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These gift ideas are sure to rev the engine of every car lover. Car enthusiasts can be difficult people to shop for. They know what they like, and a lot of it is expensive!  

However, you don’t have to go broke shopping for the car lover in your life. Several of my friends and family fall into this category and since I shop for them every year, I thought I’d share some great finds for you. 

The holiday season is already stressful enough. You certainly don’t need to add anything to it. That’s why I took it upon myself and made shopping easier for you. These 13 items would definitely be appreciated by the car lover in your life—and you don’t have to break the bank doing it. 

Take a look below at the items I’ve put together and hopefully you can leave here with some items checked off of your list. These ideas are certain to drive right into their hearts this holiday season! Happy shopping! 

  • 1) Muscle Car Engraved Glasses

    Now, I’m not a car expert, but I know several. Each and every one of them would love these glasses. I’ve noticed that car enthusiasts also happen to be into whiskey. Have you noticed that, too? 

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  • 2) Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But It Can Buy Car Parts Shirt

    Wearing how much you love cars on your forehead can be difficult. Not sure how you’d accomplish that. However, it’s much easier to let your shirt say it for you. Simple and pain-free. We all know the saying is true. 

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  • 3) Classic Cars: A Definitive Visual History

    This coffee table book will definitely be enjoyed by the car lover in your life. It featured more than 250 iconic models from the greatest eras in cars. You’ll be able to spend hours going through the book, you’ll forget that your family is in town visiting for the holidays. You’re welcome! 

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  • 4) Real Cars Don’t Shift By Themselves Shirt

    I love this design! The car enthusiast in your life will, too. It’s bold and it looks good. I’d be willing to bet that it’s also incredibly comfortable. That’s three for three! 

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  • 5) Classic Car Patent Art

    These would look really cool in a car lover’s garage or office! I love the old school look of the dated paper. It’s a great set of three that will go perfect where ever you’d like (or where ever you’re allowed to put it). 

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  • 6) Engine Timing Gear & Chain Wall Clock

    I have never seen anything like this! I’d bet the car lover in your life hasn’t either. It’s a great statement that is also subtle enough to blend in anywhere. If you’re a wrench head you’re going to dig this clock on your wall. This makes for an excellent gift that they wouldn’t get themselves. 

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  • 7) Just One More Car Tee

    Here’s a great find for the folks who definitely are car collectors. Car collecting is serious business and let’s face it can get pretty expensive, but we all know they’re awesome to look at. This would be a great t-shirt gift for the car collector in your life.

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  • 8) Classic Cars: 60 Years of Driving Excellence

    Add this coffee table book to your collection! Your friends will absolutely love going through it. Not into coffee table books? Keep it in the garage to go through while hanging out. Now it’s a work table book. That sounds much more masculine than coffee table book. 

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  • 9) Car Dad Tee

    What more can I say? Car Dads know this is true. This combines their two favorite things in life: their cars and their kids. In what ever order you choose…that’s not up to me. 

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  • 10) Race Fuel Scented Candle

    I love a unique candle. This definitely fits what I’m talking about. Other candles can’t hold a candle to this candle. This scent is great for the car lover who might not want a Lavender scented candle. They’re sure to appreciate this gift. 

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  • 11) Car Floor Mat Coasters

    This is brilliant! I love the clever approach to an ordinary coaster. Car lovers are sure to appreciate the joke and it will get plenty of use. Bonus idea? Pair this with the glasses above. One-stop shopping at its finest. 

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  • 12) Custom Metal Garage Sign

    A custom sign is a great way to make a car enthusiast feel loved and appreciated. This gives them a chance to own something that nobody else can. Plus, it’s super affordable! Get it while you can! 

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  • 13) 1965 Ford Mustang Vintage Desktop Thermometer Clock

    We saved the best for last. I need this clock! I’m not even a car guy, but even I can appreciate how awesome this is. If I appreciate it, imagine how much someone who loves cars will! 

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