Christmas gift ideas for the petrolhead


Shift yourself into gear and take inspiration from our gift ideas for the petrolhead, motorist and four-wheel worshipper this festive season.

Highway 600 in-car adapter

Take all your favourite digital radio stations on the road with the clever Highway 600 in-car audio adapter. Easy to set up and working seamlessly with your existing car audio system, this gadget will keep you entertained on your next commute or road trip with a choice of digital radio or Bluetooth streaming via a smartphone. For added convenience, the model offers hands-free calling and voice-controlled access to your smartphone’s personal assistant.

NOW £111 (was £159.99) at Pure

Anker magnetic phone mount

In an age where almost anything can be accessed on your smartphone, there’s no need to rely on a standalone sat nav anymore. This nifty phone mount has a powerful magnet which holds any smartphone when attaching the supplied magnetic pad. Simply load up your favourite maps app and you’re good to go.

£11.99 at Amazon

Supercar experience

The average Joe or Jane probably can’t afford the latest supercar from Ferrari or Lamborghini. But that shouldn’t mean they can’t experience the high-octane thrill of being in the driver’s seat of automotive engineering’s greatest feats. This package, available across 36 locations in the UK, puts you behind the wheel of three incredible supercars for an unforgettable driving day out.

£95 at Virgin Experience Days

Yankee Candle air freshener

While nothing quite beats that new car scent, it’s important to keep your trusty steed smelling as fresh as possible, no matter how old it is. That’s where Yankee Candle’s air freshener comes in. A renowned name in home accessories, they’ve now turned their attention to making sure your car is a real treat for the nose – with fragrances including clean cotton, fresh towels and leather.

£3.50 at Wilko

F1 2018 video game

Ever dreamed of cruising through the victory lap at the Monaco Grand Prix, before spraying a bottle of champagne in celebration as hordes of adoring fans watch on? Well, these dreams can now become a virtual reality thanks to the brand new F1 video game!

£29.99 at GAME

Halfords car cleaning kit

For any proud car owner, taking care of your vehicle is a big deal. Make sure your ride is spotless both inside and out with this care kit from Halfords, which bundles together a host of award-winning cleaning products. It’ll look as good as new.

£10 at Halfords

Aston Martin toy car

Perfect for the kid who dreams of becoming a race driver, this replica 1:24 model of the Aston Martin DB11 is crafted with realistic detailing and opening doors. It’s also great for big kids, who dream about owning a DB11 but don’t have a cool £150k to spare!

£12 at John Lewis


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