The Best Thing You’ll Never See

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 - Clear Auto Bra Fully Wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE We were recently in St. Louis shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Clear Auto Bra. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and captured some installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. This week's blog features a Racing Yellow Porsche Cayman GT4, which is completely protected with XPEL ULTIMATE. Porsche Cayman GT4 Track Capable and Road Worthy, are two words that sum up the Porsche Cayman GT4. The naturally aspirated 3.8L, out of the previous gen 911 Carrera S, is placed right behind the seats, offering the vehicle better weight distribution by keeping the center mass near the center of the vehicle. It borrowed the front suspension and steering from its more powerful brother, the GT3. With a few more components such as adjustable sway bars, GT3 Brakes, 918 spyder carbon fiber seats, complete Alcantara interior, the new Cayman GT4 is without a doubt, a car to be reckoned with. Now, what do you do to help keep the exterior of this track beast in the best shape? You wrap the entire vehicle with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing clear bra. Yes, you read right. The owner wrapped his entire GT4 with XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. With ULTIMATE you can drive worry free from rock chips, track rubber, bug acids, bird droppings and so much more. An added benefit of having your entire vehicle wrapped is ease of washing. The film is self-healing, which means swirl marks and fine scratches from automatic car washes, dirty towels, etc are a thing of the past. With a little heat from the sun, the little scratches that look like spider webs on the paint and film will dissipate over time. They didn't miss a square inch of this vehicle, the full hood, fenders, front bumper, headlights, mirrors, doors, rockers, a-pillars, roof, rear hatch, rear quarters and rear bumper are all protected with XPEL ULTIMATE. To watch the installation video from this vehicle, please see below: Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111 GT4 Installation Pictures    What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below If you don't live in the St. Louis area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you: Stay tuned as we have one more video from Clear Auto Bra coming out soon, 2016 Tesla Model X P90D

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Good Things Come In Pairs

 GS and LX Lexus Twins - Clear Auto Bra Wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE by Clear Auto Bra We were recently in St. Louis shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Clear Auto Bra. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and captured some installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. The two vehicles featured in this weeks blog are both Lexus', please welcome the GS350 and LX570. Lexus GS350 The 2016 Lexus GS350 features extreme curves, crazy angles, large bulges, and that's just describing the front bumper. When we design our pre-cut kits, they're designed with our installers and customers in mind. This allows our factory trained installers to install the paint protection film with precision. The XPEL pre-cut kits provide ultimate coverage against rock/stone chips, road debris and more. When XPEL ULTIMATE is installed on your vehicle, it will be nearly invisible to the naked eye. With an MSRP starting at about $50k, having XPEL ULTIMATE installed on your ride is a no brainer. The owner of this GS350 had the entire front end of his Lexus protected. This includes the full hood, full fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors. To watch the installation video from this vehicle, please see below: Lexus LX570 The LX570 is the large and in charge, 6000-pound, four-wheel-drive luxury SUV from Lexus. It features a 5.7L V8 monster that cranks out 383 horsepower. With a combined 15 miles per gallon, you can still get across town comfortably and conservatively with the power you need to get up and go. With an MSRP that begins at $88k, why wouldn't you want to protect this big beautiful ride? The owner of this LX570 knew the value in keeping his front end free from rock/stone chips. The car received a partial front end of XPEL ULTIMATE. This includes 24" up the hood, 24" up the fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors. To watch the installation video from this vehicle, please see below:   Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111 GS350 Installation Pictures LX570 Installation Pictures    What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below If you don't live in the St. Louis area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you: Stay tuned as we have a more videos from Clear Auto Bra coming out soon. Including a 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4, 2016 Tesla Model X P90D

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Fully XPEL Wrapped Supercharged 1967 Shelby GT500

