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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The roads are waiting and so is your Porsche

  Porsche Boxstoberfest 2016 Fredericksburg Porsche Meet Up When you're walking down the streets in downtown Fredericksburg, you don't see brand-name stores. It almost feels as if you had walked back in time and there is a sense of a laid-back atmosphere you instantly fall in love with. It's all about uniqueness. When you wanted to protect your pride and joy, you wrapped it with XPEL. There is a certain uniqueness about XPEL ULTIMATE, which is why you chose the best film on the market. Maybe it's the 10-year warranty or the clarity of the film that makes it look as if nothing is there. Regardless of why you chose it, you have the best protection for your vehicle for the road ahead. We were lucky enough to stay at the host hotel, which is conveniently located at the Gillespie County Airport. When you weren't socializing with the other Porsche Owners, we and the other attendees were tearing it up on the fun and winding roads that the Texas Hill Country offers. One of the highlights of the show, besides meeting our friends and fellow enthusiasts, is the drive on The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters) that is held on Saturday morning. Which is without a doubt, one of the best driving roads in Texas that we've seen yet. More information can be found here: The Twisted Sisters Drive  "This 100-mile loop is, without a doubt, among the best, most challenging motorcycle roads in the state. The route follows canyons and climbs jagged, steep hills; the roads offer many tight, twisty curves with sheer drop offs alongside and not much in the way of guardrails. In one 15-mile section, there are approximately 65 curves! Experienced riders bliss out on this ride. Beginners are cautioned to focus on the road—even when a panoramic vista pops up along the way. Don’t forget to top off the gas tank before heading out." Every year we look forward to meeting with the Porsche Club in Fredericksburg, Texas, and it seems like every year the attendance grows and there are more XPEL wrapped Porsche's that attend. What is Boxstoberfest? The people that best describe it are the organizers of the event: "Boxstoberfest is a low-key weekend filled with fun Porsche events in a great location. The 17th annual Boxstoberfest is scheduled for the weekend of September 9 - 11, 2016. While geared towards the Boxster, Boxstoberfest welcomes Cayman owners and owners of other Porsche models. As in past gatherings, Fredericksburg, Texas - about 1 hour north of San Antonio - will host Boxstoberfest 2016. Fredericksburg sits at the eastern edge of the great roads of the Texas Hill Country and is known for its deep-rooted German heritage." Boxstoberfest.com  Event Photos 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 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. See our self-healing demonstration below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6oEgfdwUU0 To find an Installer nearest you please click:       To see our event video from the 15th Annual Boxstoberfest 2013 click below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNLxKJj3xLI    

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Purple People Eater Hellcat

We're crazy about this Plum Crazy Purple! STEALTH Wrapped Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Take a look at this SRT Hellcat that is completely wrapped with XPEL STEALTH Satin-Finish Paint Protection Film. While it may not be the 'Purple People Eater,' it certainly looks breathtaking and gives the vehicle a custom look with the protection you need when you're driving on the open road. This Hellcat, now nicknamed #STEALTHcat, was originally an unprotected OEM gloss paint job, then The Sign Savers of Miami wrapped the entire vehicle with the Satin-Finish Clear Bra and transformed it completely. About XPEL STEALTH STEALTH provides the same protection as our ULTIMATE film, it carries a full 10-year warranty that covers yellowing, discoloration, peeling, cracking and hazing. The added benefit with the STEALTH film is that it transforms your gloss paint to a satin-finish. For those of you reading that may have a matte-finish from the factory, don't worry, you can protect it with XPEL STEALTH as well. The satin-finish mimics the matte paint job without adding any gloss.   Hellcat Install Video While we were visiting with our friends, The Sign Savers, they let us get an amazing installation video of the "STEALTHcat." The video came out great, and we think you'll like it! Be sure to share and like it, if you agree. Click the video below to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT-FURIk9pc The Sign Savers XPEL Dealer Spotlight You may be thinking "this was just a customers personal ride and requested XPEL STEALTH," it was not. The owner of The Sign Savers, Gabriel Barker, chose XPEL STEALTH for its custom look and superior protection it offers. We recently caught up with Gabriel and the rest of the team at The Sign Savers and featured them on our Youtube Channel with a Dealer Spotlight. To see the full Dealer Spotlight take a look at the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFCQoOePqko If you live in or near Miami, contact them for a quote today Website: TheSignSavers.com Facebook: The Sign Savers Facebook 12385 SW 129th Ct #101, Miami, FL 33186 (305) 909-9967 Hellcat Install Pictures To find an Installer nearest you please click:       To see more STEALTH Installations click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfJLXXVA-m4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrR5eUpG_RQ

