BMW’s new M2 may be the smallest M car yet, but there’s nothing diminutive about its stance or stature. It’s small but beautifully formed – in both style and concept.
This new BMW M2 painted in Long Beach Blue was booked in for a New Car Paint Protection Detail.
As with every treatment the vehicle was fully washed and completely decontaminated using a chemical fallout remover and a clay bar. This removes any embedded contaminants from the surface of the paintwork, alloy wheels and glass.
The alloy wheels were removed from the vehicle and deep cleaned using Gtechniq W6 Iron & Fallout Remover.
The disc bells were giving a light polish to remove the ingrained dirt that had accumulated.
The brake calipers, disc bells and alloy wheels were sealed using Gtechniq C5 Alloy Wheel Armour, a nanotechnology-based coating resistant to high temperatures. Treated surfaces repel dirt, water, oils and inhibit the build-up of brake dust and fallout deposits, making them easier to maintain with the weekly wash.
The paintwork was then given a single stage machine polish using the Rupes S.P.A. Big Foot Polishing System. This was to enhance the gloss significantly, whilst at the same time removing the fine scratches and other blemishes that the paintwork had picked up.
Paintwork corrected and refined to leave a high gloss finish, free from swirl marks.
For protecting the paintwork the customer choose Gtechniq CS Black. This involves an initial layer of Gtechniq’s most advanced and durable nanotechnology based sealant – Crystal Serum. This sealant in itself offers a dual layer protection: the lower layer cures to a hardness of around 7h (on the pencil hardness scale) providing a flexible base. The upper layer cures to a hardness of around 9h, providing an incredibly tough surface resistant to both swirls and extremes of pH. Once applied, Gtechniq guarantees the performance for seven years.
Crystal Serum is then topped with two layers of EXO v2. This top layer sealant adds an extra level of slickness whilst increasing the hydrophobic properties of the final finish.
All glass was polished with GTechniq G4 & then sealed with G1. This sealant forms a hydrophobic barrier which causes rain water to roll in to beads on contact which improves visibility in wet weather.
Interior leather was protected using LTT Leather Protect and the fabric surfaces protected with Gtechniq I1 Smart Fabric.
And the end result…
If you’re looking to have a similar level of work performed on your BMW M2 please get in touch and we will gladly discuss options available.
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