The New XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS Paint Protection Film is Now Available

  Since the launch of XPEL ULTIMATE, the world's first self-healing paint protection film, we've worked to advance the industry further. It's taken some time, but trust us, it was all worth it. Today, we're incredibly excited to announce the arrival of the new XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS - the next evolution of superior paint protection film. ULTIMATE PROTECTION, UNSEEN An unparalleled high gloss finish. Improved impact protection for enhanced durability. No doubt, XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS is the most advanced paint protection on the market. Along with the same self-healing power you've come to love, XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS provides less visible distortion than ever before. It also maintains maximum adhesion to painted surfaces thanks to our new edge seal technology. With ULTIMATE PLUS, you'll forget all about the orange peel woes of other films. It's so optically clear, it's virtually invisible to the naked eye. In some cases, XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS can improve the surface quality of your original paint, offering a more consistent finish and overall shine. It's the perfect product to keep your personal vehicle looking pristine with minimal effort on your end. BETWEEN YOU & THE OPEN ROAD Driving any distance can take a toll on your car's exterior. Road grime, tar, bug guts, bird droppings and even air pollution can contaminate the clear coat, causing etching, oxidation, or worse. Thanks to XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS paint protection film, your vehicle can stay safe from outside elements. The film is extremely stain & discoloration resistant, leaving you free to enjoy the drive without worrying about a wipe down at your next stop. INSTALLER TESTED, ENTHUSIAST APPROVED From the shop or the dealership to the street & the track, XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS was born to perform. It installs with ease, looks incredible, and it's built to last. Backed by our 10 year warranty, XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS will have you feeling like you're driving a new car every day. Unsure about the level of protection you need? For most sports cars and passenger vehicles, we recommend what you see above. It's commonly called a  "full front" package. This type of coverage  typically includes the entire hood, front bumper, full fenders, headlights, fog lamps, mirror caps, and more. For trucks, a "partial" package is often preferred, excluding chrome or textured plastic bumpers. Rocker panels and other high impact areas like rear bumpers and fenders are also important to protect, especially with performance cars or trucks with wide tires. So go forth, get protected & and enjoy the drive. Check out our Dealer Locator for an installer near you, and ask for XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS by name today!

