Here we are in 2020 and these uncertain times find us staying at home, limited to when we can go out and certainly any hopes of social gatherings seem some way off, let alone the idea of going to a car show or meet if you are a petrolhead. However that doesn’t mean you still can’t ‘get together’ with other car people.
Thanks to social media and of course the internet, being in touch is easier than ever, and finding a car club to chat about your motoring passion is easier still. Take the classic brand Alfa Romeo, set to celebrate it’s 110th anniversary this year, having started in 1910, it is a brand that has pushed through a lot of design changes over it’s years. Today as part of the Fiat Chrysler company, the brand garners a lot of attention and respect. Many enthusiasts look at the brand with fondness, especially those that have purchased cars from the past, going back to the early days of the brand, not to mention Alfa’s latest offerings with the Giulia GTA!
Very few people have the original cars from the early years. However, if you are one of the few that has one of the foundation models from the 1930s, you know how powerful the design and elements are. The company went through a lot of changes, and through the years have found amazing elements to consider. If you’re a fan of Alfa Romeo, and have decided to purchase one of these classic cars, then you will no doubt want to look for others that enjoy the vehicle’s history. Finding people that love this car type is not difficult. You just need to join an Alfa Club, a quick search on Google will find many, plus most now have Facebook pages (like EnZari) to join and get involved.
Joining A Car Club
The only criteria that comes with joining a community of petrolhead enthusiasts, or a car club if you prefer the term, is that you have a love for this car type. Whether you love the older styles, a particular model series like the Fiat Panda maybe (Panda Power!), or even modern options, you’ll find that others are joining clubs just the same. Of course we feel there’s a certain charm to Italian vehicles, and you’re going to absolutely love the beauty that comes with the vehicle’s design and infrastructure.
Finding others that love this is not hard. Joining a Car Club will give you a way to meet new friends. When this current lockdown is finally over and the world can get back to normal, you will find as part of the Car Club you can join up on rides, go to Car Meets and Car Shows to share your passion for the automobile.
Meeting People With Similar Interests
Take into consideration that not everyone might be interested in your favourite Car brand. Unfortunately, there are some people that just aren’t into vehicles of this type. Then there are clubs out there for people who love all types of car manufacturers and models. Of course there are some that like Italian Cars, but to the point of making a specific brand and manufacturer? That’s not always the case. Meeting people with similar interests is hard in traditional means. However, you’re going to find that others are absolutely in love with cars of this type. That means that you will be able to meet others, and enjoy the momentum that comes with experiencing life with others that are driving, and upgrading their vehicles.
There’s something pretty good about being involved with a community. Community offerings allow you to feel at home with others. Knowing and experiencing car life with others is great. No matter what your background is, meeting others that love your favourite type of car is a great thing.
Learn More About Your Favourite Car
Perhaps the biggest benefit that comes with experiencing a good Car Club is that you will be able to learn more. Learning about your favourite car is great, and you will not only get to talk to others, you will see new cars. Your car may be great. Your car might be a classic to you. However, you’ll find that others have the same feeling about their cars. Imagine meeting others that love these vehicles and then they show you a classic. Perhaps a “Panther” from 1971, perhaps an original Fiat Cinquecento. There’s so much to explore and perhaps even drive, when you’re friends with others that are interested in these specific vehicles.
Meeting Up Is Easy
At the end of the day, there’s something cool about meeting others that have similar interests to yours. Forming friendships, meeting men and women, families, and others that are fans of motorsport and invest in your passion is good, after all, somebody once said ‘sharing is caring’ so sharing is a good thing. It’s just something that will make you feel at home. You don’t have to feel as though you’re the only one that is driving or in love with your particular car. Furthermore, you may find that this can open up doors for you. Imagine meeting others through the Car Club, and learning that someone is selling their vehicle and it’s been ‘the one that you want’ for a long time.
Because of your friendship, you will be able to meet up with them, and purchase a new car without having to go through the hurdles that others have to traverse. Simply put, this is just one of the amazing benefits that occur. The other benefits are mentioned above, but you may find new things when you join up with a good Car Club.
So go on, if you haven’t already, jump on your Facebook page, Instagram or whichever and search for a Car Club for your particular favourite car, get involved, and chat away, there’s a lot to learn and enjoy! And make sure you follow EnZari so you don’t miss a thing!
We’ve listed a few of our favourites below: