Race The Base Halifax 2018

Race The Base Halifax was June 2018 and so many came out to embrace the maritime weather and show that Nova Scotia has some serious car enthusiasts. Check out some of the Cars and Coffee Halifax, Show & Shine vehicles below.

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Top Day Trip Destinations Around Halifax – A Car Enthusiast Insider

At Clutch, we drive to you! We bring test drives to your door and also deliver purchased vehicles to you. We provide this service to all of the HRM, and up to a 100 km radius around. We find a lot of great places during all of these drives and we started documenting some of them that are just a quick day trip away. We thought we would share them with you just in time for the warmer months.

1. Crystal Crescent

Beach-goers enjoying a day trip to Crystal Crescent.
(TomFreda/FlickR)

Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park is situated in Sambro Creek. This beautiful park has three white sand crescent beaches to enjoy with boardwalks that provide interesting birding and wildlife viewing. This is a lovely spot to go if you’re looking to quickly get out of the city. From downtown Halifax, it’s about a 45 minute drive and there is quite a bit of parking. We recommend you bring a light jacket to the beach as the wind often picks up. Crystal Crescent makes a great day trip because of the drive and a handful of local pizza spots that you can stop at for a bite on the way home.

Highlights: White sand, kite flying, walking trails

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Refer Your Friends To Clutch

Tell Your Friends about Clutch Canada

Your friend’s first car purchase at Clutch Canada will get you both a huge incentive!

We have been operating out of Halifax for only six months and cars are flying off the lot – err… website. A lot of our success is from spreading word of mouth from our past customers. They are often so thrown off by how easy it was to buy their new-to-them car and want to share their new knowledge to the world – because of this we started the Clutch referral program.

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Behind the Test Drive Button

Thinking about pressing the Free Test Drive button? You Should! Let us tell you why.

Unlike other sites, we believe customers should have lower prices and a broader selection provided by online sales, while still being able to test drive a vehicle before buying it.

Choose the car that best suits your needs. Our website ClutchCanada.com will show you every detail you want to know for each vehicle. We include a CarProof and our own 210-Point inspection.

All you have to do next is click the button!

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Clutch Does Burger Week

Can you think of a better way to welcome spring than driving all over Halifax in search of the perfect burger? Neither could we, so that’s just what we decided to do. There were quite a few reasons we decided to start our company in Halifax. If we had have known about Halifax Burger Week this time last year, it would have made our decision that much easier!

Halifax Burger Week is a great way to get out and enjoy the city – even if the weather is still on the unpredictable side and there may not be a single green blade of grass in the entire province. If anything is going to motivate us to get on the move it would be 125 of the best burgers this city has to offer. But where to begin? We consulted with our in-house burger experts and came up with a list of top prospects for burger of the year. Be sure to check back during the week since we’ll be updating this post daily to keep you current on all the deliciousness we encounter on our burger-inspired adventure.

It wouldn’t be in true Clutch spirit if we didn’t give back along the way. That’s why we’re giving away gift cards to every restaurant we feature, and matching that with an equal donation to Feed Nova Scotia. Head to our Facebook page to enter the contest and support a great cause!

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Clutch’s Guide to Used Car Buying – 9 Insider Tips You Should Know

Purchasing a new or used vehicle is no small feat. For most Canadians, it will be the second largest purchase of their lives after a home. Clutch Canada believes that buying your first car should be just as exciting as buying your first home. Unfortunately for most, this is not the case, and many are taken advantage of. Many customers leave dealerships with a bad taste in their mouth once the paperwork is signed. They often drive away left wondering ‘did I get a good deal?’ or ‘did I just buy a lemon?’.

Clutch’s 9-Point Guide

This simple 9-point guide is here to help ‘you’, the customer make an informed decision and highlight things you should watch out for or avoid when shopping for a used/new vehicle:

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Sell Your Car Through Clutch

Through emails, phone calls and online messaging, one of the most common questions we get at ClutchCanada.com is “how do I sell my car?”. While Kijiji and AutoTrader are very popular, navigating the stormy seas of new/used/certified, dealer, and non-dealer sellers, it can sometimes feel like the Wild West.

Kijiji recommends that buyers pay for all items in person (see image). For such a large purchase, we doubt anyone feels comfortable with this approach.

Source: Kijiji

Clutch specializes in helping consumers sell their vehicles while handling all of the messy paperwork and uncertainty that comes with selling privately.

“Thank you for taking care of this – you guys rock”

– Glenn G.

There are two options that a seller can take when they’re looking to sell their vehicle:

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5 Reasons Why Clutch Chose Halifax

Businesses leaving the Maritimes for greener pastures is a story we’re all used to by now. So why did the founders of Clutch leave their homes in Southern Ontario to start their business in the Maritimes? Here are five reasons why Clutch chose Halifax:

The Lay of the Land

Much of Nova Scotia’s population is grouped together around the inlet. According to the 2016 Census, nearly 43% of Nova Scotians live in the HRM. This means that Clutch can offer test drives straight to the doors of more of the population, servicing up to 100km from their operation in Dartmouth. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why Clutch Chose Halifax”

Clutch + Rubber Duck Car Wash

Hey Halifax! Hope you’re enjoying your December. We’re excited to announce our partnership with Rubber Duck Car Wash. With 10 locations situated in the Halifax/Dartmouth area, there is always a location nearby when you’re in a hurry to give your car the shine it deserves.

Once you’ve gone through the steps of purchasing a car through Clutch, you will receive 5 free car washes at a Rubber Duck location of your choosing. 

When we were looking for local brands to partner with, what really caught our eye was how Rubber Duck has transformed over the years. Starting in 1988 with one location in Bedford, they have established themselves as a go-to brand when cleaning your car.

We’re looking forward to partnering with more brands as we continue to service the HRM.

Head on over to ClutchCanada.com to check out our inventory, or give one of our car enthusiasts a call at (902) 800-8042 to schedule a free test drive!

– The Clutch Team

An Open Look Into Clutch’s Photography and Detailing Setup

Clutch HQ Flyby! Here at Clutch, we’re proud of what we’re doing. Being open and transparent are two of the main reasons we’re in the used car industry. We think there are improvements to be made and we want to be at the forefront of that change.

Here’s an inside look into Clutch’s professional photography and detailing setup:

Head to clutchcanada.com to check out our inventory! If you find a car you like, schedule a test drive and kick the tires at a location of your choice.

Proudly serving the Halifax & Dartmouth region.

– The Clutch Team