In for the long haul

Though she’s no stranger to lying underneath a chassis in a jumpsuit, Guinevere Freccia excels in taking care of her customers on a human level at her family business, the nearly 100-year-old Freccia Brothers Garage on iconic Route 1 in Greenwich, CT.

The great-granddaughter of Frank Freccia and great-great niece of brother Gene Freccia, she is the face of the air-cooled Volkswagen specialist shop on Instagram. And she’s proof that when you run a vintage repair shop, your job isn’t just to fix cars—it’s to be an evangelist for driving.