Clear Bra: Advantages of Using Paint Protection Film

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There are two types of people in the world when it comes to their vehicles, preventative people and reactive people. You would expect a brand new car to be flawless when you take it off the lot. However, that’s just not the case. Most cars sit on dealership lots for days, weeks, months, possibly years before being sold and get …

All About Water Spots

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Etching isn’t caused by water spots alone—insect remains, bird droppings and acid rain can all etch your finish as well. So how exactly does an etch occur? We’re going to get into the science of it here, using the water spot as an example. From mineral deposit to stain When a water spot first dries on your finish, it leaves …

Legendary Porsche-Designed Type 64 Up For Auction

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Porsche can trace back its origin to the very first 356 ever built over seven decades ago, but some argue that the Porsche timeline actually stretches back further. Commissioned to design and build a car for the 932-mile Berlin-Rome race of September 1939, Professor Ferdinand Porsche created a car known only as the Type 64. This is effectively where Porsche’s sporting heritage began. …

How to Properly Remove Bugs From Your Car Exterior

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Bugs are pesky and they’re even worse if they’re stuck on your car. If you drove through a field or went on a really long road trip, don’t worry—there is a way to get rid of your pest problem. Hose down your car to knock off all of the loose bugs. Some will come off, but there is plenty of …

6 Things to Check When Choosing a Detailer

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Choosing someone to professionally detail your vehicle is a important decision. It’s important to protect your investment and keep it looking its best. Poor detailing can do more harm than good, meaning more money and time to correct a bad detailing. 1.Location Everyone has to start somewhere, but be wary of a detailier without a professional location. A detailier’s shop …

Why Put Ceramic Coating Over Paint Protection Film?

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CarPro offers a new formulation of its ceramic coating product designed specifically for vehicles that already have a paint protection film. Adding a ceramic coating over the paint protection film helps to prolong its lifetime and enhance its appearance. It protects the film from contaminants, oxidation, and staining making it last even longer. The top coat provides a high gloss …

Koenigsegg aims to build a ‘CO2 neutral’ combustion supercar

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Koenigsegg doesn’t just want combustion-powered supercars to compete with EV’s in terms of raw performance. It wants to compete in eco-friendliness, too. In talking with Top Gear, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg said he was working with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to develop a €1 million ($1.15 million) hybrid supercar that was “completely CO2 neutral.” The solution, he said, was melding the automaker’s …

2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Announced

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In news that should surprise precisely no one, there will be a convertible version of the all-new eighth-generation 911 introduced last fall. Also of no surprise: It’ll once again be available in rear-wheel drive Carrera S and all-wheel-drive Carrera 4S sub models. The Turbo Cabriolet is expected to be announced at a later time. As expected, the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet possesses …

Toyota Recalls 70,000 Vehicles to Replace Air Bag Inflators

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Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The recall covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra and the 2002 to 2005 Lexus SC. Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to …

Rivian Unviels R1T Electric Adventure Truck

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After nine years of design and development, automotive startup Rivian unveiled not one but two new electric vehicles (each with Level 3 autonomy) at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday. The R1T is a pickup built specifically for off-road adventuring while the swanky R1S looks to compete with Range Rover’s line of upscale SUVs in both looks and amenities. Both …