This brand new Audi R8 was driven from the dealership in Houston, Texas straight to XPEL Austin. The owner didn’t want to take any chances waiting for a rock chip to occur, already knowing exactly what he wanted done, a full XPEL STEALTH matte finish film wrap. XPEL STEALTH film will protect your car while giving any color paint the attitude of a satin finish. STEALTH is made from the same proven clear polyurethane as our ULTIMATE film and is backed by our 10 year warranty. In the photo above you can see the factory gloss Audi ibis white paint. In the photos below, you can see that adding the XPEL STEALTH film gives it a menacing matte finish demeanor. The paint is now protected from rock chips, bug acids, gravel, and much more.
We are proud supporters of the Audi community, and sponsors of Audizine.com. To hear what the Audi community is saying about XPEL paint protection films visit Audizine.com and search “xpel”. In fact, one of Audizine’s very own users was at XPEL San Antonio late last year to get his gorgeous RS5 protected with XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. His video testimony is just below the R8 STEALTH install photo thread.
Before installation, our prep work included a good wash and clay bar of each and every body panel. Doing this cleaned up the surface of the paint getting it as smooth as possible, giving us the least likely chance of debris underneath the paint protection film.
XPEL Ultimate Self-healing Clear Bra
XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with it’s clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much so that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating.
Protecting your car has many benefits. It will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving.
Demonstration of our XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing properties
Our XPEL ULTIMATE film self-heals from light scratches, swirl marks and rock chips while driving or maintaining your vehicle. During the show we use a Brass wire brush to simulate the every day occurrences that can affect the film. With the sun on the display the scratches from the brush instantly disappear. When the sun is not available, you can accelerate the healing process with a cup of warm water or a heat source.
Not all Patterns are created equal
At XPEL we pride ourselves on our pre-cut pattern software. By using a pre-cut pattern you’ll have less to worry about, since the installer will not be trimming the film on your vehicle. Using a pre-cut pattern the film will naturally fit without excessive stretching or contortion, which means the finished product not only lines up perfectly but is free of defects which could be visible once the install is finished.
Contrary to what some may believe it’s possible to wrap edges using a computer cut pattern which gives you a much better protection and installation. With XPEL Technologies Corp., all patterns are available with precision cut wrapped edges where possible. Where a wrapped edge is not possible, for example around the parking sensors on a bumper, reverse cameras and more, the film is always machine cut with precision.
You can pick and choose your coverage options.