1. Driving Through Time: A Look at the History of the Ford Mustang

     car cover mustangThe Ford Mustang is an American sports car that was first introduced in April 1964. It was originally designed as a compact, sporty car that was affordable and accessible to a wide range of consumers.

    The Mustang quickly became one of the most popular cars of its time, with sales reaching over 400,000 units in its first year alone. Over the years, the Mustang has undergone several redesigns and improvements, and it has remained one of the most iconic and beloved cars in the world.

    Throughout the 1960s and the 1970s, the Mustang was offered in a variety of different models and engine sizes, from the fastback GT to the Boss 302 and 429 models, which were designed for high-performance driving.

    In 1979, the Mustang was redesigned to become a smaller, more fuel-efficient car, which marked a departure from

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  2. How to choose a car cover that won´t scratch your car´s paint

    Car cover scratchMicroscratches on a car's paint can affect its appearance by reducing the shine and overall smoothness of the surface. Over time, these small scratches can accumulate and create a dull or hazy appearance on the paint. 

    The scratches' depth and visibility depend on the damage's severity and the car's colour. For example, light-colored cars often show scratches more easily than dark-colored cars. Additionally, the direction of the scratches can also impact their visibility. Scratches that run parallel to the light source will often reflect light differently and be more noticeable than scratches that are perpendicular to the light source. To maintain the appearance of your car, it is important to avoid causing or worsening any scratches, and to regularly wash and polish the paint.

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  3. Transporting a classic car by truck

    car transportation coverClassic cars are often of significant value, both monetarily and sentimentally. Whether you’re moving to a new city, or simply transporting your car from one location to another for repair or for selling it, it’s important to take all necessary precautions to protect them during transit. Classic cars are often more fragile to transport by truck because they were built with different materials and techniques compared to modern vehicles.

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  4. Discover future topics of the automotive aftermarket at the upcoming Automechanika trade fairs

    car show in GermanyFrankfurt am Main, 30 January 2023. This year, a total of ten Automechanika trade  fairs will be held around the globe. The focus is on sustainability and the  transformation of the automotive aftermarket. This transformation is also  underlined by the new artistic motifs by photo artist Rafael Neff at the beginning of  the year.  

    What could urban spaces look like in the future and how will we be mobile in the future?  The photo artist Rafael Neff has developed his very own visions for this. In the motifs,  futuristic-looking metropolises, new components and solutions can now be discovered  alongside classic aftermarket products. These were elaborately photographed and artfully  staged. Michael Johannes, Brand Manager Automechanika, explains: "The new motifs  exemplify the transformation of mobility - and do so in a characteristic way that is well  suited to an Automechanika

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  5. The Iconic Mini: A Look into its History and Tips for Preserving it Over Time

    car covers for classic MiniThe Classic Mini is a British icon that has stood the test of time. Originally designed in the 1950s, the Mini was a revolutionary car that changed the way people thought about small cars. It was designed by Sir Alec Issigonis, who sought to create a compact and affordable car that would appeal to a wide range of buyers.

    The Mini was first introduced in 1959, and it quickly became a hit with buyers in the UK and around the world. The car's compact size and efficient design made it ideal for city driving, and its spacious interior and innovative features made it surprisingly practical for a small car.

    One of the key features of the Classic Mini was its transverse engine layout, which allowed for a much more compact car. This allowed for more space inside the car, as well as better handling and fuel efficiency. The Mini also featured front-wheel drive and a unique

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  6. 60 Years of Porsche 911: A Look Back at the Iconic Sports Car's Evolution and Impact

    car cover for porsche 911The Porsche 911 is a sports car that has been produced by the German automaker Porsche since 1963. It is one of the most iconic and recognizable cars in the world, known for its distinctive design, excellent handling, and high performance. The 911 has a rich history spanning six decades, and it has undergone numerous updates and revisions over the years.

    The 911 was first introduced in 1963 as a replacement for the Porsche 356, which had been the company's flagship model for over a decade. The 911 featured a rear-mounted, air-cooled six-cylinder engine and a sloping roofline that would become one of the car's most recognizable features. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the 911 received several updates, including the introduction of a turbocharged engine, which became one of the most iconic features of the 911.

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  7. New Partnership with the Lotus Seven Club

    Quality Car Covers partners with the Caterham and Lotus Seven Club

    We are proud to announce that we have reached an agreement with the Lotus Seven Club to offer special discounts to all members of the club on all our catalogue. The Lotus Seven Club is the custodian of the Lotus Seven & Caterham Seven. The club also enshrines the Caterham 21 which this year celebrates 25 years with approximately sixty cars remaining road worthy.

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  8. Cover Company at SEMA 2022 with Downforce Motorsports

    car reveal coverThe Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is an annual trade event that takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, showcasing the latest and greatest in automotive aftermarket products. The SEMA Show is one of the biggest events in the automotive industry, drawing in thousands of exhibitors and attendees from all over the world.

    The 2022 SEMA Show took place from November 1st to November 4th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year's show featured a wide variety of exhibitors, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and vehicle builders, showcasing the latest products and trends in the automotive aftermarket.

    Attendees saw the latest in automotive parts and accessories, including wheels, tires, suspension systems, engine components, and more. There will also be a variety of vehicles on display, including custom cars, trucks, and motorcycle

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  9. Comparing Tesla 3 vs Tesla Y: Performance, Design, and Battery Protection

    car cover for TeslaTesla Y and Tesla 3 are two of the most popular electric vehicles (EVs) currently available on the market. Both vehicles are known for their high-performance and sleek design, but there are some notable differences between the two models.

    First and foremost, the Tesla Y is a larger vehicle than the Tesla 3. The Y is a 7-seater SUV, while the 3 is a 4-door sedan. This means the Y has more space for passengers and cargo, making it a better option for families or those who frequently transport larger items.

    In terms of performance, the Tesla Y has a longer range than the Tesla 3. The Y can travel up to 326 miles on a single charge, while the 3 has a range of up to 358 miles. This means that the Y will need to be charged more frequently than the 3, but it still has a long range compared to most EVs on the market.

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  10. Winter-Proofing Your Classic Car: The Importance of a good preparation and having the right tools

    classic car care in winterWinter is here and it's important to take the necessary steps to protect your classic car during this harsh season. One of the best ways to ensure that your vehicle stays in top condition is to store it properly during the winter months. This includes using the right products to keep your car safe and secure.

    Extreme cold temperatures can damage your classic car even if it is stored inside. Here are a few ways this can happen:

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