Gifts for Auto Lovers
Got an auto lover in the house or neighborhood? We’ve got some great gift ideas. Finding the just right gift for an auto lover can be both easy and challenging. If your loved one is caught with auto mania and you are baffled as what to get him for the holiday season, here we present some unique, interesting and out-of-the-box gift ideas in our Holiday Gift Guide for Auto Lovers.
$100 to $500
• Tonino Lamborghini Cigar Lighter
Whether you sit behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or not, lighting up a cigar using a Lamborghini lighter will help in flaunting your love for this auto brand. Accurately engineered, the Forza lighter sports a push-button ignition akin to the car’s ignition button. The Lambo lighters are available for between $142 and $166.
• Auto Part Chess Set
This is great gift for an auto lover who loves playing chess. To complete the unique chessboard, Armando Ramírez has used everything from screws and bearings, to a car’s electrical system. The “Rustic Warriors” Auto part chess set is fully sculpted from automobile parts. Even the heads of the bishops are made of NGK and AC DELCO spark plugs. The knight, queen and king are finely tuned and sculpted and the pawns are made of heavy bolts and sprockets. The final product is not even polished to keep it in its distinct appearance. The Auto Part Chess Set is available at Novica for $195.
• Bugatti Volvo Toaster
Combining a superb design with high-tech features, the Bugatti toaster will bring a touch of Italian style to your kitchen. Featuring a motorized toast lifting system for easy toast removal, the Volo Toaster also has six electronic browning control options, wide slots to accommodate varying thickness of bread and comes complete with a crumpet warming rack. The Bugatti toaster is available for around $250.
• CA-IP1500 in-dash iPod dock
Fusion claims the CA-IP1500 to be the first iPod dock that works inside a car’s head unit. It allows the passengers to control the iPod by using the knobs and dials on the front. The unit features an OLED display, AM/FM tuner with radio data system and the still-around SRS Wow. The CA-IP1500 in-dash iPod dock is available for $284.
• Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S Wheel
If you can’t gift your loved one a Porsche 911 Turbo S, better gift him a Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S Wheel, which is a replica of the real wheel licensed by Porsche. The wheel has a three-pedal set, gas, brake and clutch likewise calibrated for an ultra-realistic feel. Moreover, you get two interchangeable gearsticks, the six-speed manual H-gate and Tiptronic sequential. The replica wheel is compatible with PC and PS3. The Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S Wheel is available for $310.
$500 to $1500
• Ralph Lauren’s Novelty motorcycle replica
Who doesn’t know Ralph Lauren? This awe-inspiring motorcycle replica from the famed designer in gleaming silver plate that is hand-assembled from 18 parts by a specialty jewelry artisan. Featuring a modular front wheel and handlebars, the bike comes fully laced with rubber wheels and a functional kickstand with the signature RL logo sitting proud on the gas tank. The Ralph Lauren’s Novelty motorcycle replica is available for $895.
• Bugatti Cigar Ashtray
If you drive a Bugatti and smoke cigar too then this Bugatti walnut lacquer ashtray is the one for you. Synonymous to its name the cigar ashtray is made of premium solid walnut wood. The Bugatti Macassar Lacquer Cigar Ashtray is available for $1,499.
• Racecar couch and love seat
An auto lover would love to have this auto-inspired couch and love seat. Manufactured by A.R.C., this NASCAR couch and love seat is a great piece of furniture for any entertainment room or game room. You have the option to pick your own favorite color or design for the couch and seat. The Racecar couch and love seat is available for $1,500.
This Party-A-Cargo tow hitch mounted kegerator could be a great out-of-the-box gift for an auto lover who is always on the move. This fully self-contained tailgating kegerator cargo can store up to 160 cans for your booze party needs and it also features a sound system so you can have a complete blast! The Party-A-Cargo Ultimate features a Kegerator/Jockey Box, CD/stereo, 2 6″x9″ speakers, 10″ subwoofer, Sirius satellite radio, built-in battery charger and 12-volt power adapter. The Party-A-Cargo is available for $3,795.
• Porsche 917 sofa
A great gift for Porsche fans! The Porsche 917 inspired the design of this unique piece of creative art. The body is manufactured in an original glass fiber format and painted with nine coats of two pack automotive paint. The chassis frame is manufactured in 16 gauge tubular mild steel and powder coated for a hard non corrosive finish. The Porsche 917 sofa is available for $5,990.
• Diamond-studded Bentley Continental car key
For those who own a Bentley, nothing looks better than this diamond-studded Bentley continental car key from Alexander Amosu. The key is handset with 101 diamonds on the Bentley famous wings with a total of 1.09 carats using color F, VS1 clarity. The key is a perfect gift for a Bentley owner this Christmas. The diamond-studded key is available for around $7,500.
• Bentley Ego Notebook
So, you are looking for something unique for your friend, who happens to be a Bentley owner. Surprise him with the Bentley Ego Notebook. Encased in rich leather that is hand-sewn cross stitching inspired by Bentley’s fabled seats, the notebook even features a Bentley door handle that has been converted for computer carrying duty. The color schemes of the notebooks match those of the famous luxury cars with the inside metal reflecting the paint job on the outside. The Bentley Ego Notebook is available for around $15,000.
• BRP Can-Am Spyder
Any open road rider would love to get this as Christmas gift. The sexy looking Y-shaped beast is power-driven by a 106hp Rotax 990cc V-Twin Engine. Its multifunction gauge cluster helps you view an array of vital details on the move. Other than that, it comes rocking a five-speed manual gearbox and four electronic control units. The BRP Can-Am Spyder is available for around $15,000.
• Ferrari Unica gym
For sports enthusiast and lovers of the Ferrari cars, the Ferrari Unica gym makes for a great gift. Every bit and piece of the Ferrari Unica gym seems to be inspired from the Ferrari cars itself. The gym frame is racing red as expected while the leather trim of its padding is beige that resembles the classic Ferrari interiors. You can get into the perfect shape with 25 different exercises offered by the techno gym. The Ferrari Unica gym is available for around $17,400.
• Ferrari Art.Engine
The Ferrari Art.Engine offers the design scheme and power of a Ferrari automobile, for those who maybe aren’t as interested in cars as they are in music. The Art.Engine comes with its very own built-in amplifier and Wi-Fi support. You can see and hear the passion inspired by Ferrari in Art.Engine’s every detail – from the racing-style NACA cooling ducts, sumptuous carbon fiber baffles and Ferrari inspired paint finish to the exceptional sonic performance. The Ferrari Art.Engine is available for $20,000.
• Fighter Motorcycle
This one is a great gift for hardcore bikers. Neiman Marcus, in his latest Christmas Book for the super rich, has featured this limited edition Fighter Motorcycle. This beast from Confederate Motor Company packs 190 mph of terrific performance into its avant-garde carbon fiber, titanium and aluminum chassis. Attention has been paid to every detail and the finest of the materials have been used in the making. The limited edition Fighter Motorcycle is available for $110,000.
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