Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

Ultra Protection For The All-New Mazda MX-5 RF

For years, Mazda’s MX-5 has been enormously popular for those looking for the thrill of an open top car that still delivers a genuinely fun driving experience. Mazda is hoping to capitalise on that with the introduction of the MX-5 RF, a hard top version of their successful soft-top cabriolet. The RF designation represents Retractable […]

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Custom Hummer H6 SUVT – Protected With Swissvax Shield

When it comes to making a statement, the Hummer is out there with the leaders! A large SUV with an industrial, rugged exterior, the interior carries many of the luxuries we’ve come to expect of modern SUVs, including air conditioning with tri-zone climate controls, tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel with radio controls, cruise control, leather upholstery, heated […]

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2017 Porsche Macan GTS – Dual-Layer New Car Protection

With the Macan GTS, Porsche has once more taken inspiration from the racetrack and made it practical enough for the road. Practical, but once behind the wheel it’s immediately obvious the Macan GTS is anything but ordinary! The 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 engine produces 0-100km/h (0-62mph) 5.2 seconds and 265 kW (360 hp) at 6,000 along […]

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Nissan Skyline GT-R (R33) – Restoring A Japanese Classic (Part 2)

With the paintwork now corrected and refined, it was time to turn attention to protecting the various substrates and completing the finishing touches that would completely transform the GT-R. First up, it was important to carefully apply the newly arrived Nissan badges and vinyl stickers to the uncoated paintwork. Fitting the badges and stickers is […]

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Nissan Skyline GT-R (R33) – Restoring A Japanese Classic (Part 1)

Aimed at the luxury sport market, the Nissan Skyline has long been popular with Japanese performance car enthusiasts. Immortalised in Playstation’s Grand Turismo, the Skyline GT-R captured the imagination of a new generation and arguably became an automotive legend. The R33 was introduced in 1995 replacing the R32 and although it retained much of the technical […]

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1991 Honda NSX – A Legend Reborn (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, ‘A Legend Reborn (Part 1)‘, we featured the decontamination, cleaning and paint correction processes carried out on a classic 1991 Honda NSX. In Part 2 we conclude the detailing work. Having corrected and refined the soft paintwork, the bodywork was wiped with a solution of Gtechniq Panel Wipe to remove any […]

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2017 Porsche 991 GT3 4.0 – A New Car Cosmetically Restored

New Car Protection requires that new cars, by definition, are in an ‘as new’ condition cosmetically. However, unfortunately, experience has shown this is not always the case. Whilst on the surface, the paintwork may look shiny, closer inspection can reveal holograms and even sanding marks, the result of hurried factory finishing, plus swirls and scratches […]

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1973 Triumph Stag V8 – A British Icon Protected With Nanotechnology

The Triumph Stag is a 2+2 sports tourer that was sold between 1970 and 1973, built by British Leyland and styled by Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti. One of the most prolific designers of sports cars in the 20th century, Michelotti’s portfolio includes contributions to Ferrari, Lancia and Maserati. A fitting choice then, for a luxury sports […]

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Jaguar E-Type V12 Series 3 – A Legend Brought To Life at UF

UF has performed detailing treatments on a wide variety of vehicles, from modern sports cars and supercars to less exotic but still beloved daily drivers. In addition, the studio has cosmetically restored many classic vehicles, including a number of examples of the iconic Aston Martin DB5, an Ex-Works Ford Escort and a Mercedes 280 SL ‘Pagoda’. Given that […]

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