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7 Cars That Should Be Matte

Now that there's an answer for matte paint care, expect to see some manufacturers expand their paint options to include the flat finish. Factory matte options are only available from a select few manufacturers, and outside of Mercedes, BMW, and Lamborghini Most OEM's don't really give you much choice of color. When manufacturers have released matte Read More

The Road to SEMA

The Road to SEMA 2012

As many of you know, this year will mark our first ever SEMA Show. A lot has happened in the past two months in preparation for the event, so consider this an update on our progress. And for those of you who don't know or may have forgot... we'll be liveblogging SEMA 2012! Matte Demo Hoods We have some exciting news regarding our matte hoods for Read More

SEMA Car

Liveblogging SEMA 2012

Welcome to the Dr. Beasley's liveblog of SEMA 2012! We'll be sharing photos, articles, and more LIVE from the SEMA Show floor! Tune in, tell your friends, and comment below if you'd like us to check something out for you! For those of you who don't know, Dr. Beasley's is exhibiting at our first ever SEMA show in Las Vegas (Tuesday, Read More

Red Ferrari California

Top 5 Summer Detailing Tips

Summer's right around the corner, and your car knows it. Even more so than winter months, summer presents a unique set of dangers for your vehicle. As drivers we may not be worried about what's happening to the appearance of our cars as much as we're concerned about how they run, but come summer every last flaw becomes more and more visible. Before Read More

4 Outdated Detailing Techniques

4 Outdated Detailing Techniques Still Being Used

In the detailing world, tradition often clouds the innovative breakthroughs that our industry has made over the years. Products, techniques, you name it - it's all changed. We talk a lot about what you should do regarding car care, but not a lot about what people used to do. As for a little change of pace, here are 4 outdated detailing techniques Read More

2007 Grey Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

Pros and Cons of Clear Bra Paint Protection Film

Basically speaking, an automotive clear bra is basically a plastic wrap for potentially damageable regions of your car - lower fascia, side mirrors, rocker panels, and basically any surface facing directly toward the front/bottom of the car. The main use for a clear bra is, of course, to protect these areas from road debris that might kick up on Read More

Lamborghini Aventador J

A Roofless Racer? The Lamborghini Aventador J

Why yes, you read correct. A supercar with no roof, no pillars, no windscreen. These are, of course, the rumored images of Lamborghini's more dangerous and recently announced Aventador J - as posted by Autoforum.cz - and, according to Jalopnik's article, they were rumored to be accurate. Now of course we know, this beast is for real. This Read More

Super Bowl XLVI Logo

Super Bowl Car Commercials

Cars and sports go together, well, like NASCAR. But that's not the point. Over the years Super Bowl Sunday has been riddled with car ads, enough so to make automotive manufactures the #1 advertisers for the big game. This is somewhat funny given the state of the U.S. auto industry, but with a strong 2011 it looks like we're in for another petrol Read More

1952 White Lancia

The Proper Car Care Mindset

When it comes to buying our cars we're usually concerned with two things - how it drives and how it looks. Somewhere around 2 or 3 years later, the vast majority of car owners don't care about anything other than keeping it running. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but if you're going to drop anything over $20,000 on a car wouldn't you Read More

Length of Car Ownership at All Time High

Length of Car Ownership at All Time High

Detailing and Paint Protection as Important as Ever Call it the economy or call it common sense, but the length of U.S. car ownership has hit a record high. Up 14% from the end of 2008, new car owners are keeping their car for an average of 63.9 months, or a little over 5 years. So what does this mean for you, the car owner? It means detailing and Read More