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85 Automotive Gifts

From Hands-Free Car Kits to Semi-Autonomous Sedans

— December 24, 2016 — Autos
No matter the validity to the sentiment of reducing society's reliance on fossil fuels, the romantic appeal of the automobile will always thrive, and automotive gifts will remain a great option for the car buffs one holds dear.

When it comes to automotive gifts, there are several different categories. Firstly, there are cars themselves. Though a lavish holiday gift, to be sure, there's no better time to go for broke than during the season of giving.

A more economically reasonable option for car gifts would be accessories. Owners of old vehicles especially can benefit from some technological upgrades like the 'Dashbot' or Samsung's 'Connect,' which can convert even the most out-of-date vehicles into smart machines.

Automotive experiences are also a great gift for people with the need for speed, with the Porsche LA Experience Center giving drivers the opportunity to race on a track.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
85
Racing Lesson Promotions
Racing Lesson Promotions
Fiat Abarth Purchasers get a One-Day Session from the Bondurant School
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84
Dual-OS Vehicle Stereos
Dual-OS Vehicle Stereos
The Pioneer AVH-X8890BT Touch Screen Stereo Offers Connected Entertainment
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83
Semi-Autonomous Sedans
Semi-Autonomous Sedans
BMW's New Sedan Features Automatic Steering, Braking and Speed-Shifting
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82
Auto-Locating Devices
Auto-Locating Devices
The YAB USB Extension Alerts Drivers Where They Parked Their Car
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81
Responsive Diesel-Powered Cars
Responsive Diesel-Powered Cars
The New Jaguar XF Can Adapt to Complicated Road Conditions
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80
Thunderous Hatchback Cars
Thunderous Hatchback Cars
The 'Blood and Grease Focus ST' is Loaded With Personality
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79
Car-Controlling Digital Assistants
Car-Controlling Digital Assistants
The Amazon Alexa Now Features BMW Connected Capabilities
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78
Battery-Boosted Cars
Battery-Boosted Cars
This Commuter Car Offers Double the Range As Its Predecessor
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77
Subscription-Free Car Adapters
Subscription-Free Car Adapters
The Automatic Pro Adapter Offers An Unlimited 3G Connection
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76
Online Car-Ordering Services
Online Car-Ordering Services
Vroom Makes Purchasing a Car as Easy as Shopping for Shoes Online
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75
Gesture-Control Car Dashboards
Gesture-Control Car Dashboards
Visteon Gesture-Control Technology Enhances the in-Car Experience
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74
Smart Race Car Interfaces
Smart Race Car Interfaces
The NASCAR Digital Dashboard will Provide Drivers with Enhanced Data
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73
Visualized Car Shopping Apps
Visualized Car Shopping Apps
'SPIN' Enhances the Car Shopping Experience with Immersive Data
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72
Streamlined Car-Leasing Apps
Streamlined Car-Leasing Apps
The Honcker App Eases the Process Of Leasing a Vehicle
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71
Turbocharged Czech Supercars
Turbocharged Czech Supercars
This Large Family Car Offers Mindblowing Performance Specs
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70
Wireless Vehicular Device Chargers
Wireless Vehicular Device Chargers
The 'Put2Go' Car Dock Wirelessly Charges and Mounts Devices
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69
Sporty Family Cars
Sporty Family Cars
The Ford Fusion Sport Blends Sport and Family-Focused Features
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68
Smart Vehicle-Enabling Devices
Smart Vehicle-Enabling Devices
The 'Samsung Connect' Auto Turns Outdated Cars into High Tech Rides
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67
Endurant Hybrid Cars
Endurant Hybrid Cars
This New Plug-In Hybrid Completes 982 Kilometers On & Full Tank and Battery
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66
Autonomous Automotive Kits
Autonomous Automotive Kits
The Comma One Incorporates Self-Driving Technology Into Your Car
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65
In-Car Video Streaming
In-Car Video Streaming
The Cadillac CT6 and Escalade SUV Offer Streaming Video for Passengers
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64
Extreme Energy-Saving Cars
Extreme Energy-Saving Cars
The Alfa Romeo Advanced Efficiency Car Uses High-Tech Engine Cooling
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63
Supercomputer Vehicle Interfaces
Supercomputer Vehicle Interfaces
GM's 'OnStar Go' System will Incorporate IBM's Watson
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62
Turbocharged Track Cars
Turbocharged Track Cars
The Nissan GT-R Track Edition Offers Increased Stability and Power
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61
Lightweight Carbon Fiber Cars
Lightweight Carbon Fiber Cars
