Author Archives: Sean Longworth-Smith

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante – Protecting The Ultimate Volante

The Vanquish is Aston Martin’s flagship grand tourer and, as they put it, ‘represents the height of design, engineering, technology and craftsmanship’. One look at the Vanquish and it’s immediately apparent their statement is accurate. Described as the ‘ultimate grand tourer’, the Vanquish has been sculpted with smooth, aerodynamically sleek lines, enhanced by the swooping […]

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Ferrari California T ‘Handling Speciale’ – Paint Correction And Protection

The California T is Ferrari’s drop top grand tourer, the ‘T’ designating the V8 engine is boosted by twin turbos delivering 552bhp and 557lb ft of torque. The combination is sufficient to rocket the California from 0 to 62mph in 3.6secs and produce a top speed of 196mph. The ‘Handling Speciale’ (HS) is an optional […]

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2007 Bentley Continental GT – Luxury Redefined

Powerful, refined, luxurious, exhilarating: this is grand touring as it’s meant to be – so say Bentley in reference to the Continental GT. Even the briefest glance at the Continental GT will support that statement, underlining that although the GT was launched with a more modest price than its larger siblings, Bentley compromised nothing on […]

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Range Rover Autobiography, Signature Protection For A Luxury SUV

Jaguar Land Rover is known for producing luxurious cars with a build quality that is second to none. The SUV category is unrivalled in its off-road capability and yet retains all the refinement JLR customers have come to expect. The Sport Autobiography features an all-aluminium body, taking some of the load off the previous chassis. […]

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Porsche 911 GT3 – Born In Flacht, Restored At Brands Hatch

Flacht – the home of Porsche Motorsport, the place where the racetrack meets the road to deliver cars that set pulses skyrocketing. The 911 GT3 is no exception as part of a 4 car line-up which includes the GT3 RS and 2 race cars (GT3 Cup and GT3 RSR). As such, the GT3 delivers the […]

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2017 Ford Mustang V8 – Born In Michigan, Protected At Brands Hatch

The original Ford Mustang shot to fame as Steve McQueen’s car in the 1968 classic cult movie, Bullitt. The modern version retains the ‘muscle car’ theme and slick fastback lines and with it, the undeniable ‘cool’ factor that only American muscle can deliver. In recognition of the upswing in overseas interest for the Mustang, Ford […]

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Ferrari 458 Italia – One Of The Most Beautiful Ferraris Ever Made

The Ferrari 458 Italia was produced between 2009 and 2015 and designed specifically to be the sportiest offering to make it stand out from the Ferrari California, released in 2008. If ‘sporty’ was the brief, the 458 certainly ticks the box with its Pininfarina-designed bodywork formulated to produce the ultimate in aerodynamics! The design achieves […]

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Ford Mustang Fastback – Performance And Refinement Personified

New Car Protection treatments have been on offer for many years now, yet there is still a significant percentage of the car-buying population who remain in the dark as to what this involves. The owner of this brand new Ford Mustang however, was well informed – that’s why he booked it into the UF’s Brands Hatch […]

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Low Mileage Ferrari California – Ultimately Prepared For Sale

UF has long advocated protection treatments for new vehicles, on the basis that, suitably protected, a car will retain its ‘as new’ appearance for longer. When it comes to reselling a vehicle, it’s well documented that one with a superior cosmetic appearance will always command a premium – regardless of whether the mechanics are equally as sound. […]

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