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 ...

It’s the brand new year and you know what that means? Brand new cars. While long since announced, we at VIP European Auto wanted to take a look at some of the fastest, sleekest, and most innovative cars on the market for 2021. Before we get into all that, though, let’s take a look back at 2020 so we have something to compare to.  The Fastest Non-Muscle Car of 2020: Tesla Model S P100D  When it comes to speed, nothing could beat Tesla’s Model S P100D. It achieved 0-60 in 2.4 seconds flat: an astonishing acceleration indeed!&nb...
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...

We’ve done a lot of work we’re proud of in 2020 and wanted to take a look back at every car we’ve worked on. So here is a look back at our car interior jobs of 2020. If you’re interested in getting an interior overhaul for your car, give us a call!  VIP’s Interior Work on a 2000 BMW Z3 The 2000’s model is was sleek when released, but is now considered to be outdated. On this car, the owner wanted work done on the dash, glovebox, and interior repair to bring the Z3 into the modern age without losing the flair BMWs are known for. ...
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 2020 If 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...
Car storage

It’s that time of year again — the holidays! Whether you’re staying at home and hosting a family get together, going to a friend or family’s house, or staying in and celebrating with your housemates, chances are that you’ll be transporting some food and gifts. We at VIP European Auto Interiors want you to enjoy your holiday and avoid any unfortunate spills or accidents. So we compiled an updated list on how to protect the interior of your car using proper car storage for holiday travel or storage.  How to Travel with Gifts Traveling ...
driving at night

Fall is here, which means daylight is dwindling. That means it’s likely the sun will be setting, if there at all, during your commute home for work, while it’s brighter than normal in the early morning. Be sure you and your vehicle are ready for this transition with these tips from VIP European Auto Interiors.  Tips for Driving At Night Dirty windshields may only be an annoyance during the day, but at night, they can severely hinder your already affected view. But it’s not only during the night that you have to worry.  When t...
2000 BMW Z3

BMW has a slogan: they’re “The Ultimate Driving Machine” and for many, this is the truth. BMW is one of the world’s leaders of manufacturing and selling luxury vehicles and motorcycles. They’re a German multinational company with deep roots embedded in history.  The History of BMW BMW can trace its roots back to Karl Rapp and Gustav Otto. In 1916, the Flugmaschinenfabrik (translates to aircraft factory) Gustav Otto company merged into the Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke AG (BFW). As implied by the English translation, BMW didn’t start ...