As you know, much of the automotive community is going ga-ga for matte paint jobs. Increasingly so, we're starting to see manufacturers offer factory matte options, but that doesn't limit your car's ability to become matte. Matte wraps are all the rage, especially on exotic cars that aren't offered in factory matte finishes - GT3s, DB9s, etc.
There's nothing in this world quite like allowing fact to bust the cap off mere theories. Believe me, in the detailing community, all sorts of nonsense churning out on the interwebs. Troll some detailing forums, you're guaranteed to see them - a whole muck of unadvised claims without much evidence to back it up. Still don't believe me? Well believe
Finally, the same quality care for matte cars is available in more economically sized bottles for matte motorcycles. As most of us know, the matte trend has been sparked and certainly influenced by the motorcycle industry. Many manufactures, BMW and Ducati for example, offer matte paint options on almost every bike they produce. The wait is
BMW released a video last week on caring for their factory matte, "Frozen" paint jobs. Such paint jobs are exclusive, and as the BMW rep in the video below states, this unique finish is currently only offered on the exclusive M performance line. As you know, BMW released a press release explaining the proper way to care for this hot new paint...and
Hey all, Just want to give you an update on where we've been and what we've been doing for the past week or so. If you've checked out our facebook, you may already know, but we've got quite a bit of content coming your way! We had the pleasure of detailing a matte black Range Rover in Chicago and yesterday we got to head up to Mario Andretti's
Why yes, the matte car craze has grabbed the attention of just about everyone. Including 3 of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball - Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James. As you'd imagine, each of these hoopsters has enough money to essentially own their own car company. Their salaries? A combined $126.7 millllllllion
As you know, we're pretty big fans of ICON and everything that they do. Today the interweb caught wind of their latest creation... a Mercedes G55 AMG. Needless to say, they've done it again; though this their first major dabble into European super-sport utility vehicles. This matte silver monster is sure to catch your eye. If you're lucky enough to
Try as you may, you can't keep your matte car looking pristine every hour of the day. Eventually it's probably going to get something on its finish that requires a little more cleaning power than a typical matte car wash. Fear not. Thanks to Matte Paint Cleanser there's no need to be abrasive, no need to polish (which would ruin your matte paint),
There's been a breakthrough in the matte game once again. This time, it's not a supercar or luxury line from Italy offering matte paint as a standard option... it's Hyundai (like Sunday). You may be thinking big deal, but you should be thinking oh, boy. As a passerby you're lucky if you happen to catch a glimpse of a matte F430 and you're certainly
You've heard about matte paint care, and by now you know that this whole "matte" thing is getting pretty big... but what you might not know is why matte paint looks the way it does. What eliminates the shine and reflection? What is this optical illusion that mystifies passer-bys every time your matte car sits in traffic? Let's take a look...