Eleven Killer Last-Minute Gifts For Car Lovers

You've got a car enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, and we've got ideas.

So, you need a good last-minute gift for the car enthusiast on your list. Thankfully, we've got you covered with a bunch of different, great ideas that they'll surely love. Or at least like. It's the thought that counts, right?

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DW Burnett
A Subscription to Road & Track

Look, we're biased here, but genuinely, we think any car enthusiast on your list will enjoy reading R&T. And right now, you can gift two subscriptions for just $15 total. Seems like a good deal to us.

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iRacing
iRacing Membership

iRacing is one of the best racing simulators out there. If you've got a Windows computer (or a Mac running an emulator) and a controller of some sort, you can play. And for the holidays, iRacing is offering memberships at 50 percent off.

More: Our Favorite Racing Games

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Team O'Neil
Team O'Neil Rally School Gift Voucher


The people up at Team O'Neil up in New Hampshire are excellent, and they can teach you the fine art of sideways. They offer a ton of different courses year-round, which you can pay for with or .

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Mr. Porter
Tag Heuer Carrera

Heuer embraced motorsports in a big way back in the 1950s and 1960s, starting a tradition that continues to this day. Its legendary Carrera family of watches was named after the Mexican Carrera Panamericana road race. This automatic chronometer blends retro and modern styling beautifully.

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Amazon
Gran Turismo Sport

After much waiting, we got a new Gran Turismo game this year. It totally lives up to the hype, and if the car enthusiast you're shopping for has a Playstation 4, it's essential.

More: Our Favorite Racing Games

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Amazon
Forza Motorsport 7


If they've got an Xbox One, however, you'll need to get them Forza Motorsport 7. This game is a bit different than Gran Turismo, but just as fun.

More: Our Favorite Racing Games

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eBay
A Lotus Elise

Ok, so, this one will require a little more work in order for it to be "last-minute," and at $37,000, it's quite a bit more expensive than the others on this list. But, who doesn't want a Lotus Elise?

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Amazon
Build-Your-Own V8 Kit

The best way to learn how an internal-combustion engine works is to build one yourself, but since the real thing is messy and expensive, you'll need a kit like this. And when you're done, you can put it on display.

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SCCA
SCCA Track Night In America

The SCCA's Track Night In America program is one of the best affordable ways to get on track. Tons of events are held all across the country throughout the year, making it perfect for any enthusiast on your lists.

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Amazon
Lego Speed Champions


We're , and we think sets from its Speed Champions line make perfect stocking stuffers. The Mercedes-AMG GT3 kit is highlighted here, but Lego offers tons of different cars.

More: Nine Awesome Lego Car Sets for Kids of All Ages

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Haynes
Haynes Manuals

Haynes Manuals are the gold standard for car repair books, and there's one for pretty much every car you can think of. And if you're worried about these arriving in time, don't be, since now Haynes offers online manuals alongside its physical products.

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