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XPEL Dealer Conference 2018

  Earlier this month, we kicked off XPEL Dealer Conference 2018 in downtown San Antonio. With insightful keynote speakers, informative breakout sessions, and cut-throat installation competitions, XDC18 captured the XPEL ethos to a T. Take a peek at the gallery above for a taste of what you may have missed. EXPERIENCING XPEL Dealer Conference 2018 If you've never managed to make it to XPEL Dealer Conference, fear not - it's officially an annual event. It's geared toward towards growth, and the momentum created at XDC helps drive us all towards mutual success. We're polishing the format, working out the kinks, and honing in on what makes XDC a must-visit for first timer dealers & industry veterans alike. Check out some of the highlights from XDC18 below.   For the uninitiated, XDC18 might even feel a little overwhelming. From the minute you walk past the Lamborghini in the lobby to the moment you leave the awards ceremony, Dealer Conference is a state of mind. XDC18 Installation Competition A core component of Dealer Conference is competition. The paint protection & window film install showdown was fierce this year. From around the globe, the top XPEL installers fought their way through hoping to bring home the gold. Featuring over $20k in prizes from cash to film credits, the install comp brought a lot of excitement to XDC18. The intricate surfaces of the 4Runner & bulbous shape of the Beetle's rear window posed a challenge for even the most skilled installers. As the ULTIMATE paint protection & PRIME window film boxes started to pile up, the bracket thinned out. After a few strict rounds of judging, it was clear who would take the crown at XPEL Dealer Conference 2018. BREAKOUT SESSIONS This year's breakout sessions highlighted a little bit of everything. Behind the main stage, a bright yellow Porsche GT3 served as the subject for Advanced Installation Training. Attendees could also take part in DAP Q&A, along with a Dealer Round Table Discussion, and an informative exposé on digital marketing. Down the hall, participants could uncover the benefits of PRIME automotive window film and tint patterns. Of course, the VISION architectural & security film demo was a hit too, both literally & figuratively speaking. Guest Speakers at XDC18 While we may have cut back on the keynotes at XPEL Dealer Conference 2018, we made up for it with quality. The variance in schedule lended more time for stories, more room for engagement, and ultimately, a better experience overall. "The Alpha Dog" Jim Ziegler led the charge on the first day, highlighting his expertise with dealerships & what drove him to success. Day 2 brought with it the return of Facebook guru Jared Guynes and his keys to understanding how to maximize social media potential. Michael Vickers helped us understand the meaning of "Becoming Preferred" while maximizing brand appeal with polished experiences, quality service and consistent results. The Winner's Circle & After Party at Pat O'briens XPEL Dealer Conference 2018 concluded in a similar fashion to XDC17 with an open bar & awards ceremony at local haunt, Pat O'Briens. After a non-stop, 48 hour onslaught of all things XPEL, what better way to unwind than with a Hurricane or two? But enough about the after party. Lets' get on to the important stuff: the winners. Paint Protection Film: Showcasing their abilities with XPEL ULTIMATE, the top 3 in paint protection were Andrew Pilon in 3rd, Marcus Wiener in 2nd, and reigning champ Chris West in 1st.   Window Film: For window film, the prizewinners for PRIME went to Juan Botia in 3rd, Sylvain Parenteau in 2nd, and Rob Ruska in 1st. Congratulate the winners when you see them - if you didn't win, don't let it shake you. Hunker down, practice like there's no tomorrow and home your skills. XDC19 will be here before you know it. Regional Awards This year's conference also marked the new addition of regional recognition. From all around the world, the top XPEL Dealers received awards for their ongoing efforts to push the brand to new heights. In no particular order, congratulations to Goldwing Autocare, Tint Tech, WD Co-Auto, E.T., Midwest Tinting, Gulf Coast Auto Shield, Automotive Elegance, Protective Film Solutions, Eurotech Motorsports, Knox Details, Eastside Auto Salon, and Protex Laval for a stellar performance in 2017. The Future Of XPEL Dealer Conference No doubt, the camaraderie among the XPEL Family is palpable. From the biggest dealers to the smallest start ups, we're all in it together, and that's truly what Dealer Conference is all about. Where will XDC go from here? Only time will tell. Maybe next year we'll be gearing up for an XPEL DealerCation on a beach somewhere. For now, keep one hand on the squeegee & an eye on your email - XDC19 is sure to be bigger than ever.

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 with SmartShield

    For our first adventure on the road in the new year, we made it out to Arizona for Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. As usual, the world's greatest collector car auction was a weeklong dream of classics, incredible charity sales, and plenty of new releases to see. With over 1,700 vehicles going up for sale at Barrett-Jackson alone, you'd be hard pressed to not find something you like during Arizona Car Week. XPEL On Location Accompanied by the good people from Arizona's very own Smart Shield, we posted up with a black & yellow Chevy Corvette Z06. While the Corvette attracted a lot of attention from onlookers, ULTIMATE's self-healing powers took center stage. Thanks to the help of our on-site installation experts, the paint protection film demos never stopped. Being in good company is just one of the many perks of having a booth at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. Across the walkway, Tesla Motors drew a crowd with their popular Model S & X. Hopefully the Model 3 & Roadster will make an appearance next time around. A few steps away, we spotted a selection of ULTIMATE protected beauties from McLaren Scottsdale. It's always nice to stumble across other displays showing off XPEL products. It's even better when it's a fully wrapped metallic blue 570. Breaking Records on the Blocks Of all the auto auctions during Arizona Car Week, Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale draws some of the biggest numbers. Various charity vehicles raised over $6 million in sales this year, with a new Ford GT that went for $2.5 million alone. Other notable charity cars included the first 2019 Bullitt Mustang for $300k, and the new Corvette ZR1 that hammered down just shy of $1 million. No doubt, it wouldn't be Barrett-Jackson without plenty of oddities for sale. From a lifted hot rod Hearse to a 6x6 armored personnel carrier, there was no shortage of unique pieces to be had. One favorite was none other than a fully operational hot tub. The Cadillac "Car Pool" Deville sold for around $30k. Can you think of a more relaxing way to commute after a long day at the office? An Awesome Auction Assemblage While Barrett is the go-to place for restomods and American classics, we spotted quite a few imports on deck too. A handful of Nissan GT-R R32s were present, along with an original first gen Civic. It might not have been up for auction, but another notable attendee at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale was just down the hall. Sporting VIN #0001 and a mere ~600 miles on the clock, a very rare McLaren P1 GTR stopped show-goers in their tracks. We would have expected to see the some velvet ropes around the first production ZR1, but it sat relatively unattended. Among other heavy hitters inside the halls of the Sponsor Pavilion, the new super Vette seemed right at home. A buyer would be hard pressed to find more performance per dollar than a Corvette. Needless to say, we're intrigued to see what kind of numbers the unreleased mid-engine variant puts down. Here's hoping they bring one out to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2019. So Long, Scottsdale Once again, attending Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale was an awesome experience. Watching the sales unfold is a sight to behold, but interacting with auction-goers & educating the masses on the importance of protecting their collectables is just as valuable. Preservation of paint is a vital part of ownership, and we're proud to be a part of the equation each year. Special thanks the team from Smart Shield Protection Film, as well as Albert Borboa from Porsche Chandler & David Dilorenzo from Deluxe Detail for helping out at the booth. We couldn't have done it without you guys. Thanks for reading!

