Who We Are

German Car Depot is an independent automotive repair shop offering service and repair exclusively for Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes Benz, BMW and Mini Cooper vehicles. Our technicians use the same diagnostic equipment and specialty tools as the new car dealer service department and have access to the latest Technical Service Bulletins issued by the manufactures.

We are more of a family run business, taking the time to get to know each customer and their driving habits. Our parts department is well stocked with an inventory of commonly needed parts to ensure the quickest possible turn-around time on your vehicles repair.

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German Car Depot features 8 service bays

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Our extensive collection of Factory specialty tools.

The founder and driving force behind German Car Depot is Alan “Ollie” Gelfand, former professional skateboarder and developer of the "Ollie" skateboarding trick.

A few years after injuries ended his professional professional skateboarding career, Alan begin competing in Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) road racing events.

Building and driving his own VW race cars, Alan went on to win several national competitions including four 24-hour endurance races. Alan discontinued racing in 2002, this allowed him more time to focus his efforts on building German Car Depot into what it is today, South Florida's dealer alternative for expert German car auto repair.

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95 VW Golf GTI VR6 - 12 hour race - Sebring

Alan at VW Factory

The team at German Car Depot are VW and Audi enthusiasts, they love and understand these vehicles, some of their personal cars include a GTI, a couple of Jetta's, a Beetle TDI, an Audi A6 Avant, a Passat Wagon and even a VW Corrado. On their last vacation Alan and his wife Sharon visited the Volkswagen Factory in Wolfsburg Germany.

At German Car Depot, Volkswagen and Audi are as much a passion as a business. You will not find a more knowledgeable or dedicated auto repair shop.

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