Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand and a leading specialist insurance provider focused on global automotive enthusiasts, today announced a new, 3-year exclusive insurance partnership with the Vintage Sports Car Club (VSCC).
Vintage and historic cars evoke enthusiasm and spark a passion; and since 1934 the Vintage Sports-Car Club has provided an arena for people to enjoy pre-war cars competitively and socially. Active in every aspect of motoring and motorsport for pre-war cars, the VSCC is one of the largest and best regarded motoring clubs in the world. Members enjoy a host of benefits, and now Hagerty adds additional member-exclusive insurance and enthusiast incentives as part of the new agreement.
In addition to attractive policy benefits, Hagerty and the VSCC will partner on a number of enthusiast events, present exciting and relevant member offers and will publish exclusive features and articles. In addition, the partnership will look at ways in which to attract newcomers to vintage cars, including motorsport events such as VSCC trials which featured in the last episode of the latest series of Top Gear.
Speaking of the partnership Tania Brown, Club Secretary of the VSCC said “We are delighted to partner with Hagerty, we have worked with them for a number of years and are delighted to extend our partnership.This latest exclusive deal will see us working together even closer for the benefit of our respective members, particularly promoting the use of vintage and classic cars and working on key challenges together, such as helping youngsters access insurance.”
This latest partnership is the start of a renewed focus on car clubs by Hagerty in the UK.
Car Clubs are at the centre of the enthusiast market, having to maintain long-term members whist also evolving to attract a new generation of enthusiast. In a rapidly changing landscape, Hagerty understands the challenges they face and the huge effort it takes to entertain and maintain a large and diverse membership group.
Hagerty UK has launched a host of new ways in which it can add value to club memberships, whilst also helping to attract new members. As car clubs cater for every demographic and vehicle sector and can range from thousands of members to small groups, Hagerty offers tiered levels of partner benefits designed to suit specific requirements, including varying levels of insurance and partner offers.
Mark Roper, Managing Director of Hagerty International added, “Partnering with a brand as important to the industry as the VSCC creates a great opportunity to promote vintage cars to a new audience and we are excited to work together over the next 3 years.
Hagerty looks forward to working more closely with car clubs in the future as together we can be stronger, working collaboratively to protect our passion for generations to come.”
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