Christmas Gifts for the Motorist in Your Life
Christmas is only a week away and time is running out for those last minute gifts. Don’t worry, we’re here to help find you the best gift for the petrolhead in your life. We’ve searched through all types of presents you can buy, from the bank bursting to the purse friendly. From luxury to practical, we’ve finally narrowed it down to our top 10.
Ayrton Senna T-Shirt - £31.00 (approx.)
Ayrton Senna is probably the most famous and best F1 driver there ever was, past or present and his legacy still lives on since Imola 1994. Senna’s foundation have worked with McLaren to create a t-shirt celebrating his ’88, ’90 and ’91 F1 titles.
Gran Turismo Sport (only on PS4) – £44.99
The Gran Turismo series is widely accepted to be the best in video game racing and GT Sport pushes the bar even higher. Even though it was delayed by a year in order to let Polyphony perfect the game and to use VR, needless to say, GT Sport brings you closer to the lives experienced by the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Timo Bernhard.
Petrolcan (Jerrycan) Suitcase - £125
Made from genuine petrol cans, they are available in a wide range of colours and would be an ideal gift for an extreme petrolhead. Both eye-catching and durable, the case is 0.8mm thick steel to protect your belongings against bumps and bangs.
Audi In-car espresso machine - £169
Audi driver in the family or got a friend that’s always on the go? Connecting to your car’s cigarette lighter socket, the set includes two cups, 18 illy espresso pods, cleaning cloth and storage bag.
Single Seat Racing Car Experience – from £179
Ever wanted to be an F1 driver or experience what is it like to be an F1 driver? Then now you or someone else can with this Silverstone track experience! You get to experience everything associated with being a racing driver including 20 minute session with just you and the car lapping the famous Northamptonshire circuit!
Mercedes-Benz AMG sunglasses – £260
Complete with AMG diamond pattern titanium frame and Carl Zeiss Vision lenses, these are perfect for the stylish man in your life. The AMG branding is subtle, whilst maintaining quality and most importantly, safety, with 100% UVA/B 400 protection.
Senna and Mansell “Taxi Ride” Painting - £959
Paul Oz, one of the best motorsport artists in the world, has painted an iconic image of Ayrton Senna (who had run out of fuel) been given a lift by the eventual winner, Nigel Mansell, in the 1991 British Grand Prix. Available at part of 100 limited editions, this impressive piece of art measures at 95cm x 71cm. Smaller framed sizes are also available, plus a variety of other F1 drivers including newly crowned four time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton.
2015 Lewis Hamilton Chrome Rear Wheel Rim Table - £999
Fancy a little piece of F1 history? Re-engineered from the car driven by Lewis Hamilton that secured his 2015 F1 Drivers’ World Championship, the table has been painted in a high-gloss chrome and complete with toughened glass top. This is a limited-edition piece, only 15 available so best snap it up before they are gone!
Porsche Design 911 Soundbar - £2,600 (approx.)
Porsche Design are known for making exquisite pieces of art for everyday items and this speaker is truly unique. Made from components to make the 911 GT3, Porsche Design have found a way to bring you bring you the best in sound thanks for its 200 watt speakers. Those exhausts only emit sound from the likes of Mozart to Iron Maiden.
Bugatti Lady Croco Bag - £22,000
There is nothing in the world that says “I love you” more than getting your other half this hand-made crocodile leather handbag which comes with the famous EB logo. Finished in “Bugatti Blue” and priced more than most reasonable cars, this is definitely a gift that would make her stand out from the crowd.
No matter what you buy for Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
*Prices correct at time of writing. Some prices are approximates due to conversion rates.