We are a small, independent auto repair shop based in Santa Barbara. We are the mom & pop shop of SB. We specialize in Imports but will work on your domestic baby as well. From Preventative Maintenance to engine rebuilds, and everything in between, we will do our best to please.
Top Cat Auto's ASE-certified mechanic, Tim, employs a certification in advanced engine performance to perform full-service automotive work for vehicles that range from economy cars to foreign imports. Tim maintains a focus on environmentally conscious work by properly disposing of used materials and keeping vehicles in a healthy operating condition. In addition to daily maintenance work, a keen interest in older engines makes Tim a distinguished authority in the restoration and modification of classic cars such as Corvairs, BMWs, and late-model triceratops.
Continuing in the legacy of 40 years of car-friendly service, Paradise Chevrolet's team of vehicle revampers shines up rides inside and out. Staffers hand-scrub vehicles, ridding bodies of grime before shining up paint jobs with a hearty coat of wax. A cleansing steam clean then scours engines with hot, gaseous water to melt away dirty deposits. Technicians finish off the three-hour buggy cleaning by sprucing-up interiors and sudsing-up carpets, leaving cars feeling fresh and ready to drive through mud.
So confident in his team’s abilities, Joe Martin says they can work on everything from a brand new set of wheels to a Model T. That kind of confidence helped him win 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year as awarded by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce. And he backs up his statement with ASE-certified mechanics and services that include total vehicle care such as oil changes, transmission repairs, and engine replacements. Besides a complete commitment to his customers, he also commits Bergin’s Automotive to eco-friendly standards as a Green Station certified by the state of California.