Our Legacy: Stahl Motor Company Since 1928


Our Legacy & Founder


The Stahl family has been in the Monterey area since 1849 and William Stahl founded Stahl Motor Company with a Packard franchise in 1928.

The Packard dealership was opened at the same location that is the current Mercedes-Benz dealership.

Mr. Stahl instilled a sense of family with his employees and many have worked at the dealership for several decades; including William R. Lawson who worked for 47 years, Eldon Davis is on his 44th year and his wife, who he met at the dealership, Rosalind Davis is on her 43rd year of employment.

William stahl slowly passed on the  day-to-day operations to Bill Stahl, but he remained active until 1992, at age of 98. William passed away in 1995


William Stahl