Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

Ex-Demo 2018 Aston Martin Vantage Made ‘Show Room’ Again

The Vantage is described by Aston Martin as the archetypal hunter: a born predator, raw, and instinctive. Its sleek, iconic lines and 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8, producing that distinctive, visceral Aston Martin roar certainly builds that impression. The Vantage’s athletic stance and agile handling add to the legend and achieving 0-62 mph in 3.6 seconds […]

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BMW ALPINA B3 3.3 Cabrio – A Fitting Finish!

ALPINA is a car manufacturer in its own right but has been partnering with BMW for more than four decades to produce some of the most exclusive, best handling and powerful vehicles available. Combining BMW luxury and innovation with ALPINA’s engineering prowess, these vehicles deliver stunning performance whilst being efficient and keeping the emissions within […]

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Jaguar F-Type – Supercharged Big Cat Protection

The Jaguar F-Type originally appeared on the scene in 2013 as a cabriolet with the coupe making its debut in 2014. With its striking looks and Big Cat pedigree, the F-Type has been a popular choice for those looking for a combination of British style and thrilling performance. With the R-Dynamic, replacing the old S […]

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3-Day Pro Detailer Training Course – An Event For Everyone!

UF has over twenty years’ experience in the car care industry and the award-winning UF Studio is recognised as a principle UK centre for automotive cosmetic restoration. A member of the International Detailing Association (IDA), UF is committed to delivering industry-leading standards, helping enthusiasts and professionals achieve the best possible results. One of the modular […]

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage – Restored and Protected – Part II

In Restored and Protected – Part I we highlighted the multi-stage machine polishing required to remove serious defects from the Aston Martin’s paint and it was now ready to have paint protection film (PPF) strategically installed on the car prior to the remaining paintwork, wheels and glass being ceramic coated. XPEL’s specialist software creates highly customised patterns […]

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage – Restored and Protected – Part I

The Aston Martin Vantage has an undeniable appeal to it. Sleek, well-proportioned and, many would agree, painfully pretty, it also carries the aura associated with the Aston Martin badge. Classy, elegant and yet one look at the car itself is enough to deliver that thrill of anticipation. That only ramps up once the engine is […]

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Lexus GS F Comprehensively Protected With Gtechniq’s Composite Ceramic Coating

In a world where cars have gone super high tech, Lexus decided to focus on old-school fun with the launch of the GS F. A luxury sports saloon, the GS F is powered by a 5.0 Litre V8 engine that delivers 471bhp at 7100rpm and produces 530 Nm of torque. Put succinctly, the GS F […]

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Training Courses For Enthusiasts & Detailing Professionals

The popularity of car detailing has risen enormously in the UK over the past few years and the reasons behind this are varied. Of course, a significant portion of the population has always enjoyed spending some time at the weekend therapeutically washing and polishing their cars. In an age of austerity, even those who haven’t […]

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Competition Class Mk3 Mini Cooper S Revived at Brands Hatch

Detailing isn’t only for new cars and supercars: it’s for any vehicle that represents someone’s passion. This 1971 Classic Mini Cooper S was a perfect example. Originally owned by an American serviceman stationed here in the UK, it was sold in 1978 to a gentleman by the name of Richard Newton, a Mini enthusiast with […]

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 Transformed at UF Studio

The Mercedes-Benz SLK burst onto the scene in 1996 as Mercedes’s compact luxury roadster. The initials ‘SLK’ come from the Mercedes-Benz mission statement: to create sporty, light and short cars — in German: sportlich (sporty), leicht (light) und kurz (short). It’s proved a winning formula too as the SLK is now well into its third […]

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