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Much like the vintage cars themselves, these folks are a special sort of automotive enthusiast who need to be taken care of and cherished. What better way to show the classic car lover in your life that you care than by giving them a thoughtful gift? With Christmas fast approaching, now is as good of a time as ever to pick out that perfect gift.
If you don’t know exactly what to get them, here are a few great gift ideas to get you started. They’re all available on Amazon, so ordering and shipping is a breeze!
15 Amazon Gift Ideas for the Classic Car Enthusiast
Trust me, dedicated car guys and gals will never get tired of looking at vintage rides. Spice up their walls, and pick up a retro hot rod painting like the one above. Without a doubt, they’ll find a spot for this in the house or garage.
It requires a good bit of work to keep those old cars shining. With that in mind, you can’t go wrong with surprising a classic car aficionado with a fresh kit of cleaning items. A high-quality product like Meguiar’s Wash & Wax Kit is among the best gifts when it comes to affordable car care packages.
Keychains may seem boring, but this product from Brotherhood includes a classy “Chevelle by Chevrolet” key holder, which is made of a heavy-duty leather material and includes a chrome frame to make that graphic really stand out.
This book is the ultimate classic car gift to spruce up any coffee table. Featuring over 250 iconic models from the 1940s to the 1980s photographed from every angle, Classic Car: The Definitive Visual History includes everything from Ferraris and Bentleys to iconic race cars like the Aston Martin.
Now, this is one of those gifts that you’ll probably want to order two of: one for the classic car lover in your life, and one for yourself. This desktop clock thermometer features a replica of the 1965 Ford Mustang instrument panel, and, at the top of each hour, an authentic engine sound from the 1965 model roars to life.
Don’t worry about that feature when you’re trying to sleep, though, because the light sensor deactivates the sounds when the room is dark. This is perfect for any room in the house, and can even be mounted on the wall.
Not everyone has a garage to protect their cars from the elements, and even if they do, covers like this still come in handy for classic cars. This heavy-duty car cover form CarsCover is 100% waterproof, abrasion-resistant, and is available for all types and models. It’s definitely something that will help a vintage car owner protect their pride and joy.
It may not be the most useful of gifts, but giving someone a mini representation of a classic to put up on the Christmas tree — like this ’71 Pontiac GTO ornament — is a nice way to let them know that you care about their hobby. Plus, this definitely stands out from your run-of-the-mill ornaments.
You can never go wrong with a solid T-shirt as a gift, and I can think of more than a couple folks who would be thrilled to add this to their T-shirt drawer.
I’m convinced that everyone has a sticker that suits their personality, and buying a classic car lover this 50-sticker pack will let them go wild in decorating pretty much anything, whether it be their laptop, water bottle, or phone case.
Whether it be for the garage, man cave, or she shed, a classic car-related sign will always find a place on a gearhead’s wall. Add to their decor, and give them a reason to continue being passionate about their awesome automotive passion.
That first cup of coffee in the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day, and having that perfect coffee mug can make all the difference. Just wait until your lunch break to day dream of hot rods!
The Chevy Corvette has had some incredible and memorable logos over the years, and paying homage to the ’84-’90 model years with these floor mats definitely makes for a unique gift.
Keep in mind, many classic car enthusiasts have children. Obviously, the kids will have fun with this project, but it also gives their parents a chance to take part in the nostalgia.
A puzzle of a classic car show that’s fun for the whole family!
Another great gift for the children of classic car lovers. You’ll be tempted to take this classic BMW ride-on toy for a spin, but leave the riding to the kids!