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Vehicle Gifts 2013 - Vehicle Gift Guide Roundup for 2013

By Lawrence Davis

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EZ Grade 7’ Land Leveler

Level driveway with a truck, SUV, or ATV

Description: A new land leveler unit designed for pulling behind a truck, SUV, or ATV has been revealed by manufacturer, K-Tec. The EZ Grade Land Leveler is an ideal solution for landscapers, cottage owners, and public works departments who may not always have a utility tractor available for use. The EZ Grade performs on dirt yards, gravel driveways/shoulders, and is effective in snow clearing. The leveler features a 7’ leveling width, wireless remote control, and is transportable at full highway speeds. For more information on pricing and availability visit www.ktec.com

Price: $3,999.00 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

Vehicle Diagnostics By Delphi

Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi

Description: Delphi’s newly launched Vehicle Diagnostics, a 2013 Popular Mechanics Best in Show from the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), was developed in partnership with Verizon Wireless to provide users with car-to-cloud/cloud-to-car connective services for almost any vehicle manufactured in 1996 or newer. By simply plugging the device into a vehicle’s OBD II port, users have the ability to: •Receive email alerts for select driving and vehicle performance issues •Set up geo-fences and receive email alerts for entry and exit •Locate and access family or businesses vehicles anywhere and anytime without having to tag the vehicle's original location (a feature that can immediately ease the midnight panic attacks surrounding the whereabouts of your young driver) •Use a smartphone, laptop or tablet as a key fob for your car, regardless of where you are, to help when accidentally locked out •Monitor overall vehicle health status •Summarize all trips from engine start to stop (date, times, distance, starting and ending locations) Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi is giving users, whether their regular carrier is Verizon or not, the power to access the full potential of their vehicles despite the age and factory technological bells and whistles.

Price: $250.00 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

OffRoad & Go Kart Driving Adventures

Drive the Baja 400!

Description: Give the gift of driving! Come to the coolest camp on wheels and enjoy a fun, fast and awesome time driving Sodi RX7 Racing Karts on Camp Motorsport's thrilling 1.2 miles of outdoor Go-Kart tracks! Or enjoy the thrill of an Off-Road Adventures! Drive the ultimate in high performance Baja dirt karts for off-road fun! The Baja 400 dirt karts feature suspension, hydraulic shocks, 4 wheel hydraulic disk brakes, and 400 cc engines - impressive off-road machines! Designed for big fun on off-road terrain! www.campmotorsport.com Located in Clover Virginia

Price: $180.00 to $650.00 Visit the Website

Updated SPX Radar Line

Cobra SPX 7800BT Radar Detector

Description: Cobra’s updated SPX Radar Line now includes three supercharged models – the SPX 6700, SPX 7700 and SPX 7800BT, which are the world’s smallest radar detectors that offer more than double the detection range and performance. Models offer IntelliShield™ quad-level false signal rejection, pin-point radar frequency, auto mute/IntelliMute™/IntelliMute Pro™, super-charged LaserEye™ 360-degree laser detection, 5-level graphical signal strength meter, voice alert, car battery voltage display, low car battery warning and super-bright white OLED graphics display. The SPX 7700 and 7800BT features user selectable color themes and super-bright color OLED graphics display. The 7800BT offers users access to the Cobra iRadar® Community for live speed and red light camera locations, speed traps and gives to ability users to share alerts in real time with other members of the iRadar community.

Price: $169.95 to $229.95 Visit the Website

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season Tire

Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season

Description: The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season offers an asymmetric tread pattern and features a Dry Handling Zone on the outside shoulder for enhanced handling and grip; an All-Season Zone on the inside shoulder for increased water evacuation; specialized Tread Compound with Functionalized Polymers – for enhanced performance characteristics, such as wet traction and dry handling; TredLock Technology – with microgrooves that provide biting edges for enhanced wet traction; and Traction Teeth – providing further biting edges for traction in rain and snow.

Price: $140.00 to $190.00 Visit the Website

Micro-Start PPS, The World’s Smallest Jump Starter And Personal Backup Battery

Micro-Start PPS

Description: Imagine a world where you never have to worry about being stranded with a dead battery again. Cars, power sports vehicles, cell phones and laptops would always be fully charged. Antigravity Batteries gives you the power to make that a reality. The company is proud to introduce the Micro-Start PPS, the world’s smallest jump starter and personal backup battery. Compact and portable, the Micro-Start PPS is small enough to fit in your pocket, yet powerful enough to jump start a car, power a laptop or charge a cell phone. The unit comes with a carrying case and interchangeable tips to fit any electronic device, including DVD players, PSPs and GPS units. The Micro-Start PPS is a great gift for campers, students, power sports enthusiasts, or anyone who needs a charge! Visit antigravitybatteries.com.

