Christmas is just around the corner and you’ve probably started your Christmas shopping by now! Do you have a car lover in your life who you want to get the perfect present for? We’ve put together a list of our best presents for car lovers and enthusiast that we’re sure they’ll love! Our list has also been made for all budgets and all ages.
Haynes V8 Model Engine Kit
Smyths Toy Store
This gift is one that can be enjoyed no matter what your age! It is aimed at children over 10 years old but the petrol head in your life could find it really cool too. It does what it says in the name really, you can build your very own motorised version of a V8 petrol engine. The sound recording used is from an actual V8 engine and even have illuminating spark plugs! With nearly 300 pieces in the kit, it will certainly keep you entertained for a while. Buy it here.
The London Classic Car Show Tickets
London Classic Car Show Website
This is a perfect present for any classic car lover, owner, or enthusiast! The event itself has been named one of the best classic car events in the UK and this year has to be one of the best yet. This year’s event celebrates the career of Ian Callum, Jaguar’s Director of Design, which will showcase some of Ian’s most famous work over the years and also see Ian receive the 2019 Icon Award! 2019 also marks the 50th anniversary of The Italian Job, with a line-up of its most famous cars at the event too! The London Classic Car show will take place between 14th-17th February 2019. Buy tickets now.
LEGO Speed Champions Ferrari Ultimate Garage
The little Ferrari lover in your life would love this one! When Lego named it the ‘ultimate garage’ they literally meant it! It includes 7 mini figures, with classic Ferrari racing drivers, mechanics and race marshals, a full garage with workshop/museum and also a race track! It also comes with an extra interchangeable wing, just like the one used to change the downforce on the 1979 world-championship winning car! For ages 8 and over, this will keep your little ones (or you) entertained for hours! Buy it now.
Personalised Car Mats
Personalised car mats are a great idea for anyone who loves to take pride in their car and make it their own! Give their car the TLC it deserves and treat it to a little present this Christmas! The set comes with two front mats and two rear mats, that are all strong and durable. As far as personalisation goes, you can choose from up to 11 font colours and write whatever you want on the drivers’ mat. Buy now.
Track Days Driving Experience
Probably one of the most popular gifts for car lovers is a driving experience. There are so many to choose from but we recommend Track Days! They even give you a price promise and if you find a cheaper deal elsewhere, they will match it! You can choose from a number of driving experiences, depending on what you’re into! They provide full day and some half day events for super cars, racing cars, classic cars and even off-road stunt and rally experiences! Book yours today.
Tile Mate Key Finder
We’ve mentioned Tile Mate before in one of our previous blog posts, we promise we’re not on commission for them, we just think it’s really cool! Tile is a great little gadget for someone who’s always forgetting where they left their car keys! Just attach the Tile Mate to your car keys and find them immediately. You can ring Tile and follow its sound or view it’s last known location through the Tile app! You can also attach it to anything you want, not just keys! Shop Tile Mate now.
Garmin Dash Cam 55 Plus
If you or the car enthusiast in your life hasn’t already got a dash cam, the Garmin Dash Cam 55 Plus is one of the highest rated on the market today. Dash cams are becoming increasingly popular for people who want to stay safe on the roads and can be used to identify who is at fault if involved in a road collision! The Garmin Dashcam 55 is extremely small and discreet and wont distract you when driving, it includes a 1440p image quality, 122° viewing angle and Wi-Fi connectivity! It automatically saves footage and is even capable of notifying you of Forward Collision and Lane Departure Warning to keep you safe when driving! Buy it now.
Meguiar’s Wash & Wheels Bucket Kit
A cleaning kit may not seem like the best present for Christmas but if you have someone in mind who loves to take care of their car and keep it in tip top condition, this could be the perfect present! The kit literally has everything to wash your car’s paintwork and wheels, including a wash mitt, drying towel, wheel cleaner, air freshener, tyre dressing and you can even use the bucket it comes in when cleaning your car! Shop now.
Gear Stick Bottle Stopper
Car lover and a wine lover? The gear stick bottle topper is a fantastic present! Available in 3 colours, including white, chrome and rosewood, the gear stick bottle stopper has been popular for years with car enthusiasts. It can fit most wine bottles and also can be used for bottles of port! Get yours now.
Dog Booster Car Seat
This gift is perfect for someone who always chauffeurs their pet around! This booster seat allows your pet to safely see out of the window in comfort and makes sure they are safe when driving! It attaches to most car seats and the nylon straps allow you to adjust to height so your dog is safely raised off the seat and high enough to peak out the window! To make sure your furry friend is extra safe, there is an additional strap to attach to your pet’s collar or harness. Get it today in time for Christmas!
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