23 Best Gifts for Car Lovers (UK)

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Us car enthusiasts are a hard bunch to shop for. We’re very picky, so it might be difficult for you to find a suitable gift if you’re not into cars yourself.

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Fortunately, we love cars here at The Car Investor. We’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of the best gifts for car lovers in the UK.

Our list includes everything from the most affordable to the most luxurious gifts for the car lover in your life.

Our favourites on this list are:


Xtremeauto 12v Universal Heated Car Seat Cover

Perfect for winter driving, this heated seat cover simply plugs into the cigarette lighter for instant warmth. Ideal for cold, early morning starts.

It’s thermostatically controlled to prevent overheating, and will fit all makes and model of car. Particularly handy if the car lover in your life has an older car.

Top Gear 7 in 1 Car Valeting Pack

You can’t go wrong with car cleaning gear for car enthusiasts. This 7 in 1 valeting pack includes everything needed for a deep clean, inside and out.

As well as the liquids, this pack comes with a wash mitt, microfibre cloths, and a 10 litre bucket.

AstroAI Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge

Maintaining correct tyre pressures is an important part of motoring, but often one that’s overlooked. This handy pressure gauge helps to reduce tyre wear, extend tyre life, and offer safer driving.

The affordable gadget has a digital display with four settings, and the non-slip texture makes it easy to hold onto.

VOONEEN Car Vacuum

This powerful handheld vacuum cleaner is designed specifically for cleaning car interiors, and will pick up everything from food residue to pet hair.

The lightweight, handheld cleaner has a rechargeable battery that will operate continuously for 30 minutes, and is cordless for ease of use.

Autoglym The Collection – Perfect Bodywork, Wheels, & Interiors

Autoglym is bound to be a familiar brand to the car lover in your life, and this premium pack provides everything they need to return their car to showroom condition.

It’s the perfect gift for every motor enthusiast, and will allow them to valet their car like a professional, inside and out.

1080p Dash-cam with Night Vision, Loop Recording & Motion Detection

With more and more insurance scammers on the roads, this great piece of kit will help prevent disputes in the event of an accident.

A high-spec camera at a very affordable price, with loads of great features and a 140 degree wide-angle lens.

AA Breakdown & Safety Kit, with Tyre Inflator

A comprehensive breakdown and road-safety kit that can be carried in the car at all times. It includes essential motoring products to ensure the driver is fully prepared in case of emergency.

The kit includes a tow rope, torch, emergency car hammer, warning triangle, booster cables, a mini tyre inflator, and an AA branded canvas carry bag.

‘My Dad Had One of Those’ – Book

A celebration of the cars your dad may have owned back in the day. This book provides a wonderful trip down memory lane.

A perfect gift for any older car enthusiast, reminiscing about a time when motoring was a lot simpler than it seems to be these days.

VicTsing Bluetooth FM Transmitter

If you know someone who could do with upgrading their in-car audio equipment, this might just be a good place to start.

The FM transmitter plugs into the cigarette lighter, and allows you to play music from any bluetooth enabled device via your car radio. It also has dual USB ports, and AUX in & output.

Sentry Car Key Signal Blocking Pouches

Car thieves are getting smarter, and nowadays they don’t even need your keys to steal your car. These pouches prevent modern car keys from being cloned, and the crooks having easy access to your car as you sleep.

They provide industry leading protection, and protect any modern keyless entry car key. Simple, but very effective.

Car Boot Organiser by Drive Auto Products

We all know someone with a messy car. This organiser provides the perfect solution: a sturdy, non-slip organiser with tie-down straps to keep everything tidy in the boot.

It has two big front pockets, and compartments big enough to fit folders, tools, laptops and much more.

DBPOWER Portable Car Jump Starter

There’s nothing worse than not being able to start your car because of a flat battery. Never get stuck again with this premium portable jump starter.

