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Holiday Vehicle Gifts 2011 - Holiday Vehicle Gift Guide

By Alyssa Ramos

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Viper SmartStart GPS

Viper SmartStart GPS

Description: Viper SmartStart GPS is a new family-friendly tracking app and hardware that can be installed in the vehicle as a stand-alone system, allowing users to enjoy the following location based features on their smartphone using the Viper SmartStart app: VEHICLE LOCATOR: Press a button on your smartphone and receive vehicle’s current location, speed and direction SOCIAL CHECK-IN: Text or e-mail your car’s location with one-touch, or check-in to update your social network SPEED ALERT: Request a notification when a family vehicle exceeds your specified setting LOCKDOWN ALERT: Receive a notification if your vehicle is moved without your OK All four of the above features are included in the SmartStart GPS Secure Service Plan starting at just $5 a month. For more information please visit www.viper.com/smartstart

Price: $299.00 to $399.00 Visit the Website

Bluetooth Internet Radio Car Kit By Livio Radio

Front of the Kit

Description: This holiday season thousands of motorists are cramming into the car for hours with nagging mothers-in-law, bickering children and traffic that sends the driver into blind rages. Livio Radio has worked to develop a solution for stressed travelers with the Kit by Livio. The Livio Car Internet Radio app for iPhone and Android is the first mobile Internet radio app optimized for use in the vehicle. The app is free with the purchase of a Livio Radio Kit and there are no monthly subscription fees. The kit also offers handsfree calling and USB charging.

Price: $100.00 to $110.00 Visit the Website

Magellan Premium Car Kit For IPhone

Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone

Description: Transform your iPhone or iPod touch into an innovative 3-in-1GPS vehicle navigation solution with the Magellan Premium Car Kit. It’s compatible with the iPhone4, 3G, 3GS as well as iPod Touch 4G, 3G and 2G. With the built-in GPS receiver, you'll automatically enhance your iPhone or iPod touch navigation experience. The receiver ensures accurate directions during your entire route. The cradle even works with most turn by turn applications available today, including the Magellan RoadMate for iPhone App. Running low on battery? Simply place your iPhone or iPod touch into the cradle and connect the power. The Premium Car Kit will charge your phone automatically when plugged in. The Premium Car Kit also delivers a superior hands-free calling experience with Bluetooth. The powerful, amplified hands-free speaker delivers crystal-clear calls and turn by turn directions. Navigate in confidence with the Magellan Premium Car Kit!

Price: $99.99 Visit the Website

Unique Anti-theft Remote Car Starter

Model RS82B with Installation kit

Description: With Summer quickly approaching, there’s no worse thought than getting into a hot, sticky car that has been sitting in the sun all day. Bulldog Security, leading manufacturer of remote vehicle starters and security systems, produces the #1 selling remote starter in America. Their RS82B remote starter comes complete with one 2-button remote transmitter, two-way capability (works with the supplied remote or your factory keyless transmitter, parking light output, dedicated start/stop buttons, programmable runtime, and is the ONLY remote with built in anti-theft. The RS82B system includes a universal vehicle anti-theft system bypass, interactive installation DVD & kit for easy set up. The ease of installation combined with their patent design and limited lifetime warranty makes Bulldog the company of choice!

Price: $80.00 to $100.00 Visit the Website

Sylvania SilverStar ZXe

SYLVANIA SilverStar zXe

Description: Featuring a unique blend of xenon and halogen gases, the SYLVANIA SilverStar® zXe headlight bulb is the newest product in the SYLVANIA SilverStar lineup. It is the whitest street legal halogen product on the market – perceived to be 50% brighter than comparable standard halogen bulbs – and as close as it gets to HID, at 4200 K Color Temperature. On the exterior, SilverStar zXe headlights feature a cobalt blue tip and mirrored coating. The specially formulated nanotechnology infused coating system enabled SYLVANIA engineers to manipulate the color of light output. The mirror top – which feature precious metals – provides car enthusiasts with a striking look, even when unlit. Priced at $59.99, they are significantly less than HID kits.

Price: $59.99 Visit the Website

ICON Rogue I Flashlight

Sleek and stylish, the Rogue I makes the perfect gift

Description: Women love designer shoes, so why wouldn’t they love a designer flashlight? Enter the ICON Rogue I. Sleek, sexy and built to last a lifetime, the ICON Rogue I LED flashlight gives ladies high-intensity light whenever and wherever they might need it. Compact, ergonomically and aesthetically pleasing, this flashlight is one women will want in the home, car or purse at all times. So, leave those bulky, manly, ugly ones in the junk drawer where they belong! Just think, once you have an ICON Rogue I you’ll NEVER have to purchase a flashlight again. Not to mention you’ll be rocking a stylish green, sleek gray or rugged black accessory that compliments your personal style.

Price: $37.99 Visit the Website

Cleaning Cars With NO Water As Seen On The Rachel Ray Show !!!

Rachel with CroftgateUSA !!!!

Description: Clean your vehicle without a SINGLE drop of water!! You can now clean your car from the comfort of your own home, and use a 100% biodegradable cleaner and NO water !!! We have been featured on the Rachel Ray show too !! And her own words, this product is "AMAZING" !!!!Check out the video link and all of the latest in car care technology from the EXPERTS at www.croftgateusa.com

Price: $20.00 to $40.00 Visit the Website

Bug Out Vehicles And Shelters: Build And Outfit Your Life-Saving Escape

Bug Out Vehicles and Shelters: Build and Outfit Your Life-Saving Escape

Description: When disaster strikes, the wise few who have planned ahead will survive in style. The masses left behind will be lucky to survive at all. As inevitable but unstoppable as the floods that swept New Orleans and the earthquake that shattered Haiti, life-threatening disasters require a plan—one that foresees both a speedy escape as well as days, weeks, or even months living on one’s own. This intricately detailed guide shows readers how to prepare vital supplies, determine a safe bivouac location, outfit an automobile for emergency transport and long term occupancy, and even build the ideal shelter for any size family. When the Big One leaves Los Angeles a pile of rubble and its police force helpless against mobs of looters, the vital details covered in this book—from storing enough gasoline for the escape drive to having a long-term fresh-water source at the safe location—show readers how to go on.

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Bert & Ernie GPS VoiceSkin For Garmin GPS Units

Bert & Ernie GPS Voice for Garmin GPS units

Description: The voices of Bert & Ernie are now available for Garmin GPS devices. Developed in association with Sesame Workshop and Locutio Voice Technologies, drivers can join the duo on their adventures, whether they’re off to Sesame Street or anywhere else. “U-turn ahead, Bert. Just me turn? All of us Bert.” Bert & Ernie’s directions will help bring a smile to every driver. The friends deliver navigation instructions together and enjoy fun banter such as: “U-turn ahead, Bert. Just me turn? All of us Bert.” Bert & Ernie are sure to lighten the mood and inject some fun into any drive.

Price: $12.99 Visit the Website

Published on Dec 22, 2011

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