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Customize Your Ride with Cosmetic BMW Upgrades

North Bay Bavarian is Santa Rosa’s best shop for BMW upgrades. Our expert BMW mechanics can hook you up with upgrades for speed and upgrades for performance. Some BMW owners are satisfied with a stock car fresh from the lot. Other owners see their cars as extensions of their personality. Our crew can install cosmetic […]

5 Unexpected BMW Pre Purchase Inspection Tips

BMW is well-known for producing fast and fun cars that will last decades when maintained properly. North Bay Bavarian is well-known for exceptional and affordable Santa Rosa BMW maintenance. We’d all love a brand-new BMW, but many of us need to start with a pre-owned BMW first. Prospective buyers who aren’t also BMW mechanics sometimes […]
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Is a BMW Cold Air Intake Installation Right for My Car?

Our team at North Bay Bavarian loves installing BMW upgrades on Santa Rosa’s finest BMWs. We’ve been in the BMW repair, service and race-mod game since 87’. The only thing we enjoy more than fixing BMWs is racing them. Many of our customers ask us what they should get installed on their cars for better […]
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Car Care Tips from a BMW Mechanic Near Me

We at North Bay Bavarian enjoy talking shop with Santa Rosa BMW owners and Mini owners. We like hearing about restoration projects, upcoming races, weird car problems and the like. That said, we know that car care knowledge isn’t first nature for many vehicle owners. Gear-heads and non-gear-heads alike are welcome in our shop. Sometimes […]
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What Does Bavarian Performance Mean?

We at North Bay Bavarian love our jobs. We get to talk shop with some of Santa Rosa’s finest drivers. At the heart of what we do is a brand that brings us daily joy: BMW.  The passion that we and our customers hold for BMW is genuine. Many wonder, why would any car brand […]
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Expert BMW Restoration & Preservation

We at North Bay Bavarian love learning about the cutting-edge technologies that Bavarian Motor Works develops, but we also enjoy restoring classic BMWs. BMW restoration and preservation don’t just require technical repair knowledge. BMW restoration near me isn’t always the best bet because this type of work requires both art and science, and many BMW […]
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What Makes a MINI Mechanic Dependable?

What makes a MINI mechanic dependable? Among other things, skill, knowledge and a rock-solid code of ethics are important qualities for a MINI mechanic. It just so happens that our crew at North Bay Bavarian has all three. We appreciate cars that provide exceptional performance. We love to prepare cars for racing. We also love […]

How to Choose a BMW Restoration Shop

We at North Bay Bavarian love BMW’s old and new. We have more than 25 years of experience servicing, repairing, racing, and restoring BMWs. We know that current and prospective BMW owners have many choices when it comes to which shop to choose. We hope these BMW restoration shop questions will serve you well. Questions […]

Best BMW Pre Purchase Inspection

North Bay Bavarian knows that purchasing a pre-owned BMW can feel like a risky choice. We have served BMW owners in Marin and Sonoma County for more than 25 years. We care for our customers’ vehicles like we care for our own.  A BMW pre purchase inspection will allow you to buy with confidence. Get […]