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Made in Italy – Designed by a New Yorker

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition This Rosso Magma Metallic GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition began its journey in Modena, Italy; when it was fully matured the GranTurismo made its way to San Antonio, Texas. Ironically enough, the person responsible for the great body lines and curves goes to the designer, Jason Castriota, who grew up in none other than, the United States of America. He was born on the East Coast and then later interned with Pininfarina in Cambiano, Italy. With Pininfarina, Jason, was responsible for helping with the design on such cars as the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, the Maserati GranTurismo and a few other concepts and supercar’s for Maserati, Ferrari and Rolls Royce. It goes without saying, how beautiful the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition looks, but the sounds that come from the exhaust, are a thing of beauty. The 4.7 Liter V8 pushes out 454 horsepower through a ZF 6-speed automatic transmission, which gallops the car all the way up to its top speed of 188 miles per hour. If you’re wondering how quickly you can get this Italian Stallion from 0 – 60 miles per hour, it only takes a mere 4.5 seconds. With all this performance, you can still get a conservative 21 miles per gallon on the highway. So, now that you have the performance vehicle you’ve always wanted, how will you help protect and keep this beautiful beast looking brand new? The owner of this Maserati chose to wrap the front end and rocker panels with none other than XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. The full front end includes: full hood, full fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors. The owner also recognized how vulnerable the rocker panels are susceptible to rock chip damage, so he elected to have them covered with ULTIMATE as well. This included removing the factory film, which                                                                                                                            unfortunately, doesn’t provide full coverage. Installation Process Inspection When you drop your vehicle off at XPEL San Antonio, the first thing we do is a full exterior vehicle inspection (to check for any rock chips or damage) Wash Your Vehicle We use our signature XPEL Flawless Rinse Free Car Wash to clean your entire vehicle and ensure we have a clean canvas to work with. Clay Bar the Installation Area The next step in our process is using a clay bar, which will remove any surface contaminants (bird droppings, wax, sap, bugs, etc). This process will make sure that the surface is smooth and ready for the paint protection film to be applied. Final Wipe Down Once the claying process is complete, we'll wipe down your vehicle and inspect the paint before applying the paint protection film. Paint Inspection If there are any contaminants left behind we will repeat the clay bar process to make sure you get the best installation possible. Applying Installation Gel Now that the surface is clean, smooth and ready for Paint Protection Film, we spray XPEL Installation Gel on the surface where film is going to be installed. The Gel allows us to move the film around and get the XPEL Pre-Cut film kits aligned on the vehicle before we start using the squeegees to install the film. Installing XPEL ULTIMATE Paint Protection Film Once the gel has been applied to the vehicles paint, we will lay the XPEL ULTIMATE pre-cut paint protection film on your vehicle. Our XPEL Pre-cut kits are designed to fit precisely without the need to trim the film on the paint. If you are having XPEL installed, be sure to ask your installer if they are using XPEL pre-cut kits. Once the installers have the film aligned correctly, they will start squeegeeing the film in place, similar to the image below. Final Inspection Now that the film has been applied, our paint protection film installers will do a quality check to make sure there are no issues with the installation and continue to the next panel on the vehicle.         Finished Pictures outside XPEL Headquarters        

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Corvettes at Carlisle meets the best protection around, XPEL ULTIMATE

