For many avid car enthusiasts out there, owning a dream sportscar or vintage vehicle is a dream, but with competitions and giveaways, that dream could come true for some lucky folks.
Most car competitions have a similar entry process, usually involving answering a question followed by a live draw to announce the winner.
Here, we’ve drawn up some of the UK’s best online car competitions for you to enter. Good luck and of course, have fun!
Best of the Best
Founded by William Hindmarch, BotB began its journey of car giveaways in 1999. The company was born out of the founder’s love of cars, and Hindmarch simply wanted to give people the opportunity to win the car of their dreams. So far, the company has given away a whopping £42 million worth of prizes!
There are three competitions you can enter online: Midweek, Dream Car, and Lifestyle. For each competition, you simply add the tickets to your basket, and then play the Spot the Ball game (except for the Lifestyle competition, where you answer a question instead).
For both the Midweek and Dream Car competitions, the winner is selected via the Spot the Ball game. As BotB is not a lottery, Spot the Ball offers a fun alternative method entry and is a great way to identify a winner.
Well-known by petrol heads, Auto Trader is one of the UK’s best known car sales sites, and each month they are giving away an electric car in partnership with Compare the Market. To enter, you simply need to enter your name, email address, and hold a UK driving license or passport. This April, they’re giving away a Tesla Model Y, if that’s not a car you’d like to win, you can check back each month as they change the prize.
Auto Trader was established in 1977, and very much changed the shape of automotive sales in the UK and Ireland. They have a huge partnership with more than 13,000 retailers. If you’re looking to enter a car giveaway competition with a reputable business, Auto Trader is certainly trust-worthy.
Specialising in spare parts, we’re adding a curve ball to our list of competition providers here. Concentrating in home and electrical spare parts, they’re not exclusively motor related. However, they’re currently running a competition to win an electric Fiat 500e worth £24,000. To enter, you have two options: you can either spend £30 with them to be automatically entered, or, you can get your thinking cap on and send them a letter, explaining why fixing and repairing is important to you. This is a great competition, offering a refreshing method of entry. They often run different competitions on their site, so if this prize isn’t for you, you might want to check back later.
The Car Competition
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, The Car Competition offers a couple of giveaways where entrants could win a car. To enter, you need to answer a question, your ticket is then added to your basket, where you can add more or less entries at 99p a go. Previous winners have driven away with a Mitsubishi Evo IX, a Honda Civic Type-R and a Audi TTS. They also offer a cash alternative should you wish to switch up your winnings.
Bridge Classic Cars
Specializing in restoration, Bridge Classic Cars was founded in 2004, and oozes passion for – you guessed it – vintage motors.
If you’d love to win a classic car, then they’ve got the competition for you. All you need to do is select the competition / car you would like to enter for, select how many tickets you’d like, and finally, answer a question!
So far, Bridge Classic Cars has given away a total value of £2,221,991! Previous wins include a 1974 Alfa Romeo Spider, a 1986 Ford Capri Laser, and1966 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Coupe to name a few.
It’s a fun competition by a fun brand, and gives compers the chance to win something a little different, too.
Silverstone Dream Cars
A fun-loving company that offers a couple of car competitions to choose from, Silverstone Dream Cars set about to ‘change the game.’ They have some great reviews on Trust Pilotand also offer cash prizes. Their self-acclaimed unique selling point is that they offer their users something different, and have quite a big personality, too.
They also claim to offer entrants a better opportunity of winning by entering earlier, you’ve also got the opportunity to add up to 75 tickets to your basket if you really want to max your chances.
They announce the lucky winners via a live draw on Facebook, and they’ve made a name for themselves through their banterous demeanor and having a laugh with the contestants. Previous winners have lucked out with a Maserati Granturismo, Audi R8, MK1 Gold GTI to name a few.
Rev Comps is a huge competition website, offering you the chance to win bikes, cars, vans and watches, with two draws every week!
They’re a family run business based in Devon, and also make regular charitable donations from their profits too, so you know you’re dealing with an ethical company here, and you can always check out their great Trust Pilot reviews if you’d like a bit more reassurance.
Rev Comps offer a host of competitions on their website, and you can enter as many as you like! Simply choose the number of tickets you’d like to buy, answer a question, and add to cart. The winner is then announced via a live draw. Previous prizes include a 2016 Mercedes convertible, a Tesla Model 3, a Audi Q5, and BMW M4.