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Cool car gifts for Christmas shopping

By MOTOR staff, 10 Dec 2019 Features

Cool car things December 2019 feature

Looking for the ultimate gift ideas for a petrol head? We have some suggestions

Christmas is a time of gift-giving. Whether is it gifts for your loved ones or for yourself, it is a great time to go large, and we have cool car-related things that are right up that alley. 

From scale models, to stylish driving gear and living room accessories, here are some of the coolest gift suggestions for the petrol head in your heart.

1 - FEATURED "PRODUCT OF THE MONTH": Ferrari F1-89 (640) scale model ($12,430 from amalgamcollection.com)
This is Nigel Mansell’s Ferrari as raced at the 1989 British Grand Prix, albeit shrunken down to 1:8 scale. Finished in incredible detail and on a carbonfibre base, it’s limited to just 199 units.

2 - Porsche Milestones book ($110 from bombinate.com)
Porsche has achieved so much in its time, you need a coffee-table book like this just to recap the highlights. It features stunning imagery on its 25.4 by 32.5mm-sized pages.

3 - Ricciardo kids cap ($64 from shop.renaultsport.com)
If you have a kid that loves the smiling assassin that is Daniel Ricciardo, then give them the gift that is this Renault F1 Team cap, complete with a metal adjuster buckle.

4 - Camaro mug ($20 from hsv.com.au)
Bow ties are a no-no for Commodores, but how about your coffee cup? Well, HSV’s new Chevrolet Camaro mug will let you off since it bears the Camaro logo on the opposite side.

5 - Subaru WRX STI turbo ($2299 + freight from tunehouse.com.au)
Up your Subaru WRX STI’s potential with this Cobb-optimised TD05 single scroll turbocharger. Comes equipped with sleeve bearings and supports 300kW.

6 - Intereuropa watch ($1839 from autodromo.com)
Following the theme of the classic Monza race it’s named after, the Intereuropa from car nuts Autodromo is finished with a 39mm polished case and Swiss-designed movement.

7 - Leather driving goggles ($292 from mrporter.com)
For when you need to keep the local wildlife out of your eyes in a roadster, turn to these Connolly leather driving goggles from England. Features an adjustable webbing strap. 

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