Aspiring grease monkeys, put down the wrench and pick up a stylus. Touch Mechanic tasks players with learning what it takes to be a surgeon of the automobile. Gamers learn to change rims, repair damaged bumpers, replace mufflers and brakes, add aftermarket enhancements and perform paint and decal work on vehicles of all shapes and sizes while working their way to the top of the profession. Beginning as a young mechanic with an intriguing past, players find themselves under the wing of Captain Bob of Captain Bob's Auto Repair. Captain Bob mentors through several early repair jobs and even gives the mechanic his own car to upgrade and customize. The player earns money through repair work to upgrade his car and enters the new ride in custom car shows. With impressive showings in the competition, gamers gain the attention of bigger and better shops and eventually obtain a dream job with the top racing team on the circuit.