Driving doesn’t have to be a solitary experience. Find your crowd on the road by joining like-minded car fanatics across the UAE.
Car enthusiasts, join fellow petrolheads in these car clubs. Swap stories and experiences and learn more about the motors you love.
You’ll also get insider info on parts, service centres and discounts offered by workshops and dealers.
Moreover, gain new friends and participate in a number of fun off-road activities.
We roundup some of the UAE’s community car groups around the UAE.
So, are you ready to burn rubber?
Abu Dhabi BMW Club
BMW fans share knowledge about repairs, parts, tuning and other BMW hot topics in the Abu Dhabi BMW Club. Branching out from technical topics, the group loves to socialise with its various activities such as picnics, drives and attending drifting events.
Its coffee and capture meet-up every second weekend of the month gathers members to simply hangout, grab a hot brew and take snaps of their beloved Bimmers. Visit: meetup.com/abu-dhabi-bmw-clup-meetup
UAE Car Chicks
Touted as the first official ladies group of car owners in the UAE.
Meet up and experience group drives, motor festivals, out-of-town meet-ups, barbecue parties and competitions with cool prizes. Visit: facebook.com/uaeccgroup
Abu Dhabi Classic Cars Club
Classic car enthusiasts this is for you.
The focus is on motors manufactured between 1949 to 1979. You’ll get tips on preserving vintage vehicles.
Join this club and get special discounts at repair facilities, spare parts stores and even assistance to find and ship parts from abroad to the UAE. There are also cruise nights around the city. Visit: adc3.ae
Porsche Club UAE
If you’re driving around in a Porsche, you might consider joining this group.
Members share their love and experience of driving Porsche models. There are even such as karting, driving activities at Yas Marina Circuit, road tours and more. You’ll also be updated on factory and workshop deals. Visit:bit.ly/2Gb0EGb
Aston Martin Owners Collection UAE
Owners of this luxury motor have can mingle with fellow owners through driving and non-driving activities across the UAE with the Aston Martin Owners Collection UAE.
Receive invitations to special Aston Martin events such as launches, exhibitions and company-run events. Search for Aston Martin Owners Collection UAE on Facebook.
The Ninth Degree Car Club
This popular group for race car fanatics hosts exciting events for members across the UAE. Join a road tour, mountain drive or race in venues such as Yas Marina Circuit.
Join this club and you’ll be in with a chance of getting your hands on supercar models manufactured by the likes of Aston Martin and Lamborghini.
This group’s motto is drive, socialise and experience. That’s exactly what members will get when they join this community made for car lovers. Gumball 7 took its name from the popular international car and music festival, Gumball 3000.
The group is open to all car enthusiasts and welcomes all types of models and brands. Members mingle through casual meet-ups where everyone can share their expertise, experiences and love for cars and driving. Visit: facebook.com/gumball7tm
One look at the name and you can figure out what this group is passionate about. While the focus is on supercars, the good news is that you don’t have to own an exclusive brand of luxury car to join this group, as it’s all about bringing car fans together for socialising and road trip activities. Visit: instagram.com/supercarsmajlis
Black Eagles Motorcycle Club
This group was founded to bring together the growing number of motorcycle riders and enthusiasts from across the country. Members meet up mostly on the weekends to enjoy group rides where they take to the roads across the UAE and even neighbouring countries such as Oman.
Budding riders who want to learn more about motorcycling road rules and safety will benefit from the advice of experienced members. BEMC members love to socialise so if you join the group, expect a few stints in coffee shops and restaurants while out and about. Visit: bemcuae.com
UAE Adventure Riders
This small group of motorcycle riders is on a mission to explore the UAE’s desert and mountains through organised trips. The group is open to anyone with a 650cc+ dual sport motorcycle interested in long-distance riding to explore remote, off-road routes.
Part of the group’s aim is to organise single- and multi-day ride excursions between November and March each year including overnight camping trips in remote areas. Visit: meetup.com/uae-adventure-riders
Words by Ferdinand Godinez