David Nikolas founded Nikolas Motorsport in 1987 after spending over 15 years in the manufacturer dealership organizations of BMW, Mercedes, and Porsche. He has specialized in the service, repair and performance tuning of BMWs for over forty years. When the business was first started, David did the service write-ups, completed the work and did the bills. Today, you will typically see David assisting with diagnostics; road testing completed cars or assisting other technicians with problem vehicles. Additionally, David would typically complete engine or manual transmission rebuilds done at Nikolas Motorsport. He also has an extensive background in building, prepping and driving racecars. In addition to racing BMWs, David owns and races a March Can-Am car. He has recently completed the restoration of a Fabcar GTP car to run in vintage events. These cars are usually on display at the shop. If you would like to take a look, please stop by. In his spare time, David also enjoys spending time with his daughter Tracy. Since 1987, the business has grown to be a premier INDEPENDENT BMW-Porsche-MINI service operation. In 2004, Nikolas Motorsport moved to it’s new and present location at 2683 Orchard Lake Rd. Sylvan Lake, MI.
Over the years, Nikolas Motorsport Independent BMW-Porsche-MINI Service has grown to be the dealership alternative in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is your overall satisfaction. Please give us a try, we think you’ll like us. If you have not been to our facility, please feel free to stop in and have a look. Even if your car does not need anything at the moment, we would love to see you and offer a tour. Our address is 2683 Orchard Lake Road, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320. The telephone number is 248-682-7755. We are located approximately 1 1/2 miles west of Telegraph Road, between Middlebelt and Cass Lake Road. A specific benefit of this location is the traffic light immediately in front of the building. This will enable you to easily and safely enter and exit in either direction on Orchard Lake Road at virtually any time of day.
Nikolas Motorsport moved to its present location in 2004. This facility includes over 11,000 square feet dedicated to servicing your BMW, Porsche, or MINI. We have a comfortable customer waiting area equipped with WIFI for your convenience. We will happily provide a shop tour to any customer who is interested. As you tour our facility we hope the first thing you will notice is the fact that it is kept very clean. Secondly, the lighting is exceptional. Both of these features are to insure work on your car is completed to the highest standards. As you look around you will see a significant investment in being the best we can be. There are seven regular hoists, plus the drive-on hoist which is dedicated to our state of the art alignment machine. We use the latest Autologic diagnostic machine for diagnosis, coding, programming, and evaluation of real-time data from your car. Our tire mounting machine and tire balancing machine are both capable of handling the most difficult wheel and tire combinations. Near the alignment hoist you will notice our machine shop area. Processes such as machining cylinder heads are completed in house to insure quick turnaround and high quality. Additionally, if a special tool or fixture is needed we will often just make it. All of the standard required equipment is stored appropriately nearby, including A/C machine, battery chargers and testers, custom tools, part washers, storage for used oils and fluids, etc. If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to ask what you are looking at.