The Tint a Car Story

With over 44 years of history, here's our story...

From opening its doors in Perth, Western Australia, in 1972 to now over 100 locations nationwide, we're proud to say that we have the experience and products that stand the test of time.

So what have we done in that time?  

1972:  The first Tint a Car store opens in King Street, Perth.   

1980:  Tint a Car grows to 12 stores in Western Australia.     

1985:  Tint a Car launches the 'Don’t Drive Naked' Campaign - a racy concept that turned heads and gets people talking about Tint a Car!

1990:  The network now has 40 stores operating nationally.     

1999:  The Tint a Car network goes international, branching out in New Zealand.     

2000:  The network grows even further to 110 stores nationwide.    

2007:  Tint a Car enters into the start of a great partnership with Bollé Australia.     

2008:  Tint a Car expands the network into China.     

2009:  South Korea becomes the next location for an international store opening.

2012:  Tint a Car celebrates it's 40th anniversary by 'Bringing the Cool' with a 70’s theme (…you wanna see photos from the staff party!)    

2013:  Vinyl Car Wraps are added to the product range.

2014:  A new state-of-the-art ceramic technology car window tint is launched, Ceramatrix, and is quickly voted No. 1 by all Tint a Car stores for its adaptive temperature control.

2015:  Tint a Car introduce Paint Protection Film to the range, providing customers with more options for protecting their ride.

2016: Shelley Craft comes on board as the Tint a Home Style Ambassador!

2017:  …is a big year for the Tint a Car group. With some really exciting initiatives in the works, stay tuned for what’s to come!


Tint a Car is a household brand in Australia, and in other countries around the world - it's a brand you can trust for superior product, the most experienced tint technicians, and outstanding customer service.

Want more information on why Tint a Car is a name you can trust?  Read our Reasons to choose Tint a Car.

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