idle car

It’s been one year since COVID hit…how’s your car doing?If you find yourself not revving up your car every day or taking it for a spin around town, you may not think twice about general maintenance like oil changes or tire rotations. In fact, you might just think your trusty vehicle is sitting patiently in the garage awaiting your return, ready to turn over and take off with the twist of a key. We may like to imagine our cars stay in whatever condition we leave them in, but not driving your car for a while can still cause some gnarly damage...
Taking your car out of storage

It’s warming up again, which means it’s time to break out your car for a nice long drive. For some of us, that means taking your car out of storage. Here at VIP European Auto, we care about your car’s health, inside and out. That’s why we wanted to share some tips with you today about how to take your car out of storage the right way. Enjoy your spring and summer drives!Always Check Under the HoodYour battery should be the first place you look under the hood. It’s common practice to hook your car up to a battery tender when it’s in stor...
leather car seat repair

Leather seats are luxurious, comfortable, and pleasing to all of your senses, but they require consistent upkeep and are prone to damage and cracks. But can leather cracks and tears be prevented? Yes! Preventing leather damage is pretty easy if you have a garage or carport to keep your car under. This is because the most common cause of damage is the sun! This is due to the sun heating up and drying out your leather. Prolonged exposure will cause fading and, over time, cracks to appear. If you can’t keep your car covered, try tinting y...
custom car interior

It’s that time of year again: the time to think of next year! Let’s face it: 2020 wasn’t exactly what most of us wanted it to be. So let’s take the time to give ourselves the TLC we deserve by investing in our favorite pastimes. If you love cars as much as we do, you deserve to treat yourself with a custom car interior this year. Here are some ideas. The Best Car Interior of 2020If you want to emulate the best car interior of 2020, then you have to know what makes the best, the best. The widely accepted best car i...
nylon upholstery

Did you know that the average American spends 6% of their waking hours every day behind the wheel of a car? That is a lot of time on the road. This is why the interior of your vehicle is so important — you should be comfortable every time you get into your car and stay comfortable the entire trip. Here at VIP European Auto, we are interior pros. We have spent an unbelievable amount of time restoring, repairing, and replacing interiors. We decided to take another look at the type of car interiors, from nylon upholstery to leather, and g...

Only one of four in existence, the Stärke Porsche named Miss Miami is truly a spectacle to behold. The sportscar, owned by the founder of Stärke Speedster, is currently being customized by our expert technicians at VIP European Auto, which is a real treat for us to be working on something so special and unique. With the owner’s permission, we’re going to be sharing photos of the vehicle’s progress and the work we’ve done so far in this blog today, as well as highlight the history of the iconic Porsche Boxster, which is what is being tr...