1st November, 2015 Newsletter. ~ Issue No 78

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Open & Closing Hood
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Open & Closing Hood
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SERVICE SCHEDULES
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25th Anniversary Big Party Weekend
June 4th/5th 2016

Join our 'BIG PARTY WEEKEND' at the stunning Wroxall Abbey near Birmingham to celebrate the cars 25th Birthday!

The fun kicks off on Saturday with a DINNER DANCE and continues on the Sunday with a FIGARO FAIR.

DINNER DANCE
SATURDAY 4th JUNE 2016

Enjoy a great meal and dance the night away with an optional overnight stay at this luxury 4 Star Venue. 35 PP ~ 85/95 B&B.

FIGARO FAIR
SUNDAY 5th JUNE 2016

Bring your car along to the largest gathering of Figaros ever! In addition to a 'rally drive-out' the day will include trade stands, competitions, family attractions, awards, group photographs and much more. 25 Per Car.


WHAT'S YOUR STORY?
We're always looking for stories about our members and their cars so don't be shy and get in touch.
Good Morning,  

The inevitable boom is coming
One of the questions most frequently asked at the club by prospective buyers is 'If I buy a Figaro will it be a good investment?' Well this very much depends on a key number of factors such as; What you pay, your annual mileage, how well you look after it and most importantly the period of time you intend to keep it? Over the past few years it's true to say that the 'resale value' of the Figaro has suffered somewhat. Gone are those heady days when some owners enjoyed a 10% increase on the original purchase price when selling on their cars a few years later. However, things are changing. At the club we take the view that the cars value will increase in time but don't expect a quick return and treat it like buying shares or an ISA investment (but a lot more fun!).  

"Next year our cars will be 25 years old so this milestone will allow citizens from countries like the USA to import and drive the Figaro, in fact we've had a number Americans contact us recently who are 'actively looking' to buy a Figaro!"

We should always remember that 'Nissan' don't make the Figaro anymore so this means if you look after yours it should at least retain its value but if you spend money on it, keep the mileage sensible and give it all your love and attention the car should increase in value. Next year our cars will be 25 years old so this milestone will allow citizens from countries like the USA to import and drive the Figaro, in fact we've had a number Americans contact us recently who are 'actively looking' to buy a Figaro! We are also hearing from many dealers that there are less Figaro's to import so again this means more demand on the cars already in the UK. And in a recent article regarding 'The Figaro Shop' by 'CAT Magazine' they came to the conclusion "The Figaro Shop had positioned themselves perfectly to deal with the inevitable boom that will envelop this Japanese classic car". To read the full article - Click here

 
Figaro Memory Stick
We know it's not Christmas just yet but we thought these 16GB Memory Sticks would make great 'stocking fillers' for the Figaro geek in your family. Learn more

NEC here we come - in our Boater Hats!
If you love nothing more than drooling over shiny classic cars then make your way to Birmingham next month. This year the NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW on the 13th/15th November is the biggest ever and now spread over 3 halls so allow yourself a good day! We will be there on Stand P1-400 pushing the strap-line Enjoyable Motoring.

ENTRY DISCOUNT: Members can enjoy discounts off entry tickets by using the code CGCMS15. Learn more

Local Garage Support Update
Thanks to everyone who replied to our request for information last week on local garages you use to service your Figaro's. The response has been awesome with over 100+ emails received.  Looking at the submissions we are forecasting, when complete our garage listings will now cover most of the UK and even many parts of Europe too. See Latest Garage Listings

Our 2016 Figaro Wall Calender is out!
Congratulations to those members whose cars were selected. This year we had a record number of applications with over 350 pictures submitted! With that many images to go through it was so difficult to choose and the process took us over 2 days. Obviously there were many that came close but didn't make it and these will be kept for our 2017 Calendar. Many thanks to everyone who sent in their pictures and please take heart that many will be used in our forthcoming Newsletters and Figgyworld Online Magazine. View/Order here

Welcome  
If you're new to the club please remember to pop me over your pictures and stories about you and your love for your Figaro, we'd love to hear from you :)

Go steady and I'll catch you next month :)
Me doing what I do best
POLISHING & CLEANING!

Warmest Regards
Kevin
Kevin Fagan  
Figaro Owners Club Founder 
    
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NISSAN FIGARO BUYERS GUIDE
Priced at just 6 and published by the Figaro Owners Club this Online (PDF) Guide will be emailed to you within minutes and is a comprehensive guide to buying a Nissan Figaro. Highly recommended to anyone buying the car!

CLICK HERE

INSURANCE VALUATION
To guarantee that your Figaro is properly insured it is important to get it valued.
This will not only ensure that you are completely covered should the worst happen, it could also save you loads of money in the process.

FIGARO MERCHANDISE
Looking for the latest Nissan Figaro Apparel & Accessories? Choose from a wide variety of our official Nissan Figaro clothing for both Men, Women, Children and Pets! All products are in stock and delivered within a days

BUY & SELL YOUR FIGARO
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The site is owned and run by The Figaro Owners Club who represent existing and future owners of the Nissan Figaro.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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ABOUT THE CLUB 

Our Mission Statement
"To provide comprehensive advice and information to both present and future owners (in addition to having lots of fun in the process) and to ensure these wonderful cars and their providence is preserved for the next generation of owners"

Daniel after collecting 'Figgy'
outside our house on June 2008
How the club started

My son 'Daniel' had always wanted a Figaro having seen the car at our local garage when he was just 16. After saving for a number of years (plus a small contribution from his mum and dad!) he brought an emerald green model in June 2008.

Following the purchase we searched on the internet for a club in the hope we could attend events with other owners but were amazed that no club existed... So the Figaro Owners Club was born!  We decided to build a website and forum which took 6 months and on the 1st March 2009 we pressed the 'publish button' and waited to see if anyone wanted to join? Within a week we had 10 members, a month 35 and a year 478 members.


Today the club has around 1,600 members worldwide in countries such as New Zealand, Japan, Australia, USA, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden and many more countries...

Thanks to all our supporters and members for their help and encouragement throughout our journey.

Warmest Regards

   

Kevin 

Figaro Owners Club Founder

Email: sales@figaroownersclub.com

 

Club Websites

Club: www.figaroownersclub.com  

Facebook: www.facebook.com/figaroownersclub  

Forum: www.figaroownersclubforum.com 

Merchandise: www.thefigarostore.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com/figaroowners

 

Postal Address

The Figaro Owners Club, 58 Earl Howe Road, Holmer Green, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP15 6QT, ENGLAND.

2015 The Figaro Owners Club
Figaro Owners Club, 58 Earl Howe Road, Holmer Green, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP15 6QT.