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.

Common Volkswagen Golf Issues: The Vehicle goes into Limp Mode

Nothing drives a car owner up the wall more than a rattling sound, funny engine behavior, or a feature that won't function as it should. The thing is, every vehicle has issues that are particular to the model, and the Volkswagen Golf is no different. So one day, your...

Introducing the VW E-Bugster Electric Concept Car

Finally, the VW Beetle is getting an electric powertrain to keep pace with the fast-approaching future of mobility. But this environmentally conscientious Beetle is 'less flower' and more aggressive in design and performance. Here's what to expect from the...

Common Problems with Volvo S80: Steering Wheel Module (SWM) Malfunction

Volvo S80 is a classy sedan that hit the market in the spring of 1998. It was the first Volvo model to debut with recognizable tail lamps and a larger and more curvaceous design. The S80 is beloved in the US because of its healthier and clean cabin environment, and it...

Audi A4 Issues: A Clogged Plenum Tray Drain

The Audi A4 is one of the popular vehicles in the brand's lineup. But as you accumulate miles with your Audi A4, some problems will crop up. One such problem is clogged plenum tray drains, which can lead to serious issues if left unchecked. Audi A4's Clogged Plenum...

What Makes the GLS-Class SUV Such a Darling?

Did you know that according to Statista, Mercedes Benz is the best-selling European automotive brand in the US? But this does not come so much of a surprise for most Benz fads, who have gotten used to the firsts. Taking the lion’s share of Benz’s popularity rank is...

Macan’s PDK Transmission Issues

Porsche Macan debuted in 2014 as the smaller and less expensive version of the Cayenne. The ‘Junior Cayenne’ shares a platform with Audi’s Q5. The Macan SUV is one of the most popular Porsche vehicles in the US, thanks to its class, quality, and reliability. But...

The 2011 BMW X5 Engine Stall Problem

The BMW X5 is a reasonably large yet speedy SUV that boasts sporty handling. The X5 has some cutting-edge features and tech that anybody with a taste for efficiency and style will find handy. Unsurprisingly, the X5 is one of the most enjoyable drives and a popular...

Transmission Issues with Land Rover Defender

The Land Rover Defender is a sturdy, reliable car built to withstand the harsh and brutal conditions of off-road riding. The new Defender has evoked the heritage of its predecessor regarding creature comforts, good looks, and off-road capability. It has emerged as a...

Air Suspension Issues with Land Rover

Air suspension is an excellent addition to the Land Rover - it makes a big difference in the comfort and usability of your vehicle, especially when climbing hills or traversing rough roads. However, air suspension on Land Rover can sometimes be temperamental. Common...

Thrust Link and Control Arm Bushings Issues with Mercedes

Mercedes is the best definition of reliability, comfort, and luxury all rolled in one. With the right and frequent TLC, your Merc is a faithful servant. However, there are expected wear and tear issues particular to Mercedes, and thrust link and control arm bushings...

Contact Us

A1 Performance Auto Repair European Specialist


780 Coleman Ave. San Jose, CA 95110




Email A1 Performance Auto Repair European

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our newsletter mailing list to receive giveway drawings, coupons and deals.

You have Successfully Subscribed!