Corvettes at Carlisle This year's event marked the biggest and best Carlisle event yet. With the help of our dedicated and knowledgeable installers, team XPEL helped protect over 21 Corvettes at the show, which ran Thursday through Sunday. Some of our Independent Installers came from all over the area, as far away as Maryland. We'd like to thank all of our customers and loyal supporters that came by the booth and said hello. Every year leaves us wanting more, and we cannot wait to be back for Corvettes at Carlisle in 2017, be sure to look out for us next year! For those that are unfamiliar with Corvettes at Carlisle, it's an annual Corvette show that's held in Carlisle, Pennslyvania. It's best described by our friends at Carlisle Events: "The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts, and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. The excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley." CarlisleEvents.com Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 We look forward to seeing everyone next year and making it an even better and bigger show! Next years dates have been released, come see us August 24th-27th, 2017. A reminder for those attending next year, the show now starts on Thursday at 10am. We will be on site doing live installs, so get ready to have your Corvette protected by our self-healing paint protection film. To register for next year, visit: Carlisle Events XPEL Installers from Corvettes at Carlisle All American Paint Protection 15125 Frederick Rd, Rockville, Maryland 301-704-9348 Auto Graphics 62 Doe Run Rd, Manheim, PA 717-665-6964 Auto Pro 1.com 1544 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, Pennsylvania 814-937-5015 Detail Authority 3131 Draper Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 703-978-7800 Rose Detailing 1107 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 717-258-4000 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 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA9FoV_O5Mk Locate an Installer near you If you’re interested in having your vehicle protected with XPEL before the next show, please locate an Installer nearest you, click here: XPEL Locator    Car Show Coverage   We'd like to thank Corvette America and Carlisle Events for the pictures of the show coverage  

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Satin White Panamera Turbo?

How do you make a Panamera look even better? You wrap it with XPEL STEALTH! Imagine, you just spent over $140,000 dollars on a beautiful Pure White Porsche Panamera Turbo. What is the first thing you do, besides drive it like you stole it? You wrap the vehicle with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing Paint Protection Film. Our Co-Founder, COO Tim Hartt, didn’t just wrap it with our traditional XPEL ULTIMATE; he wrapped the ENTIRE vehicle with XPEL STEALTH satin-finish paint protection film. That’s right, every painted surface of this Porsche Panamera is wrapped with our STEALTH film. This revolutionary film transforms your glossy paint to a satin finish of your vehicles color. XPEL San Antonio was honored to begin this process of wrapping this entire Panamera. We started by washing and removing any contaminants with a clay-bar. After the vehicle was clean and free from debris, we started with our pre-cut kits of XPEL STEALTH and applied to every panel of this vehicle. Our pre-cut kits allow for a wrapped edge, to make for a seamless installation. XPEL STEALTH has a 10-year warranty that covers, yellowing, staining, cracking, blistering and delaminating. Upgrades Aside from the STEALTH satin clear bra, this isn't your standard Porsche Panamera Turbo. This Panamera has been upgraded with a few things from AWE Tuning, which together add a staggering 100+ horsepower and 90+ft lb of torque at the crank. This is accomplished by a G.I.A.C Performance Software Upgrade and a full turbo-back track edition performance exhaust. The moment you're in the driver seats and start this beast up, you feel the cooled seats on your back, the rumble of the new exhaust and as soon as you punch it, you hear the turbos sing loudly and the exhaust roar as you speed from zero to 60 mph, 1.03 seconds quicker than stock, thanks to the software upgrade. Now check out how we protect this beautiful and powerful car. Check out the installation process and awesome video footage below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfJLXXVA-m4 XPEL STEALTH is a popular film, to see more STEALTH installations click here: XPEL STEALTH Now, for the best part, pictures! Finished photos of the Panamera thats fully wrapped with XPEL STEALTH The Panamera before it went in for surgery, notice the glossy OEM Pure White paint In this picture the installers are installing STEALTH on the front fender With the fender installed, the installers are now fitting the front bumper with STEALTH, if you look closely you can see the transformation down the side of the vehicle where there is no film installed yet We remove the headlights in order to wrap the edges of the film for a seamless installation, this is standard on nearly every Porsche installation we complete Always ask for wrapped edges where possible, plus we’ve removed the Porsche emblem for a seamless hood installation STEALTH looks absolutely phenomenal on this Pure White Panamera The roof is fully wrapped with STEALTH and precision cut to fit with or without a sunroof Every painted part of this car is wrapped with XPEL STEALTH, leaving no panel untouched A great rolling shot of the Porsche Panamera Turbo after the STEALTH was installed   To find an installer nearest you, click here: XPEL LOCATOR    

