Lafayette German Car

(Auto Repair)

Lafayette German Car
3328-D Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA
Voice: (925) 284-3390


  • “Juan has been working on our cars for about 7 years. I trust him so much that I don’t even look at the bill! His prices are very fair, and I always get great customer service from him. Everyone I recommend him to has the same experience. We’ve also used his body ship for some dent repair, and they did excellent work.”

  • “Juan has just done a great job for me on one of my cars. He does very good work. He’s been really good at finding the problem and fixing it.”

  • “They’re the only mechanics I use. I have two German cars that I’ve had him work on. He charges good prices, and all his people are very talented. I’ve never had a problem. I recommend him to my friends, and I don’t know what better reference I can give you than that.”

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Do you need a German mechanic to fix your German car? Not if you go to Juan Lara, a BMW-trained mechanic who’s been working on premium European cars for over 20 years.

Juan’s shop, Lafayette German Car, is located at the intersection of Hwys 680 and 24, right where Lafayette, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek come together.

The location is a little off the beaten track, which is why Juan bends over backwards to give customers the type of service that keeps them coming back. Not only will he pick up and deliver your car to and from your home, he’ll take you to BART or wherever you need to be.

He also has a separate body shop where he can fix dings and dents while your car is in for repair or service. (Somewhat of a perfectionist, Juan bought his own body shop because he was unhappy with the work done by the local body shops he was sending clients to.)

“We do everything mechanical, from minor tune-ups to major overhauls and everything in between,” Juan explains. “We have highly sophisticated diagnostic equipment, and we will do extended warranty servicing , full factory services, and high-performance service for 20% to 30% less than any Audi, BMW, Mercedes or Porsche dealer. We’ll also gladly work on Saabs and Volvos.”

Juan worked at San Francisco BMW for five years, and received extensive training at BMW’s Los Angeles facility. Hector, his service manager also managed Mercedes shops in the City.

“I’m lucky in that I have terrific mechanics, says Juan. “Most of them have been with me since we started seven years ago. People like the fact that they see the same mechanics.

“I guess that what makes us different is that we explain people’s car problems to them in language they can understand, and that we always do the job right the first time. We take care of them 100%.”

“People also love that we have the body shop. We do really great paint and bodywork repairs there, and not just on German cars – we’ll work on any car you care to bring us.

“We’re not here just to get paid – we’re here to provide our customers with good service.”

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