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XPEL Dealer Spotlight: Forcefield Paint Shield – Lewisville, TX

    What better way to kick 2018 off than with a brand new XPEL Dealer Spotlight? A few months back, we sat down with Kevin & Nannette from Forcefield Paint Shield to get the scoop while attending the DFW Auto Show. While their operation may be on the smaller side, the level of satisfaction they provide to their clients is colossal. Take a look at the full video below & get a feel for why we're happy to have Forcefield Paint Shield on-board as certified XPEL Installers.   A Brief History of Forcefield Paint Shield Based in Lewisville, Texas, Kevin & Nannette Williams are the force behind the shield. Kevin first began his career in paint protection film in 2006, after years of experience in collision repair & auto body since the 1950s. In the early days of ForceField Paint Shield, Kevin & Nannette ran the operation out of their own home. Offering mobile installations & focusing on providing high quality results, ForceField Paint Shield rapidly grew too large for a home operation. "Over the years it took up the entire garage, then out into the driveway, then came the living room and the dining room -- the kits were cut out on the pool table." With the help of some word of mouth advertising & dedication to the craft, Kevin and Nannette took Forcefield Paint Shield to the next level. Now, they have a nice big shop with plenty of room for plotting, cutting, installation, and everything in between. Not only that, but they got their pool table back. More Than Just A Number Relationships are incredibly valuable to small businesses. For Forcefield Paint Shield, that relationship extends beyond their clients. They recognize the importance of providing the best possible products, and in turn, see value in working with a company who recognizes their needs as a dealer. It's a symbiotic understanding; a shared mutual goal of success. "We're not just our account number. We are not only Forcefield Paint Shield, but we're Kevin and Nannette. -- It's easy for us to stand behind the jobs that Kevin does, because we know XPEL will stand behind the film." Spend some time around the Forcefield family at the DFW Auto Show, or stop by & gain some insight on their operation for yourself. What you see is what you get: no runaround, just real people aiming to provide for their clients while exceeding expectations. In a space as competitive as paint protection, customer service is paramount, and Forcefield hits the nail on the head. " I want to make it as easy as possible for you, and I want to do the best job that I can."   If you're in the Dallas - Fort Worth area & need to have your vehicle protected with XPEL ULTIMATE, don't hesitate to look up Forcefield Paint Shield. Kevin & Nannette will be ready and waiting to help keep your vehicle protected and prepared for the road ahead. CONTACT INFO: Forcefield Paint Shield 1865 McGee Ln, Ste N Lewisville, TX 75077 Phone: 972-966-8400 Toll Free: 944-NOCHIPS Email: [email protected] Hours: Mon – Fri: 10am-6pm and by Appointment   XDC18 - One for the Dealers Incase you have't heard, XPEL Dealer Conference is next month. We still have limited space available, and XDC is bound to be one of the biggest film-centric events of the year. Start 2018 off with a bang & get registered for Dealer Conference today. Click here to visit the sign up page, or reach out to your rep directly for more information. See you at XDC18!

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Putting ULTIMATE to the Test: Jeep Jamboree highlights the benefits of XPEL Paint Protection

Earlier this year we teamed up with Jeep Jamboree to protect a Wrangler Rubicon with XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra before the start of the 2017 tour. After making the trek across the United States, they decided to remove some of the film to see how it had held up along the way. If you're unfamiliar with ULTIMATE paint protection, check out the video from Jeep Jamboree below & see the results for yourself. HITTING THE TRAIL WITH JEEP JAMBOREE We didn't get a chance to experience the Jeep Jamboree first hand this year, but judging from the photos on their Facebook page, it looked like an incredible series of events. They toured some of the coolest off-road parks & locales the US has to offer, taking in the sights & sounds of the great outdoors. A little mudding here, a little rock crawling there, and trails aplenty. If you're a Jeep fan, put Jamboree up high on your to-do list. The 2018 tour dates & stops are available online, and registration is open. As the tour made its rounds, they even had participants leave signatures behind on top of our ULTIMATE paint protection film. With such strong stain resistance, there's no need to worry about damaging the paint underneath. For that matter, the permanent ink will wipe right off with a little bit of isopropyl alcohol and a rag. WRAPPING THE WRANGLER AT XPEL SAN ANTONIO Incase you missed it, we put together an install montage of the Jeep Jamboree Wrangler when it visited our headquarters in San Antonio. Coverage is pretty customizable when it comes to XPEL paint protection packages. We recommend having the film installed on any high impact areas, or really anywhere that might be susceptible to scratches. If you're looking to retain a high-gloss finish, there's no better solution than XPEL ULTIMATE. Interest in a more unique approach to your Jeep's exterior aesthetics? XPEL STEALTH satin finish paint protection has you covered. Pop over to the product pages for more information, and as always, don't hesitate to reach out with any questions. Thanks for reading & see you on the trails in 2018! __________________________ PHOTOS & VIDEO TESTIMONIAL COURTESY OF THE JEEP JAMBOREE FACEBOOK PAGE

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Porsche Panamera 4S gets ULTIMATE Protection from JK2 Detailing

    As some of our readers may recall, back in August we took a trip to Spokane, Washington for PCA's Porsche Parade. During our brief stay in the Pacific NorthWest, we payed a visit to JK2 Detailing to see if we could swing an install video. Lucky for us, as the provider of XPEL products for Porsche of Spokane, the guys at JK2 have protected quite a few of Stuttgart's finest. The subject we set our sights on was none other than a gorgeous Sapphire Blue Metallic Porsche Panamera 4s.   With such a stunning exterior finish, XPEL ULTIMATE is a must. Check out the montage above for some highlights of our time with the Panamera & a few other beauties from Porsche of Spokane. ULTIMATE Protection for Porsche's Super Saloon Once the car arrived from the dealership, the guys set to work prepping the Porsche Panamera 4S for ULTIMATE installation. JK2 equipped the Panamera with full frontal coverage including the entire hood, fenders, and bumper, as well as lower rockers & mirrors. This level of install offers optimal protection for the Porsche's front facing high impact areas. With the clear bra application all buttoned up, the 4S received a final quality check before hitting the road back to the dealership. Of course, as you may have seen in the video, we made a slight detour for a quick photoshoot. Panamera & Friends on Patrol If you're not familiar with the Porsche Panamera 4S, here's a brief rundown. Even for a big body P-car, it's still quick on its feet. Pushing up 440hp, the jump from 0-60 can be had in a measly 4.2 seconds. It'll top out just shy of 180mph, and grips aplenty thanks to its AWD drivetrain. Styling is subtle and distictly Porsche in appearance. The front fascia is indicative of current 911 aesthetics. The Panamera 4S also sports similar forked side mirrors, and an active rear spoiler for added downforce at speed. As luck would have it, the team at JK2 Detailing had a couple other specimens from Porsche of Spokane on hand. We had to take the opportunity to snap some family photos. Spending a little time with this ULTIMATE protected trio was the perfect ending to our Eastern Washington adventure. Of course, it couldn't have been possible without our friends from JK2. If you're local & in need of protection for your Porsche, don't hesitate to look them up! XDC18 On the Horizon Incase you have't heard, XPEL Dealer Conference is nearly upon us. Space is filling up quick, and it's shaping up to be one of our biggest events yet. Start 2018 off with a bang & get registered for Dealer Conference today. Click here to visit the sign up page, or reach out to your rep directly for more information. See you at XDC18!

