New school meets old school here at R&D Automotive: Bavarian Rocket Science where we service, repair, customize and restore Porsche automobiles from the fifties to modern day. We also specialize in other German automobiles from Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI and Volkswagen.


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Check Engine Light? Oil Change?

Fluid Flush? Squeaky Brakes?

Springs or Shocks? Four Wheel Alignment?

Oil Leak? Engine Rebuild?

Maintenance Service? Mufflers and Exhaust?

Tires and Wheels? Alternator or Battery?

Upgrades? Tuning?


No repair is too big or too small! We change the way people care for their cars by providing convenient, innovative repair and maintenance solutions that allow our clients to safely enjoy their vehicles fully and with great peace of mind.

If you have questions, we have answers.


A passion for service

We strive to keep an open line of communication with our clients while their vehicles are in for repairs and service. We also provide many complimentary services and check ups to ensure our clients' vehicles remain safe, sturdy and fun!

Make us your trusted independent mechanic, we have proudly provided German automobile mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance, modification and customization, preservation and restoration for over three decades. Conveniently located in downtown Albany, NY and specializing in everything from routine daily drivers to race car preparation, we proudly help your neighbors in the tri-state area and all over the country.

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