European Autos

This A1 location specializes in repairs for all European makes and models of cars. We do Bimmer and Audi service, Mercedes and others. We are your European car specialist.

Coupons Deals

Click to see today’s coupon deal for European vehicle repair or maintenance. We always have a special on at A1 Performance European Auto Repair.

European Trucks

This A1 location does repairs for all European makes of trucks. We work on trucks manufactured by Volvo, Mercedes, Mack and others. We are your European truck and van specialist.

Towing to the Shop

We can tow your vehicle into our shop from anywhere in the San Jose area. Just give us a call and ask to be towed into our San Jose Auto Repair Shop. Call: 408-982-3091.

Cliff Guarantees It

I personally make sure the repairs made on your automobile are done correctly and need to be done only once. I hire mechanics that are certified in various European makes of vehicles to ensure they have the level of knowledge to repair your vehicle quickly and properly the first time you come in. Because we have such a well-trained and skilled staff, we are able to offer our customers our 1-year/12,000 mile guarantee. We know we will get the repair right the first time you bring it into our auto shop.
Cliff Do, Owner

European Car Repair Shop

This shop specializes in only European makes of cars and trucks. Our original location, A1 Performance Auto Repair in Sunnyvale, got so busy that we needed to open this specialty shop. Both of our locations are thriving now! If you have a Japanese or American make of vehicle, please see our Sunnyvale location for repairs and maintenance.

Factory Service!

$75 OFF
Recommended Factory Maintenance
Complete Inspection & Report
Meets all warranty requirements


Get Your Smog Done

for ONLY $41.75
Plus the Certificate

Safety 1st

All cars receive free cold fogger sanitizer treatment.

Dealing With Failing Catalytic Converters In Your Audi

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BMW Lifetime Transmission Fluid: No Need to Service?

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS – All You Need To Know

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Repairing BMW Valve Cover Gasket Oil Leaks

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Fixing Mercedes ML GLE 350 “Auxiliary Battery Malfunction” Warning

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Volkswagen / Audi FSI Engines: Carbon Build-Up Problems

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Mini Cooper Oil Burning and Starvation: What You Need To Know

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Understanding Triangle-Shaped Road Signs

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Dealing with Mercedes-Benz AIRMATIC Suspension Failures

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Handling Road Rage from Other Drivers

Everyone seems to be in a hurry in today’s world and trying to get to their destination yesterday. Road rage sometimes happens to be the vent valve for letting off frustration via aggressive, hostile, or angry behavior of road users while driving. Such may include...

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A1 Performance Auto Repair European Specialist


780 Coleman Ave. San Jose, CA 95110




Email A1 Performance Auto Repair European

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