The Team Breakdown

Franco Marcantonio
Franco opened the doors to Prospect Foreign Car Center, Inc. in 1986.  He has many years in the foreign and domestic automobile field.  Because of the strong pride he and his employees take in their work and the fact that customer satisfaction is always a priority, the number of customers has increased steadily each year.
Franco is a West Hartford resident of 34 years and proudly sings in the St. Brigid Church choir.

Marco Caruso
Shop Foreman/Service Manager
Marco has been with Prospect Foreign Car Center since 1987.  He has a great deal of expertise honed by many years of automotive repair experience.  He is ASE certified, has certification in Emissions Testing and is certified in air conditioning. Marco spent years as a senior technician with Mercedes and BMW in Italy.

Jason Ramalheira
Jason has been with Prospect Foreign Car since 2001.  He is a graduate of Naugatuck Valley Community College with certification in automotive repair.  His strong area of expertise is in computer read-outs and diagnostics.  He is up-to-date with the current technology that is so prominent in today’s automotive repair.

Nelson Viera
Certified Emissions Inspector
Nelson does all of the shop’s emissions testing.  He is certified by the State of Connecticut and has been with the company for seven years.

Marco Amaral “Jr”

Steve Hope

Office Manager
Often when you call Prospect Foreign Car, you’ll hear the voice of Erica, the office manager. Erica is Franco’s right hand and deals face-to-face with a lot of the customers and makes sure the shop runs smoothly.


ASE Certified

MACS Certified

OBD II Certified

Emissions Certified

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