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.
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.
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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
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.
Peterson Automotive Museum Private Tour
The over 100 vehicles on display inside the Peterson 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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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’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.
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