It’s small enough to be kept in the glovebox, but is still powerful enough to start petrol powered vehicles up to 7.2l, or diesel powered vehicles up to 5.5l. You can also charge your devices, such as laptops and phones.

TKStar Magnetic GPS Tracker

The car lover in your life would undoubtedly be beside themselves if their pride and joy ever got stolen. Why not ease that concern with this affordable real-time GPS tracker, compatible with Android and iOS apps.

It provides precise tracking and no installation is required; simply attach it to any iron surface with the magnet. The battery will also last for 3 months on standby!

Premium Quality Microfibre Cloths – 10 Pack

Microfibre cloths are an essential part of the car washing process, and are always in demand. This pack of 10 cloths are made from professional grade microfibres, which pick up dirt without damaging paintwork.

Durable and strong, these cloths will keep performing after multiple washes.

Yosh Magnetic Car Phone Holder (2 pack)

These magnetic car vent cradles will securely hold your phone or sat-nav device in place on your dashboard, regardless of road conditions.

The soft rubber construction protects your phone and air vent from damage, and the sleek design makes it barely noticeable when it’s not being used.

56 Piece Chrome Vanadium Socket Set & Car Tools

Many car enthusiasts love working on their own cars, or at least put up with it to save on expensive garage repair costs! This car kit includes tools for fixing, upgrading, and maintaining a wide range of vehicles.

The high-quality tools come in a handy box, and the chrome vanadium sockets are heat-treated to withstand tough working conditions.


We all like to keep our cars spotless (most of us, at least), so this compact car bin is the perfect addition for anyone who has a tendency to be a little messier than others.

The adjustable strap means you can hang the bin anywhere in the car, and the headrest attachment allows for easy access whenever needed.

Anker Dual USB Car Charger

We all rely on our handheld devices much more these days, and on long car journeys any form of charging point will be in high demand. This dual USB charger plugs straight into the cigarette lighter, and allows two devices to be charged simultaneously.

Anker’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost combine to provide the quickest possible charge for each device.

Acdyion Leather Driving Gloves

Winter driving can be cold, particularly on the hands. These high quality, genuine leather driving gloves will be a blessing for those who feel the chill whilst on the road.

The super-soft leather is incredibly durable, and the gloves also allow you to operate touchscreen devices whilst wearing them.

Collar and Cuffs London – Gear Stick Cufflinks

These premium cufflinks are great for any smart-dressing petrol-head. They’re handmade and crafted using solid brass, but are silver in colour. They have a highly reflective finish, and go well with many different colours and styles of shirt.

A presentation gift box is included, and they’ll make an excellent talking point for the grateful recipient.

OBD Connect – OBD2 Professional Car Diagnostic Scanner

When a dashboard warning light pops up, it can be very costly to even get a diagnosis from a garage. This professional diagnostic scanner plugs into your car, and can read and clear any warning messages.

It’s very easy to use, and will save hundreds of pounds in the long-run. It can also be used to view real-time information from your engine.

AA Winter Car Kit

We all know what happens on the roads in the UK when the winter weather sets in. People are often unprepared, and can very easily get stuck for hours.

The winter car kit includes a folding snow shovel, torch, foil blanket, and high visibility vest, and is kept in an AA branded compact bag. If the worst does happen, this kit will ensure you’re prepared.

EcoAir Garage Dehumidifier

For those with older cars, it’s important to keep them in a moisture-free environment to prevent rust. This EcoAir dehumidifier is perfect for use in a garage to reduce the risk of damage over the wet winter months.

The compact, portable design means it’s easy to move around, and it has a huge 18 litre per day extraction rate. There’s also a 3.5 litre water tank, and an electronic control panel with a timer and automatic shut-off feature.


As huge petrol-heads ourselves, we know the car enthusiast in your life will love these gift ideas.

Whether you choose the affordable AstroAI Digital Tyre Pressure Gauge or the premium DBPOWER Portable Car Jump Starter, we know the recipient will love what you’ve bought them.

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