SEE | Make Christmas extra special with these cool vehicle gadgets you could buy online

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Christmas tree. Image: Motorpress
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• Christmas is almost on our doorstep and petrolheads can prove to be a challenge when getting them gifts.
• There are loads of ideas for your car-loving partner or loved one.
• Takealot offers countless items that could make the perfect gift for car lovers. 
• For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24.



It's just 17 days until Christmas and shopping centres have already decorated their stores with the famed red and white nomenclature.

The frenetic emotion that comes with finding the right gift and spending quality time with your loved ones further adds to the festive spirit.

Gifts for petrolheads

The launch of the latest Playstation and Xbox gaming consoles will in no doubt be on the pinnacle of many kids, and adult's wishlist's this festive season.


What present(s) are you thinking of getting yourself, or someone special this festive season? Email us.

Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas' tune, jam-marinated Gammon meat, and every TV channel showing a Christmas movie is now the familiar theme in the weeks to come.

Santa Claus holding car keys

                                                                         Image: iStock

Some have already put in annual leave to take a nearby holiday trip or just stay home and rest. This year has been a peculiar one and Christmas is the last stop before the year turns over a new leaf, hopefully a better one for us all.

The ideal present to get a petrolhead would be a brand-new set of wheels waiting in the driveway, but unfortunately, those things only happen in the movies.

Car lovers are always diligent about keeping their vehicles clean, so car wash kits or products are always a winner.

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Takealot is one of the biggest online shopping platforms in the country and stocks some cool things, literally something for everyone.

If you or your partner are petrolheads, there are many items to stock under the tree. Check out some of these cool gadgets that will make the driving experience enjoyable, and resolve your woes of not knowing what to get your loved one.

The gifts below are self-explanatory, but could be essential for any petrolhead.

The in-car wireless charger is great for those with older vehicles or even newer ones which do not feature enough USB ports to charge everyone's mobile device - especially when you're heading off on the load road for the holidays.

The portable air-compressor tyre pump is great for a top-up if your tyres are running a bit flat, and could be a life-saver when're a long way from a petrol station.

1. Snug In-Car Fast Wireless Charger

car charger

                                                                        Image: Takealot.com

2. Portable Car Refrigerator Cooler & Warmer

portable car cooler

                                                                                 Image: Takealot.com

3. Portable Air Compressor Vehicle Tyre Pump

Portable Air Compressor Vehicle Tire Pump

                                                                           Image: Takealot.com

4. Car Trash Can Bin

car trash can bin

                                                                                         Image: Takealot.com

5. Portable car diagnostic scanner

car diagnostics tool

                                                                                 Image: Takealot.com

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