tom-ivey_098Tom Ivey has owned Tysons Auto Specialties since 1986. We have six bays in our shop and 5 employees. Two of our mechanics are certified master technicians with advanced level engine performance certification. Our more mature technicians have been working on newer cars for over 15 years.

We are an up-to-date shop equipped with the ALLDATA system. We are always continuing our education to provide you with the latest expert diagnostic and repair for newer cars.

We are located in the heart of Tysons Corner off of Tyco Road. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For your convenience we have a key drop and forms for those dropping off vehicles after hours.

We believe you should receive personal service and will assist you in making well informed decisions. We are committed to offering you quality automotive repair and personal service and will explain to you the items that need to be repaired and prioritize those repairs. Our desire is to build long-lasting relationships with our satisfied customers.

You will be provided with a written estimate and ask for your authorization before performing any repair work. We will let you know if any repairs can be put off until a later date and what the potential hazards (if any) may be. We encourage you to ask any questions you don’t understand and our happy to explain in laymen’s terms what work needs to be done and why.

I want to be your personal mechanic!
Tom Ivey, Owner

Our History

mechanic mclean vaTyson’s Auto was bought by Tom Ivey in 1986. After 5 years of robust growth he purchased the adjacent building which created 6 more work bays to better service his customers. In 1996 the facility was completely reorganized and re-engineered to improve operating efficiency. Today, Tyson’s Auto is equipped to service all makes and models of cars as required by its growing and loyal customer base.


Tom Ivey, Owner

Tom Ivey, the owner of Tysons Auto Specialties graduated from George Mason University in 1981 with a B.S. in Business Management. He attended Northern Virginia Community College studying Automotive Technology for two years while working as a line mechanic. For 3 years he worked as a mechanic while managing several local independent repair shops, and then bought Tysons Auto in November 1986.