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Porsches 2 Ohio – Granville, Ohio

P2O, Porsches 2 Ohio 2015 Featuring XPEL ULTIMATE and '15 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet  It was a chilly, bright and early July morning in Granville Ohio for the official start of P2O, Porsches 2 Ohio. The Porsches started arriving at 6:30am to the already closed main street, where the show was being hosted. Yes, they closed down the main street that connects the town of Granville, Ohio. The vendors and Sponsors were finished with there set up, and started greeting Porsche enthusiasts as they began to wipe down their vehicles.   Then we heard these two magnificent Porsches arriving, a Cayman Race Car and the 887 horsepower, $929,000 Porsche 918 Spyder. These two beauties were the center of attention for the entire show. We only wish they were protected with XPEL ULTIMATE. Get an installation quote from a XPEL  Installer. Below are the patterns that were installed on the Red Porsche 911 GTS. To view the pattern for your vehicle: Click Here Full Front End Bumper, Hood, Fenders, Mirrors and A-Pillars       Picture from the show 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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Gold Rush Rally 7 2015

Driving Fast, Looking Good, and Staying Cool at the goldRush Rally Protect Your Supercar with XPEL's Invisible Suit of Armor Turn over the keys to a $2.5 million Bugatti Veyron to most people and they might think twice about running it hard on the streets and tracks that make up the legendary cross-country goldRush Rally. Spread over eight days and eight cities between San Diego and Miami, the 2015 edition of the rally, goldRush7, included a mixture of cruising and partying at the nation’s hottest spots, with intense track days and exotic drag races at venues like the Circuit of the Americas outside Austin, Texas. The Veyron owner might be excused for leaving the car in the garage and wiping it with a chamois—safe from gravel rash, bug splatter and door dings. But when the official movie from goldRush7 is released on Nov. 5, at SEMA in Las Vegas, you’ll see not just one but two of the world’s most expensive production cars ripping up the track in Texas. The confidence to ride those—and dozens of other exotic supercars—hard in the Texas heat comes in part from cutting edge protection provided by XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing film. Stones, road debris, tar and bugs (and even a stray spilled cocktail) can’t penetrate XPEL’s ultra-thin, durable clear coat. And when the protective film does get marked by a wayward piece of gravel, the heat of the sun (or a glass of hot water) will heal the top layer of polymer. This ultimate level of paint protection is why many of the cars entered in the goldRush7 made the run fully wrapped in XPEL film. Here are just a few running at the Circuit of the Americas:   The Proof is in the Presentation Car enthusiasts at the Austin and Miami rally looking for proof of XPEL’s self-healing protection could see it happen right in front of them in the pre-race staging area. Aggressive scratches and swirl marks made in the film with a brass wire brush disappeared instantly in the warm sun. At some of the cooler nighttime venues, drivers cleared marks from gravel strikes with a cup of warm water or a hair dryer. As seen below:  Trust Your Car to the Best Whether the most important car to you is a $2.5 million supercar or a $25,000 daily-driver, you’re looking for the same things when it comes to protection. You want to be able show off the shine and new-car finish without worrying about dirt and damage from driving or your parking environment. XPEL Ultimate leads the industry in protection, performance, and post-sale support. Your investment in your car will be protected by XPEL’s 10-year warranty against yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering, 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. 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.   Bonus Pictures from the Track                  

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Barrett Jackson West Palm Beach with XPEL and The Sign Savers

