Originally Posted by jopa489
All good advice here. But black will start to show swirls over time, it's inevitable and why you do a polish 1-2 times per year. Considering your car is so new, the swirls you might be noticing may have been there from the dealer or factory. Dealers commonly use filling glaze to make the paint look pristine when you take delivery, but after a few washes it wears off and the true condition of the paint is revealed.
Don't think for a second the paint on a new car is perfect. That's far from the truth.
This is what I was thinking. Swirls were probably already there from dealer prep.
Sounds like you used the correct washing method so swirls should not be that apparent.