Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

Gear Driven? Dual Action? Rotary? – RUPES Has It Covered

RUPES has been leading the way in machine polishing tool technology since its launch in 1951. Eleven years later, RUPES set a new standard bringing the first ever polymer-bodied TP/PC drill to the market. The plastic body made the tool significantly lighter, making it far easier for use over long periods of time, and the plastic […]

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Ferrari 360 Spider – Pre-Sale Vehicle Preparation And Protection

For most people, when buying a Ferrari, they’re buying into an idea, a legacy. How that legacy is presented to them makes all the difference. If you are selling a Ferrari, the preparation and eventual cosmetic appearance are particularly important. A thoroughbred has to look the part, after all! So when a well-known independent Ferrari […]

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Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 – High Performance Ceramic Protection

Mercedes has been rethinking model designations and in a midlife facelift exercise, has now replaced the SLK with the SLC. Along with the name change, out too, is the naturally-aspirated V8 engine found in the SLK55, replaced with a Biturbo-charged V6. Although Biturbo and twin-turbo both represent a dual turbo mechanism, the setup differs from […]

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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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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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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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UF Launches Training Events for Detailers & Car Care Enthusiasts

UF is pleased to announce a partnership with industry-leading car care product and detailing tool manufacturers to bring a series of training events to their Brands Hatch Detailing Studio in Kent. Each individually tailored event will address specific car care subjects including machine polishing, leather care and repair, general maintenance and ceramic coating care and application. Initially designed […]

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Futuristic Tesla Model S Protected With Cutting Edge Nano-Technology

There’s some argument to be made that the Tesla Model S is less car and more ground-bound space ship. Futuristic, innovative and inspired engineering throughout, this vehicle is undoubtedly a class-leader. A five-seater, all electric, luxury saloon, the Tesla Model S may not employ noisy exhaust noises or aggressive sporty looks to turn heads, but […]

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Restoring An Iconic British Motoring Legend – The Lotus Carlton

The Vauxhall Lotus Carlton outwardly looks like a standard family saloon. However, the Lotus designation indicates this model has been upgraded by Lotus to be a 177 mph (285 km/h) sports saloon with impressive acceleration capabilities that equalled the supercars of the era. Outwardly there is little to distinguish it from the standard Vauxhall Carlton […]

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