Mechanix “The Original” Gloves
Mechanix offers a large range of mechanical gloves to keep your gearhead’s hands clean and dry for all kinds of automotive work. However, these “The Original” All-Purpose gloves are the ideal gift for general vehicle care. The gloves feature a spandex top with synthetic leather palm and Thermal Plastic Rubber wrist for a tight and secure fit.
Available at: Mechanix.com
Bell/56 pcs. Deluxe Roadside Emergency Kit
Being a gearhead isn’t just about taking care of your car in the garage, it’s also about being prepared for anything and everything while you’re on the road. The Bell kit comes with jumper cables, flashlight, tire sealant, electrical tape, and tools. The kit even comes with an accident document and emergency contact sheets, and first-aid kit, and can easily be stored in any vehicle.
Available at: AutoZone.com
Gasket V8 iPhone 5/5S Case
Excuse me while I answer this call on my V-8 engine phone. id America has created a brushed aluminum V-8 engine head gasket for the iPhone 5/5S. The case is available in five colors and comes with suede lining to prevent any damage along with a microfiber cleaning cloth, front screen protective film, and microfiber cleaning cloth. It’s the perfect mobile accessory for any automotive enthusiast.
Available at: idAmericany.com
Keeping up to date on the latest and greatest in the automotive world is important. That’s why we’re here. But we also know that there is a wealth of talented automotive journalists out there keeping tabs on every niche of the automotive world too. Get your gearhead a magazine subscription or digital subscription (for those that believe print is dead) to keep them in-tune with the happenings of the automotive world.
Price: Subscription prices vary
Available at: Publication sites like MotorTrend.com, RoadAndTrack.com and TopGear.com
Top Gear USA Season Three DVD
If reading about cars isn’t enough, History’s Top Gear USA is sure to provide hours of automotive entertainment. The four-disc set stars Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust, and Rutledge Wood as they drive some of the most extreme supercars in the world as well as building and driving some of the worst, while completing various challenges.
Available at: Amazon.com
Hot Wheels/Matchbox Cars
Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars shaped the early childhood years of every car enthusiast. There are classics, the outlandish, and even modern sports cars that will have your gearhead humming engine noises and racing around the living room floor with excitement. Throw in a plastic track set and you’ll see weekends disappear with joy.
These boxes are shaped like Chevy bowties of Ford ovals, are made from plastic, metal or canvas and carry auto detailing supplies and/or tools. Simply put, they are really cool ways for your gearhead to carry their tools, car care products, and equipment.
Available at: goboxes.com
Motorsport Apparel, Poster, or Decals from 8380 Laboratories
8380 Laboratories is your go-to Holiday shopping spot for your automotive enthusiast. They feature all kinds of classic car and motorsport apparel, posters, and even decals. Their products are inspired by classic vehicles and racing with a wide range of products that will suit any enthusiast’s tastes.
Available at: 8380labs.com
Track Map Necktie
Dressing up and looking good doesn’t mean you can’t show off your automotive passion. The Track Map Necktie from Cyberoptix have iconic tracks from Formula 1, IndyCar, SCCA, and other racing series such as Laguna Seca, Road America, Pikes Peak, the Nürburgring, and more. The ties are available in a wide range of colors and sizes and are affordably priced at $30.00 a piece.
Available at: Etsy.com
Let your gearhead proudly show his passion for vintage motorsports with Hunziker T-shirts and long-sleeve shirts. They feature classic racecars and iconic drivers and their victories at tracks around the world during a time where driving was incredibly dangerous and required a massive amount of skill (not that it doesn’t now). It’s the perfect gift for the vintage motoring enthusiast.
Price: Starting at $24.99
Available at: Shophunziker.com