If a special someone in your life is a car enthusiast, there are fun, practical, and entertaining gifts out there for your automobile lovin’ friends and family for Valentine's Day. Here are some suggestions for presents that will certainly be well received by your Valentine.
1) "Behind The Wheel: The Great Automobile Aficionados"
This book goes in-depth into the stories behind the 80 iconic figures in the car world, including such legends of the automotive industry as celebrity car aficionados like Steve McQueen, Henry Ford, and popular nonfiction personalities, such as James Bond. The author of this book, Robert Puyal, a car journalist for 30 years, wrote a book that is concise, fun, and guaranteed to take the reader for a ride.
2) “Love the Beast: A Man and His Car”
Australian Actor, Eric Bana, had a 25-year love affair with his first car. The connection was so real that he made a documentary about this man/car love story in 2009. When Bana was 15, he purchased The Beast, a 1974 Ford XB Falcon Hardtop. Even though his Hollywood success has offered up the opportunities to have more expensive vehicles on the market, Bana holds a special place in his heart for his first ride. The first part of the film follows Bana and his friends as they get ready for the Tasmanian road rally. The second half of the documentary explores the special bond between man and machine. This is a must-see for anyone who has a true affection for automobiles.
3) In-cabin Gadgets and Gear
Even if your auto lover gift recipient is in it for the pure love of driving, they’re sure to also appreciate some in-cabin gear that could make their drive more comfortable, interesting and fun. From personalized floor mats to mounting components that suction a windshield to fit a coffee cup or Smartphone, the market is packed with productive and unique options.
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