The Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione is a little hatch with loads of character – and a good deal of performance to back it up! The quirky, retro styling has received a bit of a facelift in 2016 but the personality of this enchanting little car remains unchanged. Producing 184 lb ft of torque at 3000rpm […]
When you love your car, seeing the damage inflicted by regular use, especially when it’s unprotected, can be upsetting as well as impacting on the potential resale value. The owner of this 2005 Aston Martin DB9 was in just that situation: the Onyx metallic black paintwork was covered in wash swirls and other blemishes, whilst […]
Hearing a big cat roar is enough to set most nerves jangling and spines tingling, but there’s something truly special about this cat. Powered by a supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine delivering 550PS and 680Nm of torque, the Jaguar F-Type R delivers a thrilling 0-60mph in around four seconds. The addition of the solid roof means […]
The Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG manages successfully to combine a thrilling ride and confident handling with the sophisticated elegance required for long-distance comfort. The wonderfully racy noise from the 5.5 litre, V8 twin turbo engine sets ears ringing and pulses skipping, and with a 0-62mph performance around the 4.2-second mark, it’s hardly surprising that this model […]
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, […]
Kamikaze Collection Artificial Clearcoat – Finally, A Durable Solution For Ultra-Sensitive Paint Finishes?
Ceramic sealants are known for providing swirl resistance protection to automotive clearcoats and this is particularly useful for cars with sensitive finishes which mar easily. However, some clearcoats are so delicate they become blemished as the sealant is being applied. Japanese marques, particularly with dark coloured paintwork are notoriously difficult to refine and apply sealant […]