10 quirky & practical Christmas gifts [car lovers]

10 quirky & practical Christmas gifts [car lovers]

by Helen Jackson |
posted 04 December 2017

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Whether you’re shopping for friends or family, buying gifts that won’t get returned or swapped can be tricky. So this year, to make sure you get the car lover in your life a gift they’ll love, we’ve collected some quirky and practical gifts for car lovers.

We hope these 10 gifts gives you some inspiration! P.S. some of these items are up for grabs in our Christmas competition – find out how to enter here.

Brushed stainless steel Gear Necklace

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This patented Gear Necklace from Kinekt is made from high-quality brushed stainless steel. The trinket features ball chain thread through three moveable gears set within a heart-shaped pendant. Moving the ball chain thread turns the three gears inside the necklace.

So if you’re after a jewellery gift with a difference – this could be it!

Price: $125 USD for 18” Gear Necklace

From: Kinekt Design

Car wallpaper murals

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If you’re kitting out a children’s playroom, a bedroom or even a game room, make your feature wall stands out with an eye-catching car wallpaper mural. At Murals Wallpaper you can choose from a variety of classic, supercar and car-themed murals. From Lamborghini and Ferrari to Mustang and Porsche, you’ll easily find a car wallpaper there that’s perfect for you.

Price: £36.00/m2

From: Murals Wallpaper

LEGO Alloy Wheel Cufflinks

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Who doesn’t love LEGO? Over at Bits and Badges they’ve created some fantastic jewellery using a selection of LEGO pieces. We love these Alloy Wheel Cufflinks, and if you’re after a gift that’s unique and playful check out their other items, too.

Price: £6.18

From: Bits and Badges

Grow your own sports car

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This gift is the perfect stocking filler for any car enthusiast. After placing the small car in water, it promises to grow by 600%.

Price: £3.14 (OR you could win it in our 12 days of Christmas giveaways! Read more and enter our competition here.)

From: Diabolical

Micro Turbo Racer

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This little racer is the perfect gift for both children and adults alike. It’s easy to store and charge and the product comes with six small cones so you can set up your own mini obstacle course!

Price: £14.99

From: MenKind

Yeti glove ice scraper

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At under £5 this ice scraper would make the perfect secret Santa gift. Who says practical gifts need to be boring? Your hand is kept warm whilst scraping ice from your car’s windscreen and, let’s face it, you’ll look cool doing it – it’s a win-win present.

Price: £4.76

From: Prezzybox   

Three-pronged cactus car charger

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Usually, your car comes equipped with a cigarette lighter port and potentially one USB charging port. Turn one into three with this cactus car charger from Graham and Green. You can now charge both your phone and your passengers with ease!

Price: £11.95

From: Graham and Green

Demon Valeting Gift Pack 

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The perfect gift for car lovers. This gift pack can help the car lover in your life keep their car looking tip top. The kit includes all the essentials to wash, clean and shine their vehicle bodywork. The pack also includes a microfibre cloth and sponge.

Price: £20.00

From: Halfords

Nextbase 212 Dash Cam

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With over 15 million people in England and Wales driving themselves to work each day, the chances of one of them having an accident is high. And the probability increases as the winter weather approaches and the dark nights close in. Recording at 1080p HD this Nextbase 212 Dash Cam can give any driver an added level of protection when they are unlucky enough to have an accident or the victim of vandalism. It’s the perfect gift for the car lover in your life!

Price: £69.00 (OR you could win it in our 12 days of Christmas giveaways! Read more and enter our competition here.)

From: Argos

My first autobahn

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There are so many toys on the market for the mini car lovers in your life. My First Autobahn is a toy that is easy to use and takes up barely any space. It’s such a simple idea but your little one will have hours of fun. The gift comes with one roll of adhesive tape – it is sticky so beware – and a small vehicle, a great little stocking filler.

Price: £13.95 (OR you could win it in our 12 days of Christmas giveaways! Read more and enter our competition here.)

From: DONKEY

Our Christmas competition has a selection of fantastic prizes for both adults and children – so get over to our competition page to read all about how you can enter!

Visit our competition page.


Helen Jackson
Helen Jackson

Helen is part of the marketing team here at Money4yourMotors. Helen oversees a wide range of marketing activities including social media and content creation.