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Transmission Services Available at an Exotic Car Mechanic

 Posted on July 15,2024 in Exotic Car Maintenance

Philadelphia, PA exotic car mechanicExperiencing the thrill of an exotic car is a unique journey that blends luxury engineering and performance. To sustain this blend of automotive perfection, it is crucial to provide your vehicle with the specialized care it demands from trained professionals, especially for the vehicle’s transmission system.

The transmission is the heart of your car’s drivetrain, and neglecting its maintenance can lead to costly repairs and poor performance. To have the transmission of your vehicle serviced, choose Rosso Service and see why so many exotic car owners trust us to get the job done right.

Automatic Transmission Fluid Exchange

Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is the lifeblood of your car’s transmission system. It ensures smooth gear shifts and protects internal components from wear and tear. Over time, however, the fluid breaks down and becomes contaminated with metal particles or other debris. An automatic fluid exchange involves draining the old fluid and replacing it with refreshed, manufacturer-recommended ATF.

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Where Should Maryland Exotic Car Owners Take Their Vehicle for Maintenance?

 Posted on June 28,2024 in Exotic Car Maintenance

Blog ImageOwning an exotic car like a Ferrari or Lamborghini is not just about driving but about experiencing the pinnacle of automotive engineering and function. These high-performance vehicles are masterpieces of technology, requiring a level of knowledge beyond what the average car demands.

If you own an exotic car, contact the knowledgeable, professional mechanics at Rosso Service. You can trust us to take care of your vehicle and get you back on the road in no time. Here is what you can expect from our highly trained staff.

Unmatched Knowledge and Training

Mechanics who focus on high-end vehicles have training that makes them well-equipped to work on such cars. Unlike regular mechanics, these professionals deeply understand the complexities of brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, and similar vehicles.  

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Common Bentley Problems & What to Do About Them

 Posted on February 01,2024 in Uncategorized


While built to a higher quality standard, even the best and most luxurious automobiles require careful attention to maintenance and repairs. Whether it's your daily vehicle or a car you only take out for special occasions, your Bentley is a precision machine that deserves nothing less than branded tools and specialty components.

At Rosso Service, we have extensive expertise in servicing and repairing Bentley automobiles and will go above and beyond to ensure your vehicle drives as good as it looks.

Common Bentley Issues

Bentley's reputation for engineering excellence and precision assembly is hard to match. Hundreds of hours of labor go into the process, and the craftspeople who assemble each vehicle adhere to the strictest quality standards.

Of course, when the rubber meets the road, problems can occur that require the same attention to detail to effectively correct. Some of the most common issues our technicians encounter when servicing a Bentley include:

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Top Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Luxury Car Performing at Its Best

 Posted on September 30,2023 in Uncategorized


When you own a luxury car, you want to protect your investment so it lasts as long as possible. When exotic or luxury cars develop problems, they can be significantly expensive to repair. Regular preventative maintenance, performed by qualified professionals, is a great way to get the most out of your luxury vehicle and keep repair costs down.

In this blog post, we'll discuss maintenance recommendations, care, and upgrades designed to help you make the most of your luxury car's potential.

Factory-Recommended Maintenance & Service

Exotic cars are designed and built by highly skilled engineers and mechanics for next-level performance. Part of the design process includes recommended factory-scheduled maintenance. Following these recommendations, even for the simple things, is part of what's required to keep a luxury vehicle performing at its best.

Expert luxury car technicians like those at Rosso Service have a deep understanding of all the quirks and common issues with your luxury car. Factory recommended service includes:

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Common Porsche Issues And What to Do About Them

 Posted on August 30,2023 in Uncategorized


Regardless of make or model, every vehicle will require repairs somewhere down the road. When it comes to high-end sports cars, the nature of the design and operating conditions means this typically happens sooner rather than later. When you own a Porsche, it's imperative to choose a mechanic with the specialized expertise required to properly service the vehicle.

At Rosso Service, our Porsche technicians have considerable experience with the technical aspects and finer points of these marvelous machines.

Common Issues Porsche Owners Experience

From timing chain complications to cracked cylinder liners, Porsches can experience a range of issues the more they're driven.

