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Downtown Auto Specialist has been providing high quality automotive service to the Hamilton community since 1990 with both integrity and honesty.

Mike Lagan

I’m Mike Lagan, Owner and Operator of Downtown Auto Specialist. I am truly fortunate to be the owner of Downtown Auto Specialist and to work alongside the talented and dedicated people you will find here at our shop. Cars have always been a passion of mine. But, it’s my desire to be of help and service to others that truly makes this work the rewarding experience that it is. I was in second year of University when the opportunity to partner with a friend and purchase Downtown Auto Specialist presented itself. With my Class A technician’s license in one hand and a lot of hope in the other, the journey began. Over time, I was able to buy out my partner and am now the sole proprietor of Downtown Auto Specialist. It hasn’t always been an easy road but I can say without a doubt that providing automotive service with integrity is my calling. My favorite part about this job is without question the people. My customers have become friends and a part of my community as much as Downtown Auto Specialist has become an integral part of their community. I take pride in going the extra mile to make sure all of our customers needs are met. In the rare event that we cannot directly fix a vehicle’s problems ourselves, we will personally make all necessary arrangements to have it done for our customers. I enjoy making people smile!

Our Team



Service Advisor

Chances are, when you call Downtown Auto Specialist you’ll be speaking to Brian. Although Brian may be relatively new to Downtown Auto Specialist he brings with him a proud history of more than 32 years in the automotive service industry. You could say Brian was born and raised automotive, as his father owned an automotive facility while he was growing up. He began by washing cars and eventually went on to earn his technician license in 1981. At Downtown Auto Specialist, he feels he is here to stay. He is our ‘go to guy’ when it comes to solving difficult problems because he enjoys providing our customers with solutions. During his free time Brian enjoys camping with his family and spending time in the great outdoors. He is also an avid sports fan. Next time you’re in the area come stop by and see why we, like our customers, are delighted to have Brian on board.



Class A Technician

Brock has been with Downtown Auto Specialist for the past 4 years. Brock wanted to become a technician due to his interest in cars and his love for working on his own. To Brock the automotive industry is not just a job it’s his passion. His favorite part about being a technician is the ongoing learning that takes place. There is always new innovation and development occurring in the world of automotive and Brock enjoys the process of working to stay ahead.  Brock’s real passion lies with his Subaru and he enjoys spending all his free time working on his car.



Automotive Apprentice

Chris has been with us for the past 4 years and has been an extremely valuable member of our team. Chris has always enjoyed working with tools and from a young age knew that he wanted to work in the industry. His favourite part about the job is working with people and he enjoys going out of his way to meet all of our customers needs. When Chris isn’t working with cars he is an avid video gamer and enjoys pursuing his passion for audio/video entertainment.

What matters most to us is your satisfaction.

You’ve found a home for all your automotive needs here
at Downtown Auto Specialist.

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