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Ready to inject excitement and keep your adrenaline pumping? Yearning to compete in a street circuit laid out on the city streets of Monte Carlo, just like Circuit de Monaco? Here's one for all our esport fans! The Association is constantly looking out to enhance our amenities for a better Membership experience, and we are proud to introduce Digital Racing, supported by the Sim Racing Association (Singapore), a simulated auto racing platform, exclusively to our Members!

Join us in the thrill of racing today, right here at the comfort zone of AA Centre. Digital Racing allows Members to experience the newest form of competitive motorsport! Car enthusiasts can now compete across a variety of platforms, including and not limited to, Grand Prix, IronMan Endurance, Hot Lapping Contests, and many more. Whether you are a novice who is trying out an entry level race course, or racing driver at heart who is up for a challenge at the professional level race courses simulation, we have an array of scenarios for you to choose from. Be sure to check out scenarios such as Pinewood GP, Botniaring, or even complicated courses such as the Deriphill drift course.

Pricing Table
Per Hour Booking slot

  • AA Member: $9 per hr
  • Usual: $15 per hr

Promotion: Membership promotion for Digital Racing
Receive 1-year Social Membership and 3-hrs of Digital Racing usage at just $36.

Booking Management
Available: Mon to Friday, 9am to 8pm. (Excluding Sat, Sun and PH)
Location: AA Centre, Level 4
Booking Slot Timing

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9:00 am 10:00 am
10:15 am 11:15 am
11:30 am 12:30 am
12:45 pm 1:45 pm
2:00 pm 3:00 pm
3:15 pm 4:15 pm
4:30 pm 5:30 pm
5:45 pm 6:45 pm
7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Click Here to made your booking request.

Upon receipt of booking request, AA will send an email to confirm if the slot is available within 2 working days.
Payment is to be made and gear to be collected over at AA Counter at Level 4.

For more information, please email digital-racing@aas.com.sg

Term and Conditions

  • Slots are available for booking one month in advance.
  • Maximum of 3 hours per booking per session is allowed for each Member.
  • Hours not utilised during each booked slot will not be refundable, extended, or exchangeable.
  • Usage of the rig during the booking hour is not transferable.
  • Cancellation or changes on the booking has to be made within 14 days from the date of the rig reservation slot.
  • Should the cancellation or change request is received 14 days or less from the date of reservation slot, an administration fee of $10 will be charged.
  • *In the event of no-show, an administrative fee of $10 will be charged.
  • AA reserves the right to withdraw or amend any terms and conditions without prior notice.

Car ownership in Singapore does entail hefty costs. These include but are not limited to buying a certificate of entitlement (COE), paying for petrol, and bringing your car to a workshop for maintenance.

Thankfully, you have another option – and that is, pre owned cars.

From vehicles with automatic and manual transmission, Singapore’s used car scene is thriving with options from reliable and recommended dealers.

What is it like Owning a Pre-owned Car?

While a 2nd hand car might not have that new car smell, there are plenty of advantages to getting one over a new and unused one. For instance, it’s a lot more economical to buy a second hand car in Singapore. In fact, used cars can cost significantly less than a new car!

More importantly, they are a more sensible option for first-time buyers who intend to upgrade down the road.  

Not to mention, there is less waiting time involved when acquiring a used vehicle. When buying a new vehicle, you need to go through the bidding process depending on what COE package you use and wait for new stocks to arrive if the model you want is out of stock. Used vehicles are ready for purchase and you can drive in it once you settle payment.

FAQs about Second Hand Cars in SG

 

1. What do the terms ARF and PARF mean?

 During your search for a 2nd hand car, you might come across the acronyms “ARF” and “PARF”. But what exactly do they mean and how do you calculate them?

Here are some quick definitions: 

  • ARF stands for Additional Registration Fee that is part of the costs of buying a used car. It is a tax imposed once a vehicle is registered and is calculated based on a percentage of the open market value (OMV) of the car
  • PARF rebates, also known as Preferential Additional Registration Fee rebates, are for cars that below 10 years old. The newer your car, the more value it holds and the more PARF rebates entitled. To calculate your PARF rebate, multiply the ARF by the percentage based on the age of your car. You can also assess the paper value of your used car with an online calculator

2. Are second hand cars worth it?

Ultimately, this depends on your long-term goals as well as condition and value of the car.

Used cars typically have the bulk of the depreciation absorbed by the initial owner and tend to be more value-for-money relative to a new one. Do take note, however, that maintenance and repairs required might bring these costs up.

3. What happens if I find defects on the car?

While it is true that the likelihood of defects are higher in used cars than new ones, there is a lemon law which protects buyers from this.

