At South Downs Secure car storage we’re delighted to work alongside a highly respected portfolio of trusted affiliates within the automotive industry. These partnerships ensure that we can always offer recommendations for other services you may require. We recently held the launch party for one of the partners we work with, Sam Miller’s Extraordinary Car Club, at our premises on the Hampshire and West Sussex border.
We thought you might like to know more about Sam and his Extraordinary Car Club.
An Interview with Sam Miller – The Extraordinary Car Club:
Q: When did you first get behind a wheel?
A: I was 12 years old and got to drive around a farm in my Dad’s Alfa 33 Type 907.
Q: What was your first car?
A: I bought my first car at aged 14 years, and it was a MK 1 Golf GTI.
Q: What do you drive now?
A: 1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super and a 1983 Mercedes W123 Estate.
Q: What do you wish you were driving now?
A: An Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale.
Q: If you were on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke what three tracks would you sing along to?
- Ohh la la – The Faces
- Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
- The French Prince of Belair
Q: What is your favourite driving route in the U.K., and why?
A: Driving in the South Downs on the A272 in particular from East to West the scenery is beautiful.
Q: What is your favourite driving route overseas, and why?
A: The road to Ronda is very special and has unbelievable scenery, a changing climate and a fantastic road.
Q: What is your most memorable journey?
A: On my 14th Birthday, I flew to Germany with my Dad and drove back with him to England in a blue Ferarri 348.
Q: How did the Extraordinary Car Club begin?
A: I wanted to enjoy driving my own cars with like-minded car enthusiasts, on roads less travelled, and make memorable experiences of it.
Q: Why did you choose to launch the Extraordinary Car Club in conjunction with South Downs Secure car storage?
A: I use the South Downs Secure car storage facility on the Hampshire and West Sussex border. Martyn has always been personable, going over and above with the service he provides. So when an opportunity arose to launch the club in a beautiful barn on the farm by South Downs Secure, I knew that the beautiful location and exemplary service Martyn always gives me would be the perfect place to launch the club.
Q: What makes the Extraordinary Car Club different from other car clubs?
A: We pride ourselves on details, locations, having fun, good food and wine.
Q: What does one need to join the Extraordinary Car Club?
A: The only prerequisite is a spirit of adventure.
Q: What makes a perfect motoring holiday itinerary?
A: A combination of adventure, good people, surprises, destinations and good food and drink.
Q: What’s next for the Extraordinary Car Club?
A: We have some exciting road trips coming up, which include Scotland, Amsterdam, The Alps, Italy, Cornwall, Ireland, Romania and some meetups in some very cool places in and around London.
Q: What services can you offer clients of South Downs Secure?
A: A unique opportunity to join an extraordinary car club.
The Extraordinary Car Club is for the fun-loving car enthusiast with an ingrained spirit of adventure, a hard-wired thirst for the road less travelled and a desire to be part of a collective of like-minded individuals. If you have an extraordinary car that you need to store in Hampshire or West Sussex, contact us!