The Riegel Advantage

Riegel Advantage

You expect nothing less than the best, and it shows by the distinguished European cars you drive. Which is why at Riegel, we operate of three performance dimensions—cost, quality and timeliness. As a full service maintenance and performance enhancement automotive shop, we specialize in the care of European & Italian automobiles. Whether you need regular maintenance inspections, replacement of components of a full engine rebuild, our team of, technicians have been well trained along all those dimensions and have the best technical prowess in the world. We only hire the best—we would not entrust your top line European cars with anyone else! Our goal is to always provide you with a timely, honest, accountable and cost-effective service.

We’ve Leaders in the Business

Reigel has been servicing, repairing and maintaining European cars since 1976. We’ve seen it all and fixed it all, and our experience has taught us to understand your performance needs in one glance.

We’ve Got the Best Team

The team at Reigel has been trained especially in the European car maintenance and service sector. They understand those cars inside and out and can diagnose and cater to a problem in the shortest possible time.

The team of automotive professionals brings together experience spanning the globe and several automotive specialties. We are the people friends recommend to friends:

Imre Pipo, Master Technician

Imre Pipo, Master Technician

After receiving his training in Hungary, Imre was hired by Roland Riegel in 1982 and brought with him a reputation for attention to detail and traditional service standards. He is Riegel’s Porsche engine specialist, having mastered the complexity of those engines by rebuilding close to 200 air-cooled motors for everything from 4 cylinder 356 engines to 850 hp 930’s.  His overall knowledge and familiarity with the Porsche 911 is unmatched.

Jesse Widney, Licensed Technician

Jesse Widney, Licensed Technician

Jesse joined Riegel in March, 2010 with 8 years of experience working in both an independent garage and dealership.  From his experience as a professional drift racer, Jesse brings both a passion for performance and an attention to detail with upgrades. Jesse was born and raised in Calgary is a great addition to the Riegel team.

Kurtis Goat, Licensed Technician

Kurtis Goat, Licensed Technician

After completing his apprentice training Kurtis has been at Riegel for over 2 years now.  A specialist in after market high performance parts  Kurtis has owned, customized and tuned over 30 different vehicles varying from Japanese to German. With his attention to detail with custom modifications we look forward to him to be part of the Riegel Team for many years to come.

Kyle Elenko, Licensed Technician

Kyle Elenko, Licensed Technician

Kyle has been with Riegel since the spring of 2014. He brings a high level of organization and attention to detail on every vehicle that he works on. Previous to Riegel Kyle has worked for European dealerships and the City of Calgary. In his spare time Kyle enjoys tuning and modifying vehicles of all makes and models.

Chris Hart, Service Advisor/Licensed Technician

Chris Hart, Service Advisor/Licensed Technician

Chris joined Riegel in 2014. After his years on the race track as Crew Chief and managing an independent shop; he brings extensive knowledge in electrical diagnostics and aftermarket parts. As a Red Seal Journeyman Technician and Service Advisor; his ability to communicate technical information and customer support is exceptional.

Christina Albert, Marketing/Business Development Manager

Christina Albert, Marketing/Business Development Manager

Through her years of experience, Christina has learned how to grow a profitable business tailored towards cutting edge marketing required for large and medium sized organizations. Graduating with her business degree in 2006, Christina brings years of knowledge in marketing and operations experience to the Riegel team.