Under Singapore’s lemon law, businesses are obliged to replace, repair, reduce the price or provide a refund for a defect good. Beyond used cars, this law applies to electronics and apparel. But do note that the law does not apply if you had damaged the car on your own. It might be inconvenient to deal with defect cars, so do your own research for trusted 2nd hand car dealers in Singapore and arrange a car evaluation or check before purchase.  

Thinking of getting a used car? We’ve prepared a checklist to help you get the biggest bang for your buck.

You are driving along the expressway one day when you find your vehicle slowing down and eventually coming to a halt. You step out of your vehicle to find out what the problem is, but you can’t seem to figure out where the car defects are and what is the cause of these sudden malfunctions.

Even the most skilled and competent vehicle owner will experience his fair share mechanical issues and car problems.

The list of car faults is endless - from flat tires, unstable steering wheels and even a faulty engine, there are minor and major car issues that you might or might not be able to resolve on your own. However, small and simple car problems could cause more issues in the future if they not attended to as soon as possible.

When Should I Call For Help For Vehicle Problems and Solutions?

There are some car problems like flat tires and faulty engine air filters that are easy to fix if you have the right tools on hand.

However, if troubleshooting these car problems on your own does not work, you might need to bring your car to a repairs company to get those issues fixed. Bringing your car to a workshop is your best bet especially since mechanics would easily have the tools and expertise on hand to advise and treat the issues.

Here at the Automobile Association of Singapore, we provide roadside assistance services to help you with your car problems. Browse our website to find out more.

Frequently Asked Questions about Car Issues

1. What are the most common car problems and how to fix them

Some of the most common car issues include but are not limited to: sputtering engine, warning codes squeaky brakes, excess consumption of oil, failing alternator, as well as cracks in the windscreen. If you encounter these car problems & issues, you will need to bring them to a vehicle mechanic for repairs.

Your car mechanic would apply the appropriate solutions to your vehicle and give it a final check to declare it safe to drive before handing it back to you. This could involve performing repairs on the affected parts or replacing them with new parts altogether.

2. What are car problems that can be fixed in a day?

Ultimately, the answer to this question depends on what type of problems your car is experiencing. On top of that, the mechanic would probably need to assess the overall health of your vehicle before giving you a diagnosis & estimate of when the repairs can be done.

Common car faults that could be fixed within a day include oil change, defect parts (e.g., side-view mirror), dead battery and broken windows. These common issues should not take more than half a day to address.

On the other hand, common but serious mechanical problems with cars like faulty steering system or defects due to a car accident could take hours or even days to fix and repair depending on the severity.

3. What are the most common reasons for engine failures

Engine failure is associated with neglecting oil and filter changes, faulty fuel pump, low or leaking battery as well as clogged fuel filters.

To minimize the risks of common car issues, bring your vehicle to a car workshop for regular maintenance and servicing.

When you sense something amiss, however major or minor, don’t neglect your vehicle. Figure out what the issues are and bring it to a car workshop for repairs.

AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE
Registered Office: 2 Kung Chong Road, AA Centre, Singapore 159140

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of Automobile Association of Singapore (‘AA’) will be convened and held by way of electronic means at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 19 May 2021, to transact the following business:

  1. To confirm the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 16 September 2020.
  2. To receive and, if approved, adopt the Annual Report and the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2020.
  3. To elect six Members to the Committee for the ensuing term.
  4. To appoint the external auditors for the ensuing year.
  5. To consider and, if thought fit, to pass, with or without modifications, proposed amendments to the Constitution of AA and the Bye-Laws of AA.
  6. To transact any other business of which notice in writing has been received by the Chairman of the Meeting by 5pm, 10 May 2021.

By Order of the General Committee

Mr Alvin Phua
Secretary
23 April 2021

Important Notes:
Pursuant to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 and the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Registered Societies) (Amendment) Order 2021 (“Meeting Order”), registered societies are entitled to hold meetings via electronic means, beyond 30 June 2021 until the Meeting Order is revoked or amended by the Ministry of Law.

The following arrangements will be adopted for the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”):
a) A Member will not be able to attend the AGM in person. A Member may only attend the AGM by observing and listening to the proceedings of the meeting by electronic means. Members who wish to attend the AGM must pre-register at the pre-registration website at www.aas.com.sg/agm2021 before 5.00pm on 5 May 2021 to enable AA to verify their status as members and for the complete registration and meeting details to be sent to the Members.
b) A Member may submit questions / AOB to AA via email to AGM2021@aas.com.sg, by post or by hand. The questions / AOB must reach AA by 5.00pm, 10 May 2021.

For more information on the AGM and to download the relevant documents in relation to the AGM, you may visit our AGM website at www.aas.com.sg/agm2021 or visit our AA website at www.aas.com.sg.