That’s a wrap 2016

Pardon the pun, but 2016 has been an amazing year for XPEL Protective Films and it wouldn't have been possible without the support from our loyal fans, customers, and installers. Let's take some time to look back at the events of 2016. Barrett-Jackson Northeast This was the first year of the Northeast Edition of Barrett-Jackson and it was an absolute blast. It was hosted at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. We teamed up with our local installers. Automobilia Auto Salon, who are located in West Haven, Connecticut made the trip up to the Mohegan Sun to help us out at the show. We cannot wait to go back next year Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale This year was the best year yet for us at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona. We had a beautiful McLaren 12C in the booth from one of our XPEL Installers and friends at Smart Shield. The entire 12C is wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. We are already looking forward to 2017, which is coming up quickly. What car would you like to see in the booth this year? Boxstoberfest We always look forward to Boxstoberfest in Fredericksburg every year. We love hanging out with the Porsche crowd at an airfield with beautiful german cars. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2017! Corvette Fun Fest Once a year, Corvette owners descend upon Mid America Motorworks in Effingham, Illinois for Corvette Fun Fest. Our local installer, Clear Auto Bra, comes out to do on-site installs for all the show attendees. Every year seems to get bigger, this year was no different. Corvettes at Carlisle Another great Corvette show that we attend annually, Corvettes at Carlisle. Corvette owners worldwide come to Carlisle, Pennsylvania to hang out with friends and family and talk all things corvette. We had an absolute blast this year, we had multiple XPEL installers come help out. We'd like to thank Rose Detailing, Detail Authority, AutoPro1, ACAP Films, and All-American Paint Protection. Gold Rush Rally This year participants made their way through the United States, traveling from Boston to Los Angeles with stops in Washington D.C., Charlotte, Nashville, Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas. Goodwood Festival of Speed One of the greatest car gatherings in the world, the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The event is held annually in the southern part of the United Kingdom in Chichester. This year we had a McLaren P1 that was wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE by our XPEL Hertfordshire location in Letchworth Garden City. Hennessey Tuner School With Hennessey Performance being a 2-hour drive from our Corporate Headquarters in San Antonio, we visited their Tuner School to show the students the benefits of having XPEL ULTIMATE and demonstrated the installation process. Each of these students spend approximately 14 weeks learning about all things automotive. Thank you, John Hennessey and Hennessey Performance. Monterey Car Week             Team XPEL always has a blast in Monterey California for Monterey Car Week. We attended many events this year, some include Legends of the Autobahn, Serata Italiana, Werks Reunion and many others. Seeing Ferrari's, Lamborghinis, Pagani's and other exotics cruising downtown Monterey is an absolute sight to see. We look forward to seeing everyone next year. Lonestar Mopar Fest Lonestar Mopar Fest is a fun local show that we have done for the past few years, this year our Texas Sales Representative was able to display his fully XPEL wrapped Dodge Challenger SRT Scatpack in the XPEL Booth. The event takes place at Hennessey Performance drag strip and the Hemi Hide, we can't wait for 2017. The SEMA Show The SEMA Show is the show to attend. Every year for XPEL has been bigger and better. This year we took 3 fully wrapped cars. From left to right: Porsche 918 Spyder, Porsche 911 R and Graham Rahal's Ferrari F12 TDF Mercedes-Benz Starfest This year's Starfest was held at The Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. Starfest is a gathering of friends and family of Mercedes-Benz drivers from all over North America. We had a great time hanging out with the Mercedes crew.  TX2K16  An event we always can't wait to attend, TX2K. Drag racing, Roll Racing, Dyno Days, Night Meet and much more. The event is held at the Lonestar Motorsports Park with 1000+ Horsepower rides tearing up the drag strip. 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 Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:

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BMW X5M Meets Its Match at XPEL San Antonio

2016 BMW X5M - San Antonio XPEL Install Protected with XPEL ULTIMATE and PRIME XR Window Film This week in the shop we have this gorgeous 2016 BMW X5M, which boasts a mind blowing 567 horsepower. This is one of the coolest SUV’s that we’ve seen come in the shop lately. The owner knew the importance of protecting their pride and joy with XPEL. We didn’t stop at just our Clear bra aka Paint Protection Film, we also installed our XPEL PRIME Window film on the windows. The owner had all the windows on this powerful family hauler tinted with our PRIME XR nano-ceramic window film, which helps keep the vehicle cool during the summer and provides cabin privacy (click for more information about PRIME Window Film). Once the window film was completed, we started wrapping this German beauty with only the best, XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra. Installation begins on the 2016 BMW X5M When we begin the installation process, the first step is washing the vehicle. Once the vehicle is clean, the installers begin to use a clay bar to remove any surface contaminants on the vehicles paint. Contaminants can be industrial fallout, overspray, sap, etc. Once the vehicle is smooth and clean, our installers will wipe the surface down with isopropyl alcohol to ensure that any grease, wax, slime is removed before applying the clear bra. Now that the vehicle is fully prepped for the XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film, the installers apply/spray XPEL Installation Gel onto the vehicle, which allows the film to float so they can align the pre-cut kits precisely before using their squeegee to lock the film in place. Once the installers have the film aligned correctly, they start squeegeeing the film into place, which bonds it to the vehicles paint. Finished Product Once the installers finish applying the clear paint protection film, they will inspect their work and make any final adjustments before sending the vehicle back to the customer. After the final quality check is complete, the film should be barely noticeable to the untrained eye. This is done by competent installers, accurate and precise pre-cut kits that allow for wrapped edges. Always ask your installer for wrapped edges where possible, meaning that the film is wrapped over the body panel. I.e. the film would have wrapped around the edges of the hood, so there wouldn’t be visible seams to collect dirt and dust. Most vehicles allow for the film to be wrapped, although some vehicles do not.   Installation Gallery   Completed Pictures    San Antonio XPEL Install Center If you live in the San Antonio area or surrounding areas, contact us today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. XPEL has been local owned and operated since 1997 in San Antonio. For more information about XPEL San Antonio, please contact or visit our shop. Address: 618 W. Sunset Rd, San Antonio, Texas, 78216 Website: www.XPEL.com Phone: 210-678-3700  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   Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:

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532 Horsepower, All Wheel Drive Tesla

2016 Tesla Model X P90D - 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 vehicle featured in this weeks' blog is the Tesla Model X P90D. Tesla Model X P90D There are many special attributes the Model X P90D features, but which is your favorite? Zero-to-Sixty miles per hour in just 3.3 seconds 532 Horsepower with 713 lb-ft of Torque High-Tech cabin with Third-row seating The Falcon Wing Doors out of a sci-fi movie Tesla's Autopilot Semi-Autonomous Driving (optional) The owner of this all-electric, AWD, powerful family hauler wanted to keep this gorgeous Tesla paint in the best condition of its life. How did they accomplish that? He had Mark and his team at Clear Auto Bra wrap it with only the best, XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film aka clear bra. With an estimate cash price at 120k, this P90D received the protection it deserved. ULTIMATE will help protect against rock chips, bug acids, bird droppings, fine scratches and swirl marks. This Tesla received the full front end treatment, meaning the whole front (full hood, fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors) is wrapped in clear bra. To see the full installation video, please click 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 Model X 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:  

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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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