Kirkland Concours d’Elegance

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Kirkland Concours d’Elegance

The Kirkland Concours d’Elegance (French, literally “a competition of elegance”) is one of the premier concours events in the country. The ‘contest of elegance’ unites car enthusiasts from around the nation to bring their finest classics. British vehicles and motorcycles, Lamborghinis, American Post War Designs, and Classic Cars, are among the few that are featured; […]


1934 Packard Super Eight Leather Restoration

Sameday technician Don Livingston was called upon to prepare this 1934 Packard Super Eight for the Barrett-Jackson Auction that will take place later this year. The ’34 Packard is considered by some as the quintessential vehicle of the classic car era. Throughout the early twentieth century, Packard-built vehicles were among the elite in luxury automobiles. […]


Flawless Leather Interiors

What single thing most signifies luxury in a car? Most automotive consumers would likely answer, “leather upholstery.” A leather interior is what sets a luxury model apart from a standard one. For example, Porsche’s basic 911 has 40 upholstered leather pieces including the dash, door panels, and seats. With all the custom leather wrapped interior […]


Automotive Leather Care Tips 1

A custom leather interior is a costly investment that should be protected and maintained with the utmost quality and care.  Using the correct leather products and regular cleaning can increase the longevity of your auto interior. While you should always follow your vehicle manufacturer’s specific care instructions here are some simple steps you can take […]


Keep Your Leather Luxurious

Leather furniture, whether in your home or in your vehicle, can tend to stiffen or become worn as it is exposed to dirt, air, and liquids. Essentially, leather is made from animal hide so it thrives off the fats and oils that animals’ bodies produce.  However, once the hide is removed from the animal it […]