Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

Protecting The R80 Roadster – Tesla’s First All-Electric Sports Car

Tesla, the all-electric car manufacturer, was named after Nikola Tesla, engineer and inventor of AC (alternating current) power used in our homes and offices every day. Born into an age of discovery, Nikola Tesla spent his life inventing and experimenting. A fitting tribute for a company dedicated to the development of a product as revolutionary […]

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Ultra Protection For Audi’s New Era RS 5 Quattro Coupe

Audi has built its reputation on build quality, practicality, style and thrills. The new RS 5 is described as ‘Sharper, Wider, Tauter’, heralding what Audi calls the birth of ‘a new era in RS design’. It certainly looks the part, with its aggressive stance, and with the rear air outlets and wheel arches evoking memories […]

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FLEX Cuts The Cord With New Cordless Machine Polishers

FLEX has been developing and manufacturing power tools since 1922 and introduced their first machine polisher specifically for the automotive industry in 1987. Since then, FLEX has gained a well-deserved reputation for engineering excellence. In 2012, RUF, renowned worldwide for its Porsche bodied cars, partnered with FLEX to use their PE14-2-150 Rotary Machine Polisher for […]

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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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