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Our Expertise on a Porsche Cayman GTS

Anatomy of Excellence: The Starting Point

Porsche Cayman in our detailing bay
Porsche Cayman GTS in one of our detailing bays

At Autotrilogy, we approach each vehicle with a blend of technical prowess and aesthetic sensibility. Our latest project, a Porsche Cayman GTS, began with an exhaustive initial inspection. This is crucial for identifying even the minutest imperfections that could undermine the effectiveness of our treatments. Post-wash, we re-inspected the vehicle, adhering to our rigorous standards of perfection​​​​.

Every moment we spend in the preparation stages will be looked at for years and years to come. It's so important to get the prep' stages right because if we miss something... it's going to be underneath the PPF for years and years. Likewise, the perfection we aim for... that'll also be protected too.

We want you, and everyone else, to look at your car and think "Wow!". . which is why we spend so long on this part. We get it right, so it's right for years to come.

Eliminating Flaws: The Science of Machine Polishing

Porsche Cayman GTS after washing
The car after washing but before PPF & Ceramic Coating

We targeted the Porsche's subtle surface flaws, including swirl marks, using advanced machine polishing. This step is not just about car detailing aesthetics; it's a vital preparation for the paint protection film. A smooth, flaw-free surface ensures better adhesion of the film and maximizes its protective qualities. This process is a delicate balance of removing imperfections while preserving the integrity of the original paintwork​​.

Invisible Armour: The Technicalities of XPEL Paint Protection Film

PPF being applied to the car
PPF being applied.

The application of XPEL Ultimate Plus Paint Protection Film is where our technical expertise truly shines. This film, while almost invisible, provides a robust protective barrier. Its self-healing properties are a critical feature; minor scratches and surface damages automatically repair under heat, maintaining an unblemished appearance. This film not only guards against physical abrasions but also shields the paint from environmental damages like UV rays, acid rain, and pollutants, effectively preserving the car's value and appearance​​.

The photo above shows the film mid-application. Note how the film has been pre-cut on our in-house plotting machine and the edges have been designed to wrap the film behind panels where possible. This creates a much better finish.

Enhanced Durability: The Role of Gtechniq Ceramic Coating

Ceramic coating being applied
Gtechniq ceramic coating being professionally applied.

We augmented the Cayman's protection with Gtechniq Crystal Serum Ultra Ceramic Coating. This coating is more than a superficial layer; its composition includes a hard 10h top layer and a softer 7h base layer, providing a balance of flexibility and toughness. This dual-layer structure enhances resistance to swirls and scratches. More importantly, it creates a hydrophobic surface, making the car easier to clean and more resistant to various contaminants, including harsh chemicals and bird droppings. The coating also tolerates extreme temperature variations, ensuring long-term durability and gloss retention​​​​.

Concluding with Perfection: The Final Presentation

PPF and ceramic coating applied.
The Porsche Cayman GTS - Finished & Protected.

The culmination of our work is not just in the application of these advanced materials but in the meticulous final inspection and handover. This Porsche Cayman GTS, now equipped with state-of-the-art protective layers, represents the pinnacle of our craftsmanship and technical expertise.

Autotrilogy’s Commitment: Beyond the Surface

Our journey with the Porsche Cayman GTS is a testament to our commitment to automotive excellence. It's not just about applying protective layers; it's about understanding and utilizing the latest technological advancements to enhance both the aesthetic and functional aspects of every vehicle we touch. We invite enthusiasts to experience the Autotrilogy difference, where cars are not just maintained but transformed through a confluence of art, science, and unparalleled attention to detail.

Front view of the Porsche with a high gloss finish
See the reflections?

High gloss finish on the paint protection
XPEL PPF and Gtechniq Ceramic Coating.

High gloss finish of PPF and Ceramic Coating.
Paint protected for many years to come.

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