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Audi TT RS Roadster – 1-Stage Gloss Enhancement

Audi’s new TT RS Roadster is the fastest, most powerful convertible TT to date. The Roadster replaces the coupe’s fixed metal roof with a folding fabric item, which can be lowered or raised in seconds up to 31mph. The five-cylinder, 2.5 litre turbo engine develops a massive 394bhp with 354lb ft of torque ready at […]

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Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet – New Car Protection Package

2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 Bi-Turbo V8 Cabriolet finished in Pearlescent Diamond White. The AMG C63 uses a similar 4.0-litre turbo V8 to the Mercedes-AMG GT which generates 469 bhp (350 kW) and 650 Nm (479 lb⋅ft) of torque. By moving to the downsized and turbocharged engine, Mercedes claims the W205 version consumes 32 percent less fuel […]

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Brakes & Calipers – The Forgotten Components of Cosmetic Restoration

Recently, a customer brought his latest acquisition: a low mileage 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL350 into UF Studio for appraisal. A member of the Mercedes-Benz Owners Club, he was looking forward to the show season but first, the paintwork would require some restoration. Being Obsidian Black Metallic, every blemish showed up clearly, particularly in daylight. So, the car […]

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Jaguar XK-R 5.0 V8 Supercharged Coupe – A Big Cat Ready To Prowl

The 5.0L V8 supercharged XK-R surprised many when it roared on to the scene in 2009, not least as many car manufacturers were in the processes of downgrading engines rather than ‘super’ sizing them. However, remarkably quickly, the critics forgot about the extra cylinders and focused instead on the beast Jaguar had created! The new […]

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1991 Honda NSX – A Legend Reborn (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, ‘A Legend Reborn (Part 1)‘, we featured the decontamination, cleaning and paint correction processes carried out on a classic 1991 Honda NSX. In Part 2 we conclude the detailing work. Having corrected and refined the soft paintwork, the bodywork was wiped with a solution of Gtechniq Panel Wipe to remove any […]

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1991 Honda NSX – A Legend Reborn (Part 1)

The NSX changed the way the world saw the Japanese car industry and raised the bar for affordable sports cars. Beginning life as a concept car (the HP-X or Honda Pininfarina eXperimental), the 3-litre V6 was projected to rival the V8 Ferrari 348, delivering much of the performance and handling, but with the reliability and […]

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Futuristic Tesla Model S Protected With Cutting Edge Nano-Technology

There’s some argument to be made that the Tesla Model S is less car and more ground-bound space ship. Futuristic, innovative and inspired engineering throughout, this vehicle is undoubtedly a class-leader. A five-seater, all electric, luxury saloon, the Tesla Model S may not employ noisy exhaust noises or aggressive sporty looks to turn heads, but […]

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Volkswagen Polo BlueGT: The Argument For Using A Ceramic Sealant

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is VW’s attempt at combining superb fuel economy with a jaunty ride. It uses the same four-cylinder engine as can be found in the Mk7 Golf, but as the Polo is lighter, the small 1.4-litre turbo engine does feel remarkably punchy. Clever technology means the engine automatically switches between running on four […]

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Dual-Layer New Car Protection For A ‘Catalunya Red’ Audi TT RS

The new Audi TT RS is a veritable force to be reckoned with. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the initial launch of the Audi five-pot engine, the TT RS with its turbocharged 2.5 litre engine is faster out of the traps than a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S. The 2017 model is lighter than ever (35 […]

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Restoring An Iconic British Motoring Legend – The Lotus Carlton

The Vauxhall Lotus Carlton outwardly looks like a standard family saloon. However, the Lotus designation indicates this model has been upgraded by Lotus to be a 177 mph (285 km/h) sports saloon with impressive acceleration capabilities that equalled the supercars of the era. Outwardly there is little to distinguish it from the standard Vauxhall Carlton […]

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