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70 Gifts for Gearheads

From Modernized Adventure Vehicles to IoT Car Gadgets

— December 24, 2017 — Autos
Cars are changing, and these gifts for gearheads reflect that gradual evolution. Even the very term gearhead reflects what cars once represented. Those serious about cars were obsessed with motors, which are themselves symbols of the gas-powered era that many are trying to escape. Cars have split into two areas: the modern, tech-laden vehicle that features AI and efficient energy sources, and on the other end the ultra-rugged vehicles that provide an experience.

Technological vehicles have been discussed at length, but the shift to outdoorsy vehicles in interesting in light of modern driving. Where once driving itself was viewed as a pleasurable activity, today many have trouble squaring that simple pleasure with the negative environmental impact. As such, purely pleasurable driving can only be justified in terms of its ability to provide an external experience, especially if that experience relates to the natural environment — as is the case with RVs, SUVs, and other outdoor, touring vehicles and vehicle accessories.
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Color-In Car Rentals
Color-In Car Rentals
These Hertz Rental Cars Feature Coloring Book Upholstery to Entertain Kids
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69
Entry-Level Supercar Successors
Entry-Level Supercar Successors
The Ferrari Portofino is the Replacement for the California T
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68
Hybrid Supercar SUVs
Hybrid Supercar SUVs
The Lamborghini Urus will Hit the Market in 2018
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67
Five-in-One Auto Tools
Five-in-One Auto Tools
The 'Spare Me' Automobile Rescue Tool Gets You Out of Tough Scenarios
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66
Electric Solar-Powered RVs
Electric Solar-Powered RVs
Dethleffs' 'e.home' is an Electric RV Covered in Thin-Film Solar Cells
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65
Vehicle Seat Storage Systems
Vehicle Seat Storage Systems
These Car Seat Storage Pockets Stop Things from Falling Out of Reach
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64
Upscale City Car Concepts
Upscale City Car Concepts
The Smart Maybach Concept Offers a Compact Luxury Driving Experience
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63
Modernized Adventure Vehicles
Modernized Adventure Vehicles
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Maintains an Iconic Look and Feel
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62
Contemporary Luxury Sedans
Contemporary Luxury Sedans
The Black Edition of the Bentley Flying Spur V8 S is Strikingly Elegant
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61
Iconic Coupe Revivals
Iconic Coupe Revivals
The Bmw 8 Series Concept Previews the Automaker's New Flagship Two-door
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60
Ergonomic Vehicle Seat Pillows
Ergonomic Vehicle Seat Pillows
These Carseat Support Pillows Reduce Stress During Lengthy Drives
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59
Convertible German Crossovers
Convertible German Crossovers
The Volkswagen T-Roc Will Be Put into Production and Sold Stateside
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58
Dashing Chinese Electric Cars
Dashing Chinese Electric Cars
The Qiantu K50 Has Rooftop Solar Panels and a Max Range of 250 Miles
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57
Three-Wheeled Go-Kart Toys
Three-Wheeled Go-Kart Toys
The Morgan EV3 Junior is a Child-Sized Version of the EV3
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56
Futuristic Italian Grand Tourers
Futuristic Italian Grand Tourers
The Maserati Hommage is a Driver-Focused Concept for 2049
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55
Vehicular Emergency Multitools
Vehicular Emergency Multitools
The INGEAR 'AutoXscape' 3-in-1 Escape Tool is a Vehicle Must-Have
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54
Luxury Pickup Trucks
Luxury Pickup Trucks
The 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Features Top-Quality Leather Seating and Dash
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53
Life-Saving Car Accessories
Life-Saving Car Accessories
The 'Spare Me' Rescue Tools Offer Eight Different Features
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52
Ultrasonic Windshield Defrosters
Ultrasonic Windshield Defrosters
