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Berkeley Auto Repair Shop | Griffin Motorwerke

At Griffin Motorwerke in Berkeley, CA, we provide excellent customer care and outstanding vehicle maintenance and service work. Our ultimate goal is to help you keep your car on the road longer while avoiding costly repairs due to a lack of or poor vehicle maintenance. We are also the premier choice for those looking to improve their vehicle. We offer the best brands of aftermarket parts and the knowledge needed to install them correctly.

In 1980, Terry Griffin worked at a Volkswagen dealership in Oakland, California as a line mechanic. He witnessed for himself the poor customer service that his community members received at the dealership and wanted to make a difference in the industry. He decided to open Griffin Motorwerke with the goal of being the shop that people could trust with their vehicles. Terry’s passion originally grew from his love for cars and his desire to make them go faster. Outside of the shop, Terry enjoys bike riding, photography, and track days.

Griffin Motorwerke is a long time retailer and experienced installer of Scheel-Mann and Recaro seats. All the employees at Griffin Motorwerke are serious gearheads. Everyone who works with us is involved in the business by choice, not necessity. Our common bond is motorsport and doing high-performance modifications to the cars we work on. This enthusiasm and dedication to customer service are what we at Griffin Motorwerke are all about.

At our Berkeley auto repair shop, our mechanics are ASE Certified, and we offer a full range of vehicle services. Our unique services include rebuild services and upgrades, suspension repairs and upgrades, custom alignment work, track day prep, big brake kit installation, and Recaro seats and installation. For all your vehicle’s needs, whether they are regular maintenance or repair or an amazing vehicle upgrade, you can trust the experts here at Griffin Motorwerke. Request an appointment or give us a call today!

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