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.
In January, Motor Werks sells all 4 Hoffman Estates dealerships to narrow our focus, allowing us to be more nimble and innovative.
Completed the purchase of 10 acres on neighboring land for expansion.
Motor Werks Aquired by Murgado Automotive Group.
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.