Wow, where did the year go? It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying long summer evenings, but now the cool crisp air of fall is signaling that the holiday season is inching nearer and nearer. Need a little help finding inspiration for this year’s gift list? If you’ve got a car lover in your life, why not treat them to one of our favorite car gifts? Check out our list of top gifts for car lovers below.

Gran Turismo Sport ($19.99)

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Got a racing lover that’s bummed that they can’t head out to the track? A racing game like Gran Turismo Sport is the next best thing. One of the most realistic driving simulators ever created, it’s hyper-realistic graphics and endless customization are  guaranteed to give them plenty to do while they’re stuck at home. 

Heel Tread socks ($12)

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Oftentimes, people default to graphic tees and other conspicuous gifts for car lovers, but if your enthusiast likes to keep things a bit more subtle, why not get them a pair of Heel Tread socks? With designs that cover just about every corner of the automotive world, there’s something for every kind of car lover. 

A Bellroy key cover ($45)

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Nobody likes to hear their keys jangling to and fro when they’re heading to and from their car. Keep everything quiet and organization with a genuine leather key cover from Bellroy. A magnetic clasp keeps the cover closed, and an exterior hook is the perfect complement to larger car keys.

Customized car art ($36.60)

Unique, personalized gifts are all the rage, but you don’t have to stop at custom t-shirts or coffee mugs. Get them something truly thoughtful by ordering custom wall art featuring their favorite car. The artist can do pretty much anything – all you have to do is provide them a photo. 

ThisWorx for TWC-01 car vacuum ($34.99)

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We all know that person that keeps their car notoriously spic and span. Help them keep it that way with this compact yet powerful car vacuum. It may look small, but it packs a powerful punch, and with it’s 16 ft cord, your car-lover will be able to reach all the cracks and crevices that typically go unnoticed by less meticulous cleaners. 

Lacoste Concours 118 Driving Shoes ($85.93)

For more serious car-enthusiasts, why not get them a piece of apparel that they can wear all the time? Built from high-quality, genuine leather, and available in several neutral colors, these driving loafers provide the perfect mix of style and comfort. Plus, the soles of these driving shoes have rubber treads that have equally great traction with pedals and sidewalks. 

How to Build a Car ($32.99)

Perfect as a coffee table book and actually quite an interesting read in and of itself, How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer chronicles the life and career of Adrian Newey. 

Still haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for? Be sure to check out our other gift lists here!

Claire Biggerstaff
Claire Biggerstaff is a freelance writer and photographer from Charlotte, NC. Her curiosity leads her to write about a wide variety of topics. On her off days, she enjoys reading Polygon articles, and curling up to a good YouTube playlist.

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    1. I wouldn’t call myself a car lover, but anyone is welcome to gift me that vacuum.

    2. all great gifts !

    3. These are all interesting gifts. Some of them I didn’t know existed. I think the key cover is a bit much though. (i’m talking the price not the function).

    4. These are some great gift Ideas.

    5. These are great ideas to get my car guy! He would really love the book.

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