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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That’s a wrap 2014

That's a wrap Pardon the pun, but 2014 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 2014. Houston Auto Show Lamborghini's Texas Running of the Bulls     North American MotorSports Expo "MSX"  California Festival of Speed NISMO Fiesta Porsche Parade BMW's Oktoberfest Monterey Car Week      Serata Italiana           Legends of the Autobahn      Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance Corvettes at Carlisle Corvette Funfest Boxstoberfest NSXPO SEMA Show San Francisco Auto Show Dubai Grand Parade  San Antonio Auto Show          

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Boxstoberfest 2013 Fredericksburg, Texas

  Porsche - A Driver's Car In the automotive world there are usually just two kinds of people. Those who see cars as a mode of transport from A to B, and then those who appreciate cars for what they are. Here at XPEL we are the latter. Yes cars get us to and from the office, but they are so much more than that. On a nice twisty road where you can feel the suspension flex through the corner, and hear the exhaust note scream at you as you rev higher and higher is when you truly understand and appreciate the car as a machine. That's what Porsche is all about. This year the Porsche 911 Carrera won MotorTrend's Best Driver's Car Contest just after the 911 Carrera 2S took home the prize a year earlier. The car didn't win because of it's quarter mile time, or 60-0 braking distance, rather for the way it makes you feel behind the wheel. The annual Boxstoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas celebrates exactly that. 15th Annual Boxstoberfest This year marks 15 years for Boxstoberfest. The event started when the Boxster was introduced back in 1996-1997 when a handful of Boxster owners got together to drive the hill country and talk about their brand new Porsche's. Now after over a decade the event is bigger than ever. Over 200 participants showed up this year at the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas, a beautiful little town nestled in the hills of central Texas. Everyone got settled in Friday night and prepped their cars for the next day's outings. Saturday was the event's big day. After eating breakfast everyone gathered for a drivers meeting. The agenda for the day was to drive the Three Sisters (AKA THE TWISTED SISTERS) route through the Texas hill country. Those of you that have driven on these roads know exactly how thrilling that route can be. The Three Sisters is nationally known as being in the top 5 best driving roads in the country. After a few hours of long sweepers, tight crests, and hitting every apex possible it was time for lunch. After a catered BBQ meal, it was back on the road to finish the route. More beautiful rolling hills and tall standing oak trees awaited us on our twisted way back to the Hangar. Saturday evening featured a banquet, offering a chance to relax and share our adventures that day. There was even a surprise proposal that night! She said yes. Protection you can trust Just as our Eastern US Account Manager David Campbell said in the video, "we love cars" and here at XPEL we want you to have confidence while you drive. With our paint protection film on your car you'll have the piece of mind, and confidence to drive in road rallies, highway traffic, and every other situation down the road. Our XPEL Porsche put a fair share of miles on the clock that weekend, we had a couple bug guts to clean off, but not a nick or scratch in the high impact areas of the car that are protected by our ULTIMATE film including the full hood, front fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors. XPEL ULTIMATE is self-healing, stain resistant (non-yellowing), texture free (no orange peel), and comes with a 10 year warranty. Utilizing our Design Access Program pre-cut pattern software we have over 87,000 kits for various makes and models. To learn more about XPEL or to find the nearest installer visit us at XPEL.com We were happy to be part of the event and look forward to next year, thank-you to all who came out and visited our booth. Here is our video recap and photo thread from the event.   XPEL Ultimate Self-healing Clear Bra XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with it's clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much so that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits. It will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. Demonstration of our XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing properties Our XPEL ULTIMATE film self-heals from light scratches, swirl marks and rock chips while driving or maintaining your vehicle. During the show we use a Brass wire brush to simulate the every day occurrences that can affect the film. With the sun on the display the scratches from the brush instantly disappear. When the sun is not available, you can accelerate the healing process with a cup of warm water or a heat source. Not all Patterns are created equal At XPEL we pride ourselves on our pre-cut pattern software. By using a pre-cut pattern you’ll have less to worry about, since the installer will not be trimming the film on your vehicle. Using a pre-cut pattern the film will naturally fit without excessive stretching or contortion, which means the finished product not only lines up perfectly but is free of defects which could be visible once the install is finished. Contrary to what some may believe it’s possible to wrap edges using a computer cut pattern which gives you a much better protection and installation. With XPEL Technologies Corp., all patterns are available with precision cut wrapped edges where possible. Where a wrapped edge is not possible, for example around the parking sensors on a bumper, reverse cameras and more, the film is always machine cut with precision. You can pick and choose your coverage options. Door handle inserts, also known as door cups. This area is prone to getting scratched when entering and exiting the vehicle with rings, fingernails, etc... Luggage Area Kit. This area is prone to damage due to items being removed from the trunk. Headlights and/or Fog-lights Kit Rocker Panels High Impact Areas    

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