Christmas is approaching fast – but what should you get for the car lover in your life this year?
We’ve pulled together a handy cheat sheet for anyone looking for gift inspiration. Whatever your budget, there’s a car-themed present to suit!
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: £10 and under
Classic Top Trumps – Sports Cars
If they’re especially into their fast cars, this fun game’s a great way for them to discover a few facts about the most legendary models around (but, thanks to the simple format, it’s suitable for total novices too).
Olixar Dashboard Mat
This clever anti-slip contraption keeps all of your bits n bobs – from your sunglasses to your spare change – firmly in place while you’re driving. It’s super sticky yet won’t damage the dashboard surface, so fastidious car owners needn’t worry about it causing a mess.
‘Really?’ by Jeremy Clarkson
Topics covered in Clarkson’s latest book include “why nothing good has ever been achieved in a meeting” and “why we are forced to share the planet with people who read online reviews of dishwashers,” interwoven with car reviews.
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: £30 and under
Golf MK1 Convertible Low Life Premium T-Shirt
This retro-feel tee lets the wearer declare their love of cars and look stylish, all at the same time. You can choose from a variety of different t-shirt cuts and colours to create just the look you want.
Black & Decker 7.2V Dustbuster Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
Keeping the interior of a much-loved car spotlessly clean is simple with this handheld vacuum. They can charge it up then use it to blitz the dirt and dust that settles into those crevices – so satisfying!
James Bond Carvolution® Personalised Artwork Print
One for the 007 wannabes, this colourful art print charts the many vehicles used by the world’s most famous spy throughout the decades, and can be personalised with the receiver’s name.
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: £70 and under
Micro Scalextric Emergency Pursuit Playset
Bring out their competitive side and let them prove their driving prowess with this modern take on the classic retro game. As this set’s well-suited to beginners, it also offers car fans a chance to get their kids involved with the racing fun.
Auto Glym The Collection Perfect Bodywork, Wheels & Interiors
Help them keep their most prized possession in showroom condition with this comprehensive cleaning kit that contain Bodywork Shampoo, Super Resin Polish, Extra Gloss Protection, Clean Wheels, Instant Tyre Dressing, Alloy Wheel Seal, Interior Shampoo, Car Glass Polish, Vinyl and Rubber Care, Sponge, Hi-Tech Finishing Cloth and Aqua Dry Cloth.
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: £150 and under
TomTom Car Sat Nav VIA 52
They’ll never got lost again with this easy-to-use sat nav system. Right now this is down from £149.99 as a Last Minute Christmas Deal on Amazon (so you might want to treat yourself too!)
Bentley ‘B’ Cufflinks (see pic above)
You don’t have to own a Bentley to get a taste of this iconic luxury motoring brand – these laser-etched cufflinks feature the unmistakable B emblem, and with 2019 their centenary year, this is the perfect time to gift a piece of Bentley history.
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: £1,000 and under
LEGO 1989 Batmobile
Recommended for ages 16+ (but totally acceptable for people in their 30s or above too!), this exclusive DC-licensed kit features over 3,300 pieces. As per the official site, “die-hard fans will love authentic features such as the slide-open cockpit with a new-for-November-2019 wraparound windshield element, 2 hidden machine guns with a pop-up function activated by turning the turbine exhaust, and decorative grappling hooks on each side of the vehicle. ”
‘X600 JCT’ registration plate
Nothing says ‘I love my car’ prouder and louder than a personalised number plate. If you don’t want this particular configuration (and it’s obvious why this one tickled our fancy), there are plenty of others to choose from over on the DVLA site.
Supercar Supreme driving experience
For those with a need for speed, there are few better gifts than the chance to get behind the wheel of 10 classic supercars – including the Aston Martin DBS, Ferrari 458 Italia, and the Lamborghini Gallardo – all in the space of the same day.
Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers: Money’s no object
Porsche 918 Spyder 2dr PDK – 2015
If you’re feeling really generous this Christmas, perhaps this Porsche 918 Spyder is the present you’ve been looking for. It’ll do 0-60 in just 2.6s, and has just over 2,000 miles on the clock. If you’re interested, it’s at our Porsche Leeds dealership right now.
Please note that though we’ve tried our best to find the cheapest possible online deals, we can’t guarantee that these are the best prices out there.