Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

AutoTrader NZ
Published 6 December 2023

With Christmas around the corner, it's the perfect time to surprise the car aficionado in your life with something special. New Zealand's unique automotive scene offers a variety of options for those passionate about vehicles. Here are the top 5 Christmas gift ideas for 2023 that will excite any automotive enthusiast in New Zealand.

1) High-Quality Car Detailing Kit
A car detailing kit is an ideal gift for someone who loves to keep their vehicle looking immaculate. Opt for a high-quality kit that includes everything from shampoo, wax, and polish to microfiber towels and detailing brushes. Brands like Autoglym, Luxxio & Meguiar’s offer comprehensive kits that are a hit with car enthusiasts.

2) Driving Experience at a Renowned Racetrack
Gift an adrenaline-packed experience with a driving day at a famous New Zealand racetrack like Hampton Downs or Highlands Motorsport Park. Whether it’s driving a supercar or participating in a hot lap experience, this is a surefire way to create unforgettable memories.

3) High-End Dash Cam
A high-end dash cam is not just a cool gadget; it’s a practical tool for any car enthusiast. Look for a model that offers features like high-definition recording, night vision, and GPS tracking. This is a thoughtful gift that enhances their driving experience and provides peace of mind.

4) Subscription to a Car Magazine or Online Platform
Keep them updated with the latest in the automotive world with a subscription to a top car magazine. Magazines like NZ Performance Car or New Zealand Autocar provide a wealth of information and entertainment.

5) Advanced Driving Course
An advanced driving course not only provides an exciting experience but also enhances driving skills. Courses like defensive driving or off-road training can be both educational and thrilling, making it an excellent gift for car enthusiasts.

Choosing the perfect gift for an automotive enthusiast in New Zealand means considering their passion for cars, desire for unique experiences and what they already might have. From practical detailing kits to exhilarating track days, these top 5 Christmas gifts for 2023 are sure to impress any car lover.