This Car Features Lightweight Carbon Fiber and Strong Titanium
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60
Branded Classic Car Museums
Branded Classic Car Museums
The Volkswagen ZeitHaus Complements the Company's Nearby Factory
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59
Car-Branded Smartphones
Car-Branded Smartphones
The Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Smartphone Features Impressive Specs
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58
Car Maintenance Concierge Apps
Car Maintenance Concierge Apps
'Volvo Concierge Services' Gives Owners Remote Access to Car Care
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57
Personalized Driving Playlists
Personalized Driving Playlists
This MINI Connected Ad Suggests Car Music Playlists at Gas Stations
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56
Sporty Responsive Electric Cars
Sporty Responsive Electric Cars
The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf EV is an Impressive Economical Car
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55
Ergonomic Vehicle Interior Displays
Ergonomic Vehicle Interior Displays
The Hyundai i30 Dashboard System is Focused on Infotainment
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54
Dutch Car-Sharing Platforms
Dutch Car-Sharing Platforms
SnappCar Allows Consumers to Borrow Their Neighbor's Vehicle
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53
Revitalized Compact Cars
Revitalized Compact Cars
These Smart Cars Are Tuned Up For Surprisingly Fast Performance
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52
Personalized Car Rental Apps
Personalized Car Rental Apps
The 'Carla' Car Rental Service Makes Unique Recommendations
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51
Exposed Carbon Fiber Cars
Exposed Carbon Fiber Cars
The Open-Topped Vanquish Zagato Volante Moves At Stunning Speeds
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50
Automated Auto Mechanic Apps
Automated Auto Mechanic Apps
The Engie App Monitors Cars' Health and Recommends Auto-Repairs
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49
Spidery Car Seats
Spidery Car Seats
Lexus' Kinetic Seat Concept Keeps Drivers and Passengers Comfortable
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48
Immersive In-Car Displays
Immersive In-Car Displays
The Sony XAV-AX100 Car Dash Display Supports CarPlay and Android Auto
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47
Port-Expanding Vehicle Adapters
Port-Expanding Vehicle Adapters
The Vodool USB Universal 4-Port Car Charger is Fast Charge-Enabled
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46
Car-Customizing Facilities
Car-Customizing Facilities
Jaguar's Technical Centre Lets Car Buyers Work With Company Designers
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45
Connected Luxury Cars
Connected Luxury Cars
The New BMW Connected Feature Will Connect Cars to Amazon Echo's Alexa
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44
Cloud-Connected Car Dashboards
Cloud-Connected Car Dashboards
The Mercedes-Benz 'In Car Office' Makes Drivers More Efficient
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43
Simplified Gas Delivery Services
Simplified Gas Delivery Services
The Gas-e Service Lets You Order Gas Refills From Your Smartphone
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42
3D-Printed Automotive Skins
3D-Printed Automotive Skins
'Effect Skins' Offer a Way to Customize the Classic Daihatsu Copen
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41
Exclusive Flip-Top Cars
Exclusive Flip-Top Cars
This Limited Edition Car Features Sporting Design and Performance
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40
Car Console Touchpad Interfaces
Car Console Touchpad Interfaces
The Acura Precision Cockpit Car Controls Merge Functionalities
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39
Aerodynamic Sports Cars
Aerodynamic Sports Cars
This New Rolls-Royce Features Boosted Torque and a Polished Exterior
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38
Dashboard Music Platforms
Dashboard Music Platforms
Jaguar's InControl Apps Library mirrors the Spotify interface
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37
Car Baby Seat Monitors
Car Baby Seat Monitors
'Bumbl' Keeps Track of When Kids are in the Car to Keep Them Safe
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36
Smart Subcompact Cars
Smart Subcompact Cars
The Nissan Micra Gen5 Features Premium Driver-Assist Technologies
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35
Dirt-Trapping Car Mats
Dirt-Trapping Car Mats
The 'TrapMats' Vehicle Mats Capture and Trap Dirt and Debris
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34
Turbocharged Diesel Cars
Turbocharged Diesel Cars
Alfa Romeo's Latest Turbocharged Sports Car Offers Variable Transmission
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33
Flexible Car Mounts
Flexible Car Mounts
The Layze Flexible Mount Helps You Control Your Phone's Viewing Angle
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32
Faceted Car Diffusers
Faceted Car Diffusers
Saje's 'aromacar' Ceramic Diffuser Promotes Relaxation While Driving
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31
Massive Rear Seat Touchscreens
Massive Rear Seat Touchscreens
The Porsche Panamera Executive Comes with Huge Rear Seat Tablets
