Festivals of Speed was founded in 2004. For the past 13 years, they have hosted three to four large-scale events each year. Their sole mission is to provide a an upscale atmosphere for car enthusiasts and collectors of automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, yachts and various luxurious products can come together to enjoy a weekend with like minded individuals. Most of their events have been held in Florida. They are slowly starting to branch out of the state to other states that have properties that simulate the lifestyle of the individuals they want to attract to the events. This year was the first year Festivals of Speed has attended the great state of Georgia! They chose the Avalon, located in Alpharetta as their host for the event this year.
For a first year event and having a rain date, the turnout was amazing! We had an excellent time networking with like minded individuals and showcasing the services we offer. Check out some of the images we captured from the event below!
When you think of a brand that has V12 power, stunning good looks and British craftsmanship, only one vehicle should come to mind. The Aston Martin! Our customer brought his, Titanium Silver Metallic, '08 Aston Martin DB9 in to get a CQuartz Professional Ceramic Paint Coating. The coating will keep his vehicle looking freshly waxed, way easier to clean/maintain and fewer washes throughout his ownership of the vehicle. Continue reading to see the processes we take to preserve the stunning looks of this Aston Martin DB9!After the Aston's paint has been corrected, we can proceed with the coating process. The first step in the coating process is to use a product called CarPro Eraser. Eraser allows us to remove any compound / polish and residue that may have been left over from the paint correction process. Next, we use a special applicator to apply the ceramic coating to all exterior painted surfaces. The coating we used is called CQuartz Professional. This coating has a life span of 2-3 years. We do offer another coating called CQuartz Finest Reserve which will last upwards of 3-5 years!We also ceramic coated the wheels. If you have a uniquely designed wheel or brake pads that create an insane amount of dust, you know how difficult i [..
We see many Porsche's come through our facility on a weekly basis. It takes something very unique to catch our attention in the world of Porsche. This Sport Classic Grey, 911R did just that! Boasting a whopping 500hp and a 6-speed manual gearbox, what is there not to like about this Porsche?
This vehicle has been fully protected with paint protection film. I'm sure you're wondering by now what we are doing with this gorgeous piece of automotive machinery here at Shine. We are applying CarPro's newest ceramic paint coating, CQuartz Finest Reserve. This new coating has a longer life expectancy (3-5 years) and a higher gloss finish than its predecessor.
Since this vehicle has paint protection film already applied to the entire vehicle, we completed a preliminary wash to get rid of any dirt/debris from driving. Applying the ceramic coating to the clear bra will greatly enhance the glossiness and make the 911R easier to maintain for years to come.
The next step in the process is a light polish to get rid of any decontaminates that might be on the paint protection film surface. Once the film has been lightly polished we can proceed with the coating process. CarPro's pro [...]