10 Best Luxury Auto-Themed Gifts for 2021

Bentley Birkin Bear Collection
The Bentley Heritage Bear Limited Edition was inspired by a 1920s Bentley racing star. Bentley Motors

Not everyone can make it a December to remember by giving their loved one the gift of a new vehicle. However, luxury vehicle enthusiasts and can enjoy a splurge on luxe goods and experiences that are linked to their passion.

Newsweek 2021 holiday gifts badge

This list includes experiences the whole family car participate in, sunglasses fit for a Hollywood star, a limited edition timepiece, and a driving school experience that can teach you how to hit an apex like a pro.

10 Best Luxury Auto-Themed Gifts for 2021

The experiences and goods on this list are a splurge and their prices may fluctuate over time. None of the items on this list have their prices include taxes or fees.

Bentley Diana B Handbag

Bentley Diane B Handbag Collection
The Bentley handbag is named after an aviation pioneer. Bentley Motors

Price: $3,360.47

The Diana B Handbag gets its name from aviation pioneer Diana Bernato Walker who few hundreds of aircraft during her lifetime and became the first British woman to break the sound barrier.

This Italian-made purse has a calf leather exterior and a lamb nappa leather interior. Its clasp features a Bentley knurl pattern and wording. Metalwork is palladium-plated zamac and brass. It is available in Beluga or Rich Plum colors.

Petersen Automotive Museum Private Tour

Peterson Automotive Museum
General Views of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Miracle Mile on August 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Price: $110-$1,500

The over 100 vehicles on display inside the Petersen Automotive Museum at all times, not including the vault, can be experienced via a private tour by contacting the museum directly.

The 60-minute Highlights Tour covers the History, Industry and Artistry Floors of the museum. The Vault Tour lasts 90 minutes and includes over 200 vehicles. A customized tour is also available.

No matter which option you choose, the museum is clear, the experience gained from the tour is a conversation, not a lecture.

Radford Racing School Driving School

Radford Racing School
Radford Racing School at sunset. Radford Racing School

Price: From $899

Radford Racing School is the largest, purpose-built driver training facility in North America. It features five tracks on its 450-acre grounds.

The rebranded and reimagined take on Bondourant Racing School kicks up driving school options to a new height. Performance, teen driver, karting, Formula 4, advanced road racing, and special operations driver training are available. There are different requirements for each course.

Automobili Lamborghini Suede and Nylon Cordura Sneakers

Lamborghini Shoes
Lamborghini sells two varieties of this sneaker on its website. Automobili Lamborghini

Price: $190

Vintage-inspired looks and the Lamborghini emblem on the side make these sneakers a unique addition to a supercar enthusiast's closet. The shoes, sold with either a yellow or orange contrasting sole, are available in sizes six to 12.

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Edition

Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Edition
The Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Edition is the latest timepiece borne of the partnership between Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin. Aston Martin Lagonda

Price: $18,100

Girard-Perregaux has followed up its Three Flying Bridges Aston Martin Edition with the new Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Edition. The timepiece's dial is Aston Martin Racing Green, a new take on British Racing Green and is made up of seven layers of lacquer, the same number of layers of paint that is on an Aston Martin car.

The 188-piece limited edition model can be found at Girard-Perregaux sellers worldwide.

Land Rover Experience Center Drives

Land Rover Experience Drives
There are three Land Rover Experience driving programs in the U.S. Jaguar Land Rover

Price: From $275

Going off-roading is an adventure worth having. If you've never experienced the power of four-wheel drive grass, gravel, snow, mud, ruts, water and rocks, the Land Rover Experience Center will present you with the opportunity.

The centers are located in three parts of the U.S.: Manchester Village, Manchester, Vermont; Biltmore Estate, Asheville, N.C.; and Quail Lodge, Carmel-By-The-Sea, Calif.

Clinics are one-hour, two-hour, half-day, or full-day experiences. There are special off-roading experiences designed for novice teens.

Rolls-Royce Cellarette

Rolls-Royce Cellarette
The Rolls-Royce Cellarette is a high-end gift that can be designed to match a customer's Rolls-Royce car. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Price: From £40,570

Designed to be a springboard for luxe hosting the Cellarette features a polished aluminum chassis wrapped in embossed Rolls-Royce Havana leather. It comes complete with an Obsidian Ayous Open Pore veneer serving tray with Spirit of Ecstasy inlay.

The chest's mechanics are designed to resemble the opening of a Rolls-Royce model's coach doors and unfurl to reveal hand-blown lowball glasses,, a Armagnac leather-lined bottle pannier, a Spanish Cedarwood humidor, cigar cutter, lighter, ashtray and hygrometer.

Buyers can tailor their Cellarette to their personal specifications and choose to match it to their new Rolls-Royce car.

Porsche Design Sunglasses P'8920

Patrick Dempsey Porsche Design sunglasses eyewear
Actor and race car driver Patrick Dempsey leans against a Porsche while modeling new Porsche Design aviator sunglasses. Porsche Design

Price: $440

This new Porsche Design Hooks Series sunglasses design is a modern, technical take on classic aviator. They feature lightweight stainless steel frames and are available in three frame/lens combinations: palladium and black/mercury and silver mirror, dark gun and black/strong dark blue mirror and light gold and black/green. The models are only available in size 63.

BMW Performance Driving School

BMW Performance Center West M4 GT4
BMW has two driving experience centers, one in Thermal, Calif. and another in Spartanburg, S.C. BMW of America, LLC

Price: From $849

BMW Performance Driving School offers teens and adults a number of on-track, hands-on experiences to hone their driving skills. The school's two locations in Thermal, Calif. and Spartanburg, S.C., give teens the opportunity to test emergency operations skills in a one- or two-day class.

Adult drivers can push their skills to the limit with a number of one- or two-day track experiences. Whether it's learning to navigate off-road conditions, learning how to drive on a track or getting your racing license, there's something for everyone.

Bentley Birkin Bear

Bentley Birkin Bear Collection
The Bentley Heritage Bear Limited Edition was inspired by a 1920s Bentley racing star. Bentley Motors

Price: $56.46-$65.87

Bentley's website features a number of children's toys and gifts but the Bentley bears stand out for their unique style, each with attributes that connect them to the brand. The bears take their name from Sir Henry "Tim" Birkin, one of the Bentley Boys.

The Birkin Teddy Bear wears a Birkin spot scarf and Bentley club jacket while the Motorsport Teddy Bear has on a Bentley Motorsport Team racing suit and matching white cap.

Uniquely, the Heritage Bear Limited Edition has been inspired by Birkin, a renowned racer, and wears clothing that was in fashion in the 1920s when Birkin was in his prime. That includes a fleece jacket, suedette helmet, goggles and a white spotted silk neck scarf.

Newsweek may earn a commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we back. We participate in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites.

Editor's Picks

Newsweek cover
  • Newsweek magazine delivered to your door
  • Unlimited access to Newsweek.com
  • Ad free Newsweek.com experience
  • iOS and Android app access
  • All newsletters + podcasts
Newsweek cover
  • Unlimited access to Newsweek.com
  • Ad free Newsweek.com experience
  • iOS and Android app access
  • All newsletters + podcasts