BMW Films – The Escape

Launched in 2001, BMW Films’ “The Hire” was a series of eight groundbreaking online short films starring Clive Owen as an enigmatic driver for hire. Each film was a unique story, with David Fincher and Ridley and Tony Scott acting as executive producers. The films were helmed by acclaimed directors John Frankenheimer, Ang Lee, Wong [...]

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Mercedes-Benz, a parkour athlete and a Traxxas Slash in the Ultimate Race

Its a race so you know the SWE Auto Prep crew was there behind the scenes keeping the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe in top condition thru the ultimate race! Check out the videos here.  

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While Most Can’t Keep Their Eyes Off Gigi

BMW USA eyes on Gigi Hadid features the first-ever ‪#‎BMWM2‬ and while most can't keep their eyes off Gigi... Everyone in the SWE Auto Prep Vehicle Preparation & Specialty Services department that worked on this project agreed the aggressively chiseled front, wide rear stance, and overall bold design of the M2 stole the hearts! So [...]

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Happy Veterans Day!


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Behind the Scenes with KITT on the Samsung Smart Home Commercial

We got to hang with The Hoff himself on a recent Samsung commercial shoot. The SWE Auto Prep staff also showed superstar TV legend KITT the royal treatment! View the spot here.

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Vehicle Preperation Behind the Scenes of the 2015 M-Class Commercial

"Early on our second day of shooting, the 2015 M-Class casts a long shadow against the backdrop of the desert mountains. The crew did an outstanding job preparing our M-Class for another grueling day." #MBPhotoPass Mercedes-Benz USA

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On Location in San Francisco with the Porsche Macan

SWE Auto Prep (SWE) on location in San Francisco for the Porsche Macan film shoot. New and private collection Porsche vehicles transported in SWE Auto Prep's Transporters.      

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Jay Z and Kanye’s flame-throwing Maybach fetches $60k at charity auction

The Maybach 57 now more art than auto was torn apart and put back together by SWE Auto Prep for the Jay-Z and Kanye West's Spike Jonze directed "Otis" video sold at auction for $60,000. A portion of the proceeds will go to Save The Children, a charity that aides starving children in Africa.

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Celebrating 35 Years of Providing Vehicle Preparation & Specialty Services

Thank you to our team and to our loyal customers with out all of you we would not be the leader in the industry.

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SWE Prep Techs Rock the new Circuit of the Americas F1 track!

On one of our early trips to our second location in Austin, TX our SWE Auto Prep tech preps wasted no time getting right to work! We were thrilled to take part in the Jaguar Motor Trend Ride and Drive event at the newly opened F1 Circuit of the Americas.