leather interior

Leather is arguably one of the most visually pleasing car interiors out there. From the feel to the smell, there is just nothing that can top a leather interior. Unfortunately, it costs quite a bit of effort to keep it looking and smelling fresh. Clean leather immediately boosts your enjoyment and the perceived value of the car. You’ll love driving it and being in it.  When it comes to a leather interior, you can fix a ripped seam and patch a small hole, but you can’t fix faded and crack material without replacing it entirely. Thankfull...
car interior detailing

A clean car is a happy car. We all know the importance of getting your car washed from time to time, but what about your car’s interior? Detailing it is of utmost importance if you want it to last a long time and if you want to enjoy driving it.  If your car is past the point of no return, then it’s time to get it redone. Proper cleaning can save you time and money, but we’ll be here if you ever need professional help on replacing your carpet, seats, upholstery, or want a customized interior.  Car Interior Detailing Car inter...
white leather

When it comes to cars, some people like black interiors, some like beige, others like funky colors and blending tones, while others prefer white. There is no right or wrong answer. It all depends on your style and preference. But if you’re looking to redo your car interior and are torn between choosing either black or white, then this blog may help you decide.  Contrary to popular belief, there is no “right” answer. One color is not superior to the other. Both have their pros and cons. So, let’s dive right into it.  White Leathe...
spring drive

Spring is arguably one of the best times for a drive. Everything is bursting to life, you have the chance to experience the warm sun and fresh air after a long winter, and the whole country is open to you. You don’t have to worry about snow, or ice; all you need to plan for are sunny days and maybe a drizzle or two.  At VIP European Auto, we live for the perfect drive. Here are some of our favorites and some that are on our bucket lists.  Joshua Tree National Park, California The scenic drive through Joshua Tree National Park...
Car Maintenance For the Spring

It’s spring! You know what that means? Spring cleaning for your car and car maintenance! It’s time for weatherproofing, checking your tires, and making sure everything is running smoothly under the hood. We at VIP European Auto Interiors will tell you how!  Clean Your Seats and Carpet It’s time to break out the old vacuum cleaning and give your car a good once (or twice) over with it. Shake out all of the weatherproof mats you have and use a brush attachment to really get deep into the carpet fibers.  You can use carpet shamp...
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...
how to repair car carpet

Have you ever snagged your shoe, purse, bag, or something else on your car carpet? It may not seem like a big deal now, but those snags can eventually turn into tears or thinning spots. Or the damage could be from an old burn! Whatever the case, small areas can be repaired at home. Today, we’re going to walk you through how to repair car carpet in a few easy steps. Preventive Measures Before we show you reactive fixes, there are a few things you can do to help prevent damage to your carpet. You can purchase custom-fit weather mats to avoi...
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 Hood Your 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...
soft top convertibles

If you’re looking for a convertible, chances are you have a specific car in mind. But if you don’t, you might be floored by the amount of them on the market. There are modern convertibles, sports, soft top convertibles and hardtop. So, which one is right for you?  We at VIP European Auto broke it down below.  Go For a Soft Top Soft top convertibles are more modern than hard tops. They’re automatic and retract in seconds with a push of the button. They also have more cargo room than their hardtop cousins. Hardtops fold into th...
car color

Have you ever just looked at a parking lot and noticed the colors in it? There will be a lot of white, gray, and black, sure, but what about the reds? The blues? The yellows? The sporty greens? Cars are an expression of their driver and every driver deserves to love the color of their car. But did you know that colors go in and out of style? That’s why we at VIP European Auto wanted to go over some of the car color trends of 2021.  Exterior Car Color Trends Grays, reds, and blues are expected to be big in 2021 in North America. More ...