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M4DNESS IN MALIBU: ONE MAN’S QUEST FOR YASTOPIA

VEHICLE SPECS & MODIFICATIONS 2016 BMW M4 Full Coverage XPEL STEALTH satin finish paint protection from Auto Armour XPEL ULTIMATE gloss paint protection on carbon roof, splitters, mirrors & headlights XPEL PRIME XR window film 20” HRE P101 wheels with custom frozen finish (10” front, 11.5” rear) Dinan DinanTRONICS Stage 3, Heat Exchanger, free flow exhaust, carbon CAI, rear suspension link kit. lightweight adjustable swaybars, Tension Strut Ball Joint Kit, and pedal cover set KW HAS springs BMW M Performance parts with YMB paint Custom shaved front side reflectors Custom painted interior & brake calipers AutoTecknic Competition DCT Paddles, Carbon Door Handle Trims. Carbon & Alcantara E-Brake Handle iND painted rear reflectors & painted key hole cover Enlaes Carbon Fiber 4-piece Full Diffuser, Carbon Fiber Side Skirts & Carbon Fiber Trunk Lip MRG titanium stud kit   MAKE 'EM SAY "PLEZ" For our second installment of the XPEL Insiders video series, we ventured back to California in search of madness. YasMadness, to be precise.   The BMW M4 piloted by Hunter Evans can be seen roaming the coastline & cayons on the daily. We sat down with Hunter to talk about growing up in Malibu, Cali living, and where his infamous Bimmer gets its name. IN SEARCH OF YASTOPIA For Hunter, the yearn for BMW ownership began in high school. While his friends daily'd E92s and 135s, he made the trek in a rather sluggish Hummer H3. Malibu is brimming with car culture of all varieties, so the thirst for something more was real from the start. Of course, good things take time. While whipping the H3, Hunter set his sights on the M4. Once he acquired it, everything else seemed to fall into place. "When you're surrounded by it as a kid, it's the norm. When that becomes the norm, it's what you work towards as an innate desire." And for many automotive enthusiasts, this mentality rings true. We pine for a sense of belonging & serenity that one can attain from driving the perfect car on the open road. "Multiple friends got BMWs as their first cars - it was the only brand that I really wanted. It's just a dream come true to have this finally." No doubt, achieving drivable utopia is a goal worth chasing. NOT SAFE FOR MALIBU If you're not familiar with the YasMadness M4. you might mistake it for a factory frozen BMW. Thanks to Auto Armour in San Diego, the Yas Marina finish got frosted with the kind of satin sheen only XPEL STEALTH PPF can provide. With Malibu as a backdrop, Hunter's BMW turns heads as quick as it turns corners. The factor carbon roof & aftermarket accents remain glossy as ever thanks to ULTIMATE clear bra as well. For an added bump of power, the M4 received everything under the sun and then some from DINAN. The car made it to SEMA for two consecutive years finding its home in the DINAN booth, and even managed to get recognized by the good people at MotorTrend for being a "top tuner car" of 2015. "I was just floored. I never imagined being on a MOTORTREND top anything list."   To finish off the look, custom painted HRE P101s fill out the M4's arches in style with performance to match. Whether it's prowling PCH or perched on a turnout overlooking the coastline, the YasMadness M4 is well equipped for California living. "This car has been life changing." Understandibly so. The M4 ranks pretty high on the list of "cars we'd like to have in our dream garage," and after experiencing the madness of Yas first hand, we're definitely hungry for more. Follow the Madness Spending time in the 'Bu with Hunter and YasMadness was an experience we won't soon forget. In a world of keyboard warriors and fervent purists, his friendly, approachable nature & enthusiasm for BMW ownership was incredibly refreshing. If you haven't yet, pop over to the Yastagram for an inside look at one of the Internet's favorite M4s. ___________________________________ Special thanks to Evan & the team at Auto Armour for a fantastic STEALTH install on Hunter's M4. Interested in how your car would look protected with XPEL STEALTH? Check out our product image gallery & envision your own satin transformation.

