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

Safety 1st

All cars receive free cold fogger sanitizer treatment.

Foreign Cars that You Can Finally Import into the US

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Unleash Your Inner Europhile: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect European Car

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Issues with Your Volkswagen Jetta: DPF Warning Light

It’s all fun driving your Volkswagen Jetta until something like diesel particulate filter warning lights illuminates. Did you do something wrong? Will it cost an arm and leg to fix? When the DPF light comes on, your car is communicating that there is something wrong...

A Symphony on Wheels: The Sensational Infotainment System of the 2024 BMW 7-series

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VW Atlas Issues: Forward Collision-Avoidance System Problems

By 2021, Volkswagen was the highest-selling European automotive brand in the US. Owning a Volkswagen like a Volkswagen Atlas is a source of pride and prestige. The Volkswagen Atlas is a stiff competitor of the Mazda CX-9 and Jeep Grand Cherokee L in the exclusive...

The Economics of Shared Mobility

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Rev Up Your Business with Customized Cargo Vans

As a small business owner, a cargo van is a necessity. Otherwise, the cost of transporting goods and or equipment would run away. Typically, a cargo van is both tools on wheels and a blank canvas. They’re perfect examples of versatility. The only caveat is that you...

Kia Rio Engine Trouble

A Kia Rio is a bundle of safety and reliability - the perfect choice for first-time drivers. It is also the kind of vehicle startups require to begin their life in the corporate world. But despite its excellent track record, the sedan has a few issues you should be...

Upgrading Your European Car: A Guide to Performance Modifications

European vehicles have a reputation for quality and performance. But eventually, you may get used to the ‘new normal’ performance, and you want more than the stock form. You’re also the kind of driver who desires to make a statement on the road, and you want to turn...

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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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