Welcome To Classic Imports in New Buffalo, MIWe’ll Take Care of It

Classic Imports is a family owned and operated auto repair shop

Located in New Buffalo, MI our full service automotive facility has been repairing customer's cars since 1991. We service everyday cars like Chevy, Honda, Mercedes and BMW to classics, such as split-window Corvette, Jaguar XK 120, Lincoln Zephyr and Ferrari to obscure brands like Marcos, Jowett Jupiter, Facel Vega, etc. Our technicians have over 80 years of combined experience.

When customers enter the reception area, they receive a warm greeting and are given preferential treatment, including a complimentary shuttle ride to wherever they need to go locally, be it home or work, the train, the beach, a restaurant or coffee shop or wherever they choose while we repair their vehicle. If they choose to stay in our waiting area, they have access to free Wi-Fi for their computers and hand-held devices and complimentary beverages. We strive to provide the best service in the area, including the customer amenities.

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Mission Statement

We provide honest reliable diagnosis and repair of customer vehicles by highly trained, qualified technicians in a timely manner, keeping the customer informed throughout the entire process.

We strive to partner with each customer tailoring the repair process as closely as possible to their needs while educating them with the information they need to maintain their vehicles at a fair price.

Our goal is to serve each customer in such a way that we earn their trust and confidence in both our work and our employees resulting in a long-lasting business relationship with them.

The Dealership Alternative

We can do it all, right here. You never have to go back to the dealership for service or maintenance.

Benefits for you:

  • 100% customer satisfaction – Our number one goal
  • Personal service – We care about you and your car
  • Honesty and integrity – you can count on
  • Family owned and operated – talk directly with the owner.
  • No surprises – on your bill. All work must be approved by you before any work is done
  • Quality – ASE certified & factory trained technicians
  • European & Asian – our specialty
  • Full factory diagnostic/programming tools
  • Pre-purchase evaluations – available
  • Warranty – minimum of 12 months or 12,000 miles
    (See shop for full details)
  • Nationwide warranty at no extra cost
  • Work done right – the first time, on time

"For the past 42 years I have specialized in your fine European car and in you, the European car owner. From dealer training to years of experience, we know you and your car. We are dedicated to making you happy and keeping your car running to perfection."

— Mikail Pinette, Owner

Areas We Service

Located in the New Buffalo area, we service a wide radius of the tri-state area communities around us. This includes Chicago and suburbs, St. Joseph, South Bend/Elkhart, Valparaiso, Munster, and all communities in between.

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At Classic Imports we provide all the services, repairs and maintenance your vehicle needs. Some of the automotive services and repairs we provide include:

We specialize in keeping your vehicle safe and reliable with routine maintenance, service and repairs. Read more about our Automotive Services.

We also offer:


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