WATCH: Here's why Christmas is such a struggle for these petrolheads

<I>Image: iStock</I>
<I>Image: iStock</I>

Christmas is a time for giving, being jolly and eating lots of food but this video from Car Throttle shows the struggles of a car guy during the happy holidays.

Whether its Mariah Carey or Michael Bublé songs playing in the mall or a plethora of festive movies on TV, petrolheads are starved - albeit just for one day.

Santa time

Most shops will be closed and majority of people will be indoors so any car related events is pretty much non-existent.

READ: Perfect car gifts to buy a petrolhead this Christmas

If you're not that keen or celebrating Christmas at all, and would much rather work on your car, make sure you have everything you need because driving around looking for tools or parts intrudes on family time.

Shopping for a petrolhead is pretty easy. Anything from scale model cars to a signature branded t-shirt will make any enthusiast smile.

Check out the video:

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
How should Haas' new driver Nikita Mazepin be punished for his awful behaviour?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
He should be removed from the team
48% - 402 votes
The FIA should give him a hefty fine.
12% - 103 votes
Won't matter, Dad's money will always save him.
40% - 335 votes
Vote