About Us

????????????????????????????????????The club was launched in March 2009 to serve the growing needs of owners and enthusiasts. Today, the club has members in over 20 countries and is supported by a team of enthusiastic owners and chapter area coordinators. There’s tons of information here so have a good old nose around. If you’re new to the car we recommend looking at our section on ‘Heritage’ as it will provide you with a better understanding of how the car came into the world.

There are many benefits to Membership – practical, social and financial.

The club is open to anybody who has an interest in these cute little cars, there is no need to own a Figaro. Our objectives are to raise awareness of the Figaros and help to preserve the Figaro marque, along with other Figaro clubs and associations. The Figaro Owners Club is a not for profit organisation and the emphasis is firmly on our members.

There’s tons of information here so have a good old nose around. We recommend looking at our section on history as it will provide you with a better understanding of  how the car came into the world.

If your thinking of buying you are welcome to pop along to one of our events and chatting to owners or read our section on buying advice. If you want to take it a stage further then maybe reading our Nissan Figaro Buyers Guide would be a great ‘first step’ as it provides totally independent advice on all aspects of inspecting, test driving and buying the car.

How the club started

My son ‘Daniel’ had always wanted a Figaro having seen the car at his local garage when he was just 16. After saving for a number of years (plus a small contribution from his mum and dad!) he at last brought an emerald green model in May 2008. Following the purchase we searched on the internet for a club in the hope we could attend events and meet other owners. We were amazed that at that time no club existed so the Figaro Owners Club was born! We decided to build a basic website and forum which took a few 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!

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

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Our Mission Statement (okay we know that sounds a bit corporate!)
“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

Award Winning too
The Figaro Owners Club has received the 2011 All Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT), the trusted marketing advisor to more than half a million small organisations worldwide. Each year, a select group of Constant Contact customers are honoured with the All Star Award for their exemplary marketing results. The Figaro Owners Club results ranked among the top 10% of Constant Contact’s customer base.

 

In 2015 the club won an award for our New Club Magazine ‘Figgyworld‘ from Classic & Sports Car Award for ‘Most Improved Club Magazine’

In 2017 the club won another award, this time is was for our Yorkshire Figaro Rally 2017.  This was an amazing achievement for such a small club. See more about the rally! Click here

Kevin
Founder of the Figaro Owners Club

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