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30
Futuristic Hybrid Crossovers
Futuristic Hybrid Crossovers
The New Subaru XV Hybrid tS Offers Performance and Inspiration
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29
Refreshed Electric Cars
Refreshed Electric Cars
This Exciting Electric Car Offers Boosted Range and Acceleration
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28
Compact Carbon Fiber Cars
Compact Carbon Fiber Cars
This Compact Sports Car Uses Carbon Fiber Materials For Reduced Weight
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27
Lightweight Turbocharged Cars
Lightweight Turbocharged Cars
The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Blends Sporty Performance and Practicality
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26
Fuel-Saving Dashboard Devices
Fuel-Saving Dashboard Devices
The 'Kiwi' OBD Device Provides Data Logging, Fuel Savings and More
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25
Cupholder Snack Organizers
Cupholder Snack Organizers
The 'Lunch on the Go: Snack Cups' Combine Everything into One Spot
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24
Luxury Vehicle Tire Accessories
Luxury Vehicle Tire Accessories
The Solloshi Coeus Titanium Valve Caps are the Finishing Touch
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23
Commemorative Muscle Cars
Commemorative Muscle Cars
This Special Edition Camaro Celebrates American Automotive Design
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22
Child-Sized Supercars
Child-Sized Supercars
The Mercedes-AMG GT Bobby Car is Designed for Toddler Test Drivers
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21
Vehicle-Connected Smartwatches
Vehicle-Connected Smartwatches
The 'Smartwatch B' Wearable Watch Tracks Personal and Car Health
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20
Petite Portable Air Purifiers
Petite Portable Air Purifiers
The Clair B Portable Air Purifier Enables Air Filtering Anywhere
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19
Race Car-Inspired Sneakers
Race Car-Inspired Sneakers
These Maison Margiela Shoes Feature a Bright Checkered Flag Design
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18
Child-Sized Supercars
Child-Sized Supercars
The 'Ride On Electric' McLaren P1 is for Kids Three to Six
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17
Self-Driving Car Sensors
Self-Driving Car Sensors
This LiDAR Sensor Uses Laser Detectors to Identify Obstacles
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16
Realistic Kids Go-Karts
Realistic Kids Go-Karts
Ford's 'Mustang Power Wheels' Toy has a Traction Control Powertrain
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15
Luxury Sports Car Complexes
Luxury Sports Car Complexes
The 'Porsche LA Experience Center' Highlights History and Thrills
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14
DIY In-Car Touchscreen PCs
DIY In-Car Touchscreen PCs
The 'Carputer' Car Entertainment System Packs Computer Functionality
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13
Automobile-Inspired Ball Chairs
Automobile-Inspired Ball Chairs
Racing Emotion's New Chair Designs are Inspired by Classic Cars
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12
Modernized 70s Muscle Cars
Modernized 70s Muscle Cars
The 'Challenger T/A' and 'Charger Daytona' are New Classic Muscle Cars
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11
Retro Miniature Car Sets
Retro Miniature Car Sets
Candylab Toys' New Campaign is an Homage to Mid-Century American Autos
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10
Luxurious Italian SUVs
Luxurious Italian SUVs
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Packs Power and Storage Space
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9
Connected Smart SUVs
Connected Smart SUVs
The LYNK & C0 01 Car Is Designed for Unprecedented Connectivity
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8
Wireless Magnetic Smartphone Chargers
Wireless Magnetic Smartphone Chargers
The 'Woolet' Wireless Charger Pad is a Design-Conscious Unit
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7
Motorsport-Inspired Streetwear
Motorsport-Inspired Streetwear
This New Stussy Collection Draws from Car Culture in California
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6
Transparent Dashboard Displays
Transparent Dashboard Displays
'Hudly' is an Aftermarket Device That Adds Tech to Any Vehicle
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5
Hands-Free Car Kits
Hands-Free Car Kits
'Dashbot' is an Aftermarket Device That Lets Drivers Control Their Cars
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4
Fashion-Inspired Autos
Fashion-Inspired Autos
The 'Rolls-Royce'Dawn-Inspired By Fashion' Follows Haute Couture's Palette
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3
Classic LEGO Autos
Classic LEGO Autos
These LEGO Cars Mirror the Design of the Volkswagen Beetle Perfectly
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2
Stylish Urban SUVs
Stylish Urban SUVs
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Offers a Bevy of Helpful and Luxury Features
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1
Luxury Class Coupes
Luxury Class Coupes
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is Sleek in Design and Electric-Powered
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