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Chameleon tints are a tint for your vehicle’s front windscreen that gives a chameleon-like effect. The popular trend is different to a regular window tint, as it is not one solid colour like ordinary window tints. Chameleon tint contains coloured dyes which generate a gradient of purple, green or blue.

These colours change when the vehicle is moving, or depending on the weather, lighting or angle of view. This gives the ‘Chameleon’ effect, as the tinted windows appear to change colours, depending on outdoor conditions.

An elegant upgrade to your car, you can apply the Chameleon tint yourself, or you can have a Chameleon tint professionally fitted to your vehicle windows.

To learn more about Chameleon Tints, read our blog post here.








90% Infared Heat Protection

This is the attention getter! Most commonly known as the “blue” tint has the biggest chameleon effect meaning that at different angles and lighting you can see different shades of blue.



80% Infared Heat Protection

Brand New unlike any tint before giving each car the look and feeling of a sunset, with strong chameleon tones changing from red to orange to pink to blue and purple. Sunset gives you the ultimate burning sky look and feel on the road no matter what time it is! Slight blue hue from inside that helps with sun glare



99% UV Rejection

This tint is one of our most popular tints since it has such a strong chameleon effect while providing comfort and privacy! The chameleon effect is very strong in this tint, and the colours can range from blue to green to purple to pink. It all depends on your car and angle of view!

Chameleon Tints Manchester


Stunning appearance

Our Chameleon tint looks stylish, modern and attention-grabbing. If it is a bright day with fluffy clouds in the sky, this will be reflected in your window tints!

Daytime privacy

The reflective film inside the Chameleon tint prevents vision through the glass, affording the driver and passengers a level of comfort that they won’t find in non-tinted cars.


The darkened glass from the Chameleon tint makes it harder for thieves to gain access to your car to steal any items you store inside.

Shade from the sun and protection from damaging Ultra Violet Rays

The film in our Chameleon tint blocks 99% of UV Rays. This is ideal for individuals with sensitivity to sunlight or skin diseases. Too much UV radiation emitted from the sun damages the DNA in our skin cells, which can lead to skin cancer.

Reduced glare

Sunlight, flood lights and oncoming traffic headlights can be very distracting for drivers. The Chameleon tint reduces the blinding impact of this lighting, helping you to concentrate better on the road.

Cooler interior

Our Chameleon tint offers 80% Infrared (IR) Heat Rejection. The tint keeps out the sun’s UV rays, meaning the driver and passengers will stay cooler and more comfortable in the vehicle.


If the windscreen glass gets shattered in an accident, the Chameleon tint holds the glass together.

Protection for your vehicle’s interiors

As it blocks the sun’s rays, a Chameleon tint prevents your dashboard and upholstery from sun damage. Copious amounts of sunlight can cause the leather in your car interiors to discolour and crack.

Chameleon tints are a bit like a mirrored windscreen, much like a mirror you have in your bathroom, but it is not a mirror at all.

Nor are they metallic, as they need to provide a clear view for the driver inside the vehicle. The tinted window screen will reflect back what is seen.

But since your front window is angled upwards, it will reflect back at you what it sees in the sky. The colours you see in your windows may vary depending on the weather for the day, and how bright or cloudy the sky is.

Air temperature can also affect the tinting film, and even the angle that you are viewing the window from. This is why it’s called chameleon, as it has properties that can change depending on outdoor conditions.

Chameleon windscreen tints were originally created by the more prestigious automobile brands for looks, as well as to provide protection from the sun’s glare.

Chameleon windscreen tints also provide that same sun glare protection. This window film is manufactured in the USA, shipped to the UK, and offers 99% blockage of harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Besides the aesthetics, a driver and passengers can enjoy a more comfortable ride in the vehicle, as well as protection from sunburn or harmful skin diseases.

Currently, on offer, Aqua Blue or Cadbury Purple are the standard chameleon window tinting Manchester options for your vehicle.

So even if the skies aren’t blue that day, a bright blue or purple-blue shade will be reflected back in your window tinting. This shade is certainly attention-getting. There may be more colours on the way too!

When a car has a Chameleon tint on the front windscreen, it doesn’t affect the driver’s view. The driver will be able to see the road clearly from the driving seat, as normal. But the tinted window will reflect what is seen.

Because the windscreen is angled upwards, it will reflect what it sees in the sky. The colours you see in your tinted windows will vary, depending on the weather or how bright or cloudy the sky is.

Yes, they are, as well as surrounding areas in Bury, Stockport, Salford, Wigan, and Oldham, or other regions if you’re willing to drive in to experience our specialist services.

If you have any concerns, please feel free to ask plenty of questions when you visit our custom specialist workshop, or give us a call.

We can provide you with the full stats on the window screens so if you’re ever questioned, you can provide the necessary documents.