  Shelby GT500 - Clear Auto Bra Edition Fully Wrapped by our friends, Clear Auto Bra We were recently in St. Louis shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Clear Auto Bra. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and captured amazing installation videos of the cars they had in their shop. One of those great cars is this beautiful 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500. Do you remember the Sesame Street tune, "One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn't belong"? In this instance, a '67 featuring a 5.4 Liter Supercharged V8 completely belongs. You may be wondering what a big, modern, supercharged motor is doing in an old classic vehicle? The owner had a few "minor" modifications done, and boy, does she purr. After this exquisite build was complete with the beautiful new motor and amazing paint job, they took her straight to Mark and his team at Clear Auto Bra. Over the course of a few days, they fully wrapped this American Muscle with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film, aka Clear Bra. Every panel on this classic car is now protected for the road, helping keep it free from rock chips, bug damage and much more. While this may not be the "Eleanor" Mustang made famous by the movie, Gone In 60 Seconds, it's prepared for anything the streets are ready to throw at it with its new second skin made of clear bra. The installation process is certainly a sight to see, to watch the installation video, please see below: Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111 Installation Pictures    What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below If you don't live in the St. Louis area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you: Stay tuned as we have a more videos from Clear Auto Bra coming out soon. Including a 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4, 2016 Tesla Model X P90D, 2016 Lexus LX570, 2016 Lexus GS350

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XPEL and The SEMA Show, a Perfect Match

XPEL and The SEMA Show, a Perfect Match SEMA 2016 If you could sum the amazing experience of The SEMA Show into one word, what would it be? Some words that come to mind are amazing, breathtaking, phenomenal and that's just the start. This year at the holy land of everything automotive, located in the heart of Sin City, we debuted not 1, not 2, but 3 fully XPEL ULTIMATE wrapped vehicles. They ranged from hypercars to limited production run cars. We featured 3 of our paint protection films at SEMA this year, ULTIMATE, STEALTH and ULTIMATE COLOUR, all which are made from XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. We also featured our PRIME window films, to help keep these hot cars, cool under pressure. ULTIMATE is our clear paint protection film, STEALTH is our satin-finish clear bra and ULTIMATE COLOUR is our colored paint protection film. For more details about what each vehicle featured, please read below. Graham Rahal's Ferrari F12 TDF We had none other than Graham Rahal's Ferrari F12 TDF, which is wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film and much more. Have you heard of Graham Rahal? If not, you may recognize his name from the IndyCar Series. He currently participates in the IndyCar Series with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, a team part-owned by his father Bobby Rahal, the winner of the 1986 Indianapolis 500. We were thrilled when we were asked to have Graham Rahal's vehicle in our booth this year and we wrapped his entire F12 TDF with XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. We had a chance to talk with Graham Rahal, and had a short question and answer session with him, check it out at the end of the blog! To learn more about Graham and his race team, please visit GrahamRahal.com. Porsche 918 Spyder and Porsche 911 R We had two amazing Porsche's in the booth this year, the first was the Porsche 918 Spyder and the second was the Porsche 911 R. Both of these P Cars featured XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra, ULTIMATE COLOUR, and the windows featured our PRIME  XR window film. You may know of the Porsche 918 Spyder, but have you seen the new 911 R? Many publications call it the Purists Porsche, and most won't be able to purchase one. Porsche is only making 991 examples of the 911 R, which pays homage to the current 911's generation code. This is the 911 your parents wish they had, a 500 horsepower, 4.0 liter naturally aspirated flat-six with best of all, a six-speed manual gearbox. Ironically enough, if you were lucky enough to purchase one of the Porsche 918 Spyders, you were automatically included in the pre-purchase program for the 911 R. Talk about exclusivity at it's finest.   Let's not forget about the beautiful hypercar, the Porsche 918 Spyder. This is the worthy successor to the amazing Carrera GT supercar, and...it's a hybrid! The mid-mounted V-8 and electric motors pump this beast up to 887 horsepower and 944 lb-ft of torque, all which would not be possible without the seven-speed PDK transmission. When have you seen a hybrid look this good? We'll answer that for you, never. Car and Driver said it best, With two different types of electric motors spinning at two different speeds, a gas V-8, and Porsche’s seven-speed dual clutch gearbox all operating in concert, this is among the most sophisticated powertrains on the road. But occupants feel no transition of power flow between motors and engine. To the end user, it simply feels incredibly fast and unbelievably seamless. Check out some of our favorite pictures from The SEMA Show  That isn't all, folks! If you didn't get a chance to stop by the Ford Booth or the outside lot, we had a brand new Ford Focus RS that we STEALTH wrapped for Roush at their Roush headquarters, which made its debut at SEMA in the Ford booth. Outside, we had a Polaris RZR 1000 UTV that is also fully wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. Ford Motor Company Focus RS Ryan Hanna, an XPEL Trainer from XPEL HQ went to Roush Headquarters to wrap this beautiful Ford Focus RS. This RS has XPEL STEALTH applied to the entire vehicle, which gives it a satin-finish effect. STEALTH can be used to transform your glossy paint to a satin-finish. STEALTH can also protect your matte paint from rock chips, road debris and much more. We were honored when Roush contacted us and asked us to wrap one of their vehicles that would be on display at The SEMA Show. Polaris RZR 1000 Utility Task Vehicle Some say it's the most fun you'll have on 4 wheels in the off-road market, others love the ruggedness and off-road carving suspension and tires. We love everything about this rig, from the big suspension to the meaty tires, all the way down to the exterior wrap. The Avery Dennison Vinyl is protected with XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra. The RZR features XPEL ULTIMATE on the full front end, full sides, roll bars and the roof! The film helps keep this off-road beast clean and free from rock chips and damage from the mud and everything the off-road courses throw at it. The LED Light Bar features our Light Bar Protection Kit, which is available for purchase on our website, here. Although this offroad beast has aftermarket headlights (which are protected with XPEL ULTIMATE), we have our UTV Headlight Kit available for purchase on our website, here. “We applied our XPEL ULTIMATE film over a colorful wrap to protect the branding on my Polaris RZR 1000XP body parts,” explained Aguilera. “Next, we contacted Vision X, which outfitted us with all their latest LED lights, including their new RZR headlights, to test our XPEL Paint Protection Film. We had great results from the testing, including zero light output loss.”    - Dewey Aguilera, XPEL SoCal Rep   Q and A with Graham Rahal We had a chance to talk with Graham Rahal, and had a short question and answer session with him. Without further ado, we present the Q and A with Graham Rahal. Question: What made you consider Paint Protection Film? Answer:  I always love having my cars perfectly protected. I am very OCD, and my cars are truly my pride and joy. While I love owning cars, I do not own anything I cannot drive and use. XPEL's paint protection film allows me to drive all my cars without worrying about wear and tear caused by normal everyday street use. Question: How many cars have you protected with Paint Protection Film (Clear Bra) Answer:  I think by now, probably 20-30 cars. I tend to do it on every car I own, whether it's my F12 TDF or my Ford truck. Everything deserves being treated and cared for in order to keep them in great condition! Question: Why did you choose XPEL over other brands? Answer:  XPEL has proven to be the great quality product and has given me zero issues over time. It's resilient, and the product stays very strong and consistent over many washes and lots of use! Question: Would you recommend XPEL to a friend or family member? Answer:  Always have, and always will. The Rahal family all use XPEL and its something I am pushing harder into our dealerships to help provide that same durability and protection to our customers. What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty. The warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below   Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Mid-Engined and Rear Wheel Drive, look inside

