12 of the best Christmas presents for car lovers. Without breaking the bank!
Buying Christmas presents for a car-obsessed loved one or friend can be tricky. Your budget probably won’t stretch to a new Lamborghini, so how do you give them something special without breaking the bank? Fortunately, we know a thing or two about what gets a car lover fired up! Whether it’s a stocking-filler or an experience they will never forget, then you’ve come to the right place. We think we’ve got some great ideas to keep them happy, so here are our top 12 best Christmas presents that will put smiles on their faces this Christmas.
1. A Car ( A free Citroen C3 to be precise)
This will be one Christmas present that won’t fit under the tree! One lucky winner of our free to enter competition will win this Citroen C3, sponsored by cinch, in time for Christmas. We’ll be delivering the car on December the 24th, So why not enter, stick a bow on the roof and give it to your favourite person for Christmas.
Just enter your details here, and one lucky winner will be chosen at random.
2. A driving experience with Paul Swift
Are you looking for an experience for the adrenaline junkie in your life? We have the perfect present with a Paul Swift Stunt Driving Masterclass! Hold on tight for a series of stunning stunt driving moves, normally kept for the movies! Jam-packed with adrenaline, the team of stunt drivers will guide you into handbrake parallel parking, J turns and drifting as you get behind the wheel of some incredible vehicles. An unforgettable experience for petrol-heads! Choose from a number fo locations in the UK and experiences start from only £99, get your voucher here.
3. Tickets to The British Motor Show
Well, we would say this wouldn’t we, but we do think that tickets to The British Motor Show make the perfect present for the car fan or the kids (or just a treat for yourself). We’re back in 2022 with more cars, more entertainment and more fun. With an additional hall and even more entertainment, the show will deliver a bigger and more action-packed fun family weekend! The show will feature new, classic, supercars, driving displays and marketplace sellers. However, unlike traditional motor shows, it is the interactive and live elements that set it apart. No other Motor Show has ever delivered such a variety of content, celebrity guests and live acts. With tickets from £18.50, they will count down the days until the show!
4. Under 17 driving experience
Do you know someone under 17 desperate to get behind the wheel? Young Driver specialises in teaching 10-17-year-olds how to drive. They make sure drivers have fun and learn about the basics of driving safely. They will perfect skills like gear changes, braking, parking, and steering without the pressures of public roads. We’re pleased to welcome Young Driver back to The British Motor Show as our Under 17s driving partner in 2022. There are limited lessons available to pre-book now, which make the perfect Christmas gift but we’d recommend booking to avoid missing out. Get your tickets to the show and book your Under 17 driving experience here.
5. Personalised carbon fibre phone cases
When it comes to Christmas presents, you can’t go wrong with a phone case that will transform someones phone. And, it doesn’t get much better than a case made from the same material used in Formula 1 and on some of today’s most prestigious supercars. The cases are made from carbon fibre, a durable material that protects phones from the occasional drop, and won’t add unnecessary bulk.
Treat them to something a little different, with a case that you can customise to their style. Add a design of their favourite car or match the colours to some of the most exclusive brands. How about Lamborghini Viola Parsifae?
Want to match other accessories? You can also add airpod cases, wallets, cardholders or car mounts to the list!
LA Carbon Fibre will help you find the gift that is right for you!
6. Model cars (for all ages)
If you are looking for the perfect present for a car-obsessed kid (of all ages!) then there is bound to be a a model car of their favourite real car! Get them reminiscing of a car once owned, or treat them to a replica of their dream car. Model cars are suitable for all ages, whether they spend the day on the rug playing with it, or place it proudly on their work desk ! From small stocking fillers to classic collectables, or even racing around the Scalextric track with a new car, any car-obsessed fan will always love this present under the tree!
R.M Toys are specialists in hand-built white metal and die-cast metal model cars and stock 1,000’s of models. If you are looking for something more specific, they can help source it!
7. A Sporting Bears dream ride
Sporting Bears are a group of classic and supercar owners with big hearts. Sporting bears offer passenger rides in supercars, classic cars and modified cars, with all proceeds going to charity. Always fancied a ride in a McLaren or is a cruise around the countryside in a 1966 Mustang more your thing? Then this will be your chance to get a ride in a car of your choice on the country roads. Dream rides will be available at The British Motor Show, with prices varying depending on the car you choose. Get the car lover in your life a gift voucher. When you book show tickets, they can redeem the voucher at the show in August 2022.
8. Go green with an electric bike
It’s not just about four wheels. Electric bikes have become popular and are considered as much of a gadget as they are a way of transport!! Although not yet as cheap as their non electric counterparts, E-bikes can help get people riding more, and are a great way to keep fit, beat traffic, and avoid parking issues! They’re also uber cool !
Mark2Bikes have their experts on hand to answer all of your e-bike questions and are the place to go for all of your cycling accessory needs!
9. Cleaning ‘Stuff’
If you are struggling to find the perfect present for the petrol-head in your life, then car cleaning gift sets are always the perfect solution. No self respecting car fan can ever have too much cleaning ‘stuff’. It’s a gift that you can absolutely guarantee will get used, but try to buy the best you can.
People spend a lot of time cleaning and detailing their cars. so, buy less, but better quality gifts. For a car lover there is nothing worse than a cheap car cleaning product that could ruin your paintwork or plastic. Bring a smile to their face with everything they need to leave their car looking good all year round.
We’d reccomend Gliptone, who have spent decades creating the perfect formula and use the latest technology to protect car exterior and interiors
10. American truck driving experience
If you want to treat someone to a driving experience with a difference and live every car enthusiast’s dream, then this is the present for them.
Get behind the wheel of one of Clive Shaw Trucking’s monster vehicles and experience the thrill of this American Big Rig Truck Driving Experience.
Get them to feel on top of the world as they learn from a professional to guide the American Truck around a track, manoeuvring it backwards and forwards, and even trying out attention to detail between cones.
Clive Shaw Trucking will offer an experience of a lifetime and one to tick off the bucket list!
11. Exclusive wine from Lamborghini
Not many people know, but two years after Lamborghini released the world’s first Supercar, he built the Lamborghini winery in Italy. This is a present that any supercar fan would love and is designed to impress and we think it’s one of the most unusual ideas too, even most supercar fans won’t have seen this before.
Whether they are a red, white or Prosecco lover, Lamborghini wines have the perfect present to choose from. and you can buy individual bottles or gift sets. Treat them to something special this Christmas with a Lamborghini with a difference.
12. Own shares in a classic car
After you’ve finished your Christmas shopping, it’s time to treat yourself! Live the dream of being able to say you own a Classic Car, and there is potential to make money from it as well.
Every month The Car Crowd update the choice of classic cars which are carefully selected by a group of classic and prestige dealers. They follow strict criteria so you will always find rare classics. Cars currently include a Ferrari 360 Modena and a Spyker C8.
The Car Crowd will store, maintain and ensure the cars and invite all shareholders to come and experience their investment at any time. As a shareholder, you will also be invited to shows where the cars are being exhibited, including The British Motor Show in August 2022
Note: Capital at risk – Car values may go up as well as down
What would be at the top of your list? Let us know what you would like to see under the tree on our social pages!