From visually pleasing literature to driving gloves and gadgets, we’ve compiled a list of gifts perfect for any classic car lover and for any occasion.
Driving gloves are the perfect gift for any classic car enthusiast, especially those who like to drive their roadster with the roof down in brisk conditions. With few classics having effective heating systems, gloves allow the driver to not just look good but also keep warm. They also offer a better grip meaning the driver can operate their beloved classic with more precision.
An effective pair of polarised sunglasses are a must-have for any classic car driver. Whether is sunny summer drives or winter sunsets, the sun can be a driver’s worst enemy. Brands such as Ray-Ban do both stylish and effective sunglasses for your driving needs.
A classic watch is a perfect accessory to go with a classic car. Both timeless and classy pieces elevate any luxurious individual. Porsche, TAG Heuer and Rolex are just three brands that find automotive culture at the heart of their horology business. Take a look here for a collection of fantastic watches.
A leather cover for your keys not only allows you to proudly show off your elite set of keys but also keeps them protected and easier to find.
Every classic car lover will have copious amounts of car manuals and classic car history books, however, classic car photography books provide a different side to classic car literature, with many providing insightful and thoughtful information on the industry, its history and specific cars whilst being presented on beautifully designed pages with double-page spreads of stunning photography. Take a look at the examples below for some unique classic car literature:
Octane – an aesthetically pleasing visual masterpiece. As magazines go, Octane is the creme of the crop for its photography, design and insights into the classic car world. Featuring interviews, feature pieces and the latest news, Octane is a magazine that can be appreciated by any classic car lover.
b500 – Another magazine that goes above and beyond with its content. Not just the standard interviews and news, b500 features stunning design and visuals that makes up their magazine. A treat for the eyes as well as the mind.
Land Rover Magazine – Land Rover excel with their visual imagery, from their frequent short cinematic films to their stunning photography, the classic 4×4 brand knows how to mix visuals and information effectively and seamlessly. By showcasing stories from around the world and highlighting the fantastic engineering that goes into Land Rovers, the magazine takes a look at the adventurers and individuals that make Land Rovers so iconic.
Magneto – A collection of creative photography and eloquent articles, Magneto is the ideal read for any car lover.
Honda has released a vintage car apparel line which makes for the perfect gift for those wanting to look the part. As an appreciation for Honda’s roots, the clothing provides enthusiasts with everything from hats to jackets.
From detailing spray to interior stain removal, every classic car enthusiast can always do with cleaning products to help with the precise maintenance of their motor. Don’t let your fellow classic car lover go anywhere with a dirty car any longer.
For some, the sound of the road or a classic cassette player is all they need, but for those who may want to listen to their music in HD or have a larger selection of music without the hassle of wiring up a new sound system, Bluetooth portable speakers provide the perfect solution.
Hip flasks are always a great luxurious accessory however this one comes with a twist – it’s designed to look like a jerry can. Ideal for an explosive swig of whisky.
Wireless Phone Charger
Many classics may not have the voltage to charge your phone or satnav, so a wireless phone charger does just the trick! Anker does good wireless chargers. If your phone doesn’t support wireless charging, buying a long lead and portable charger also works well however the charger needs to be charged from the mains after every 2-3 phone charges.
Cordless Tire Inflator
A cordless tire inflator can fit in the boot of your classic and will mean you’ll never find yourself flat or caught short again. It can also be used to inflate other items.
With the familiar smell of warm metal and gasoline, this gasoline culture candle takes you trackside in one whiff. 100% soy wax, this candle is also eco friendly and vegan, including aromas of apple, raspberry, aldehydes and balsam.