Ford GT - Rose Detailing Edition #1 of 1500 Ford GT's produced Over the summer we were in Carlisle, Pennsylvania shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Rose Detailing. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and shot two amazing installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. One of those great cars they were working on was this beautiful 2006 Ford GT and the other was a gorgeous 2015 Porsche Boxster. Both of these masterpieces received a full front end of XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film from none other than Jon Rose himself, of Rose Detailing. In the spring of 2005, Ford began selling GTs to roughly 1500 lucky individuals per year, at a sticker expected to come in at just under $150,000–a price that undoubtedly would’ve sent Henry Ford straight to Betty Ford. But the GT is more than just a sports car: It’s a high-speed, high-profile declaration that the Ford Motor Company is once again out to take on the world’s best. -MotorTrend.com Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible Another beautiful Mid-engined, rear wheel drive car came roaring through the shop at Rose Detailing, the Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible. The folks from Car and Driver say it best, With a new 718 prefix, the latest Boxster switches to four-cylinder power for the first time. Although these new turbo engines (the base is a 300-hp 2.0-liter; the S gets a 350-hp 2.5-liter) are substantially more powerful and torque-rich—making the Boxster faster—we can’t help but miss the guttural yowl from Porsche’s iconic flat-six. But the mid-engine roadster certainly hasn’t lost its dynamic excellence, which is nearly without equal. - Car and Driver Below are the installation videos from the Ford GT and the Porsche Boxster, let us know what you think, leave your comment in the section below or on our YouTube channel. Ford GT Clear Bra Installation Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible Clear Bra Installation   Rose Detailing If you live in the Carlisle area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Rose Detailing, has been locally owned and operated in the Carlisle area since 1997. For more information about Rose Detailing or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 1107 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17013 Website: www.RoseDetailing.com Phone:(717) 258-4000 Automotive Pictures   What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below   If you don't live in the Carlisle area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Bloomington Gold Corvette

