When you buy a BMW, you’re doing more than just purchasing a vehicle. You’re choosing a lifestyle that reflects your passion for performance, luxury, and style. With so many American BMW owners appreciating the beauty of this iconic brand, it’s no surprise that a slew of enthusiast clubs have sprung up across the country. The Los Angeles area has a strong local BMW culture that gives owners and fans the opportunity to connect with one another and share opinions, tips, reviews, and more. If you’re interested in joining in on the fun, consider checking out one or more of these popular nearby clubs and online groups.
BMW Car Club of America
The National BMW Car Club of America (CCA) is the largest single-make car club in the world, and we’re lucky enough have an active chapter right in Los Angeles. From gaining access to local and national events to earning member discounts and benefits, membership in this club certainly has its privileges. Check out the LA Chapter website to learn more and register.
SoCal Vintage BMW
The group of vintage and classic BMW enthusiasts who make up the SoCal Vintage BMW community are a dedicated bunch. They pride themselves on organizing local driving events and host their flagship meetup event every November in Woodley Park, Van Nuys. Check out their Facebook group for more information!
BMW Performance Driving School
If you’re an adrenaline-junkie or just want to test the limits of these superior driving machines, you’ll definitely want to add the BMW Performance Driving School to your bucket list. Here you can learn skills like panic breaking and high-speed lane changes from the pros and experience driving through timed laps, off-road courses, and more. One of the only two schools in the United States is located just a few hours from Los Angeles, there’s no excuse for missing out on this incredible experience!
BMWforce_LA Meetup Group
If you’re interested in driving your BMW around local canyons and tracks, you’ll want to check out the BMWforce_LA Meetup Group. They also host a Facebook group where you can keep up on upcoming events and connect with other members.
BMW E360 / 5 Series Fan Club Facebook Group
An active Facebook group dedicated to all things 5-Series related, the BMW E360/5 Series Fan Club is one of the internet’s best spots for sharing photos and videos, upgrade and diagnostic questions, and information regarding DIY installations. This is an active group with over 4,000 members, so there’s always plenty of new and interesting updates throughout the week.
Holding true to its motto of “Bringing the BMW community together,” the Bimmerfest website provides the latest in BMW news, event information, photo galleries, and online chat forums. Next time you’re online, browse the website, join the community, and check out the Bimmerfest Facebook page,
The Haus Independent BMW Repair
With locations in Santa Monica and Sherman Oaks, The Haus is your go-to full-service repair shop. Our BMW-Certified technicians treat every car they service as if it were there own and perform quality repairs for a fraction of the price. Contact us today to discuss your diagnostic, maintenance, and repair needs.