Author Archives: Sean Longworth-Smith

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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Audi RS6 Avant TFSi Quattro – Function & Form, Ultimately Protected

The Audi RS6 Quattro Avant has something for everyone. As an Audi, it offers luxury and quality, together with innovation and reliability. As an Avant, it has plenty of space for a busy modern family. As a Quattro, it can handle wet, icy, treacherous road conditions. And as an RS, it’s powered by a 4.0 […]

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Fiat Abarth 595 ‘Competizione’ – A Little Hatch With A Big Character!

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 […]

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ-300 – The Evolution Of Protection

The Mitsubishi Evolution brought boy (or girl) racers out of boyhood and into man (or woman) hood. Chances are, if you had a Peugeot 205 GTi or a souped up Nova in your misspent youth, you probably own, have owned or at the very least, wanted to own an Evo when you ‘grew up’. The […]

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UF Teams Up With Meguiar’s UK To Prepare A Classic Porsche 911 Turbo

Meguiar’s is one of the biggest names in car care. What started in America in 1901 as a cottage industry providing wood polish from a garage laboratory has evolved into a hugely successful international, car care brand with a global following. Meguiar’s products have been popular with UF’s customers for many years, so when Meguiar’s […]

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Accessory Must-Haves & Detailer Top Tips

The right tools can make or break a detailing session, so we thought we’d take a look at the accessories no car care enthusiast should be without. Two Buckets with Grit Guards Keep wash water and rinse water separate to prevent the reintroduction of dirt back onto the surface of the paint. Wash water remains clean whilst […]

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Leather Restoration On A 2006 Porsche 997 Carrera S

Often, when it comes to protecting a vehicle, attention focuses primarily on the exterior of the car: the paintwork, the wheels, the trim. However, no matter how impressive the exterior, the interior has the potential to let the overall picture down – an important factor to consider, particularly when considering resale value. This 2006 Porsche […]

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Show Car Preparation for Fast Ford Featured Mk2 Focus RS

As the RS designation indicates, this is no ordinary Ford Focus. One look at the exterior will tell you that much, with its array of air intakes, low splitter, large spoiler on the boot and an impressive diffuser that is clearly rally-inspired. Under the bonnet, the differences become clearer. In spite of sharing the 2.5 […]

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Jaguar F-type R – A Big Cat Gets The Cream

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 […]

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