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The 2017 International Window Film Conference in West Palm Beach

  A few weeks before we brought a Bugatti Chiron to SEMA in Las Vegas, we found ourselves in West Palm Beach. Window Film Mag kicked off the annual International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off, and as a Diamond Plus sponsor, you know we had to bring the heat. Beyond XDC, International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off is one of the few events dedicated entirely to the film industry. In its 17th year, the WFCT has grown in scope & scale, highlighting the latest product releases, informational seminars, and an intense install competition. Velos Design Works McLaren 570S on Display at the XPEL Booth Thanks to our friends from The Sign Savers in Miami, we were lucky to have another awesome vehicle on display. Wrapped & protected with ULTIMATE clear bra, the Velos Design Works McLaren 570S was a serious attention grabber. Pushing an excess of 560HP with a top speed just north of 200mph, there's no denying that the papaya orange 570S was the most high performance ride on the floors of WFCT. The other stars of the International Window Film Conference were, you guessed it: our new window films! Along with the soft launch of our VISION Architectural Line, many attendees had a chance to play with PRIME. Offering incredible UV protection & heat rejection, PRIME XR is a serious contender for anyone seeking a high performance window tint option. The Window Film Mag team caught up with our very own Eric Keller to touch briefly on both products in a Day 1 video recap - check out the full clip here. VISION: A New Outlook on Architectural Window Films Just as PRIME is rapidly becoming a go-to for automotive tinters around the world, our VISION series seeks to take the flat glass industry by storm. With an array of architectural glass solutions available, the VISION portfolio is diverse. Need safety or security film? We've got you covered. Searching for a decorative or anti-graffiti application? Look no further. Our VISION series can give you a new outlook on architectural film like no other. Head over to the product page for more info or request a spec sheet today. The Paint Protection Competition and Tint-Off Of course, it wouldn't be the International Window Film Conference without an install competition. There were a handful of XPEL supporters in the WFCT showdown this year, and a few even made it to the finals. Shout out to Jameel from ACE Custom Signs & Dustin from MidWest Tinting for putting XPEL products at the forefront of the competition, and congrats to Andrew & Kyle from Oz Braz for bringing home the gold! Rightfully so, workmanship & finish quality will always supersede brand rivalries. As one of the judges of the PPF installation competition, lead trainer & installation specialist Alex Valencia made sure only the top qualifiers continued on. ONE CONFERENCE TO RULE THEM ALL Miss out on competing during the WFCT? There's another showdown on the horizon. The 2018 XPEL Dealer Conference is coming up, and we've got a competition in the works that will test the limits of any installer. Head over to xpel.com/dealerconference & get your entry locked in before it's too late.

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Corvette Funfest 2017 at Mid America Motorworks with Clear Auto Bra