  Bloomington Gold Corvette Show 2016 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Driving Fast and Looking Cool with ULTIMATE protection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway It was a damp, cool morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and everything was nearly ready to go for a fun weekend full of everything Corvette. This was XPEL's first year attending the Bloomington Gold Corvette show at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it was a great success. We're looking forward to next year and meeting more enthusiasts at the event. Corvette owners from all over the North American continent descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway once a year to create memories with their friends, possibly receive the prestigious Bloomington Gold Certification for their Corvette, drive on the speedway and much more. This year was the first time show attendees had the option to have their vehicle protected with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film, thanks to our local installer Clear Bra Indy. All together we installed XPEL ULTIMATE on over 25 Corvettes, over the stretch of 3 days. This year we were located in the garage paddocks next to many other vendors, did you get a chance to stop by the booth and see the self-healing demonstration of XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra? If not, don't worry, below there is a video that shows how well the film keep's your vehicle new. The Proof is in the Presentation Car enthusiasts at the race track looking for proof of XPEL’s self-healing protection could see it happen right in front of them in the garage paddock area. Aggressive scratches and swirl marks made in the film with a brass wire brush disappeared instantly in the warm sun. In the early, cool mornings, drivers cleared marks from gravel strikes with a cup of warm water or a heat gun. As seen below: Bloomington Gold 2017 Register now for Bloomington Gold 2017 which is being held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, June 22nd - 24th. Please visit BloomingtonGold.com or more information. We look forward to seeing everyone next year! Event Pictures Clear Bra Indy If you live in the Indianapolis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Bra Indy, have been locally owned and operated in the Indy area since 1999. For more information about Clear Bra Indy or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 242 Gradle Dr, Carmel, IN 46032 Website: www.ClearBraIndy.com Phone: (317) 752-4151  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE is a clear paint protection film that leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Fit is Just as Important as Finish The finest suit money can buy isn’t fun to wear if it doesn’t fit. XPEL ULTIMATE is the choice for so many car owners because the film itself comes pre-cut by state-of-the-art pattern software. Instead of relying on a technician to trim and fold traditional protective film, XPEL fits like a glove—whether you’re covering your entire car or just damage-prone areas like the bumper, nose, headlights, door handle inserts, or luggage compartment area. It’s precision you can’t see—no folds, no wrinkles, no gauzy haze distracting the view of the car beneath. It’s like having an invisible suit of custom-tailored armor for your car. Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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If you can’t DODGE it, RAM it

Lonestar Mopar Fest 2016 - Houston, Texas First Day Activities: Hemi Hideout and Friday Night Lights This year marks our second year sponsoring Lone Star Mopar Fest that is held annually in Houston, Texas. We were honored to host the lunch gathering which started the weekend off right. It was held at none other than the Hemi Hideout, the land of (everything) Mopar. After everyone had a chance to get some delicious food that was catered to the event, the Lonestar Mopar Crew started their raffle giveaway, which included an XPEL Carwash System and Free XPEL ULTIMATE installation. The second part of the day, well into the evening, was the Friday Night Lights contest. Which entails judging the custom lights that are installed on the headlights, grilles, underbody, etc. Soon after the contest concluded, we got some much-needed rest, so we could prepare for a full, fun day at the race track. Second Day Activities:  Lonestar Motor Sports Park If you've never heard of Lonestar Motor Sports Park, you may have heard of Hennessey Performance, which is responsible for the Venom GT and many other fast cars. Well, Hennessey Performance is right next door. We woke up before the sun rose and headed out to the drag strip to have an amazing day of cars racing. We set up our XPEL tent and watched as all the Mopar vehicles raced down the track, to see who had the fastest vehicle there. In the end, it was a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT that ran a mind-blowing 9 second quarter mile. We had an absolute blast with the Mopar crew and look forward to seeing them next year. Below are more event images: Event Pictures  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Corvette Festival of Fun, All things Corvette

