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About Us


Cole's Import Specialist is a locally owned and operated business that has been specializing in Japanese and Asian vehicles in Charlottesville since 1990.  We are ASE certified as a Master Automobile Technician and Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician, which is recognized by the Counsel of The Better Business Bureau.  Cole's Import Specialist takes care of minor routine maintenance like oil changes, to major services that include and are not limited to services like, timing belts and engine work.

Cole's Import Specialist has won numerous awards from "The Best of C-Ville" for "Best Mechanic" in the area.  We take pride in the work we perform for our customers, and treat every vehicle we see as if it were our own vehicles.  We will never sell you anything that you don't need and make it our mission to make sure the work is done right the first time. 

Cole's Import Specialist loves the Charlottesville Community.  Chris Cole (owner) was awarded by the Monticello Area Community Action Agency, a Certificate of Appreciation for his "Outstanding efforts in joining with us and others to eliminate the hardships and causes of poverty in our community". When able, we purchase parts from local vendors, to help the local economy thrive.

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