What Drives Us
Our philosophy is a simple one, we are driven by you. All that we do is to improve upon our employee and customer experiences. We are an innovative customer focused company that leverages technology and empathy to hold ourselves accountable and provide the best experiences in automotive retail.
What We Do
For over 50 years, Motor Werks has been a dominant name in the automotive industry. What started as a single dealership in Barrington has evolved into a massive, state-of-the-art automotive campus with everything you need to succeed.
Our leadership, employees, and impressive customer service is what's driven us to become the premiere automotive location in the Midwest. We keep our prestige by pioneering new technologies to curate exceptional customer experiences and providing our employees with the tools, environment, and opportunities to flourish.
The Motor Werks story has just begun. With ever expanding inventory, new brands on the horizon and the recent purchase of 10 acres for expansion, we invite you to be a part of our next chapter and grow together with us.Life @ MW →
What We Stand For
We own what we do and take full responsibility for our commitments and the results of our work.
We suspend judgment and listen before taking action. We are sensitive to other’s prospective and situation when they are different than our own.
We ensure that we are invested in the team’s success by working together to achieve a common goal.
We are real, we are open, and we are honest. We are committed to building and maintaining an environment of trust. We speak the truth and face the facts.
We always exhibit a can-do attitude as we work and interact with our colleagues and customers.
We have earned the trust and credibility as a professional because we are consistently fair, honest, and truthful with our colleagues and customers.
We serve our external and internal customers by focusing efforts on anticipating and meeting their needs, understanding their concerns, and seeking to build their trust.
What began with one store in downtown Barrington has grown to 6 franchises in one state-of-the-art campus and our dedication to customer experience has made Motor Werks a landmark location in luxury automotive retail for over 50 years.
Paul D. Tamraz, the Chairman of the Board and Founder of Motor Werks purchases his first automotive franchise.
Motor Werks of Barrington is founded in downtown Barrington with BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Motor Werks incorporates the Porsche franchise.
Motor Werks Automotive Campus opened. Three brands under one roof.
Cadillac and Honda become Motor Werks franchises.
Motor Werks incorporates the INFINITI franchise.
Motor Werks acquires a second Mercedes-Benz franchise in Hoffman Estates.
Motor Werks Acquires a second INFINITI franchise in Hoffman Estates.
Motor Werks adds Land Rover to the Hoffman Estates cluster.
Motor Werks builds Wash Werks, a state-of-the-art automotive spa, offering hundreds of complimentary car washes daily.
Mick Austin takes over the entire operations of the Barrington dealerships.
Mick Austin becomes a partner and dealer operator in Motor Werks.
Jaguar is added to the Land Rover location.
Starbucks Cafe joins the Motor Werks campus, serving complimentary drinks and treats to customers.
Motor Werks eliminates the Hoffman Estates locations and revitalizes their focus on the innovative Barrington campus.
Completed the purchase of 10 acres on neighboring land for expansion.
Motor Werks Aquired by Murgado Automotive Group.