The 'Iglu' Windshield Defroster Gets Cars Set for Winter Driving
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51
Updated Electric Truck Timelines
Updated Electric Truck Timelines
Elon Musk Shares Debut Dates for Tesla Electric Truck and Semi
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50
Custom Luxury Off-Roaders
Custom Luxury Off-Roaders
Project Viper is a $285,000 One-off SUV Designed to Conquer Any Terrain
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49
IoT Car Gadgets
IoT Car Gadgets
The 'AutoPi' Device and Cloud Platform Make Any Car a Smart One
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Retro-Futuristic Van Concepts
Retro-Futuristic Van Concepts
The Volkswagen 'ID Buzz' Van Refences the Hippy Vans of the 60s
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Terrain-Conquering Snow Vehicles
Terrain-Conquering Snow Vehicles
This Conceptual Mountain Vehicle Drives Through Snow with Ease
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46
Triple-Row Tech-Laden SUVs
Triple-Row Tech-Laden SUVs
The BMW Concept X7 iPerformance Offers Exceptional Luxury and Style
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45
Retro-Inspired Supercars
Retro-Inspired Supercars
The Vultran Solair is a Modern Car Inspired by the Classics
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Speedy Low-Voltage Supercars
Speedy Low-Voltage Supercars
The Quant '48Volt' Electric Sport Car Has a Top Speed of 300 km/h
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43
Pricey Titanium Supercars
Pricey Titanium Supercars
The One-off Vulcano Titanium Has a Price Tag of $10 Million
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42
Legendary Rocker Luxury Cars
Legendary Rocker Luxury Cars
The Rolls-Royce Inspired by Music Collection Honors British Musicians
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41
Car Seat Storage Organizers
Car Seat Storage Organizers
The 'SLOTPACK' Car Organizer Turns a Passenger Seat into Storage
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40
Fish-Friendly Electric Supercars
Fish-Friendly Electric Supercars
The Asfané Charlotte Roadster Comes with a Built-In Fish Tank
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39
Curvaceous Supercar Concepts
Curvaceous Supercar Concepts
Designer Ivan Venkov Reimagined the Look of the Ferrari 'Legacy'
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38
Rugged Luxury Truck Debuts
Rugged Luxury Truck Debuts
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is the Brand's First Mid-size Pickup
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37
Car-Cooling Tents
Car-Cooling Tents
The 'Lanmodo' Car Tents Protect Vehicles of All Sizes
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36
Honeycomb Windshield Supercars
Honeycomb Windshield Supercars
The Alfa Romeo C18 Car Concept is Aerodynamically Stunning
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35
Luxury British Kids Cars
Luxury British Kids Cars
The D.Thone Features Leather Seats and Real Wood
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34
Conceptually Chic Camper Vans
Conceptually Chic Camper Vans
The Volkswagen California XXL Camper Offers Ample Amenities
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33
Rugged Recreational City Vehicles
Rugged Recreational City Vehicles
The Yamaha CROSS HUB CONCEPT is for the Country and the City
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32
Futuristic Urban Transport Vehicles
Futuristic Urban Transport Vehicles
The Continental 'BEE' Offers Clean and Safe Passage for Three
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31
Secretive Italian Automaker SUVs
Secretive Italian Automaker SUVs
Ferrari F16X is the Code Name for the Brand's First-Ever SUV
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30
Track-Ready EV Concepts
Track-Ready EV Concepts
The Tesla EXP Concept Features an Aerodynamic Design and is Self-Driving
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29
Solar Cell-Topped Catamarans
Solar Cell-Topped Catamarans
The Solar Dream Catamaran Boat is an Eco-Friendly Vessel
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28
Avant-Garde SUVs
Avant-Garde SUVs
The Range Rover Velar is a Style-Focused Land Rover Model
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27
Backcountry Camper Trailers
Backcountry Camper Trailers
The Tvan MK5 Off-Road Camper Trailers Withstand Any Terrain
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26
Ingenious Inflatable Watercraft
Ingenious Inflatable Watercraft
