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1963 Aston Martin DB5 Detailing Perfection – Part One

The Aston Martin DB5 – the Grand Tourer designed by Aston Martin to supersede the shorter, smaller DB4. The DB5, (DB in honour of David Brown, owner of Aston Martin from 1947 – 1972) featured reclining seats, wool pile carpet and full leather trim all as standard – no wonder it was the car chosen […]

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Aston Martin DB5 – Full Paintwork Correction

Recently UF were graced with detailing a stunning Aston Martin DB6 MkII Volante. While it was truly a privilege to work on such a fine example, we had something brought in that is perhaps even more special – the Aston Martin DB5. This car is as legendary as it gets, and is almost certainly one […]

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1963 Aston Martin DB5 Detailing Perfection – Part Two

Last week we began the story of the full detail on this 1963 Aston Martin DB5. This week we continue the story with the machine polishing and protection. The paintwork was in relatively good condition and with the exterior trim removed to allow easier access to the bodywork it was time to begin machine polishing. […]

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Quite Simply The Most Famous Car In The World – Bar None

UF has been privileged to work on many beautiful cars, from modern day, heart-stopping performance vehicles right through to head-turning, show-stopping classics. A couple of firm favourites here at UF HQ include a Metallic green and a Silver Birch Aston Martin DB5, both owned by an avid classic car collector. Blog subscribers may remember the Full Paintwork Correction […]

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The All-New Classic Car TV Show Will Be Sure To Shine

Over the years there have been many TV shows devoted to the classic car. In the main these have been designed around the restoration aspect of the everyday classic such as the MG Midget, the VW Beetle or the E-Type Jaguar. Whilst entertaining and informative, for those of us who appreciate a classic car but […]

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Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Regains Its ‘Best of Show’ Status

The DB6 was the grand tourer Aston Martin introduced to replace the famous DB5. Improved aerodynamics and upgraded specifications gave the DB6 a measurable edge over its predecessor. Still instantly recognisable as a close relation to the DB5, the DB6 featured, amongst other things, a longer wheel base and a truncated, K-tail incorporated into the rear […]

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Aston Martin DB4 – Refining A Classic

Recently, UF carried out in-depth detailing treatments on a 1965 Aston Martin DB5, and a 1970 Aston Martin DB6 Mk II Volante. Both exceptionally beautiful cars, they were a real joy to work on. Following on from the success of these commissions, we were privileged to be invited to work on another timeless classic – a 1960 […]

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Aston Martin V12 Vanquish – Lives To Gloss Another Day

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish; the modern day James Bond car, first entered the public’s consciousness driven by Pierce Brosnan in Die Another Day. Whilst it may not have been the most memorable Bond movie, the car was a clear tribute to the original DB5 seen in Goldfinger, with Tungsten Silver bodywork, charcoal leather interior and of […]

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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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