Top 10 Christmas Present Ideas For Car Lovers
Read On For Our Top Picks Of Gift Ideas For Car Lovers This Christmas
Picking a Christmas present for someone can be a tricky thing, especially if you want to get them something they would really appreciate. With our Top 10 picks for car lovers, you will be sure to find something, or at the very least, be pointed in the right direction.
1 – Ford Mustang Garage Cuckoo Clock
While not something for everyone, this cuckoo clock features a Mustang being worked on in a gas station. Currently priced at £159.94 on Amazon, it would surely be a talking point in any home or work place.
2 – Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
This nifty little item is a modern version of the scalextric with interchangeable cars being controlled by an app on your mobile or tablet. The track is expandable via various expansion packs and you can purchase new cars separately. Cars have their own weapon systems that can be fired virtually which produces real consequences on the track, for example, cars spin out when hit making the whole race feel like something from Mario Kart! Currently priced at £139.90 on Amazon.
3 – Forza Motorsport 6 For Xbox One
Currently one of the bestselling racing games on the market, Forza has carved out its own reputation. Packed with realistic cars, tracks and performance, Forza 6 is the newest instalment for the new generation. Only available on Xbox One and currently priced at £39.99 on Amazon.
4 – TomTom Start 25 5” Sat Nav with Lifetime Maps
Sat Nav’s are nothing new, but are still easily one of the best gadgets for drivers. This particular model is currently priced at £89 on Amazon and includes lifetime UK and Ireland map updates. With advanced lane guidance and spoken street names, it does everything it can to help you get to your destination as quickly and as safe as possible.
5- EE Pay As You Go Buzzard Car 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot
With this can shaped hotspot, you get 6GB of 4GB data preloaded that will not expire until 90 days after activation. The hotspot plugs into your lighter port and will provide a constant Wi-Fi network in your car (EE reception dependant). It can support up to 10 devices, can be topped up at any point and does not come with any commitments or contracts. Currently priced at £64.99 on Amazon.
6 – Garmin Dash Cam 35 with GPS
With incidents on the road becoming more and more frequent, many drivers are turning to dash cams to be their eyewitness. This particular model from Garmin is currently available for £147.29 on Amazon and can record in HD, capturing video footage on low or bright light. With a built in G-sensor, the camera can automatically save footage in the event of an impact. Footage can be stamped with time, data and location and saved to the replaceable micro SD card. Still images can also be taken using the camera and making use of the GPS, can also show you driver alerts to encourage safer driving.
7 – Sony MEX-N6001BD DAB Radio
This particular car stereo is being sold at Halfords for £158. This includes both an accessories and a fitting voucher which can only be redeemed with this purchase. The stereo features DAB radio, CD player, Bluetooth features, front USB ports, App remote and voice recognition. It’s an ideal upgrade, especially with the Halfords fitting service included.
8 – Top Gear Box Set
Anyone who’s anyone has heard of Top Gear. Fronted by the infamous Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, the show grew from strength to strength over many years. Packed full of automotive entertainment and a hatred for caravans that spanned 22 seasons, Top Gear will always be one of the best TV programs made for car lovers.
9 – Track Experience Day
Track days offer people the chance to drive supercars, rally cars, off road cars and even monster trucks. There are a number of tracks all around the UK that you can attend and various companies offer different types of packages. Its best to have a little shop around, but if you know that someone has a dream car, it makes the search a little easier.
10 – Electric Delorean DMCEV
If money was no object and you really wanted to push the boat out, then how about buying an electric powered Delorean? Currently priced at £70,000 from Firebox.com, this expensive, yet striking gift, really sets itself apart from the rest of the presents under the tree. Its 260 horsepower motor can achieve a top speed of 125mph, do 0-60 in 4.9 seconds and has a range of 100 miles on one charge. Unfortunately there will be no time traveling in this machine, even though it costs £70,000, a flux capacitor is not included – But free delivery is!
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