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Welcome to American High Performance,
your #1 American Muscle car performance and service center in the DMV!

Modern and vintage American muscle cars are the focus of American High Performance. Performance upgrades are our specialty. From small improvements like a cold air intake to building 1000+ HP street demons, we came make your dream car come true. We know your car inside and out and will maintain it in top performance as well.

We’re often booked weeks in advance so get your appointment reservation early. However, there are times we can work a small job in here and there when the opportunity presents itself so call soon. To get a quote on taking your vehicle to the next level or schedule a repair or even an oil change, call us at (703)339-7412 or email today!

We are situated on Terminal Road in Lorton, Virginia, just off the I-95 Fort Belvoir exit. We can set everything up with a phone call and offer online invoicing. GIVE US A CALL. WE WANT TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR PERFORMANCE DREAMS!!!



About American High Performance Lorton, VA

For most people, auto maintenance and repair is not fun or convenient. Most performance enthusiasts, while anxious to experience the exhilaration of improved power and handling, have neither the equipment, knowledge or skills to perform complex upgrades. AHP does. We are the best in the DMV at upgrading and maintaining America’s best muscle cars. And we want make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. We genuinely care about your car and your experience, and it shows. Our first-time customers continually become our long term customers time and time again, choosing us for all their auto needs.

We’re committed to performance and to serving you with quality and value. Bring your car in today for an inspection, and see what our commitment to quality is all about! We may not be related, but you’ll feel like we’re family.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Lorton, VA

Our mission is simple: to provide the best products and service to our customers at the best value possible. We take great pride in our company, our commitment to customer service and in the products we sell. We know and only offer the best performing components for your vehicle.

We specialize in modern American Muscle including the Mustang, Camaro, Corvette and all Dodge Hemi vehicles, the Challenger, Charger, 300C and Jeep SRT8. Our American performance shop serves the Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland area with expert installation services.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Service Date
Services Performed
  • – Test drove vehicle multiple times – Data logged performance with computer – Unable to replicate problem – Unable to get to 6th gear @ WOT safely in local road conditions – Recommend run on all wheel dyno to try to replicate .
Paul S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/13/2023

2004 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Service Date
Services Performed
  • Check upper & lower control arm bushings
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace
  • Rear Axle Alignment
  • Fuel Charge
Gerald S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/1/2023

2014 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Service Date
Services Performed
  • Install clutch & shifter
Bryan F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/22/2023

2017 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Service Date
Services Performed
  • – P04DB: crankcase ventilation disconnected – U0284: Lost comm with active grille – Found PCV line at psgr side cam cover leaking; bad o-rings; replaced with new Ford fittings – test drove; no codes pending; readiness monitors still completing
Sharon S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2023

2019 Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

Service Date
Services Performed
  • Remove and Replace Cat-Back Exhaust
  • Install CAI
Michael W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2023

2015 Chevrolet Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette

Service Date
Services Performed
  • – Idle uneven after coming to a stop – Clutch chatters (19K miles)
  • – vehicle has a fuel pump flow code, P2635 – tests on vehicle show steady fuel pressure above idle but highly fluctuating fuel pressure at idle – datalogs inconclusive due to tuning software error
James P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/17/2023

2004 Cadillac XLR

Cadillac XLR

Service Date
Services Performed
  • Replace transfer pump components in both tanks
  • Addl effort to install
  • Fuel
Al R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/30/2023

2014 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Service Date
Services Performed
  • Install Parts and Align Vehicle
  • – shock tower covers would not seat firmly; concerned they would fall off when driving; left them in front seat with headlight splitters
Dawn S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/8/2023

2018 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

Service Date
Services Performed
  • – Steering gets very stiff when the fault comes on – Multiple communication codes in PCM – Vehicle had bad ground on Engine block. Repaired ground and all is well at this point Warranty
Allen W. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/4/2023

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

Service Date
Services Performed
  • – test drove vehicle several times; could feel the engine getting unsteady during easy accel from cruise; idle is smooth; unsteadiness is being caused by AFM; comes on too soon and is in & out; turn off in tune
  • – has stock pedal/throttle; pedal position sensor readings erratic; replace
  • Replace accelerator pedal assembly
  • Adjust PCM tune to turn off AFM
Jerel M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/15/2023

2016 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Service Date
Services Performed
  • INstalled pushrods too long; replaced with correct length by measurement; engine got even noisier; remove engine for engine shop
  • Remove engine for engine shop work
  • Honed lifter bores; replaced lifters with LS7; replaced one main bearing and all rod bearings; polished crank
  • Reinstall engine and test
Brendan F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/28/2023


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  • Tires & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
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American High Performance
8480 Terminal Rd
Lorton, VA 22079-1428
(703) 339-7412