Author Archives: Matt Back

Kamikaze Collection – New Products For 2018

The Kamikaze Collection range has established itself as a firm favourite among professional detailers, largely as a result of the impressive performance of their nano-coatings and their continuous efforts to introduce products that perform a truly unique function. Innovation is a key driving principle for the Japanese manufacturer, headed by Kai Morita. As an avid […]

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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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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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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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Falcon-Winged Tesla Model X Protected By Advanced Nanotechnology

The Tesla Model X is an all-electric sports utility vehicle like never before seen. Firstly, it has an outstanding range for an electric vehicle, at around 351 miles. Secondly, it’s quick, exceptionally so. Ever heard of an SUV achieving 0-60mph in under three seconds? You have now! It’s not a small SUV either – it […]

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Volkswagen Polo BlueGT: The Argument For Using A Ceramic Sealant

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is VW’s attempt at combining superb fuel economy with a jaunty ride. It uses the same four-cylinder engine as can be found in the Mk7 Golf, but as the Polo is lighter, the small 1.4-litre turbo engine does feel remarkably punchy. Clever technology means the engine automatically switches between running on four […]

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Crystal Serum Protection For A Misano Red Audi RS6 Avant

At UF Detailing Studio, New Car Protection Treatments are designed to give brand new cars the best start in life. Ideally, they will be delivered straight from the dealership, preferably untouched and with all protective tape, foams and wax in place to ensure the process of unwrapping, decontaminating, washing, preparation and sealing are all completed […]

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Accentuating The Elegant Lines Of A ‘Hardly Green’ Aston Martin Rapide

The Aston Martin Rapide is arguably one of the most beautiful high-performance sports cars ever built. Smooth sleek lines and flowing curves, the Rapide’s undeniable presence is backed up by a 5.9L V12 engine. This monster produces 470bhp, 443 lbf·ft (601 N·m) of torque and delivers a top speed of just over 188mph, squeezing you […]

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Jensen Interceptor Mk 1 Made Ready For Chantilly Arts & Elegance Show

The Jensen Interceptor is a sporting GT-class car, hand-built in West Bromwich, West Midlands over a decade between 1966 and 1976. Featuring a body styling designed by Italian coachbuilders, Carrozzeria Touring, and a Chrysler V8 engine, it had elegant and luxurious touches such as electric windows, a wood-rimmed steering wheel, reclining front seats, twin speakers […]

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‘Ultra’ Protection For The New Jaguar F-PACE First Edition

The F-PACE is Jaguar’s Sports Utility Vehicle offering and they describe it as an ‘SUV with sports car DNA.’ The First Edition was inspired by the C-X17 concept vehicle, first revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013, Jaguar’s Design Director, Ian Callum said of the inspiration behind it: ‘We designed the C-X17 from […]

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