“All dash to and fro in motor cars, Familiar with the roads and settled nowhere.”

T.S. Eliot

About Malibu
Collision Repair Center

Malibu Collision Repair Center’s state-of-the-art collision repair facility uses the latest techniques and technology to provide complete auto body repair services for all vehicles, including high-tech, high-end, luxury, vintage, custom, and speciality vehicles. As Knoxville, TN’s premier auto body repair shop, we utilize the most advanced materials and technologies in the area – and possibly in the US – to return your high-tech vehicle to its pre-accident condition. With a strong focus on the research and development of carbon fiber, composites, aluminum, fiberglass, and advanced material repairs, Malibu Collision Repair Center is the advanced auto repair shop for your high-tech, custom vehicle. Our unique partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enables us to stay on the cutting-edge of automotive technology and its newest materials. Through our use of ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF), which includes 3D printing, we’re able to repair vehicles using carbon fiber, composites, fiberglass, and aluminum. As one of the very few auto body shops who repair with these materials and equipment, Malibu Collision Repair Center offers world-class results.

best of knoxville collision repair

We are the only collision repair shop to win Best of Knoxville Awards for two consecutive years!

About Rick Spears

Owner and President of Malibu Collision Repair Center

Born in Texas and then raised in Florida, Spears made Tennessee his home and formed a partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to develop advanced materials and prototypes in the automotive industry. In 2014, Spears partnered with ORNL to create the 3-D printed Shelby Cobra. His work on carbon fiber and composite parts has been shown on the DIY and SPEED channels, as well at NOPI shows. Spears and Malibu Collision Repair Center’s accolades include:

  • 3 Time Recipient of Ford Medallion Manager Award
  • 2 Time Recipient of “Best of Knoxville” Body Shop Award
  • 3 Time Recipient of Ford Top Gun Award
  • Top 10% of GM Shops Award

Contact Us

Hours

WEEK DAYS:  8:00 – 6:00
SATURDAY: 9:00 – 12:00
SUNDAY:  CLOSED

Call for an Appointment

865.922.4700

From collision repair to auto customization, we have the services you need.

Our Milestones

1999
Family owned and operated
Malibu Collision Repair Center works tirelessly to provide exceptional service, uncompromising standards, and unparalleled repairs and customization. Taking the utmost pride in every automotive repair and every personal interaction, Malibu Collision Repair Center is certified by multiple auto manufacturers and is the preferred shop for most major insurance companies.
2010
Ford Freedom Truck
A 2009 Ford F-150 customized crew cab truck honoring the men and women of our armed forces was unveiled at the 2009 SEMA Convention, Nov. 3-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Motor Trend’s “2009 Truck of the Year” was the brainchild of Malibu Customz, Mickey Harris, the Ford Motor Company, and Phantasmic Entertainment Inc.
2014
Partnership with ORNL
Spears and Malibu Collision partnered with ORNL to create the 3-D printed Shelby Cobra. Rick’s work on carbon fiber and composite parts has been shown on the DIY and SPEED channels, as well at NOPI shows.