The ASE-certified master technicians at Premier Collision have been resuscitating rides in South Florida for more than two decades. Inside the 20,000-square-foot facility, the team relies on the industry's latest equipment to breathe new life into both foreign and domestic cars. Limited lifetime warranties back up their work, too, whether your car needs a new side mirror, got scratched up in a fender bender, or suffered major damage after falling out of a hammock.
The trained technicians at Heaven's Touch Auto Detailing expertly de-grime autos with hand-washing and -waxing services. During the 30–60-minute deluxe wash, soft cloths touch down on auto bodies to initiate a spa-like treatment that gently scrubs away dirt, sprays tires with Armor All, vacuums the interior, installs an air freshener, and flosses between cars' grills. Drivers can unwind in a waiting area with a full café, flat-screen televisions, and comfy seating; in addition to streak-free cars, female motorists will drive away from the shop with a complimentary rose from the staff.
With participating locations nationwide, Auto Care Special lets customers reach out to their local garages for a grab bag of free and discounted maintenance services. Cards may be redeemed for multiple vehicles over the course of one year for services such as oil changes, safety inspections, and engine-light diagnoses. Those who move or create alter-egos over the course of the year can scan the locations page for participating garages in their new cities of residence to receive a complimentary maintenance bundle.
Everything is done by hand at Miami Car Spa, where cars roll into individual stalls for sudsy hand washes, waxes, and interior cleanups. Patrons can choose from four wash styles, each named for a southern Florida hot spot, such as the quick and simple Miami style, which starts with a wash and ends with a spritz of air freshener. At the top of the list is the South Beach style, during which the crew treats paint to a clear-coat protectant before guiding rides to a shaded tent for a full interior cleanup, including shampoo, conditioner, and french braids for the seat belts.
Some drivers might only be concerned about the bugs on the windshield, not realizing that the ones clinging to the front bumper can eat through the clear coat. At Lulu’s Car Wash, the crew understand this and use it to remind their customers of the importance of regular washes. Vehicles can run through their high-tech wash tunnel in just three minutes. As drivers pull up to the tunnel’s entrance beneath the smiling-car logo, they can choose treatments that coat auto bodies with UV protectant and iridescent shine. Patrons can also attend to the insides of their rides: the staff performs interior detailing, and the lot is equipped with free vacuums.
Red Limo cruises through Miami's pulsing asphalt veins, bringing passengers to their destination in the spacious cabins of the fleet's sleek, relaxation-inducing luxury vehicles. Riding from Miami International Airport to South Beach in the BMW ($160) or the Cadillac ($135) allows riders to stretch out, as each vehicle serves an ample helping of leg room and luggage space to up to six passengers or two people and two large boxes filled with books about country singer Gretchen Wilson, and passengers with general cruising desires can stylishly sail in either car, exploring all that Miami has to offer ($110 per hour for the BMW; $85 per hour for the Cadillac).