If you live in a harsh winter environment, storing your favored car during colder months will extend its longevity. sports cars in particular are exceptionally vulnerable to the conditions winter driving present. They sit lower to the ground, so driving through deep snow has a tendency to embed it in areas you’d rather not see it get into. Plus, road salts and chemicals put down for snow removal are wicked hard on your chrome, paint and alloy wheels.
Further, the wonderfully sticky wide tires that make your car handle so well in warmer months work against it on snow. Yes, you can always switch over to a winter tire and wheel set, but the rest of your toy will still be exposed to Mother Nature’s dark side.
If you can afford a second car, store the fun one in winter.
However, there’s more to winter car storage than pulling into a garage in November, closing the door and walking away. To store a car for the winter, you need to take some precautions to make sure it comes out just as good as it went in