If you’re happy with plain grey window tint, then please visit our other window tints page, but if you want to make your vehicle look amazing, please browse our chameleon tints page to learn more!

The colour of the film will change depending on weather, lighting, temperature, and different angle of view. It does not constantly have the same look and will look differently depending on these factors which is why it is a “chameleon” tint.

Our film has been carefully sourced and offers the best in quality, imported directly from USA it offers 80% IR Heat Rejection and Blocks 99% of Ultra Violet Ray. The results, a much cooler interior and an extremely eye- catching windscreens with dynamic colour changing properties.

Our film has been carefully sourced and offers the best in quality, imported directly from USA it offers 80% IR Heat Rejection and Blocks 99% of Ultra Violet Ray. The results, a much cooler interior and an extremely eye-catching windscreens with dynamic colour changing properties.


Yes, as long as you meet the legal requirements, your Chameleon tint is legal for the road. By UK law, front windscreens must allow at least 75% of its light through, while front side windows must let in at least 70% of the light.

It is illegal to fit or sell glass that breaks the rules on tinted windows. It is also illegal to sell a vehicle already fitted with glass that breaks the rules.

The police or the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) vehicle examiners can pull you over and inspect your vehicle’s window tint using light measuring equipment. You could face a penalty if your car windscreen or windows are incorrectly tinted.

If a car’s tinted windows do not adhere to the legal limit, they will restrict the view of the driver, thus risking the safety of the driver and passengers. Having excessively dark windows will also pose a danger for other road users and pedestrians, who won’t be able to see the driver properly through the tinted windows.

The law requires your car’s front side windows to allow at least 70% of the light, while the front windscreen must let in at least 75% of its light through.

A Chameleon tint lets in 70% of light, which is within the legal limit- so it won’t cause you to fail your MOT test.

However, if you pass an MOT test, don’t just assume that your window tints are legal, especially if you installed them yourself. You should always check that your window tints are within the legal requirements.

You will fail your MOT test if there is too much tint on your vehicle windows.

Here at Car Specialist Customs, we offer a full Chameleon tint service, to help transform your vehicle windows to the way you desire. Our tints are made from high quality materials and our team of experts will tint your car with a smooth, professional finish, in as little as a couple of hours.

You will have a 1 year warranty on your Chameleon tint.

Choose from a cool aqua blue, vibrant sunset orange or stunning Cadbury purple.

Visit our website to request a quote and learn more about Chameleon tints- we are happy to help.

You can get Chameleon windscreen tint in Manchester if you shop with Car Specialist Customs.

We are based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, and you can call us on 07523 971347 or by emailing

Not at all! Since our tints have high light visibility transmission , the visibility from inside the car is not affected.

Tell your insurance company that you have window tints, as this counts as a modification to your car. If you need to make an insurance claim but you haven’t told your insurance provider that you have tinted windows, you may not be eligible for compensation.

Immediately after the Chameleon tint has been applied, don’t open and close the windows for about 10 days, as the tint could still be wet.  You need to allow some time, so that the tint can set properly.

Avoid cleaning your tinted windows right away, as the tint needs time to dry and adhere to your window surface.

  • Clean your tinted windows regularly. You can hand clean them, use a jet wash, or take your car to a car wash facility.
  • Never scrub your windows harshly. Instead, use a soft cloth to wipe away dirt.
  • Never use cleaning products or disinfectant wipes that contain alcohol or harsh chemicals such as ammonia. These will damage the film in your tinted windows and reduce the clarity.
  • Use a spray that is specially formulated for cleaning car windows. Don’t spray it directly onto the car windows; spray it directly onto the cloth.
  • Don’t use paper towels to clean or dry your tinted windows. These will leave tiny fibres all over, which are annoying and difficult to remove.
  • Avoid continually touching your tinted windows with your hands, as this will leave streaks and smudges.

You may decide to remove your Chameleon tint if the film becomes damaged and needs replacing.

All window tints may show signs of wear and tear over time, especially if they are exposed to lots of sun and heat.

Cheaper window tints may be made of lower-quality materials and thus degrade faster. So, invest in a good quality, professional window tint which will last you for years to come.

To remove your Chameleon tint:

  • Consult a professional window tint service if you do not wish to remove a Chameleon tint yourself.
  • To remove the Chameleon tint yourself, grab a heat gun, hair dryer or steamer.
  • Remove any stickers from your car windows.
  • Apply the heating device at a distance of 5cm away from a corner of the tint.
  • Steam it carefully, to make the tint peel away.
  • Take your time to peel off the window tint, taking care not to scratch or smudge the car windows.
  • Use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe away the adhesive glue.
  • If the adhesive is particularly stubborn and won’t come off, try wiping the area with adhesive remover, nail polish remover, washing-up liquid or WD-40 cleaner.
  • Give your windows a good clean and make sure they fully dry.