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Wringing the Most Out of the Driving Season

fall color tour driving

We understand our clients because we're just like them. They say Virginia is for lovers, well, we love sliding behind the wheel and settling into the driver's seat. Labor Day marks the beginning of rainy days and deteriorating driving conditions, and we might wistfully look ahead to scheduling our winter BMW and MINI maintenance - but there are definitely still some beautiful days ahead. We've got the fall color tour to look forward to, and some pretty incredible drives right here in our backyard. 

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Expert Car Care Includes The Best Products, Parts, and Technicians

Quality OEM Parts

We understand that you drive a Beemer or a Mini because you love your car. When it's time for maintenance you want the best technicians, products, and parts available; we've got all three for you. Our technicians are factory trained, ASE certified, and have plenty of experience. Like you, they demand the best so that all of our repairs are to your satisfaction. We want you behind the wheel -  out on the road -  loving your machine. 

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Planning For Your Summer Adventure


The snows of winter are long gone and the joys of summer have settled in. You've knocked off your spring checklist and are ready for the open road. We recommend you take a moment before you load up the car for that epic road trip to think about your vehicle. Run through this checklist to make sure your memories don't include finding a mechanic on Yelp.

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Get Affordable, Expert BMW Repairs at Atlantic Autowerks

BMW Repairs

By now, we're hoping that you have a very good sense of how well we know your car. You probably came to Atlantic Autowerks in the first place for some of the same reasons you drive a BMW or MINI. You have never settled for the every day. Driving isn't just getting from point A to point B. You're particular about things ... they need to perform, they need to excite, they must never disappoint. We understand that, we understand YOU, because we're the same way.

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Spring Has Sprung! Time for Spring Cleaning and BMW Maintenance

BMW Maintenance

With winter on its way out, it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning and, as part of that, tending to your regular BMW maintenance routine. Just like your home, your car needs a thorough, yearly cleaning to ensure that it's ready for the spring - and summer - ahead. But, more than that, it's essential that you also get your BMW inspected and maintained according to the manufacturer's specifications. While you can perform a number of critical tasks in your own driveway, there are some that should be executed by a professional BMW repair shop.

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Why Service and Experience Matters When Searching for a Provider of BMW Maintenance

BMW Maintenance

When you drive a nice, luxury vehicle and you're looking for BMW maintenance, it's essential to visit a repair shop that has a reputation for quality service and experience. You take pride in your vehicle. You take great care to keep it in good condition and, in many ways, seeking out an experienced BMW repair shop is a part of that. It's an extension of that personal pride and care. When you entrust your BMW to the hands of experts, you can be confident that all of the necessary checks will be performed, all of the critical maintenance tasks will be handled, and - perhaps most importantly - that your vehicle is being inspected by a team that knows precisely what they are doing.

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New Owner Looking for a BMW Repair Shop? Start Here!

BMW Repair Shop

If you're a new owner looking for a great BMW repair shop, we're sure you have a lot of questions. How can you find a shop that you can rely on? What services are important? What kind of experience is required to service BMW vehicles? If you've found yourself asking these questions - and others - we're glad you landed on our blog! In this post, we're going to look at a few of the common questions that we receive from new owners about our services.

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Prepping Your BMW Vehicle for Cold Weather and Snowy Roads

BMW Vehicle

With the first hints of winter finally appearing, it's time - past time, actually! - to consider prepping your BMW vehicle for winter. If you haven't scheduled your regular maintenance, now is the time to do so. Of course, if you're a seasoned veteran of winter driving, you also know that, in addition to service, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that your vehicle makes it through the winter. In this post, we're going to discuss a few - relatively - quick and easy ways that you can prep your vehicle for cold weather and snowy roads.

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Prepping Your MINI Cooper for Winter Driving

MINI Cooper

If you've got a MINI Cooper and you're concerned about winter driving, we're here to tell you that you've got nothing to worry about. By taking a few extra steps to ensure that your vehicle is ready, you can prep for - and overcome - uncertain winter driving conditions. In fact, the MINI Cooper is considered a fairly solid winter vehicle, as it has front-wheel drive, anti-lock brakes and automatic stability control. In this post, we're going to talk about how you can stay safe by getting your MINI prepped for the winter.

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A Few BMW Maintenance Tips for This Coming Winter

BMW Maintenance

When temperatures drop, it's not uncommon for people's commitment to regular BMW maintenance to drop, as well. It's tough to convince yourself to bundle up, head outside and take the steps necessary to keep your vehicle in top shape. However, there are a number of very easy - and very quick - things that you can do to keep your BMW in great shape this winter. In this post, we're going to give you a few tips for taking care of your BMW over the winter.

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