Christmas is just around the corner. Let's forget for a moment how complicated and unusual the year has been to surprise our loved ones again this holiday season. As you can expect, our gift list is made up of a series of accessories that will make motor fans happy.
Like every year, gifts are once again the main protagonists of these dates. If among your friends, uncles, cousins, brothers or parents there is someone 'crazy' from the motor world, you may have doubts about what gift to choose to get it right. At Autofácil we want to help you in your choice by proposing a list that includes different ideas and is adapted to all types of pockets. Next, we show you ten interesting options that you can leave under the tree.
LEGO has long ceased to be a toy manufacturer dedicated exclusively to the smallest of the house. Its Technic range is made up of authentic collector's items that occupy the windows of thousands of car fans all over the planet. And it is that the Danish toy company offers models so realistic that they will make those in charge of assembling their kits bring out their engineering facet to complete the process correctly. The LEGO Technic garage offers replicas of cars such as the Porsche 911 RSR of the World Endurance Championship (159.99 euros), the legendary Land Rover Defender (179.99 euros) or an exclusive Bugatti Chiron (419.99 euros) of more of 3,500 pieces.
If we look within the less complex Speed Champions range, we can also find models such as the legendary Audi Sport Quattro S1 from the World Rally Championship (19.99 euros), a McLaren Senna (14.99 euros) or a Ferrari F8 Tributo (19 .99 euros).
The manufacturer's latest peripheral is the Logitech G923, a premium steering wheel for the most fanatical gamers of driving simulators. It has pedals and a clutch system, as well as the latest technology in terms of gameplay to achieve a sensation of immersion from height.
Logitech's G923 features LED lights on the steering wheel that allow you to monitor the engine's revs as you drive. In addition, both the steering wheel and the pedals have leather and brushed aluminum finishes, resulting in a very high quality product. This steering wheel is one of the best options for all those who are going to take their first steps in the world of virtual racing. The manufacturer has launched different versions compatible with PC, PS4, PS5 and Xbox One. Its price is 399 euros.
Fans of the brand from Stuttgart can now also enjoy listening to music through this exclusive high-fidelity Bluetooth speaker that simulates the tailpipes of a Porsche 911 GT3. Its dimensions are 29 cm long, 15.5 cm wide and 12 cm high and its weight is 3.3 kg. We can link it with any mobile device since it has a Bluetooth 4.0 connection, auxiliary audio input and NFC. With a full charge, it offers an autonomy of up to 24 hours of uninterrupted playback.
In short, this is an essential accessory for every Porsche driver's living room that also pays tribute to one of the brand's most special sports cars. It is available on the official Porsche Design website and is priced at 349.99 euros.
It is common for brands such as Audi, Volkswagen or Mazda to regularly teach private driving courses. In them, the participants will be able to perfect their driving skills to drive more safely.
These learning days are usually held on weekends and consist of a theoretical part and a practical part. Common exercises carried out by drivers include dodge braking manoeuvres, high-speed cornering and practice on off-road tracks. All this under the supervision of technical experts and pilots who work for the brands. The price of these driving experiences usually ranges between 500 and 700 euros. Here we leave you the links to the Audi Driving Experience and Volkswagen Driving Experience web pages.
Office chairs or gamer armchairs are one of the accessories that cannot be missing from any petrolhead's desk. Beyond the seats dedicated to driving simulators, specialized manufacturers such as Sparco and OMP have already set out to conquer this market niche by offering really interesting products.
The design of these seats is inspired by that of racing cars. Their ergonomics are usually very careful and they sport details such as integrated headrest and contrast stitching. In addition, they are adjustable in height, reclining and have armrests. The most basic model that we find on the Sparco website starts at 239.99 euros, while the OMP one starts at 214.99 euros.
For those who don't know it yet, Heel Tread is a brand dedicated to the design of socks inspired by the most emblematic cars in history. It is a very original idea and there is a huge variety of models in its catalogue.
With these socks, motor lovers will be able to transfer their fans to their feet wearing the details of the legendary McLaren MP4 that Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost drove in the Formula 1 World Championship, the characteristic checkered pattern of the seats of the Volkswagen Golf GTI or the Gulf colors of the Ford GT40 winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
These socks –indicated for sizes 41 to 46– are made of 80% brushed cotton, 17% polyamide and 3% elastane. In addition, they are made without a trace of seams. Each pair is priced at 10 euros not including shipping costs.
Playmobil and Porsche have been collaborating for a long time. We are once again facing a toy that can also be considered a collector's item for adults. Compared to the Lego Technic sets, the Playmobil models are cheaper and easier to assemble.
In the case of the Porsche collection, the toy store offers up to five different models with great detail. Some of these precious 'toys' are a police Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (44.99 euros) and a Porsche Mission E (69.99 euros).
Fans of Elon Musk's company may be interested in this thermal glass that keeps the liquid inside hot and cold. It is made of stainless steel and plastic free of toxic substances. Its container is vacuum insulated and offers 500 ml capacity. The brand's logo can be seen on its front and is available in two colours.
This accessory can be a very practical gift for all those who always go with breakfast in tow. It can be purchased through the Tesla website, it has a price of 25.60 euros and it does not present shipping costs.
The Fabike C3 Cupra Special Edition is a city bike that features all the technology, design and benefits of a high-end racing bike. The sporty essence of the vehicles of the young Spanish firm is transferred in this case to the world of two wheels.
Fabike is an Italian-Czech company specialized in the artisan manufacture of bicycles that takes its experience in the world of competition to create exclusive and sophisticated units for urban cyclists. Cupra's Fabike features a carbon fiber frame and numerous top-level components such as hydraulic disc brakes and a single-speed belt drive. The set offers a weight of only 7.9 kg.
Depending on the user's height, we find up to five different frame sizes for this limited series. On an aesthetic level, the Cupra Fabike reflects the aesthetics of the latest launches of the Spanish brand. It includes a competition handlebar covered in petrol blue leather and different details finished in copper. Orders must be made through the official Cupra dealer network. Its price, including VAT, is 3,700 euros.
Café Leather is a Spanish firm specializing in the craftsmanship of leather handbags and accessories. This raw material, from the north, undergoes a vegetable tanning process and is worked by hand in the Cadiz town of Ubrique.
Among its most outstanding products we find a wide variety of driving gloves. Inspired by classic racing, these leather gloves are resistant and offer a very pleasant touch. It is an essential accessory for any gentleman driver. On the brand's website we can find different models and sizes available. Its price ranges between 99 and 199.99 euros.