Choosing gifts for people is always a struggle but it’s even harder if you’re trying to buy for somebody that lives and breathes cars. All of their ideal gifts are expensive cars or parts that are way out of your budget. They’re also pretty particular about what goes in or on their car so you’ve got to be careful what you get them. If you’re at a loss, check out this list of great gifts for car enthusiasts.
You can’t afford to get them the parts to build a real car but you can probably stretch to a diecast model of one. It’s the perfect gift for car lovers who like to work with their hands. They can build an accurate scale model of the car and put it on display afterward. Find out what their dream car is and get them a model of that. It’s not the same as the real thing but it’s the best you can do right now.
Supercar driving experience
All car enthusiasts wish they had a supercar, but only a tiny fraction of them can actually afford one. But that doesn’t mean they’ll never get to drive one. There are some great supercar hire companies that rent out these luxury cars for all sorts of different events like weddings etc. but you can just rent one out for the day and let them drive it about. You’ll struggle to find a car guy that wouldn’t absolutely love the chance to drive around in a Lamborghini for a day.
This is more of a practical gift but one that they’ll still be grateful for if they haven’t already got one. Crashing their car is a car enthusiasts worst nightmare and it’s even scarier if they can’t get the insurance to pay for repairs. But if they’ve got a dash cam installed, they’ll have video evidence to show exactly who was to blame for the crash and get the insurance payout they need to repair their pride and joy. More and more people are starting to install dash cams so if you’re in an accident, it’s important that you’ve got evidence to show what happened from your point of view as well as theirs.
If you break down, you can just get the jumper cables out and get another driver to give you a jumpstart. That’s great, as long as there is actually another driver around to help you out. A lot of car lovers like to go for drives on the quieter, more scenic roads where there aren’t always that many other cars around. If they break down and there’s nobody nearby to help them jumpstart the car, they’re in trouble. That’s why a jump starter is a great idea for a gift. It comes with a battery pack so you can start the car wherever you are without needing to hook up to somebody else engine.
These are all great gift ideas for car enthusiasts that won’t cost you too much money.
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