Conceived from war-time shortages and born of necessity, the Defender is a timeless, classless classic. Permanent four-wheel drive and a power take-off (PTO) at the rear made it the ideal all-rounder, appealing to foreign buyers as well as the […]

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Volkswagen Golf R Estate, ‘Detailed For A Detailer’

The VW Golf has inspired several generations of dedicated, die-hard fans. The combination of reliability, practicality, style, quality and affordability is integral to the success of the model, but it’s the fun factor that has given the Golf its lasting appeal. The Golf Estate first made an appearance in September 1993 but the performance estate […]

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Swissvax Protection For A Classic Porsche 911 Carrera Targa Sport

The classic 911 has arguably one of the biggest followings on the planet. From the distinctive sound of the air-cooled engine to the performance that to this day remains impressive, 911 fans all over the world rally round to share stories and revel in this iconic piece of German engineering. Having acquired the vehicle from a Porsche […]

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Land Rover Defender 110 Utility Wagon – Defending The Last Defender!

The Land Rover Defender was built with toughness and practicality in mind. A British icon for over 65 years, the Defender has been designed to go anywhere off-road, pull anything off-road and be dependable enough that people have spent many decades using them precisely for that purpose! Now entering the final chapter of the current […]

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Wheel Finishes – The Differences That Dictate How To Look After Them

Wheels – hard-working components that need special looking after. Not only can their appearance make or break the look of a vehicle but their condition can also significantly impact on resale values. Not surprising then, that a considerable amount of product advice calls the UF Team answer, involve the correct use of wheel cleaners and […]

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Carnauba Wax Vs Ceramic Sealant – You Decide!

One of the most frequent questions the UF team is asked is: “which is better? A natural wax or a ceramic sealant”. On the surface it appears the answer should be simple, but, as with so many things, appearances are deceptive! The short answer is: it depends on what you’re trying to achieve and the […]

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