Christmas gift guide: for the petrol head

Speed over the finish line with these motoring-inspired gifts for the car and bike enthusiast in your life

Motoring 9 Dec 2020

Take to the road
Channel the adventurous spirit in Belstaff’s Long Way Up Collection, designed in collaboration with well-travelled friends Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, who road tested the range travelling more than 13,000 miles in 100 days. Built for life on the road, the collection features performance wear, jackets, trousers and accessories to prepare you for all eventualities on the road. From £40,

Take a seat
Whether you pull over at the foot of a glorious mountainside or beside a stunning rocky coastline, the Rolls-Royce pursuit seat is the ideal driver’s companion. Fusing impeccable design, technology and the kind of craftsmanship you would expect from the luxury marque, this polished aluminium, carbon fibre and soft leather pursuit seat neatly folds away can be customised for a personal touch. From £7,286,

Power tools
Every avid driver, especially those with classic cars in their garage, needs to be prepared and this handy set of tools ensures they will do it in style. Designed by Sebastian Conran and made by hand in beautiful tanned leather, it comes in two sizes, maxi for the garage and mini for the car boot. £3,200, Connolly,

Little learners
This Baghera speedster designed in collaboration with Citroën is inspired by vintage models produced between 1932 and 1938, and is the ideal starter car for tiny car enthusiasts. Made from sturdy metal with rubber wheels, they’ll love zooming up and down the garden path. €140 (approximately £125),

Fun on two wheels
Triumph is the king of the motorcycle world and its all new Trident 660 is the perfect middleweight roadster to welcome a new generation of riders into the two-wheeled word. Its minimal design, class-leading technology and 660cc triple powertrain, teamed with a thrilling performance and state-of-the-art safety features tick all the boxes and guarantee a fun ride. From £7,195,

Get in gear
This vintage gear stick bottle stopper is just chic enough to eschew any naff Christmas present judgements. If only we could attach it to the actual gear stick in the car, until then it will look grand guarding the bottles in the fridge. £15,

Biting point
This biscuit tin of beautifully crafted biscuits features a collection of vintage motors, retro leather steering wheels and speedometers in delicious biscuit form. When all the biscuits have gone, your motoring enthusiast can reuse the handy tin, which featuring images of vintage cars, with tools, shammy leather and travel sweets and keep it in the glove box. £45, Biscuiteers;