Tag Archives: Mercedes Benz

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Coupe – 2-Stage Gloss Enhancement

2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR Mclaren (C199) Coupe 5.4L Supercharged V8 finished in Crystal Galaxite Black Metallic. Once the fastest automatic car in the world, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a grand tourer that was jointly developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive and sold between 2003 and 2010. SLR is an abbreviation for “Sport Leicht Rennsport” (Sport […]

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Mercedes-Benz SL 500 – A Remarkable Visual Transformation

Mercedes-Benz has been manufacturing the SL since 1954. Now in its sixth generation, the grand tourer’s popularity shows no sign of diminishing. Revealed at the January 2012 North American International Auto Show, the new SL (R231) now features an almost entirely aluminium body shell, making it significantly lighter than its predecessor – around 110kg lighter […]

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Hi-Tech Protection For A Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 AMG

If you’re in the market for a compact SUV with serious road presence, the Mercedes-Benz GLC is a worthy contender for a spot on your driveway. The designation ‘GLC’ is derived from the model base name, ‘G’,  which represents Geländewagen, the German word for an off-road vehicle. L links to the letter C, indicating this […]

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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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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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Mercedes-AMG E63 S V8 BiTurbo – Nano Protection For A Super Estate

There are estate cars and then there’s the new Mercedes-AMG E63 S V8 BiTurbo Estate, arguably, in a class all its own. Offering business-class comfort, the new E63 S combines racetrack performance with ultimate practicality and a cavernous boot space providing 1820 litres of storage. The 5.5-litre AMG BiTurbo produces 557hp, 720 Nm of torque […]

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Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 – High Performance Ceramic Protection

Mercedes has been rethinking model designations and in a midlife facelift exercise, has now replaced the SLK with the SLC. Along with the name change, out too, is the naturally-aspirated V8 engine found in the SLK55, replaced with a Biturbo-charged V6. Although Biturbo and twin-turbo both represent a dual turbo mechanism, the setup differs from […]

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Mercedes-AMG GT S – Handcrafted by AMG, Protected by Kamikaze Collection ENREI

The Mercedes-AMG GT S is a 2 door, 2 seat coupe, first officially unveiled at the October Paris Motor Show in 2014. Loosely based on the SLS, the AMG GT S enjoys some significant differences including being shorter, narrower and, without the gullwing doors, lighter too. A large proportion of the AMG GT S body […]

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A Classic Mercedes-Benz 190 SL – The Hottest Ride In Town!

Marketed as a two-door super luxury roadster, 60 years after its release the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is now regarded as a luxury classic. The monocoque shell with its flowing curves remains a thing of beauty, even more desirable now, in an age where angular lines and futuristic designs dominate. This 190 SL manufactured in 1960 […]

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Classic Mercedes-Benz SL 320 Has Beryl Metallic Paintwork Restored

The Mercedes-Benz SL 320 is a two-door roadster and on its release in 1989 was a car ahead of its time, featuring as standard, an electro-hydraulic convertible roof. Other innovative luxuries also came as standard, including electrically operated windows, mirrors and seats. This 1993 SL 320 was brought into UF’s Brands Hatch based Detailing Studio […]

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