Here’s the thing. Classic doesn’t have to mean expensive. Neither does VIP. While folks might associate those things, there’s actually a whole selection of classic Euro cars that are great options for a budget conscientious purchase. This time on the VIP European Autos Blog, we’re looking at classic, budget-friendly Euro cars!5 Budget-Friendly Classic Euro CarsThe Volkswagen BeetleSpecifically, we’re talking about the 1970-79 Beetle. The Volkswagen Beetle has a long history as a daily driver for all sorts of people, but as time has ...
convertible top repair

Here at VIP European Auto Interiors, convertible top repairs are our bread and butter! Doing these repair jobs for our customers' convertible tops is one of the few services, along with things like upholstery repair, that we dedicate our craft to – and in Arizona, with so much great convertible weather, it’s important to do the job right, right away. To show our expertise on the subject, today we’re answering a bunch of frequently asked questions about convertible top repair!FAQs About Convertible Top RepairCan Convertible Top Be Repair...

Sure, you could give your kid $5 and let them take a bucket of soapy water to your car and you might end up with a vehicle slightly cleaner than it was before but that’s not getting you the kind of car wash your ride needs! This time on the VIP European Auto blog we’re going to give you some crucial tips and tricks to give your car the best wash yet, as only pro detailers know-how!Tips and Tricks for the Best Car WashRinse Before WashBefore you dive in and slap a soapy sponge to your car’s exterior, take a beat to give it a rinse fi...
nylon upholstery

Let’s face it, we all “know a guy.” It might be your father in law who was a plumber and helps the family install new fixtures. It might be your sister who sells houses and knows what the market is all about. It might just be the cousin who has the time and requisite number of hands who can come over and help for a case of beer. Knowing a guy can be great when the work is just labor-intensive and doesn’t require specific skill. But when it comes to car detailing, it is more than just a wash and a wax and a quick vacuum!This time on the VIP ...

Stop us if you’ve had this happen to you. You’re cruising around town on the weekend, your love in the passenger seat, your pooch in the back. You got coffee, the windows down, and life is good. Until you hear an awful sound from the backseat. Turning your head you see your dog has just gotten sick in your back seat. Yikes! Now, what do you do? Let’s get to it fast with this quick blog!Cleaning Your Car  After a Pet AccidentEven well-trained dogs can have an accident, whether it’s car sickness, getting too excited or being sick wit...
winter driving tips

Welcome to part 2 of our winter driving tips blog!  Now that you’ve successfully prepared your car for harsh weather conditions, it’s time to hit the road. Here are some key winter driving tips to keep you and everyone safe.We’ve all seen it before: a rogue driver speeding senselessly down the icy freeway, darting between cars and unsettling conscientious drivers. Don’t be that person. When the roads are slick, you need to be more careful when driving. Not just for your sake, but for everyone else’s as well. Use the winter driving tips...
winter driving tips

Driving during harsh winter weather conditions is not a matter to be taken lightly. According to the Federal Highway Association, over 18,000 people die per year from driving in icy or snowy settings, roughly the same number as texting and driving fatalities. When you’re driving in non-ideal conditions, you need to be prepared! Keep reading for our essential winter driving tips to keep yourself and everyone else on the road safe and sound. Prepare Your Car: Steps to Take Before You Hit the RoadIt is important to fully check out you...
quality used car

We want you to find a quality used car that will last for years to come. Buying a used car is like a game that is hard to play and even harder to win. It can turn into a numbers game that we all grow tired of playing— you just have to get through the clunkers before you find the car that is right for you. Read on for some of the most common ways used car dealers and sellers take advantage of consumers. Pay Attention to the Window Sticker at DealershipsConfusing details are often featured on used car window stickers. Here are some a...
convertible top

The storied Jaguar is revered for its handsome looks, comfort, and impressive engine power. The design evolution of the jaguar is a testament to the brand’s continuous motorsport success. Such careful craftsmanship deserves to be treated with the utmost respect and care. We at VIP European Auto could not wait to get our hands on this ‘54 Jaguar, and were up to the challenge of replacing its convertible top. The Early Jaguar Days: 19 Years of Design Evolution 1922 - 1935The first ever Jaguar was produced by the Swallow Sidecar C...

We get it. Sometimes, you’re running late to work, and you know that your brakes have been making a strange sound but you just can’t afford to miss that important meeting. Sometimes, your kids are dragging their feet and you find yourself in a rush to get them to school on time, and even though your windshield wiper fluid is out, it’s not supposed to rain today, so you drive anyway.Keeping up with car maintenance can seem like an endless job, and can take a back seat when stacked up against everything else you have to do.We at VIP Eur...