  Corvette Fun Fest 2016 - Effingham Illinois Installations on Site with Clear Auto Bra of St. Louis, Missouri This year's Corvette Fun Fest in Effingham, Illinois was an absolute blast. We helped protect over 30 Chevy Corvettes with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing clear bra, aka paint protection film. 2016 marks XPEL's 4th year sponsoring the event with Clear Auto Bra from St. Louis. Thank you to everyone that stopped by the booth in the Install Dome. Were you in attendance for the show this year? If you were, what was your favorite memory, favorite car, favorite something from the show? We would like to thank our friends at Mid America Motorworks for having us this year. We'd also like to thank our local installer, Clear Auto Bra, from St. Louis, for making the drive up to Effingham to help us install XPEL Paint Protection Film over the long weekend. Most importantly, we'd like to thank our customers that attended the event and had their vehicles protected with only the best, XPEL ULTIMATE Paint Protection Film.   Event Video from Corvette Fun Fest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCktD7l3rfg  Fun Fest 2017 Register now for Fun Fest 2017 which is being held in Effingham, Illinois, September 14th - 17th. Please visit CorvetteFunFest.com or more information. We look forward to seeing everyone next year! Event Pictures Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Satin Paint Protection for a Lamborghini Aventador SV

Matte Finish Lamborghini Aventador by Danny Cruz Matte paint or as some call it, satin paint, is a beautiful way to stand out in the car community. However, as good as it looks, it’s also expensive, hard to repair, hard to keep clean, and if you scratch it, you can’t buff it out. Here is a look at what XPEL installer, KI Studios / Protective Film Solutions San Diego is doing with XPEL STEALTH. This matte gray Lamborghini Aventador SV is fully protected on all exterior painted and carbon fiber surfaces. Matte paint is more often than not reserved for expensive luxury vehicles and exotics. Given that matte or satin paint requires a great deal of care to keep it looking good, protecting it is a no-brainer. Paint Protection Film for Matte Paint Thoughts will immediately gravitate to paint protection films aka clear bra. However, unlike gloss paint which has a good number of glossy protective film alternatives, matte paint needs something more specialized. Matte paint needs protection from a film that will allow the paint to preserve its original satin appearance. That’s where XPEL STEALTH comes in. XPEL STEALTH satin-finish paint protection film will allow you to keep your satin paint’s original appearance…while also protecting it. This means that if your car is protected with XPEL STEALTH, your matte paint is now no longer susceptible to damage from minor scratches and scuffs, contamination, bird droppings and more. Without the film, all it takes is one day of having a bird dropping on your paint in the sun to damage it forever. Satin Paint Without the Headaches If you're considering a matte paint job but on the fence about it due to how easily the paint can be damaged, worry no further. With XPEL STEALTH, you can have that satin look you want while not having to worry about the upkeep of matte paint. If this Lamborghini Aventador SV proves anything, it’s that XPEL STEALTH paint protection film is the ultimate in matte paint protection for any high-end vehicle in the world - Including yours. XPEL STEALTH Matte Paint Protection for the Extra Careful Even if you’re very particular about cleaning and taking care of your custom matte paint, you can’t avoid everything. For example, you park at the office in the morning at 8:00am. Then, a non-car enthusiast bird leaves a little gift on your satin factory-painted hood just 15 minutes after you walked into the office. This is when the sun is just starting to heat up. Next thing you know you have an emergency meeting around noon. You only come out to lunch at 2pm to see what was on your car for the last 6 hours, in the sun. You get the picture. But, regardless of the potential protection, you don’t want film protection that will eliminate or change the look of your matte paint. If that were the case, you could’ve just bought gloss paint in the first place. XPEL STEALTH protective film looks just like your precious satin paint job. The proof is in the pudding regardless. Just take a look at the car here. This is a brand new Lamborghini Aventador SV. You can’t consider a $100,000 BMW with satin paint an inexpensive car. This Aventador SV however, defines expensive at well over half a million dollars. As you can see, XPEL STEALTH paint protection film is perfectly suited for such a car. Proof that if it’s good enough for a half-million-dollar Lamborghini, it’s good for just about anything else. Finding