The Seakart Combines Adrenaline-Fueled Fun With Home Comforts
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25
Power Tool-Powered Vehicles
Power Tool-Powered Vehicles
The 'TOXIC' Racer Vehicle is 3D-Printed and Powered by a Drill
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24
Conceptual Supercar Successors
Conceptual Supercar Successors
The Ferrari Larossa 2020 is Designed to Succeed the LaFerrari
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23
Historical Italian Concept Cars
Historical Italian Concept Cars
The Alfa Romeo 6c DiscoVolante Pays Tribute to Two Classic Cars
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22
Opulent Glamping Vehicles
Opulent Glamping Vehicles
The Maybach G650 Landaulet Could Bring Over $1 Million At Auction
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21
Fashionable Electric Vehicles
Fashionable Electric Vehicles
Pix Presents Electromobility in the Most Aesthetically Pleasing Form
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20
Shareable Sports Cars
Shareable Sports Cars
The Toyota Public Sports Concept is an EV Designed to Be Ownerless
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19
Revived Muscle Car Concepts
Revived Muscle Car Concepts
The Pontiac Firebird Concept Brings the Iconic Coupe Back to Life
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18
Comprehensive Camping Trailers
Comprehensive Camping Trailers
The Taxa Mantis Has a Kitchen, Bathroom and Sleeping Quarters
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Transparent Hypercar Concepts
Transparent Hypercar Concepts
The Mercedes Hybrid Supercar Has a See-through Hood and Glass Roof
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16
Retro Italian Supercar Concepts
Retro Italian Supercar Concepts
Slimane Toubal's Ferrari 250 Concepts Pay Tribute to the 1960s
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15
European-Styled Trailers
European-Styled Trailers
The Airstream Globetrotter Has Luxury Amenities for Comfy Living
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14
Futuristic Luxury Coupe Concepts
Futuristic Luxury Coupe Concepts
The 2050 Rolls-Royce Phantom Has a Purposefully Old School Design
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13
Heavy-Duty Expedition Vehicles
Heavy-Duty Expedition Vehicles
Bliss Mobil's Campers are Perfect for Traveling to Remote Areas
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12
Adventurer Vehicle Trailers
Adventurer Vehicle Trailers
The Schutt Industries XV-3 Trailer Carries Up to 1,500 Pounds of Gear
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11
Vehicle Security Trackers
Vehicle Security Trackers
The 'Mankiw' Car GPS Tracker Offers Real-Time Tracking for Drivers
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10
Luxurious Boomer-Centric Caravans
Luxurious Boomer-Centric Caravans
Elite Caravans are Geared Toward Wealthy Baby Boomers
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9
Vehicular Camping Bed Frames
Vehicular Camping Bed Frames
The 'Camperbox' Backseat Bed Makes Car Camping a Comfy Experience
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8
1930s-Inspired Concept Supercars
1930s-Inspired Concept Supercars
This Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Concept Pays Homage to the Past
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Fully Equipped Rental Campervans
Fully Equipped Rental Campervans
'Native Campervans' Let You Explore the Rockys in Total Comfort
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Redefined Futuristic Sports Cars
Redefined Futuristic Sports Cars
The Nissan Anion is an Electric Two-Seat Car with Power
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5
Extremely Customized Kids Cars
Extremely Customized Kids Cars
KidStance Ride-on Cars Bring Stance Culture to Pre-School
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4
Off-Grid Camper Vans
Off-Grid Camper Vans
The Winnebago Revel Packs Everything for Short or Extended Trips
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3
Modernized Convertible Concepts
Modernized Convertible Concepts
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is an Old School EV
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2
Versatile Camping Trailers
Versatile Camping Trailers
The TAXA 'TigerMoth' Trailer Designs Pack Ample Space and Utilities
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1
Helicopter-Equipped RVs
Helicopter-Equipped RVs
The Furrion Elysium RV Showed Off a Luxury Design at CES 2017
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