Father's Day Vehicle Gifts 2013 - Vehicle & Accessory Gift Guide Roundup 2013

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Pioneer Electronics Offers The Perfect Gifts For Dad This Father’s Day

Pioneer AppRadio 2 Home Screen

Description: For many people the garage is simply a place to park cars. For dad, it’s a sanctuary and Pioneer Electronics has the perfect accessories to bring the garage and the cars parked inside it to the next level. Luckily for dad, Pioneer’s AppRadio 2 is the type of Father’s Day gift that will improve his sanctuary and make him proud to call you his offspring. Pioneer Electronics’ AppRadio 2 allows your smartphone to serve as the common source of entertainment, information and connectivity while on the go and staying safe in the car. AppRadio 2 brings compatible Apple iOS and Android smartphone apps to your dash on a full touchscreen display to give users an easy in-vehicle experience. Dad doesn’t need to be a gadget guru to enjoy Pioneer’s products either. The AppRadio 2 is easy to use and streamlines all your music and connectivity needs, making it the perfect addition to you Father’s Day checklist.

Price: $599.00 Visit the Website

Cobra IRadar S-Series

Cobra iRadar S-Series

Description: The Cobra iRadar S-Series is the world’s first under-the-hood radar/laser/camera detector to utilize a Bluetooth® connection to a smart phone. It is easily installed under the hood of the vehicle so it is completely invisible to those who do not know it is there. The Cobra iRadar S-Series connects to the free iRadar companion app and allows users to access the iRadar Community – the largest and most active crowd-sourcing community of smart detection users – and share valuable information with nearby users regarding live police, camera enforcement locations, dangerous intersections, and other caution areas.

Price: $299.00 to $300.00 Visit the Website

Parrot ASTEROID Infotainment System

Parrot ASTEROID Mini, Smart and Tablet (left to right)

Description: The Parrot ASTEROID lineup of connected car solutions provide a more enjoyable, safe, and informed driving experience for drivers. Parrot initially introduced the Android operating system into the vehicle with the launch of the Parrot ASTEROID Classic and the new ASTEROID Smart, Tablet and Mini provide in-car connected solutions for all needs, vehicles and budgets, including navigation, multitouch screens, a range of sizes and a variety of technology offerings. All of the new ASTEROID models have access to the Parrot ASTEROID Market, the first platform dedicated to providing apps optimized for use in vehicles. Users are able to download a variety of free and paid apps, including Spotify, through the ASTEROID Market directly through the device or through a computer. Apps can be created for, or adapted, to the Android-based ASTEROID platform, taking full advantage of the ASTEROID screen sizes, voice recognition, Text-to-Speech, geolocalisation and internet capabilities. The ASTEROID’s Android platform enables the use of apps independent from smartphones while providing an upgradable platform to ensure your device stays current as new technology and software is developed.

Price: $299.00 to $599.00 Visit the Website

Cobra IRadar ATOM

Cobra iRadar ATOM

Description: The iRadar ATOM is the most innovative, user-friendly and technologically advanced radar/laser/camera detection system on the market that employs smaller components while packing in its highest performance platform, making it the radar detector with the smallest footprint in the industry and 35% smaller than the iRadar 200. It allows users to share alerts in real time when connected with the iRadar app and the iRadar Community. The iRadar Community lets users report and warn other users of live police, caution areas, and photo enforcement areas. Its companion smartphone app vividly displays a host of valuable information including speed, compass direction, location-based mapping, maximum speed setting, and an array of warnings from the iRadar ATOM itself, and from other iRadar users nearby. Available in May.

Price: $199.00 to $200.00 Visit the Website

Cobra Electronics IRadar 200 Detection System

Cobra iRadar 200

Description: The latest model of Cobra’s multi-award-winning detection system, Cobra iRadar 200 consists of a sleek dash-mounted smart detector unit paired via Bluetooth® to a powerful yet intuitive smartphone app. Together the system detects police radar/laser signals and notifies users in real-time of upcoming caution areas, excessive vehicle speed, live police and photo enforcement areas, and then automatically shares caution information with other iRadar users nearby. The new system offers universal support for Android™ and iOS smartphone.

Price: $129.94 to $129.95 Visit the Website

CarChipPro Automotive Diagnostistics Data Logger From Davis Instruments

CarChip Pro Data Logger ready for install

Description: The CarChip Pro is a great tool for the family car that can tell you how the vehicle is performing diagnostically, reset check engine light and track trouble code information in addition to know how the family car is being driven. The CarChip Pro is a great tool for the family car. It can tell you how the vehicle’s engine is performing, reset check engine light and track trouble code information. CarChip Pro also records trip information so you know how the family car is being driven. CarChip Pro plugs into the OBD II port (located under the dash) on any 1996 or later model vehicle and starts recording vehicle performance and driving data as soon as it’s installed. CarChip can be removed anytime and the information downloaded to any PC with the supplied USB cable and CarChip Pro desktop software. CarChip® Pro Driving & Engine Performance Monitor Installation is easy: plug it in, drive vehicle, download information. CarChip can record up to 300 hours of continuous driving time and up to 4 of 23 engine parameters using the desktop software. If you want to know how your vehicle is performing and being driven, you need CarChip Pro from Davis Instruments www.CarChip.com

Price: $99.00 Visit the Website

Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter Tire

Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter

Description: The Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter is a true winter tire that offers confident winter traction, with a focus on snow traction. The full line will include 36 sizes for passenger vehicles, ranging from 14” to 19” wheel diameters. The new tire includes many features to help make it a great choice for winter driving including, directional tread pattern – for enhanced winter traction in snow, multiple biting edges – to help provide confident grip on ice and snow-covered roads, wide tread grooves – to help push snow and slush away for enhanced winter traction, strong shoulder blocks – to promote even tread wear and is outfitted for optional metal studs – for confidence in tough winter driving conditions.

