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Ilja | Berkeley Motor Works

Ilja is not just good at what he does, he's one of the best in the business. He has over 20 years of dealership experience and the BMW factory training of a BMW "Master Technician" with a total of over 35 years in the industry. He also has ASE Certifications and is well known all over the state at BMW dealerships as the guy with the answers. For his own car, Ilja drives a 1995 M3 or 1988 convertible 325ic. You didn't think he would drive anything else, did you?

Mike | Berkeley Motor Works

In the summer of 1982 Mike came across his first 1969 2002 Colorado Orange BMW. While putting himself thru Cal Berkeley Mike started working on BMW's and fell in love with them. He loves the way they handle and the way they look. He really knows how to make BMW's run properly and offers expert advise. Whatever's wrong, we'll fix it.


Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. You are sitting on a fence and your perplexed. You drive a great car. And now you're faced with the decision to service and maintain your auto. "Where do I go?" you muse. Rest easy. We are Berkeley Motor Works and we'll help you get off that fence.

We're a first rate shop located in Albany, CA We've been servicing BMWs and Minis going on twenty years. Our philosophy is simple: Do the job right and treat our customers honestly and respectfully. An attitude like this brings about good feelings. And good feelings are contagious.

Along with good feelings we strive to create an atmosphere of trust. So when you drop off your car, you will have the confidence to know that your car will be well taken care of. At Berkeley Motor Works we take nothing for granted. We have to. Touching all the bases and going that extra mile has made us a successful business. And we're darn proud of that.

Over the years we've helped many of our customers get off that Perplexing fence. Now it's your turn. Only one question remains: When can we hear from you?

Thanks for your time and have a great day.

The People at Berkeley Motor Works.

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