Car enthusiasts eat, sleep and live cars. Big cars, little cars, fast cars or old cars – – it does not matter because a car enthusiast knows about them all and loves them all. Skip the bucket of car wash, sponges and wax this year and chose a gift for your car enthusiast that will have them speeding over to you to give you a great big hug. For the car lover on your gift list this year, give him or her one of these great automotive themed gifts.
1. Subscription to a Hemmings publication – Hemmings has several great publications that will be appreciated by the car enthusiast on your list. Hemmings Motor News covers a variety of automobiles or chose a publication that covers a specific type of car (i.e. Hemmings Muscle Machines, Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car or Hemmings Classic Car).
2. Racing Shoes – For the ultimate car enthusiast who just happens to also be a huge race fan, buy them a pair of Piloti racing shoes. You can purchase these online directly from Piloti. Depending on the style you chose, the price for these racing shoes range from $85 to over $200.
3. Car themed wireless mouse – As the saying goes, “boys love their toys” and Toys-R-Us has the perfect gift for the car lover in your life. A replica of their favorite car that is a fully functional wireless mouse with working LED headlights. The wireless mouse operates with PC and Mac via a USB port. The Lamborghini Murcielago Wireless Mouse is available at Toy-R-Us for only $59.99 with other models also available.
4. Coffee Cup gadget charger – Even a car enthusiast needs to charge his gadgets and what better way than to do it on the road while enjoying his ride. This gadget charger is shaped like a cup of coffee so it conveniently fits in your cup holder. The charger has 2AC outlets and one USB power port to keep all of your electronics charged and ready to go. Only $39.95 at Red Envelope.
5. Personalized Race Car or Garage Sign – Surprise the car enthusiast on your list with a personalized sign for their garage or shop. If he or she loves racing, chose the personalized racecar sign for only $80 from Brookstone. If your car lover is more of a mechanic, chose the personalized garage sign for only $70 (or the personalized garage clock). Either of these great signs will be appreciated and treasured.