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Top 10 Christmas gift for a petrolhead 2017

In Lifestyle by Thomas

Christmas could be as magic as it wants, it requires countless hours in order to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you end up on this page it means that someone you like loves car and you want to find the perfect gift for him/her, don’t search anymore ! Automobili Eleganza presents the Top 10 gift for a petrolhead 2017 (gifts sorted by price). Text: Thomas Z.

1. LEGO®

We all played with some LEGO® once in our life, and honestly don’t you feel a bit jealous when you see your kids playing with some ? Don’t worry LEGO® have thought about us ! 5 Models are available so far: a Caterham 620 R, a Mini Cooper, a Ferrari F40, a Volkswagen Beetle and T1.

Price: 94.90 – 119.00 CHF

Link:
https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/Caterham-Seven-620R-21307
https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/MINI-Cooper-10242
https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/Volkswagen-Beetle-10252
https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/Ferrari-F40-10248
https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/Volkswagen-T1-Camper-Van-10220

2. LEGO®  Technic- Porsche 911 GT3 RS

In case the usual LEGO® does not give you enough challenge, you can also go on the LEGO® Technic side and try to build a Posche 911 GT3 RS

Price: 349.00 CHF

Link: https://shop.lego.com/en-CH/Porsche-911-GT3-RS-42056

3. Porsche GT3 Cup bookshelf

A bit expensive but too cool for not be shared, an original Porsche GT3 cup’s rear spoiler to support your books.

Price: 3’455.00 CHF

Link: https://shop1.porsche.com/swiss/fr/masterpieces/wap0500060e/tag-re-murale-gt3-cup.pdds

4. Porsche Sound bar

Because a rear silencer and twin exhaust from a 911 GT3 is the perfect sound bar for your home.

Price:  3’390.00 CHF (2’900.00 €)

Link: https://www.porsche-design.com/en/Men/Gifts-and-Ideas/Further-Ideas/911-Soundbar.html

5. Historic Bol seats by Bol Concept

Perfect seats for your man cave: the Historic Bol seats by Bol Concept. The company is based in Le Mans and handcrafted office chairs in the form of drivers helmets. Each chair can be fully personalized.

Price: starting from: 4900.00 CHF (4200.00 €)

Link:  http://www.bol-concept.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=555&lang=fr

6. V12 Espresso machine – Nero Carbonio by Super Veloce

You are bored of your good old coffee machine ? Treat yourself with this V12 Espresso machine. Also available in V8, V10 and Titanium.

Price:  about 17’500 CHF (15’000.00 €)

Link: https://www.superveloce.co/products/nero-carbonio.html

7. Pocket classics RACER

Who never wished to take the wheel of a 1960 F1 ? Too powerful maybe ? Don’t worry Pocket classics make a more easy to drive/and affordable one! With a 120cc 4 stroke mid-mounted, air-cooled single cylinder engine, the “racer” can go up to 90 km/h, which should be more than enough to have fun with it. And honestly, with this look, who cares ?

Price: 19’860.00 CHF (14’995 GBP)

Link: https://www.pocketclassics.co.uk/racer

8. Lamborghini Sound bar:

It would have been unfair to introduce the Porsche Soundbar without its rival, the Lamborghini one! More expensive, it is also more powerful (800 W while the Porsche have 200) but with a design that may discourage some people. So what’s your pick, Aventador or 911 GT3 ?

Price: 23’850.00 CHF (24’000 USD)

Link: http://www.lamborghinistore.com/us/esavox.html

9. Bugatti Watch winder by Origintimes:

What a better use for a W16 than powering back your automatic watches ?

Price : about 119’050.00 CHF (120’000 USD)

Link : http://www.origintimes.com/content.php?lang=en&mid=1&pid=11&modus=images&seite=1#

10. Some fine art by Unique & Limited

Certainly some of the best automobile’s painting you will find on the internet. Unique & Limited’s team tries to re-make historic moments but with modern technologies and the result is astonishing. And if you don’t have space for the picture, they also have them in a book called “When sex was safe”.

Price: TBA

Link : https://unique-limited.com/gallery

 

We do not own any pictures, they are available through the link in the documentation of every picture. By order of appearance: LEGO®, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Bol Concept, Super Veloce, Pocket Classics, Lamborghini, Orinigtime and Unique & Limited.