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We first opened our doors in Fredericksburg, VA in 1984. A family-owned full-service repair center specializing in German automobiles - It is our goal to offer superior service and unsurpassed technical expertise to everyone who walks through our door. As a small business, we have to do better - and be better than the big dealers and shops we compete with for your business. Our success and longevity in such a competitive market can be attributed to our returning customers and their referrals. We will provide you with personalized, professional service upon every visit. For over 27 years we have specialized in foreign car service and repair. Eight years ago we added the BMW and Mini Cooper lines to our list of repair specialties. We are known throughout the area for our superior technical skills and service. By specializing in German cars, we have been able to offer services that no other independant shop can offer anywhere in the region. Our advanced diagnostic systems match or exceed those of most dealers. We ARE the most qualified independent service center for BMW and Mini Cooper in Fredericksburg and the surrounding region. We have clients from as far as North Carolina and Maryland. International Auto Specialist is owned by Bob Sorkhe. Mr. Sorkhe has over 40 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. He is on site every day to oversee every vehicle repair performed by his technicians - and to ensure that his customers experience the best service available. Mr. Sorkhe is well known as one of the most experienced and qualified specialty car technicians in the region. He will not rest until you are satisfied.

We first opened our doors in Fredericksburg, VA in 1984. A family-owned full-service repair center specializing in German automobiles - It is our goal to offer superior service and unsurpassed technical expertise to everyone who walks through our door. As a small business, we have to do better - and be better than the big dealers and shops we compete with for your business. Our success and longevity in such a competitive market can be attributed to our returning customers and their referrals. We will provide you with personalized, professional service upon every visit. For over 27 years we have specialized in foreign car service and repair. Eight years ago we added the BMW and Mini Cooper lines to our list of repair specialties. We are known throughout the area for our superior technical skills and service. By specializing in German cars, we have been able to offer services that no other independant shop can offer anywhere in the region. Our advanced diagnostic systems match or exceed those of most dealers. We ARE the most qualified independent service center for BMW and Mini Cooper in Fredericksburg and the surrounding region. We have clients from as far as North Carolina and Maryland. International Auto Specialist is owned by Bob Sorkhe. Mr. Sorkhe has over 40 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. He is on site every day to oversee every vehicle repair performed by his technicians - and to ensure that his customers experience the best service available. Mr. Sorkhe is well known as one of the most experienced and qualified specialty car technicians in the region. He will not rest until you are satisfied.

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Client Reviews

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    These guys helped me out of an issue with my MINI. Honest and upfront....I'm glad we have such a great European auto shop in Fredericksburg. Thanks to Will, Kevin and Bobby. Great communication and trustworthy and upfront about all work. Thank you, I appreciate your honesty and integrity.

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    Very impressed with high level of professionalism, honesty, and quality of work from Will and his team.  The performance analysis was thorough and I really appreciated the time they took to explain and educate us on what was going on with our vehicle. They took pride in their workmanship and as proven subject matter experts, it was evident that they would not compromise their reputation to make a buck! Our BMW X5 35i is driving great! We've finally found a mechanic we can trust! - Thanks, Will!

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    The guys at International have done it again! Kevin has taken care of my 2008 Audi A5 for the past 5 years. This time it was in need of its routine maintenance, brakes, struts and tires. They completed a huge amount of work in a timely, professional manner. I would never trust my car to anyone else. Thanks again Kevin, Will, Jeff and Bobby!

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    My first pick for my German car...  For those looking for folks who are honest and take pride in their craft; look no further.  There aren't enough characters allowable in this review for me to extend how grateful and pleased I am to be a customer here.  My man Bobby will get you all setup, and Kevin the lead mechanic there is gonna tell you exactly what you need to get back on the road... haha.  In all honestly, you'll find great service and fair rates here.  Definitely worth the queue here; these guys take their time, but get the job done right (the first time)! Many thanks guys; see you in a few thousand miles.

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    As good as it gets. We were on a roadtrip from NH to FL and half way through the trip we thought we blew our clutch just outside Fredricksburg, 4:30 on a Friday. I called all the surrounding dealers and garages for my 1997 BMW Z3 and only Bobby and his team were able to guarantee parts for Monday and a swift repair. As you can imagine, was very nervous about the integrity and  what the job might end up costing me. The entire staff at International Auto was incredible, very friendly and sharply professional. All in all the job was done at 11:00 AM Monday morning. Upon a very thorough examination they identified a bad Slave Cylinder and had me out the door and back on the road for under $450. I wish these guys were in FL, I am yet to find a shop as honest, efficient and fair. Outstanding- 5/5.

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    Very good German Engineering expertise and customer service.

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    These guys really know what they are doing. They specialize in foreign cars and are always real busy.  They have all of the computer systems to reset any code or key readers. I would bring my car to them any day of the week instead of taking the long drive up north or down south. Additionally, they are much cheaper then the dealership. Be prepared to leave your car for a day or two (depending on the service) or extensive work required. Like I said they have many cars being serviced. BMW maintenance is real expensive so be prepared to spend some cash.

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    I was traveling back to Connecticut from North Carolina with my son and my 09 BMW 328 wagon was suffering from an overheating problem. AAA towed us to International Auto repair, where they solved the issue - another shop forgot to reconnect the radiator fan relay from a previous repair. They sent us on our way with a handshake. They saved us from a possible catastrophic repair bill, had we not stopped in.

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    You all did an amazing job on my car! I really appreciate the hard work and integrity....and also the communication! We will be back for all future automotive needs! Thank you!

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    Our second car only gets driven a few thousand miles a year. Every fall I bring it in to International Auto Specialists for the annual safety inspection and oil change. Will and his team treat my car with great respect and they don't try to gouge their customers. If there's any issues they explain and advise. I love dealing with honest car mechanics. You can trust International Auto Specialists.

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