the right XPEL Installer is key The key, of course, is to have a good and reputable shop with years of experience install your XPEL STEALTH paint protection film. The other important point is to use the film to cover the entire vehicle. This will ensure you cannot see any line that will give away that it’s a wrap. If done right and it covers the entire body, only an absolute expert looking closely at the car will be able to point out that it’s a full body clear bra. The full body paint protection applied to this Lamborghini Aventador SV was done in-house at KI Studios - Protective Film Solutions in San Diego, California. This car is one of two Aventador SV's that were done the same way within the span of a month. Every time, the results are perfect. The car gets the protection it deserves while still looking like it did with the bare matte paint job from the factory. Additional Benefits of XPEL STEALTH There is another very good aspect to XPEL STEALTH paint protection film. You can take any car with a gloss paint job and make it a satin color masterpiece. The vehicles paint will obtain the very same looks as if the car had been painted matte in the first place. Let’s assume you’ve bought a car in a color you like, but it’s not offered in matte. You’d like to keep the same color anyway. Just have it wrapped in XPEL STEALTH. You will be able to keep the color, add unparalleled paint protection and get the satin paint finish you want. Plus, XPEL STEALTH is not like a matte wrap. A regular matte vinyl wrap will still chip from rock impacts and will barely protect the paint below the surface. The other extraordinary thing about XPEL STEALTH is that unlike paint, the film is self-healing. In the sun, the XPEL STEALTH film will heal and rid itself of minor scratches and scuffs while still retaining the satin look. You have to understand this is something that is a first in the industry. The gloss XPEL heals incredibly well, incredibly impressive to say the least. To have the XPEL STEALTH film heal in much the same way is truly outstanding.   If you live near San Diego, Orange County, or Scottsdale, visit Protective Film Solutions at: San Diego: 7540 Metropolitan Dr #102 San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 663-9727 Orange County: 3609 W MacArthur Blvd #807 Santa Ana, CA 92704 (949) 599-5964 Scottsdale: 14425 N 79th St STE A Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (480) 609-3787 Photos by Grubbs Photography

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Street Legal Corvette Race Car?

  Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Fully Wrapped by our friends, Clear Auto Bra We were recently in St. Louis shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Clear Auto Bra. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and shot some amazing installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. One of those great cars is this beautiful 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition. The C7.R Corvette may be the closest thing you'll drive to the C7.R LeMans Race Car, and we couldn't love it more. “Combined with the supercharged LT4 engine, true aerodynamic downforce and performance technologies such as Magnetic Ride Control, Performance Traction Management and an electronic limited slip differential, the Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition offers capability matched only by an elite fraternity of the world’s supercars and special-edition exclusivity that is sure to make it an instant collector’s item.” Chevrolet Media Imagine with me, if you will. You just bought a 1 of 500, limited edition, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 Corvette which boasts a mind-boggling 650 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. For example, this powerhouse can get you from zero to sixty in less than 3 seconds if you opted to have the 8-speed automatic transmission. Now, imagine, how will you protect the paint on this gorgeous car? You wrap the entire, yes, the ENTIRE vehicle with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. To watch the installation video, please see below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0kIXbX2ZX4 Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111 Installation Pictures   What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, 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. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY If you don't live in the St. Louis area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:   Stay tuned as we have a few more installation videos from Clear Auto Bra coming out soon, including a 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4, 2016 Tesla Model X P90D, 2016 Lexus LX570, 2016 Lexus GS350 and last but not least a 1967 GT500 Mustang

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