Founded 29 years ago, Urban Classics is a family-owned auto repair shop run by diligent mechanics, knowledgeable associates, and friendly technicians. While in our infancy, our focus was on restoring and repairing classic cars. As we’ve evolved, so too have our interests. We now offer quality auto repair services to a broad clientele, ranging from Audi to Chevrolet owners. Some of our specialties include oil changes, wheel alignments, and tune-ups. In addition to our automotive solutions, we also provide fleet services to government agencies and law enforcement. No matter your auto needs, our seasoned mechanics ensure satisfaction on all fronts.
At Urban Classics, top-notch customer service is more than just a promise. Our mechanics see to all needs, guaranteeing that expectations are both met and exceeded. In the hopes of providing unprecedented levels of customer care, we routinely train our mechanics, and we invest in the latest technology and equipment. At our core, we’re strong believers in camaraderie. It’s for this reason why we treat our clients like family and make ongoing efforts to get involved in our community.
If not for David Goldsmith’s entrepreneurial endeavors, Urban Classics Auto wouldn’t be the successful organization that it is today. While exploring various pursuits, David unearthed his passion for auto repair. He began working alongside industry specialists, eventually blossoming into a multifaceted mechanic. While working as a mechanic, David earned a college degree, which set him up for a prosperous career in the automotive industry. Though he had the skills, David was dissatisfied with the lack of customer service in his field. As an attempt to spark change, he established Urban Classics, and we’ve remained committed to client satisfaction since.
In addition to creating and building Urban Classics Auto as it is today, along the way, David has dedicated himself to improving public education. David has served many years as an elected public school parent leader. He served for many terms as the President of the Community Education Council for Community School District 13 in Brooklyn. He also helped found and was elected as Co-Chair to the Education Council Consortium, a city-wide body that regularly meets with the Chancellor of the NYC Public schools to discuss and develop public school policy.
David himself has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Automotive Program at Bronx Community College. For almost 30 years David has been a weekly regular as an automotive guest expert on the Auto Lab Radio Show which sponsored by the Consortium for Automotive Education (CAED). The show airs every Saturday from 7 am – 9 am on 970 AM, WNYM.
David continues with his colleagues from CAED to be an advocate for improved Career and Technical Training in Automotive as well as other trades.