Whether it's a complication with the timing chain or a problem with the air/oil separator, these are some of the most common issues our technicians encounter when servicing Porsches:

  • Batteries: Most Porsches aren't everyday driving vehicles, which means they can sit parked in the garage most of the time. This discharges the battery, which can leave the vehicle idle until the battery is recharged.

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Common Ferrari Issues and What to Do About Them

 Posted on April 22,2023 in Uncategorized


For any vehicle on the road, repairs and issues are to be expected. For owners of luxury cars like Ferraris, it's vital to have these problems fixed by true professionals. Ferraris are special vehicles that require a skilled mechanic to uncover the root cause of any problem and use branded tools to get the vehicle working like new.

These are a few common issues Ferrari owners may experience and how our Ferrari master technicians can help when it's time for a repair.

Common Ferrari Issues

Ferraris can run into a variety of problems after years of use. Even when left in pristine condition in a garage, a Ferrari may need some tuning up before hitting the road. A few problems you may run into include:

  • Battery problems: Many Ferrari owners leave their prized vehicles in the garage unused for long periods, which can discharge the battery. Fortunately, battery recharging is an easy fix.

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How to Choose an Exotic Car Mechanic

 Posted on January 18,2023 in Uncategorized


Finely tuned exotic cars like Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins, or Bentleys need mechanics with specialized experience to complete many common repairs or upgrades. That makes finding a reputable mechanic even harder than it is for a typical car. In this article, we'll discuss why you need a qualified exotic car mechanic and how to identify a good one.

At Rosso Service, our highly skilled technicians have extensive experience with the most popular exotic cars and luxury vehicles. Based in Forest Hill, MD, we're proud to serve the Washington, DC, area and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Call 410-638-2886 or contact us online to schedule an appointment for exotic car service, repairs, or upgrades today.

Why You Need a Specialist

Not every mechanic has the specialized knowledge to properly diagnose and repair high-end luxury cars or exotics. Here are a few reasons you need to bring your vehicle to an exotic car specialist for proper care and maintenance:

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Common Exotic Car Issues & Solutions

 Posted on August 26,2022 in Uncategorized


Few things are more enjoyable than spending an afternoon cruising in a high-performance luxury vehicle or exotic car, but the fun can end quickly if it breaks down or starts to have problems. Even the best-kept vehicle can have the occasional issue.

When you own a luxury car, it's important to bring it to an automotive service center specially trained to work on high-end brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Aston Martin, or Rolls-Royce.

What to Do When You Have Car Trouble

Most problems you may have with a luxury or exotic vehicle are similar to those of mass-market cars, such as brake trouble, suspension issues, misfires, overheating, or a slipping transmission. But it takes an experienced technician who works on exotic cars regularly to diagnose and repair the problem correctly.

That way, you know your repairs are being completed using premium parts, fluids, and performance products necessary to maintain your vehicle's value and performance.

Issues Unique to Exotic & Luxury Vehicles

Other systems in an exotic or luxury car require even more care and attention to detail. Many of these vehicles feature complex, high-end systems and electronics that require advanced training and specialized tools that the average automotive shop simply won't have.

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Radcliffe Motorcar Company & The Di Fatta Brothers

 Posted on February 12,2021 in Uncategorized

Goodbye to Radcliffe Motorcar Company and The Di Fatta Brothers

Performance car aficionados have a connection that goes beyond make and model. An appreciation for craftsmanship and excellence connects our community of automobile enthusiasts, and even when we're competing against each other, we take pride in each other's success. The exotic automobile community is sad to say goodbye to two longtime shops in the greater Baltimore area: Radcliffe Motorcar Company and The Di Fatta Bros.

If this change has left you without a service technician for your exotic vehicle, we at Rosso Service would be honored to gain your business.

A bit about the team at Rosso Service

Owner Scott Lankford has a rich history in Ferrari racing. With two GT Championship wins and multiple successes in the Ferrari Challenge series, he brought that level of exacting skill required for championship racing to his work on clients' vehicles. This translates into the highest quality repairs, exacting service, and attention to detail not found in other service facilities. We prepare cars for more than just the daily commute; we equip them for high performance driving. Our technicians are trained to these standards, so anyone on the Rosso team will provide the same high level of quality and service.

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