Our #1 goal is to make your driving experience more enjoyable and exciting.
Intense Motorsports Maui is the local preeminent provider, delivering maximum value for our customer’s insurance or out of the pocket dollar. For us, it essential to surpass customer expectations. We provide our services with exceptional customer service, meeting both our customer’s quality and financial repair needs and minimizing your time-away-from-vehicle.
We create and maintain an organizational culture that attracts and retains intelligent and talented employees who have been empowered to deliver our company’s core values. We boast a low turnover because the members of our team love our business. Every employee is both an individual and an essential member of our team. The core of our business strategy is to invest in our employees, thus we offer many learning opportunities. IMM is all about family. We made this company for the family.
IMM maintains a position as a leading organization in the Maui’s auto-modifications industry by means of recognition within and outside the company.
- 2018 Best of Kahului Awards, Automotive Parts and Accessories
Intense Motorsports Maui, Inc. first opened its doors on December 5th, 2003 as a father and son team. Leslie Garcia a retired firefighter from the Kahului Airport had always dreamed of having his own business. He finally decided to go into business with his son Matt. They both had a love for the automotive industry and looked forward to working on various projects together.
In the early days, IMM took on every project both complicated and small. We started in a small 2000 square-foot facility. We sold whatever we could: t-shirts, air fresheners, European / import performance parts. In our first year, we also offered mounting and balancing services.
Matt met his future wife and business partner Tina soon after opening. Tina came from an automotive family, being the daughter of a long time Maui mechanic. Tina eventually left her job in retail to join the team at IMM, and before becoming a full partner. Jareth, Tina’s brother, and auto import enthusiast joined the team in 2004.
Matt’s brother Mike joined IMM in 2006. Mike also worked alongside his father Leslie growing up and had decided he wanted to be a part of the family business. Mike quickly found his area of expertise working on the installations with his father while the company grew.
One day we spontaneously lifted a truck, and we sold two additional lifts the next day. On Maui, if you do good work, it gets out fast. Matt has always been part of Maui’s import and European car community. Despite our love for cars, it quickly became evident that Maui had a high market demand for truck-related modifications.
Reluctantly, Matt traded in his s2000 car for a Dodge truck to better suit the needs of the business. This also was a stepping stone for IMM to work jointly with Island Dodge. On January 2nd, 2010 Leslie Garcia passed away. Brokenhearted, IMM was at a crossroads.
Matt, Tina, and Mike made a decision to dig their heels in. It took everything they had learned to push forward and not give up. They knew that Leslie wouldn’t want to see everything they had worked for lost after the years of sacrifice. For IMM, the path to success was hard-earned. It means everything for us not to falter in our dedication to serving our customers.
We now boast a 120,000 square-foot location, the most impressive arsenal of equipment on Maui, and a hyper-specialized team.
Intense Motorsports Maui Team