By Shell on Nov. 18, 2021
Finding the right gift for a car enthusiast is one of Christmas time's tougher propositions – you probably can’t buy them a Ferrari, after all. But it is possible to bring a twinkle to the eye of a car-obsessed loved one without spending the earth. Here are 10 gifts to please car enthusiasts of all types, from motorsport fans and history lovers to young drivers in waiting – all for under $100.
1. Lego Ferrari F8 Tributo – $29.00
Give your little, or not-so-little, car-lover an immersive summer task recreating one of the world’s most famous cars (which boasts the fastest V8 engine in Ferrari’s history) in miniature. Ages 7+.
2. Bathurst 1980 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 DVD – $29.95
Know someone who's always banging on about how racing was better in their day? This DVD chronicles an iconic Bathurst moment – and one that launched Dick Johnsons career.
4. Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker – $49.95
If your favourite car-lover is forever looking for their misplaced keys, a Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker could give them more time behind the wheel and less spent stomping around the house in frustration.
5. Amazon Echo Auto – $79
Got a car enthusiast who's partial to using Amazon's Alexa around the house? This handy device allows them to bring it into their car and, when connected to a smartphone, use their voice to play music, check the news, make calls, manage their calendar and more.
6. 007 James Bond History notebook – $40
Help your favourite Aston Martin fan jot down their thoughts and other vital info with this James Bond No Time to Die themed A5 notebook, featuring a selection of Astons driven over the years by the world's most famous secret agent.
7. Ferrari Kids' Puma sneakers – $95
Make your pint-sized Ferrari fan one of the team with these Puma Roma sneakers, appropriately lavished with the Italian brand's famous shield logo. Sizes EU 28 to EU 35.
Give your Ford fan the ultimate record of a Supercars legend with this 1:43 scale model of the brand's 'camouflage' Ford Mustang GT Supercar, which was used for testing in 2018 ahead of the Mustang's 2019 track debut. Available for pre-order.