  Shortly after our trip to PA for Corvettes At Carlisle, we made our way to Effingham, Illinois. Home to Mid America Motorworks, Effingham is another small town, much like Carlisle, that's prone to bowtie invasion. Corvette Funfest 2017 was no exception. With thousands of cars on the lawns of MAM, "the largest Corvette party in the world" was a celebration of Chevy's most beloved sports coupe. Corvette Funfest at Mid America Motorworks If you're not familiar with Corvette Funfest, let us fill you in with a brief history lesson. Back in the early 90's, the Mid America Motorworks team organized a laid-back Vette meet as a 'thank you' to customers & supporters. What started as 1,200 cars rapidly grew in numbers, filling up the MAM campus & rising in the ranks as a 'must attend' for many Vette enthusiasts. Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the '67 Stingray, Corvette Funfest 2017 had something for everyone. Activities included road tours, drag racing, live music, tech sessions, and everything in between. IN THE INSTALL DOME WITH CLEAR AUTO BRA Of course, much like past Funfests, you could find Team XPEL in the Install Dome. With the help of our good friends from Clear Auto Bra, we set to work equipping a wide variety of Vettes with ULTIMATE paint protection packages. Working under pressure is never easy, but the guys from Clear Auto Bra exercised practiced precision as crowds looked onward. There's no doubt that the Corvette is one of our most popular models for protection, and the interest was strong as ever this year. Kit after kit, car after car, each and every Vette at Funfest that needed protection received it. SPREADING THE XPEL GOSPEL For the last few days of Funfest, we hosted a protection-centric seminar along with a Q & A session. Lucky for us, Clear Auto Bra let us borrow their Z06 to lure in attendees. We kept it short & sweet, touching briefly on the self-healing powers of ULTIMATE paint protection, film care, and the benefits of paint preservation. A few seminar participants even took home some complimentary microfiber towels! HITTING THE ROAD As Corvette Funfest 2017 came to a close, a window of opportunity opened. The roads around Mid America Motorworks had emptied out enough that we had a little room for rollers with Clear Auto Bra's two C7s. Utilizing the space available and a golf cart loaned to us by the show organizers, we got in a few passes down the back stretch as the clouds started to roll in. All in all, Funfest was another epic event for Team XPEL. It's always great to be around some of our biggest fans, and even better when you have awesome installers on hand to make the magic happen. Big thanks to the team at Clear Auto Bra for their efforts - see you all at Corvette Funfest 2018! DON'T SLEEP ON DEALER CONFERENCE For those who may have missed out on Corvettes at Carlisle or Corvette Funfest 2017, we've got you covered. XPEL Dealer Conference is just around the corner, and it's going to be the biggest yet. XDC18 features an array of business luminaries who can help you grow your operation, happy hour with XPEL team members, and much, much more. Some of our attendees last year said it was even better than SEMA! Ready to register for XDC18? Head over to xpel.com/dealerconference & get signed up while there's still space available.

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Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 with Rose Detailing, ACAP Films, Blackout Tinting, and Detail Authority

    As summer came to a close, we made our way out to Carlisle, Pennsylvania for the annual Corvettes at Carlisle show. If you're not familiar with [email protected], it's touted as one of the largest Corvette-centric events in the world. With upwards of 5,000 Vettes in attendance there's no shortage of bowties in Carlisle come August. Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 didn't disappoint. VETTES FOR MILES For the initiated, Corvettes at Carlisle can be a bit overwhelming. The fairgrounds seem to go on for miles. Walking the endless rows of Vettes, it's easy to get turned around and lose track of time with so much to see. Lucky for us, the bright XPEL tent stood out like a Racing Yellow beacon of protection. Of course, it helped that we were also accompanied by Lance Miller's very own Carlisle Blue ZR1. Protected with ULTIMATE clear bra, this well-known sky blue beauty still looks as good as it did the day it drove off the lot. By the numbers, there's somewhere around 11 Carlisle Blue ZR1s in existence, so we were very lucky to have the vehicle on display again for 2017. ON-SITE INSTALLS WITH ULTIMATE & PRIME Much like past Corvettes at Carlisle shows, the booth was set up with installation in mind. With the help of Rose Detailing, ACAP Films, Blackout Tinting, and Detail Authority, [email protected] participants received the best XPEL products right on site. As the days went on, cars lined up at the back of the tent for ULTIMATE coverage & PRIME XR window film. Our dealers worked around the clock to ensure each Vette received the best protection possible. We received a lot of praise for their efforts, and truly we couldn't have done it without them. Multiple installs a day non-stop for hours on end can take a toll, but these guys put in work to make sure everyone was well taken care of. Corvettes at Carlisle Video Recap Want to see more of the happenings of [email protected] in action? Check out the video recap for a little bit of everything you may have missed. Burnouts, bikinis, and just about every type of Vette imaginable can be seen gracing the fairgrounds. DON'T MISS OUT ON THE NEXT XPEL EXTRAVAGANZA If you haven't had a chance to team up with us at a local event, open house, or car show, there's another opportunity coming up. In February we'll be hosting XDC18, our exclusive dealer-only conference at the home of all things XPEL, San Antonio. It's going to be unlike any Dealer Conference we've hosted before, with a brand new location, engaging breakout sessions, and unique keynote presentations. Sound up your ally? Swing by xpel.com/dealerconference/ to register today, and don't hesitate to reach out to your rep with any questions or concerns. See you in San Antonio at XPEL Dealer Conference 2018!

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