Since 1988, European Performance has built their reputation on customer satisfaction. Family owned & operated; we are a diverse auto repair facility which specializes solely in European automotive vehicles; that's ALL we do! Our reputation is built upon many philosophies of what makes a great repair facility: We believe a successful organization should be equipped with up-to-date, state of the art technology. All repairs & services should always be performed at a fair price & exceptional quality. We use factory (OE) original parts & equipment to keep your vehicle running at top performance. We stock several parts on-site & have access to many major warehouses. We also subscribe to several technical resources to gather information on unusual or problematic vehicles. This includes Alldata; a computer based automotive information service which allows us to gain access to the latest factory recalls and technical service bulletins. We belong to the International Automotive Technicians Network, a group of automotive techs from around the world. Along with a large library of factory technical manuals and over forty-six years of mechanical experience; we would like to show you what customer service & satisfaction can do for you & your vehicle. So the next time you need a specialist you can count on; give us a try!
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Stan Bassett has always had a knack for the industry. It all started in his own garage as a kid working on cars he & his family drove. In 1972, Stan successfully completed one of the first Automotive ASE Certification tests offered. Shortly after, he joined the US Air Force during the Vietnam war and was assigned in Great Britain along side of the Royal Air Force in support of NATO as a jet fighter Crew Chief; repairing F4 Phantom fighter jets, and then stateside assigned to F-15 Eagle fighter jets. At night, he worked at a local automotive shop while stationed in england servicing & repairing British automobiles. After receiving an honorable discharge from the military, he returned to his birthplace, Houston, Texas, to work for Southwest Volkswagen; a large local dealership. There, he worked as a line technician & received extensive specialized training from Volkswagen of America. Stan later joined Southpoint Porsche-Audi of Houston as a Diagnostician & Shop Foreman where he received more industry accreditation. In the early 1980's, Stan joined BMW Auto Center; another top dealership in Houston, where he continued the role of Shop Foreman & Diagnostician. He also performed heavy line work on BMW engines & transmissions. He benefited from several on-site training courses, quality control programs & obtained numerous certificates of accomplishment. Currently, Stan holds a Master ASE Automotive Technician certification & is certified in all eight automotive areas. After several years in the automotive industry & frustrated with the way most car dealerships treated their customers; Stan Bassett opened our doors in February of 1988. For the past 31 years Stan has made European Performance a successful family-owned business known for its quality, integrity & customer satisfaction.