by Ellyn Bothma | 15 Dec 2020 | TIPS


Looking for a fun or functional gift for the car lover in your life, but don't know where to start? We know that searching for the perfect Christmas gift for an automotive fan can be tricky, especially if you are not such a big gearhead yourself.

We hand-picked 8 of the coolest gifts that will not only fit under the Christmas tree, but they won’t break the bank and they are guaranteed to impress enthusiasts of all ages.

The products that we showcase range from tools that will make their car and driving experience even better, all the way to fun accessories for them to sport their car pride and the best car-related games.

It’s time for you to pick out the perfect holiday present with these gifts for car lovers

Let’s jump right into it since Christmas is just around the corner:


Smartphone dash mount:

The Gravity Holder Air Vent For 3.5-6” is a great gift that makes driving safer and easier. It is universal to any modern smartphone and can be mounted in any vehicle for use.

It is rare that you get the perfect automotive present for under R200! And if you order it now – you still have time to receive and wrap it before Christmas.


Gravity Holder Air Vent For 3.5-6”

Available at Takealot for only R145



Traditional jumper cables are useless without another car to use for power and a helping hand. With the power of the Hummer 6000mAh Jump Start, you can jump-start your car on your own.

Convenience is perfect for any car enthusiast and this product is a must-have, making sure that an unwanted situation is under control.


Hummer 6000mAh Jump-Start - Black/Red (12V)

Available at Builders Warehouse for only R1,799




Personalised keychain:

Most car enthusiasts are all about customization and that definitely includes minor details like a keychain. This custom leather keychain can be personalized for him or her, adding a special touch to their car-keys.

For R99, you can get one side stamped with words or letters of your choice. Add the keychain as an extra to a Christmas present or use it as a stocking filler. You can even hang it up on your Christmas tree!


Rocco leather carabiner keyring – tan

Available at Antelo for only R99


Car cleaning kit:

Stock up on car detailing and cleaning supplies with the ultimate car cleaning kit, offering you a premium range of car care products. They have been professionally assembled to ensure that you get all the products and tools you need to successfully accomplish the task at hand, whether it be cleaning, detailing, polishing or restoring, this is the best cleaning kit on the market.

These auto care kits make great gifts for a motor enthusiast and are a great addition to any garage.


Shield 8-Piece Ultimate Clean & Shine Kit

Available at Makro for only R199


Forza xbox game:

If the car enthusiast you are shopping for owns an XBOX ONE, Forza is the best racing game for their console. It features a realistic competitive racing game that can be enjoyed at any level of driving experience and is suitable for all ages. With Forza Horizon 3, the whole family can jump in and enjoy the game this holiday season.

To make the experience even better they can buy add-ons like a racing wheel, pedal assembly, and shifter set to make the experience even better.


Forza Horizon 3 (XB1)

Available at BT Games for only R499


Graphic car t-shirt:

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a car T-shirt.

You can either buy a fun and quirky shirt that is bound to make them and others laugh, or you can go for a brand name shirt like Ferrari, Mini or their favourite F1 racing team.

Any car-enthusiast would love strutting around in their new shirt, representing what they love.


Car graphic shirts

Available at Autostyle Motorsport for only R150


Speedometer cufflinks:

These speedometer cufflinks are a fun way for car enthusiasts to connect to their need for speed, even when they are dressing professionally or suiting-up for a wedding.

These can be worn countless times and will keep their style for years to come.


Cufflinks – Car fuel gauge and Speedometer

Available at That Bloke for only R239


Jeremy Clarkson book:

Clarkson's hilarious, no-nonsense guide to modern life is the perfect gift for the straight-talking petrolhead in your life, it will inspire them, make them laugh and share in the joy of the motor industry.

The perfect reading material for this holiday season.


Can You Make This Thing Go Faster? - Jeremy Clarkson

Available at LOOT for only R250




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