Barrett Jackson: West Palm Beach Edition 2015 Featuring XPEL and The Sign Savers of Miami We arrived in West Palm Beach, Florida and the weather was beautiful, the sun was shining and it had yet to rain. The 13th annual Barrett Jackson West Palm Beach started bright and early on a beautiful Florida morning April 17th and concluded on April 19th, 2015. The first car rolled across the block at approximately 11am local time. We had plenty of face-time with previous customers and potential customers while showing off the great installation on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that the The Sign Savers of Miami, Florida installed. The Z06 was completely wrapped with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. The following are all protected from rocks, bug acids, bird droppings and more: the bumper, hood, headlights, fenders, mirrors, doors, rock panels, roof, rear hatch, rear quarters, and rear bumper. It was reported that the owner is an avid racer and takes his vehicle to the race track, which is perfect because it is protected with XPEL ULTIMATE.   One of the more talked about cars during the auction was Herbie The Love Bug. The "oil squirter", made famous by its design to squirt oil out of the passenger side wheel well, it squirted oil on the police officers foot in the 1977 film "Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo." After the films were done, the car passed through the hands of a few private owners and museums before being fully restored to his glory days. Now that the car was in pristine condition and it is one of the last ones that are in drive-able condition, the owner decided to put it up for sale. Unlike the movie the car did not drive itself, so the Barrett Jackson drivers drove it across the block...and the car brought a staggering $126,500 USD at auction!   Statistics from Barrett Jackson: West Palm Beach The 13th Annual Barrett Jackson West Palm Beach brought in a staggering 60,000+ people! “This was one of the most successful Palm Beach collector car auction in our history,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. Here are some other interesting facts about this show: Sales from the sold vehicles: Over $22 million USD Vehicles Sold: 526 Bidders: Over 1,000, from 46 U.S. States and 2  foreign countries Media: 70 registered, from 13 U.S. States and 8 foreign countries Vendors: 73 Sponsors: 40 total Celebrity Appearances at Barrett Jackson West Palm Beach We were in the right place at the right time and caught up with WWE Hall of Fame member, Hulk Hogan! Hulk Hogan was there to help raise money for not just one, but three charities which include Connor’s Cure, A HERO Team and The Grace Project. He was auctioning a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, graciously donated by Torque Sports and Performance. With the help of Mr. Hogan, the vehicle sold for an astonishing $150,000 USD.  Show Pictures 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   Below are examples of the patterns that were installed on this Chevy Z06. To view the pattern for your vehicle: Click Here    

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Ferrari 458 Speciale Paint Protection Film

To Ferrari or Not To Ferrari, that is the question! Our response is always To Ferrari! This Italian Supercar is protected with XPEL ULTIMATE The owner of this beautiful Ferrari 458 Speciale wanted ultimate protection while driving the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 Ferrari ever created (so far). Yes I said ever, the Ferrari 458 Speciale makes 597bhp coming from a 4.5 Liter (4497cc) V8 engine . To be a little more specific, the Speciale makes 133bhp-per-liter, making it the highest specific output of any naturally aspirated Ferrari road car, Enzo and LaFerrari included. Now, if you are thinking of buying one or you're currently an owner of a Ferrari 458 Speciale, this little monster will take you from 0-60 miles per hour in just 3 seconds, which is .4 seconds faster than the 458 Italia. So, if you were thinking about upgrading your 458 Italia, this is definitely the car to pick. The Speciale shifts faster, turns quicker and even stops shorter. The engineers at Ferrari lightened the Speciale by 200 pounds and added a dash of clever technology to the car. The technical advances will amplify your skills, stroke your ego and make for a much more spirited driving experience. Since the owner wanted to drive this car to its maximum potential, they needed the best protection. They opted for a full front of XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. This includes the full hood, front bumper, headlights, full fenders and mirrors. If you look below you can see the kits we used for this magnificent car. Everything is plotter cut, meaning there is no need for cutting on the car. Please enjoy; I know we did. Watch the Installation Video below: Installation Pictures  Below are examples of the patterns that were installed on this Ferrari 458. Full Hood, Fender, Mirror and Bumper Kit   To view the pattern for your vehicle: Click Here 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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