Bavarian Autosport Has Closed. Brand Legacy to Live on at ECS Tuning
Bavarian Autosport announced on March 8th, 2019 that it has closed its doors and will no longer be conducting business. This ends a highly successful 45-year run as one of the premier BMW parts houses in the world and as a standard bearer for our industry.
In the interest of looking after their customers and carrying on Bavarian Autosport's proud commitment to BMW and Mini enthusiasts, BavAuto reached out to ECS Tuning to see if we could lend a hand.
We at ECS have come up with a plan to help maintain BavAuto's legacy and assist BavAuto's customers during the transition by:
- Honoring all BavAuto gift cards through April 30, 2019.
- Providing warranty support for Bavarian Autosport branded merchandise
- Maintaining BavAuto's longstanding support for BMW CCA chapters across the country
- Continuing to stock Bavarian Autosport branded parts on ECS Tuning.com
About ECS Tuning
Founded in 1962, ECS Tuning has a long and celebrated history supporting the European car community. From our beginnings as a family-operated service shop, ECS Tuning has become the leading distributor of Genuine, Aftermarket, and Performance parts for your BMW or MINI.
ECS Tuning is proud to carry forward BavAuto's longstanding commitment to the enthusiast community. ECS features the same brands carried by BavAuto, plus hundreds more aftermarket and performance brands to help you get the most out of your vehicle.
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Bavarian Autosport FAQ
- What happened to BavAuto?
- Bavarian Autosport closed its doors on March 8th, 2019 and is no longer conducting business.
- How did ECS Tuning get involved?
- We were surprised at the news and know what a difficult decision it was for BavAuto to close their doors. With it's strong brand name, product line, and longstanding support for the BMW enthusiast community, BavAuto felt we at ECS should continue to support and carry on their legacy. To everyone at ECS Tuning, BavAuto has been a standard bearer in our industry. We are proud to have the opportunity to help BavAuto's legacy live on.
- I placed an order with BavAuto recently that I haven't received. What happened to it?
Bavarian Autosport has informed us that they were no longer filling orders as of March 8, 2019. Our understanding is that BavAuto is reaching out to each customer that is affected.
If you need help re-placing an order, our staff at ECS Tuning would be more than happy to help to place the order for you at a discounted price.
- I had a gift card with BavAuto. Can I still use it?
- Yes, ECS Tuning will be accepting Bavarian Autosport gift cards through April 30, 2019.
- Can I still pick up my parts at the BavAuto warehouse?
- No. Unfortunately Bavarian Autosport has closed and will no longer be filling orders. We do offer in-store pickup at the ECS Tuning facility in Wadsworth, Ohio.