Whether you’re married to a motoring enthusiast, have a friend mad about cars, or are one yourself, when a birthday rolls around, this is a great time to tap into their passion for vehicles. Instead of getting a generic box of chocolates or a bottle of fizz, a motoring themed gift can be something they will really appreciate. With something for all budgets and that all ages and types of motoring fan will love, you’re spoilt for choice. In this article we take a look at some top gift ideas for motoring enthusiasts that they are sure to love.

A driving experience

One of the first things you should consider when getting a gift for a motoring enthusiast is a driving experience. This could be driving a super car such as a Porsche or Lamborghini around a track, either accompanied or solo. Or why not do something such as go-karting that you can do as a group? Driving experiences are great fun and a gift that will keep on giving as they will ensure you create memories that will last a lifetime! Consider your budget and what’s near to you so it’s not too far to travel and you can make a real day of it. If it is further afield, why not stay over in a hotel?

A personalised number plate

Another fantastic gift for a motoring enthusiast, is a personalised number plate. Private Number plates are fantastic as they can be made to something that relates to the person you’re giving it to and they’ll have it on their car every day to look at. You could choose something that relates to their name, their birthday or a hobby of theirs. Check online to get inspired and find an array of combinations to choose between.

A Personalised Plate Makes a Great Gift

Tickets to a motoring event

Motoring events are some of the most populartypes of events, with hundreds happening every year. Have a look at the upcoming calendar to find one they would enjoy and that fits with their schedule. You might decide to go to a proper race like a Formula One event or a Grand Prix. Or perhaps you go to something a bit more local such as banger racing, where cars aren’t afraid to crash on their race around the track! This can be another activity that’s great fun as a group or just the two of you going. 

These are just a few gift ideas for motoring enthusiasts they are sure to love. Whether it’s something they can use and have in their home, an experience they will never forget, or something for their car, it’s sure to be a real winner. Think about the recipient, what they would love and consider something they don’t have or haven’t done before. This can help you pick something that will go down a treat. What are some top tips you have for gifting a motoring enthusiast on their birthday? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you.


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