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Looking for the Best Gifts for Car Lovers? Look no more! Whether it’s just to make your low rider more comfortable on the inside, or to do some serious car check-ups, these are some awesome car gifts and car gadgets that will bring life back into one of the most classic Saturday afternoon fixtures in the 50 states – your car.
The 30 Best Gifts For Car Lovers
Gone are the days when a couple of guys huddle over the open front end of a Chevy for hours on end discussing how best to stop that blue smoke from gusting out of the tailpipe every time, they make a run for groceries. All though this golden age of car repair has largely faded because of the introduction of electronics into the guts of vehicles, rendering anyone without a degree in electrical engineering pretty much dead in the water, there’s still a really cool car culture in the US and many people do in fact still give it a go. We’re going to split these amazing car accessories into two main categories – first, gadgets that are strictly for the maintenance or modification of your car, and second super cool gadgets that are more for an upgraded “in car experience,” whether it be for the driver, passenger, or habitant (yes, living in your car is totally a trend that’s gaining traction in the US) these awesome gadgets are sure to upgrade your whip.
Car Gadgets for Modifying Your Car
These car gadgets are awesome if you want to modify the fundamental elements of your car, and not just add things into the cab.
This piece of equipment is really an essential that everyone should always have in their car. It plugs into your car cigarette lighter, and you can pump up your tires. That means no more going to a sketchy gas station and searching for quarters to pump up your tires with a machine that hasn’t been upgraded since 1977. Plus, this thing has an auto shut-off when you reach your desired PSI. What more can you ask for?
Ever since I started driving it always bothered me that I have to take my eyes of the road to check what my speed is. Seriously, every second counts when you’re driving a vehicle that’s thousands of pounds at speed. This HUD display brings the future to life. No longer are HJD displays the thing of videogames and fighter-pilot cockpits. You can have your own HUD display that shows on your windshield your speed and other critical data about your drive.
Dyson isn’t the best name in vacuum cleaners for no reason. This vacuum cleaner gives you the power you are going to need to get that grimy smell out of your car, while not being tied down with the cord that barely reaches all the way to your driveway. Just charge it up, and then cleaning your car becomes faster, more convenient, and more thorough. Don’t show up to that first date with a car that smells like your last McDonalds run.
This thing is an absolute necessity for serious car people. It can hook up with your phone to let you know what’s happening with that “check engine” light that seems to always be on no matter how much maintenance you do. This is also a great gadget for someone who doesn’t know too much about cars and wants to be more informed before the next time they take their car to the mechanic.
This is an awesome car upgrade that everyone should have. It’s a backup camera that goes in the same place where your classic rear-view mirror would go. It’s got a front facing camera too which is pretty cool. The biggest selling point though is that it’s got a touch screen feature and recording too, so if something unexpected happens, you’ve got it on camera.
If you’ve got a nice ride that has just had a couple too many rides without getting a nice cleaning this is the kit for you. And by the way, washing your car is not just hosing it down with some soapy water and being on your way – that’s a true disservice. This has everything from glass cleaner to tire cleaner to some shining wax, your car will be shining brighter than the sun.
Speaking of getting ready to hit the club, getting the right tunes beforehand is essential right? But you know how sometimes your buddies get a little overzealous with the volume and decide they’re going to try their best to blow your speakers out? These subwoofers will make that an impossibility and you can ride all night bumping whatever you like.
These little gadgets for your car are amazing. They attach to your tires and can tell you all sorts of diagnostic info like if your tires are slowly leaking or you are having pressure problems. That way, you never find out that your tire is ready to blow out when you’re already on the highway going to work. They hook up by Bluetooth to your cell phone to give you all the information you need.
This car gadget is super awesome. It’s called road shower, but essentially what it does is allow you to carry fresh water with you on top of your car and gives you a way to use it too. It pressurizes the water and can keep it hot or cold, so whether you’re literally taking a shower or need to wash some supplies, you’ve got running water coming straight from your car. Can’t beat that kind of fundamental upgrade to a car.
The most horrifying thing about having to jump start your car is not the fact that you’re going to be late to your next meeting or event, but rather that you now are in a position where you have to go ask a stranger for help. Avoid that at all costs with this portable car jump starter. You’ll thank yourself, just remember you have it.
If you’re a somebody, and you don’t want all the nobodies that walk by to know your license plate number, you can get this awesome motorized license plate mask. It’s all weather and built to last, just be sure you only use this when your car is parked, and not when you’re out on public roads.
You’re just being negligent if you don’t have this little guy in your car. It plugs into your cigarette charger and has two USB outlets. You can always have this plugged in or keep it in the glove compartment. I recommend getting an extra charging cable for your phone too though, so that you’re never missing what you need when you’re on the road and need a charge.
