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You don’t have to ‘sprechen sie Deutsch’ to understand that European cars are alluring, sophisticated, reliable, sexy and fast. Those who own them are ‘chuffed to bits’ about it! But there’s more to these beautiful cars than big screen car chases and status. Europeans are not only masters of engineering and design but each brand is rich in history, with logos that hold secrets you may not know. So what’s the scoop behind these sweet sedans and coupes? Here’s a bit of history on the most popular European cars we service at Motor Werke: BMW Rumour has it that the logo is a...

No One Wants To Hear That There Is Something Wrong With Their Car, Especially When It Comes To The Transmission. The owner of this 2010 Audi TT Quattro 4-cylinder TFSI 2 L started to feel a difference in the shift pattern when driving, and so he promptly brought his car to us with some concern. A test drive showed the somewhat erratic shifting,...

When it comes to servicing your car, do you cruise down to the dealership or your local independent shop? There can be benefits to both, and it mostly comes down to personal preference. Most people judge the quality of their service on the price, convenience, and customer service they receive. Presently, independent shops are often able to outshine the dealerships in all these important aspects....

Adding a European vehicle to the family is an exciting venture. Whether you are looking for a bigger vehicle to accommodate for the growing family, an all-wheel to get up the Okanagan’s Big White ski hill, or finally getting that sporty car you’ve always wanted, buying used can be a great option to go a little easier on the bank account. ...

Brakes aren’t always the most talked about upgrade, but if you want your car to go fast, you will most likely want it to stop effectively as well. Our customer came in with concerns about squealing brakes and clunking in the suspension when driving his 2008 Audi RS4. We discovered worn brake discs and leaking struts/shocks....

The VW R32 is an agile and balanced everyday performance car. With all-wheel drive, 410+ hp, and luxury features, the R32 is the GTI with more. This rare VW is an absolute pleasure to drive; nimble around corners and spirited on the straight-aways....