The 25 Best Car Gifts 2022 – Gift Ideas for Car Lovers – Cosmopolitan | Car Plazas

Gifts for car lovers


If you’ve got a gearhead in your life, then you know motorists are a different breed. For them, a good time means going to classic car shows, driving around a racetrack, or pointing out any cool car they see and saying, “Oh, that’s a 2020 Lexus RC F Track,” as you say : “K ?” When you know nothing about cars, it can feel like a Herculean task to choose gifts for car lovers. But fret not, vehicle virgins! From practical car accessories to fun automotive-themed clothing and gear, there are many Car gifts that don’t require any real automotive knowledge (nor will they break your poor wallet in half).

Maybe your favorite car enthusiast needs some new gadgets and tools to give their car a sparkling shine before the next road trip. They may not even own a set of wheels, but would still appreciate a car-centric gift to fuel their obsession. Whatever your budget, there are plenty of gift ideas perfect to fuel any car lover’s spirits, and they’re sure to impress enthusiasts of all stripes – even if you’re not particularly impressed with cars yourself.

Drivers may be on a different level, but they are very useful people to have around (especially when you need a cheap ride to the airport). Make them happy with these car accessories to enhance their driving experience – and more importantly, enhance your driving experience.

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This comfortable car cushion

Simply seat cushion

Long car rides are no problem for this padded car seat, which features a non-slip base and built-in handles for easy portability.


This hanging organizer

Front Seat Car Organizer

Anyone whose car on wheels is a hot mess will be grateful for this hanging car seat organizer, which includes five front pockets, a padded tablet holder, card slots, a leak-proof cup holder, and an interior pocket for anything else you need on a commute.


This slime for car care

Car cleaning gel putty

Not only is this reusable car cleaning gel putty fun to play with – it can also help get into the cracks and crevices of a car to pick up dust, dirt, crumbs and dog hair that inevitably accumulates.


This heated scraping tool

Electric window cleaner

Ice and snow tremble at the hands of this powerful heated scraper, which quickly chisels away the elements to clean winter windshields in record time.


This car lover’s tie

Classic Car Embroidered Tie

Sophisticated and oh so unique, this handcrafted embroidered tie allows car lovers to show their passion for classic cars with pride.


Those oval sunglasses

Peyton 55mm sunglasses with gradient lenses

While polarized lenses are best for bright activities with high glare, gradient lenses are usually the best choice for driving, making these classic oval sunglasses the perfect sunnies for road trips.


This seat protector

Antibacterial car seat cover

Real talk: Driving home from the gym wet and sticky is pretty gross, but this machine-washable cover likes to get stuck between sweaty spandex and car seats.


This auto portrait

Custom Watercolor Car Painting

Anyone obsessed with their driving (or in love with a specific aspiring dream car) is sure to appreciate a custom watercolor auto portrait to hang almost anywhere.


This Car Enthusiast Tee

Stick Shift Shirt

Your favorite manual car enthusiast can show off their shift stick skills with this preshrunk cotton t-shirt, available in a variety of color options.


This photo book set

Ultimate collector cars

Featuring images captured by the world’s leading automotive photographers, this two-volume auto anthology collection is a must-have for any auto enthusiast’s coffee table.


This phone mount system

Car Cup Holder Phone Mount

This phone mount is compatible with a wide range of iPhone models (as well as Androids for ~alternative~ folks) and fits in any cup holder. It features an adjustable gooseneck that you can adjust and angle to keep your phone on display.


This luxurious Cologne set

Mercedes-Benz Man fragrance set

Mercedes-Benz Man is a fragrance collection created by the luxury car brand, and this mini set – which includes four of the most popular Mercedes-Benz sprays – will make any car lover smell like a million bucks.


Those fancy seat covers

Monogrammed headrest covers

This set of two cotton headrest covers comes complete with a custom monogram and a variety of color options, giving the recipient a stylish AF feel.


Those cute car plugs

Sterling silver car earrings

Dainty and sweet, these minimalist car stud earrings come in a choice of silver or gold and feature tiny cubic zirconia wheel details.


This hands-free car device

Amazon Echo Auto

Add Amazon Alexa to any car with this handy device that connects to the Alexa app on a user’s phone and plays through their car’s speakers for hands-free assistance while driving.


This license plate artwork

Personalized license plate

Give someone a totally one-of-a-kind piece of art with this personalized license plate plate mounted on a piece of handsome distressed wood.


This practical pump

Portable digital tire inflator

A portable air compressor pump might not be the most exciting gift, but as anyone who’s ever seen the tire pressure gauge flashing on their dash knows, it’s an essential tool for any car owner.


These funny socks

Clutch and gas crew knit socks

Featuring “Clutch” and “Gas” printed on the top and “Drive It Like You Stole It” on the bottom, these mid-length, mid-thick socks are sure to make the gift recipient LOL.


This flatters air freshener

Essential oil auto diffuser

Keep every vehicle smelling fresh and looking pretty with a colorful wool pom pom oil diffuser that’s easy to hang from a rearview mirror.


That chic button-down

Throttle Race Car Print Shirt

Printed with tiny blue racing cars and screaming “I’m all about that car life”, this short-sleeved cotton button-down is perfect for dressing up or dressing down.


This coffee table car book

BMW Art Cars

Featuring 19 artists who have designed BMWs – including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jeff Koons, among others – this illustrated book brings together legendary cars and iconic artists in one collection.


This auto-centric candle

New car scented candle

Nothing beats the smell of a new car, and this subtle soy candle – reminiscent of the scent of a brand new Rolls Royce or Ford Focus – allows everyone to experience that delicious new car smell at home.


This Mini Car Vac

car vacuum cleaner

Crumbs are no match for this small but mighty car vacuum, which comes with three attachments for picking up dog hair, dust and all those drive-through disasters.


Those sleek cufflinks

Speedometer Cufflinks

Car lovers with a need for speed will turn heads for these handsome glass and bronze speedometer cufflinks, packaged in a gift box that saves you having to wrap them yourself.


This trunk space saver

Collapsible car organizer with multiple compartments

Again, this might seem a bit *yawn* as gifts go, but when your trunk is a bottomless pit of jumper cables and spare shoes, then a trunk organizer is truly a gift that keeps on giving.

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