How To Join a Car Club

By: Somerville Auto   |   14 Mar 2017
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You’ve likely heard of book clubs, fitness clubs, and country clubs.

Essentially, they're just groups of individuals who come together to enjoy shared interests and experiences. So, when you’ve got a pretty nice looking luxury vehicle, what do you do?

Join a car club, of course!

There are thousands of car clubs all over the world, and the members who have joined represent everything from old-school classics to exotic sports cars. If you’re a car enthusiast who wants to discuss the industry with individuals who share your auto passions, a car club might be just the thing for you.

So, how do you get involved?

How To Join a Car Club

A quick Google search will point you in the direction of many car clubs in Toronto. Whether you’ve got an old Camaro wrapped up in the garage, or a Maserati GranTurismo you can’t wait to show off, car clubs are an excellent way to learn more about the auto industry and the history of your particular vehicle, network with fellow car enthusiasts, and engage in unique social events.

You don’t even need to own a luxury car or an exotic SUV to join a car club, though it does help. The first step is to consider what kind of club you’d like to join, and what kind of experience you’re looking to get out of it. Do you like a particular model, or are you open to all classics? Are you looking for tips on where to find the best car parts and accessories, or are you looking for some handy DIY advice?

Once you’ve identified the kind of car club you’d like to join, you should start doing some research to see if there are specific membership requirements. Online forums are a great way to start, and clubs should have information on their websites. Things like membership fees (if applicable), meetup dates and times, and the location are all important factors to consider before joining.

Who Should Join a Car Club?

There’s a big difference between talking with your friends and neighbours about exotic and luxury cars, and actually joining a club that’s dedicated to the topic. Just like there’s a difference between people who exercise at home, and those who frequent the gym.

Car clubs have unique cultures, and in order to get the most out of your membership, you should take part in social networking and events on a regular basis. Most car clubs will have a calendar of events so you can look ahead to see if you can make it. Apart from attending the events, members who attend meetings regularly will get the most enjoyment, because you get to know fellow members and build relationships. You might even find that a few of the members are cool enough to hang out with, outside of club hours! There’s a certain sense of pride that comes with joining a car club, and once you find your niche, you’ll have loads to talk about with people who understand your passion for everything automotive.

Are you thinking about joining a car club, or simply love luxury and classic cars? Get to know Somerville Auto’s luxury cars and exotic SUVs so that you’ve got some key talking points! Somerville Auto is very active in the community, and we’re more than happy to help you find a car club. Call us today at 1-(877) 503-5102 or contact us online for more details.​

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