CAR’s best gifts for Ford fanatics

The best gifts for a fan of the blue oval

The steering wheel of a Ford car

by Ryan Gilmore |

Everyone has a sweet-spot for at least one Ford. Whether it be the humble Focus or the superb GT, Ford is a popular brand and there are loads of obsessed fans who'd appreciate a nice Ford-themed gift.

So whether they simply have fond memories of their dad's Sierra or have blown £60k turning a tatty Mondeo estate into a Porsche 911 'beater' complete with a dodgy ECU remap and garish bodykit, you can find some thoughtful and tasteful present ideas for the Ford fan in your life.

Personal favourites of mine include the Mk 1 Focus RS and Racing Puma, so if anyone's feeling generous...

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Lego Creator Expert Ford Mustang

LEGO Creator Expert Ford Mustang
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Build your own Ford Mustang

Everyone loves Lego no matter what age you are. So what could be better than building one of the most iconic Fords of all time out of plastic bricks? This classic Ford Mustang GT Fastback is made from 1,471 pieces and is customisable. Add a whopping-great supercharger, chin spoiler and rear wing to make it a dragster or keep it looking factory fresh. As part of the LEGO Creator range it's also relatively easy to assemble too.

Deluxe Model T Roadster Classic Pedal Car

Deluxe Model T Roadster Classic Pedal Car

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Get them interested at a young age

The historical significance of the Ford Model T cannot be understated. The car that motorised America, they're an automotive icon. While the Model T may have ended production a fair while ago, this pedal version is still in production and is a fantastic way to get young children interested in Fords. The body is made of steel, features real chrome accents, a padded seat and a striking pink paintjob.

Ford Escort Mk 3 XR2i (Durham Constabulary) Diecast Model Car

Ford Escort Mk 3 XR2i (Durham Constabulary) Diecast Model Car

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XR3i on a budget

Flick through the classifieds and you'll see the once blue-collar XR3i now commands eye-watering prices. Save yourself a fortune and nab a mint miniature one from Vanguards. This 1:43 scale model of Durham's finest will be a welcome gift for any Ford fan. It's great quality and even comes in a nice display case.

Retro Vintage Classic Car Poster Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Retro Vintage Classic Car Poster Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

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A smarter poster

For many, the Sierra RS Cosworth was prime bedroom wall poster material growing up. Upgrade that tatty poster to this smart-looking option and enjoy one of the 1980's most potent sports cars. This poster is available in either A2, A3, A4 or A5 size and can be delivered to you with a choice of frames. Sierra not to your taste? There are a host of other poster available, including some tasty classics and, rather oddly, a 2011 Nissan Cube.

Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth Cookie Cutter

Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth Cookie Cutter

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Chocolate-chip Sierras

Fancy a Cosworth-powered cookie? With this cookie cutter you can recreate the Sierra Sapphire Cosworth in biscuit form. While it may lack the sweet turbocharged 2.0-litre engine from the real car, it is handmade from biodegradable eco-friendly plastic. And instead of being a rather tasty performance saloon from the late '80s, it can be used to make very tasty cookies. An ideal gift for someone obsessed with both fast Fords and baking.

Ford Fiesta ST T-Shirt

Ford Fiesta ST T-Shirt

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Wearable Fiesta ST

We're big fans of the sixth generation Ford Fiesta ST, the instant classic hot hatch that re-established Ford as king of blue-collar performance cars. If you know someone who's as obsessed as we are then this Fiesta ST t-shirt might make the ideal present. Available in a range of colours and styles, this top features a fancy graphic that shows the front and rear of the Ford Fiesta ST.

Ford New Richmond Oval Keyring

Ford New Richmond Oval Keyring
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A simple keyring

Sometimes the simplest gifts are the best, like this simple Ford keyring. Made using black leather and featuring the iconic blue oval logo it'll smarten up the look of any set of car keys.

Gulf Racing GT40 Motorsport Livery Giclu00e9e Art Print

Gulf Racing GT40 Motorsport Livery Giclu00e9e Art Print

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Perfect for a Ford fan's living room

One of the most iconic liveries of all time can now be a feature piece of art on your wall. The iconic orange and blue with a simple black line is synonymous with both the Ford GT40 and Gulf Racing. This simplistic artwork pays homage to the livery with an eye-catching and stylish design that'll look great anywhere. You'll need to supply your own frame however.

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