Price: $80.00 to $171.00 Visit the Website

SYLVANIA SilverStar® ZXe

Sylvania Silverstar zXe

Description: SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting has a great gift for dads whose vehicle is all about style and performance, called SilverStar® zXe headlight bulbs. These bulbs were designed to give car owners the look and feel of high-intensity discharge lighting. SilverStar zXe headlights feature a nanotechnology infused cobalt blue coating with xenon halogen gas technology to generate a color temperature that rivals HID. Drivers will get crisp illumination from these headlights, which are noticeably whiter than standard halogen bulbs for an immediate difference on the road. Also, a special mirrored tip, along with the cobalt blue coating, gives these headlights a remarkable jewel-like shimmer, even when unlit. These headlights are 100 percent street legal and meet all DOT requirements. Usually priced at $59.99, they are significantly less than HID drop-in kits.

Price: $59.99 Visit the Website

Wear Your Heart On Your Grille: Artisan-Designed Auto Grille Ornaments Make The Perfect, Personal Gift For Any Occasion


Description: Grillie is the trend-setting maker of beautiful auto grille ornaments that put a contemporary twist on the personal imprint most car owners want on their vehicles. Each Grillie has its own distinctive character, making them the perfect, personal gift that will let your loved ones show off the things the passions that drive them. Unlike typically pricey car accessories like satellite radio subscriptions or GPS, Grillie makes finding a unique, high quality auto gift affordable and accessible. And in categories ranging from hobbies, fashion, seashore, sports, fishing, religious, occupations, sportsman/wildlife, dogs and others, there's likely a Grillie that highlights whatever interests the recipient devotes their free time to. To learn more about Grillies and see the wide range of styles available, please visit www.grillie.com.

Price: $49.99 to $50.00 Visit the Website

Turn Weekend Car Care Into A Feel-Good Gift For Dad With Eco Ultra FlexPaks On Father’s Day

Universal Lubricants FlexPak Makes Oil Changes Easy

Description: Forget the tie. Here’s a fun and affordable Father’s Day gift that will warm the hearts of environmentally conscious Dads across America. The gift of one-quart FlexPaks™ of Universal Lubricants® Eco Ultra® Synthetic Blend Motor Oil, made from re-refined base oil and packaged in sustainable stand-up pouches, will offer Dad a faster, easier and cleaner way to change his oil and protect the environment at the same time. A case of six one-quart Eco Ultra Oil FlexPaks costs just $29.94 and can be ordered online at http://shop.ecoultraoil.com/. Compared to rigid plastic bottles, the tough Eco Ultra FlexPak is made from 25 percent less material and its innovative spout enables a smooth pour without the traditional “glugs” and bubbles that cause oil splatters and spills. Better yet, Dad will love the high-performance oil inside. Eco Ultra is made from crystal clear, re-refined base oil that’s purified and blended with high performance additives to protect his vehicle and the environment. Universal Lubricants’ infinitely repeatable closed loop cycle has made it the darling of environmentally responsible consumers by turning a previously non-renewable resource -- used motor oil -- into a renewable one through its re-refining process. If Dad is not a do-it-yourselfer, you can buy him an Eco Ultra® Synthetic Blend Motor Oil change at any installer or service center that carries the product line throughout the U.S. For more information and to learn more about Universal Lubricants’ closed loop process visit ecoultraoil.com or call 1.800.444.OILS.

Price: $29.94 Visit the Website


90% recovery rate on cars, trucks and SUVs

Description: With motor vehicle theft topping the charts as the #1 property crime in the U.S., LoJack fills a clear market need for an effective stolen vehicle recovery solution. The LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System provides car owners with peace of mind knowing that if their vehicle is stolen, they have the best chance of getting it back. The LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System is directly integrated with the police to help them track and recover stolen vehicles.

Price: $25.00 to $695.00 Visit the Website

Turtle Wax Headlight Lens Restorer

Turtle Wax Headlight Lens Restorer

Description: Cloudy, milky and yellowed lenses can reduce headlamp function at night or during poor visibility conditions, and replacement lenses can cost hundreds of dollars. The Turtle Wax Headlight Lens Restorer Kit rejuvenates, restores and enhances dull headlights in less than 5 minutes per lens. This kit combines the ease and speed of liquid restorers with the unmatched effectiveness of restoration pads to restore headlight lenses to like new clarity and improve headlight effectiveness. Each kit includes three (3) restoration pads, 4 fl. oz. Lens Clarifying Compound, 4 fl. oz. Spray Lubricant and one (1) 4”x4” Lens Sealing Wipe.

Price: $9.99 Visit the Website

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