This awesome little gadget fills the gap in between your seat and the middle dashboard. This is one of those things that you don’t really realize you need until you have it, and then you wonder why you ever wasted a minute of your time searching for your phone, keys or money in that devilish cavern in between your seat and the dash.
You know how Lyft drivers have that nifty little light up sign on top of their dash that lets you know it’s them? This is kind of like that, except you can put whatever you want on it through their DIY drawing function. Pretty cool right? If you’re not that artistically minded, they have a whole bunch of default images as well. It gives your car a little uniqueness that is more modern than the played out bumper sticker.
You know that annoying area in between both of the front seats that doesn’t actually have enough storage space to really help you with anything? At best they offer you one cabinet that is way too big, in which things tend to just get lost. This cool little product fits in this area and provides you with a much more useable set of storage containers.
If you have kids, or are going on a road trip, or maybe even just use a company car that’s filled with people every time it gets on the road, these backseat car organizers are absolutely perfect. They can hold IPhones, iPads, bottles of tea, books, tissues, the whole lot. Just remember, if you’ve got kids, you should probably pick up two of these – just to keep things fair.
Look, it should be obvious why this is in your car. Whether you’re the designated driver and happened to have a drink, or you just want to make sure your spouse or boyfriend is still good to drive or should wait a while, this gadget takes all of the guesswork out of deciding whether the driver is good to go. No more arguments about “I just had a few, I’m fine!” With this gadget, we can determine without a doubt if the driver is ready to go and make sure everyone gets home safe.
The thing about this awesome little mini fridge is that it’s not just a minifridge, it can keep food warm too! Perfect for if you want to bring dinner home to your spouse or keep their Starbucks hot. It can attach to a USB port, so be sure to get the portable car charger when you pick this up!
This is far beyond that nasty old Christmas tree shaped car freshener that has been around forever and leaves the car smelling more like a cheap strip mall than a nice car. Not only does it conveniently work by plugging into the cigarette lighter of the car, it literally ionizes and destroys the odor causing elements in your car, rather than just masking the smells.
Whether you’re going on a long trip in the wilderness, or you just want to be prepared for any contingency, this should really be under one of the seats in your car. It’s got all of the first aid basics you will need, but also other really convenient stuff like a flashlight, knife, fire starter, and a multitool. Never get caught with your pants down when you have this emergency pack on hand.
Pretty much everywhere around the 50 having a phone in your hands driving is now illegal. And besides, it’s just a stupid and dangerous thing to do. Never forget the power you hold while driving around a thousand-pound vehicle. This awesome gadget lets you have your phone on display, waiting for important calls or showing GPS, without taking up one of your hands, which should always be on the wheel.
If your car is the ride that you and your crew take out for the night every weekend, you definitely should upgrade the interior with some of these awesome LED lights. They give the car an atmosphere that is just much cooler than that off a dark ride. You know what I’m talking about, you and your boys are all ready to hit the bars and you get in the car for 30 minutes and the mood is just dead – keep it alive with some of these cool colored lights.
It’s just a straight up fact of life that sometimes you can’t get your coffee made before you’ve got to hop in the whip and get to work. If this is in your car, you don’t have to worry about that! On those days when you just missed coffee and you’re about to be late anyway, don’t let the problem compound itself. Help yourself out with this in-car portable coffee maker.
Whether you’re driving a car, motorcycle, or are just about to hit the club and need a unique accessory, these driving gloves are where it’s at. And nobody is going to argue that Ralph Lauren doesn’t know a thing or two about looking stylish.
This inflatable car bed solves the age-old problem of how to…*sleep*…In a car. The reason why the design is so awesome is because it fills in that pesky portion in front of the back seats, giving you a much larger space to do your thing in, whether it be sleep or something else.
This is another one of those essentials that you just must have in your car, because nobody really wants to ever be waiting for the driver to find their “driving sunglasses.” Seriously, it happens every single time, how have you not found a place to put these things yet? Problem solved with this eyeglasses mount.
Here is another essential for people who spend a significant amount of time in their car. Whether you’re a real estate agent or an Uber driver, it’s great to be able to just whip out a desk and actually get some non-driving related work done while you’re waiting around. This product is light and durable, exactly what you want for in car accessories.
These things are a miracle of the modern world. They can be attached to your key chain, but they can also be left in your car, or backpack, anything you’re likely to lose track of. On second thought, maybe you’re not likely to lose track of your car itself, but hey, you never know. Better be prepared.
Whether you’re a straight up car mechanic or just want your ride to be as cool as possible. These are some ridiculously awesome gifts for car lovers that will give your car those extra touches that make a car go from just a box and some wheels to a really cool space. There’s a reason why people always want to ride with you – give them some more with these cool car gift ideas.
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