As independent Volkswagen specialists in Cape Town, our services are unparalleled. We understand our clients needs and deliver services that meet and exceed their expectations. Rest assured that when it comes to servicing your ultimate driving machine, Racing Technik excels

With advanced diagnostics and specialist repair skills, we are one of Cape Town’s premier independent Volkswagen technicians


  • Oil & filter change
  • VW car inspection and report including all lights, instruments, bodywork, glass, locks, battery, coolant level, drive belts, braking system, steering, hoses, drive shafts and exhaust system.
  • Full vehicle road test
  • VW diagnostic check including report
  • Re-set service interval display
  • Service stamp in service book


  • Oil & filter change
  • Replace pollen filter
  • VW vehicle inspection and report to include all lights, instruments, bodywork, glass, locks, battery, coolant level, drive belts, braking system, steering, hoses, drive shafts, exhaust system, spark plugs (petrol engine) or fuel filter (diesel engine), remove wheels and check brakes, check/adjust tension on all drive belts
  • Replace air filter
  • Full VW road test
  • Diagnostic check including report
  • Re-set service interval display
  • Service stamp in service book


  • Every year, regardless of kilometres: Perform visual check of air bag system.
  • Every 2 years, regardless of kilometres: Replace dust and pollen filter (if applicable).
  • Every 2 years, regardless of kilometres: Check and observe the date on the tire filler bottle in the tire mobility kit.
  • Every 3 years, regardless of kilometres and then every 2 years after: Change brake fluid.
  • Every 4 years, regardless of kilometres: Replace tire filler bottle in tire mobility set (Observe expiration date).
  • Every 6 years, regardless of kilometres: Replace spark plugs.
  • Every 6 years, regardless of kilometres: Replace air filter element and snow filter and clean housing (if applicable).

A Volkswagen service in Cape Town should be focused on improving your vehicle and driving experience, which is why our team of mechanics at Racing Technik is constantly learning about the VW brand; engine specification, design, new models, tuning and upgrades, so we can apply this knowledge and expertise to your next service. Your vehicle is important to you and we will take special care to return it in a far better condition than when you left it with us in Paarden Eiland.

Volkswagen’s are highly complex vehicles requiring expert service to keep them running at optimum levels. Here at Racing Technik, we’re experts in servicing all VW models.

Based in Paarden Eiland, Cape Town we do minor services through to major engine and transmissions services and rebuilds. Our mechanics have the skills and technical know-how to service your Volkswagen and get it running smoothly again.

Don’t leave the job of servicing your Volkswagen to just any Cape Town mechanic, leave it to our skilled team of VW Service professionals here at Racing Technik, Cape Town’s premier German car servicing experts.


Our expert mechanics can carry out a range of services for your VW, including power steering repairs, shock absorber replacement and repairs.


At Racing Technik, we specialise in the latest tools and technology In Direct Shift Transmission (DSG) VW Gearbox Servicing. We also do Dual Clutch Gearbox Repair and servicing.


Your VW is a finely tuned machine and we have the software to enhance your vehicles performance. Give us a call if your Volkswagen isn’t sounding as it should as we have the tools and the team to fine tune your vehicle


We do all servicing for your VW including oil change, spark plugs, air and oil filter changes. We use VW approved engine oil and high-quality filters to make sure your vehicle is safe for another year.


If the long-term wear and tear of your VW requires replacement of the engine or you are just looking for a performance upgrade, we, at Racing Technik will completely disassemble, inspect and replace any parts required, with genuine Volkswagen spares.


Inevitable electrical faults can keep your VW off the road or not running smoothly. We can confidently diagnose electrical faults at our workshop in Paarden Eiland, carrying out the required repairs to get your VW back in pristine condition and on the road again


As Volkswagen enthusiasts ourselves, we know and understand the quality of a Golf. If you drive a Volkswagen Golf or any other VW model, we at Racing Technik have you covered. Book in today for a VW Golf service in Paarden Eiland and drive away in your car feeling smooth again.

As your dedicated VW Golf mechanics in Cape Town, we can guarantee an authentic, professiona service with unmatched workmanship.

German Precision VW Mechanic in Cape Town

Keep your Volkwagen in top notch condition thanks to the skilled and fully-qualified experts at Racing Technik. From our modern, well-equipped and cared for auto care workshop, our mechanics can complete a reliable and personalised VW service for Cape town-based motorists who care about the condition and smooth running of their vehicle. So, if you’ve been searching for the “best car servicing and repair team” give Racing Technik a call on 021  380 0035


We worked diligently to achieve and maintain our top-rated status and aim for customer satisfaction as a premier independent VW auto repair centre with a reputation for delivering quality VW servicing and maintenance.

  • Fair prices for a Premier Service Experience
  • Excellent customer service
  • Quick turnaround repair services
  • Fully qualified, experienced technicians
  • All repairs and servicing guaranteed (excluding electrical)


  • What is the recommended replacement intervals?

    • Timing Belt                                              85000Km
    • Cam Chain                                               120000Km
    • Brake Fluid Flush                                    2 years
    • DSG Gearbox Oil Service                       80000Km
    • Manual Gearbox Oil Service                  50000Km
    • Diesel Fuel Filter                                      30000Km
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