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Car Microfibre Drying Towels

Microfibre, waffle weave, natural and synthetic chamois. These are all varieties of car drying towels designed to dry vehicles quickly and safely. Using this specialist type of towel will avoid water spots, streaking and smearing.

Drying your car is one of the times that swirls and scratches can be introduced. It is then vital to have a good quality drying towel or drying cloth to not scratch your car's paintwork. Ultimate Finish offer a variety of drying towels with soft high GSM microfibre, absorbent waffle weaves and even synthetic chamois.

Use your car drying towel to absorb the remaining water from the rinse phase on paintwork, wheels, glass and trim to leave you with a streak free finish. Many modern drying cloths also have advance construction within their materials to offer you both a softer and more absorbent cloth, but at the same time, being able to deal with many machine washes and uses.

What is a twist drying towel?

  • Twist or knotted pile such as the UF Twisted Loop Double Sided are the most absorbent microfibre towels for their weight and giving the best swirl protection.


What size drying towel do I need?

  • Bigger is not always better. We recommend having a couple of different size drying towels, those larger versions 60cm+ for tackling the large panels with a pat or drag drying method. A smaller drying towel to do lower seals and bumpers. Not only does this dedicate a drying towel to the potential dirtier areas, stopping the swirls over the rest of the car, but also you are less likely to drag the drying cloth across the floor by accident. Augtoglym InstaDry at around 40cm squared is a previous Auto Express winner, perfect for those more intricate areas and lower parts of your vehicle.


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What is the best type of drying towel?

  • Currently, a waffle weave, such as the Diamond Drying Towelor knotted pile such as the Hayabusa Drying Towel XXL are the most absorbent microfibre towels for their weight, with the knotted versions giving the best swirl protection.


Can I still use my old chamois leather?

  • A traditionally accepted method of drying a car after washing is to use a natural chamois leather. Whilst chamois leathers are effective, being a natural product, they are time-consuming to look after and if not properly cared for, have a tendency to rot. Above all, chamois leathers offer little to no protection against scratching and swirling. It would be our advice to ditch the older leather chamois in favour of a new synthetic version or even better, a microfiber towel.


Synthetic Chamois or Microfibre Drying Towels?

  • Microfibres with modern manufacturing process offer you advantages in all aspects of drying your car, compared to a synthetic chamois. It is the material preferred amongst all detailers and valeters and the one most likely found in an enthusiast kit. Softer, longer lasting, more absorbent, why would you then choose a synthetic chamois. There is one advantage to a chamois, with no lint to leave behind, that can be especially good at drying glass without any risk of scratching.

Ultimate Finish Ultra-Soft Microfibre Drying Towel (90 x 60cm) Ultra-Soft Microfibre Drying Towel five star rating for product page by Ultimate Finish from £4.95 Ultimate Finish Twisted Loop Double Sided Drying Towels Blue (60cm & 80cm) Twisted Loop Double Side Drying Towels (Blue) five star rating for product page by Ultimate Finish from £25.00 Gtechniq Zero Scratch Microfibre Towel (Single) MF2 Zero Scratch Microfibre Towel zero star rating for product page by Gtechniq £8.95 Auto Finesse Aqua Deluxe Drying Towel Aqua Deluxe Drying Towel five star rating for product page by Auto Finesse from £14.95 Gtechniq MF4 Diamond Sandwich Microfibre Drying Towel MF4 Diamond Sandwich Microfibre Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Gtechniq £9.95 Stjarnagloss Törstig Drying Towel (Pink & Grey) Törstig Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Stjarnagloss £20.00 Meguiars Supreme Drying Towel Extra Large V2 Supreme Drying Towel Extra Large V2 zero star rating for product page by Meguiars £15.95 Dodo Juice Dry Hard (60 x 90cm) Dry Hard five star rating for product page by Dodo Juice £23.00 Ultimate Finish UF Diamond Weave Drying Towel (60x60cm) Diamond Weave Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Ultimate Finish £7.95 Auto Finesse Silk Car Drying Towel (92 x 62cm) Silk Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Auto Finesse £14.95 Chemical Guys Fatty Super Dryer Microfibre Towel Orange (25 x 34 Inch) Fatty Super Dryer Microfibre Towel Orange five star rating for product page by Chemical Guys £14.95 Autoglym Instadry (60 x 60cm) Instadry zero star rating for product page by Autoglym £16.35 Meguiars Water Magnet Drying Towel (78 x 55cm) Water Magnet Drying Towel five star rating for product page by Meguiars £16.45 Autoglym Aqua-Dry (24 x 24cm) Hi-Tech Aqua-Dry zero star rating for product page by Autoglym £12.95 Microfiber Madness Microfibre Madness Dry Me Crazy XL (100 x 65 cm) Dry Me Crazy XL zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness £40.95 Microfiber Madness Chipmunk Edgeless Microfibre Buffing Cloth Microfibre Madness Chipmunk Edgeless zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness from £16.65 Nanolex Ultra Microfiber Drying Towel (75 x 45cm) Ultra Microfiber Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Nanolex £21.50 ValetPRO Drying Towel Grey Drying Towel (Grey) zero star rating for product page by ValetPRO £8.85 Microfiber Madness Chipmunk (40x40cm) Chipmunk zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness from £10.95 Chemical Guys Woolly Mammoth Microfibre Dryer Towel (25 x 36 Inch) Woolly Mammoth Microfibre Dryer Towel zero star rating for product page by Chemical Guys £32.95 Autoglym Hi-Tech Microfibre Drying Towel (60x60cm) Hi-Tech Microfibre Drying Towel two star rating for product page by Autoglym £15.95 Swissvax Micro-Dry Wunder Drying Towel Micro-Dry Wunder Drying Towel five star rating for product page by Swissvax £26.00 Microfiber Madness Microfibre Madness Dry Me Crazy (65x42 cm) Dry Me Crazy five star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness £18.95 Microfiber Madness Waverider Waffle Drying Towel Jr. (60 x 40cm) Waverider Waffle Drying Towel Jr. zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness £9.75 Kamikaze Collection Hayabusa Drying Towel XX-Large (160x60cm) Hayabusa Drying Towel (XXL) zero star rating for product page by Kamikaze Collection £59.95 Microfiber Madness Microfibre Madness Dry Me Crazy Jnr (40x40cm) Dry Me Crazy Jr. zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness from £14.25 Microfiber Madness Waverider Waffle Drying Towel (100 x 50cm) Waverider Waffle Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Microfiber Madness £15.95 Kamikaze Collection Hagakure Drying Towel (80x50cm) Hagakure Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Kamikaze Collection £34.75 Meguiars Duo Twist Drying Towel (50x90cm) Duo Twist Drying Towel zero star rating for product page by Meguiars £27.45 Ultimate Finish Twisted Loop Single Side Drying Towels (Green) Twisted Loop Single Side Drying Towels (Green) zero star rating for product page by Ultimate Finish from £12.00