Price: $119.99 to $129.99 Visit the Website

Drive HD Dash Cams

Drive HD Dash Cam - CDR 810

Description: To deliver convenience, security and even entertainment, Cobra Electronics' Drive HD Dash Cams record everything drivers see in full 1080P HD video. With all the hazards on the road, Drive HD Dash Cams are the perfect solution to continuously record your surroundings and keep you and your vehicle safe and secure. An embedded G-Sensor automatically saves clips where an impact has been detected and the high-end model includes GPS to simulcast your precise location on a Google™ Map along with your video. Drive HD Cams also take 12 megapixel still shots and all images and videos can be viewed on a TV or Computer.

Price: $119.95 to $169.95 Visit the Website

SYLVANIA SilverStar® ZXe

SYLVANIA Silverstar zXe

Description: SYLVANIA SilverStar® zXe headlights are the whitest color temperature product in the SilverStar® High Performance Series line-up, giving enthusiasts the style and attitude of HID. They feature a nanotechnology infused coating system combined with xenon halogen gas technology to give enthusiasts crisp illumination that is noticeably whiter than standard halogen bulbs. The bulbs also feature a mirrored tip, which provides car enthusiasts with a striking look, even when unlit. They are 100 percent street legal, meet all DOT requirements and are around $59.99.

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



Description: The TravelTote is a soft-sided travel accessory that conveniently fits over an airplane seat-back pocket, or on the back of a car seat, bus seat or train seat. The accessory is uniquely designed to keep a traveler's personal effects nearby when there is little storage bin space and very little legroom. The TravelTote Tech holds a tablet or netbook as well as a few other travel essentials. The TravelTote Original holds a paperback or e-reader, a water bottle, and has additional handy pockets and hooks for anything else a traveler may require! The Kids tote is designed to hold bottles/sippy cups, toys, diapers, and games.

Price: $29.99 Visit the Website


AND in Use

Description: Align-N-Drive™ is a driving safety aid that provides visible reference points for the driver to view the exact location of the front tires of the vehicle. Align-N-Drive contains two removable strips that are placed onto a vehicle's windshield in front of the steering wheel. The Align-N-Drive Kit provides simple instructions on DVD to ensure that the strips are applied correctly.

Price: $29.95 Visit the Website

CarLashes™ - Eyelashes For Cars

Classic CarLashes™ and Crystal Eyeliner

Description: CarLashes™ are flexible plastic eyelashes that are attached above cars’ headlights; starting at $26.99/ pair, CarLashes™ are an adorable, affordable way to spread smiles for miles. CarLashes™ can easily dress-up any car (as well as many motorcycles and scooters) and are the perfect gift for spirited gals of all ages who want to add a little glam - or just plain fun - to their girly rides. CarLashes™ come in chrome, pink and frosted colors, as well as classic black. For those motoring mavens looking for some additional automotive bling, CarLashes™ now makes Crystal Eyeliner - a strip of light- and eye- catching rhinestones, - available in several head-turning colors, which retails for less than $20.

Price: $26.99 to $56.98 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



Description: Chrome-It Super Polish quickly and easily restores and protects all metals, plastic and glass by hand. Chrome-It Super Polish will remove rust and oxidation from metal, restore stainless steel and sterling silver, and remove the bluing from metal pipes. For around the house, Chrome-It Super Polish removes scuff marks on tile and linoleum floors, as well as water spots from glass. The product can also be used on automobiles to remove discoloration on headlights. Chrome-It Super Polish works effectively without the use of harmful chemicals such as ammonia and acid. The carefully-designed bottle features a flip top cap and red stopper insert so the product won’t leak. It requires only a small amount of product for each use. Chrome-It Super Polish is applied to a clean cloth then buffed onto the object’s surface until the preferred finish is achieved. There is no need to apply multiple cleaning or restoring products, since Chrome-It Super Polish works quickly using one application. Additional features: •Ideal for households, automobiles, motorcycles, boats, antiques and semi-trucks •Does not require extensive buffing •Requires only one application and works in a fraction of the time of other polishes

Price: $25.00 Visit the Website

CargoView Mirror

CargoView Mirror Logo

Description: Stop wondering if your precious cargo has fallen off the roof of your vehicle! The CargoView Mirror is an adjustable, magnetic mirror that connects to the hood of an automobile and enables the driver to monitor rooftop cargo. It could alert motorists beforehand if their equipment is in danger of detaching from the vehicle's roof. By simply placing the CargoView Mirror on the hood of the vehicle and adjusting it to make the rooftop freight visible, the driver can keep an eye on cargo such as ladders, kayaks and bicycles. Once in place, the CargoView Mirror remains stabilized and will not slide off the vehicle. A motorist can also attach the CargoView Mirror to the outside of the driver's side door and use as an adjustable spot mirror. This can eliminate blind spots, making it safer for the driver and others vehicles on the road. Additional features: •Lightweight, portable unit weighs only 8 to 10 ounces, and measures just 4-3/4 inches high and 2-3/4 inches wide •product is scratch-resistant and will not damage the paint on a vehicle •Ideal for traveling to skiing, kayaking, camping and other outdoor destinations

Price: $24.95 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

Published on Dec 05, 2013

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