Gift guide for car lovers

This is the perfect time of year to start thinking about what we’re thankful for. And if you’re anything like me, you’ll be able to express that gratitude through giving thoughtful gifts to the people you care about most. With that sentiment in mind, here’s a quick gift guide for the car lover in your life.

  1. Anker Soundsync Bluetooth aux adapter – $33, Amazon – This device plugs into your car and you can connect it to your phone via Bluetooth 5.0, and you’ll be able to listen to music and answer calls on your phone while you drive.
  2. Audible subscription – $8 per month – This gift would be precious to anyone who has to spend long amounts of time in a vehicle. You’re able to listen to books, podcasts and meditation programs among other things with this subscription.
  3. Cordless air compressor – $66, Amazon – This tool is just handy to have. If the tire pressure monitor light comes on, this cordless air compressor is perfect for on-the-go tire inflation. It’s even got an automated shut-off feature so you can’t overfill the tires!
  4. Chemical Guys EQP408 power washer – $200, Amazon – While this one is a tad on the pricier side, the car lover in your life will be able to wash their car without having to spend the money on a professional cleaning. The bonus is, you can also clean your patio, fencing, siding and more!
  5. Custom Car decals – Various prices, Amazon – These are neat because you can customize your decal for the person you intend to gift this item to.
  6. Custom car portrait – $50, Respoke – Respoke has a full custom vehicle portrait they can put together for the car lover in your life. These are perfect if your loved one really likes a specific car. They can put together a custom vehicle portrait for you that is sure to brighten the day of your loved one when they unwrap it.
  7. F1 23 (multiple gaming platforms) – $70, Amazon – Speeding around the most famous tracks in the world is no problem in F1 23 for whichever platform you have. The car lover in your life is sure to enjoy this video game!
  8. FOXWELL NT301 OBD2 Scanner – $70, Amazon – This OBD2 scanner helps you understand what specific codes your car’s computer displays to your dashboard. So when the check engine light comes on, you can plug this tool into the car and see what specifically is wrong.
  9. Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition – $149, Walmart – This is a game for the car enthusiast. It’s got more than 400 cars to choose from over 60 manufacturers, so the car lover in your life is sure to find one that sparks joy.
  10. Lego car kits – Around $40, Amazon – What could be more fun than helping the car enthusiast in your life put together a Lego model of their favorite car?
  11. Shotgun! The Road Trip Game – $10, Amazon – If you’ve ever been stuck in the car on an hours-long road trip and there’s nothing to look at but traffic or pasture, this game should have definite appeal for you. This game can be played with up to four players, and as long as the driver isn’t the one reading the cards, it can be a really fun way to pass the time.
  12. Travelambo slim wallet – $10, Amazon – This slim wallet has room for just the essentials. It’s got space for a few credit cards, some cash and it has an RFID blocker in the wallet to protect you from cyber criminals.

The car lover in your life would appreciate any of the gifts in this list, but it’s often the thought that counts. Hopefully we’ve been able to provide some helpful suggestions on things you can get for your car enthusiast this year. Drive® is here to help you find your way to what’s next.

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