Watch How Jay Leno Protects His Supercars From Paint Chips

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Anyone who likes to drive their car(s) regularly knows how annoying it can be to get paint chips or even a cracked windshield from all types of road debris. When we’re talking supercars with seven-figure price tags, it’s worth spending a little extra on protection.

And one of the simplest and most effective methods is using a protective clear film. In the latest instalment of Jay Leno’s Garage, car collector Jay gets the team from Protective Film Solutions to apply a film to his latest baby, the McLaren P1.

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As the video shows, it’s impossible to tell whether the car is wearing the film or not, and the film, which is less than the thickness of a credit card, will protect a car’s paint and windshield for up to 10 years before needing to be reapplied.

Understandably, Jay was a little apprehensive about initially using the film. He admits that he was concerned it might show age and even change color over time. However, he’s been using it for a few years now and even has it on his F1.  

In case you’re interested in applying the film on your ride, Protective Film Solutions charges between $1,500 and $2,500. The cost will depend largely on the type of vehicle.

Once you're done with the video, click here to watch Jay drive his P1.

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