The holiday season can be stressful, especially if you’re buying for a gearhead. But never fear: if you’re in need of a present for that special guy, there is an array of automotive gifts out there that will suit any driver’s tastes, and enhance his time behind the wheel.
Gear that Suits the Man and the Machine
Today in Gear we examine Cobra’s iRad 230, Dodocase’s Leathercraft collection, TruFuel’s lawn pre-mixed mower solutions and the PackPoint packing list app for Android.
What Happens in Vegas Goes on the Internet
Have you (geeks) heard? CES 2014 is on, and we’ve got two men on the floor, app-ing and connectivity-ing and syncing with a vengeance. We’ll be updating you all week with the coolest thing’s we’ve found so far. Here’s the second batch, replete with a smart bed, a new flagship 3D printer and exciting news on the PS4 front.
Gifts for the Rubber Burner
Drivers can be a picky bunch. It’s likely that fuzzy dice and sheepskin seat covers won’t cut it this (or any) year, so take some direction from us this holiday season. Car or motorcycle guys tend to appreciate things that enhance the experience or provide a bit of insight into the hobby/obsession. And you have no excuse to be stingy. He’s given you rides in his vintage roadster, and he even bought you some driving gloves for your Camry SE in hopes of steering you toward a more legitimate ride someday. It’s time you ponied up for something he’ll appreciate. Of course, you can still stuff his stocking with a box of synthetic 5W30.
Double park it and see who leaves a note
If you’re into thimble collecting or love to break a sweat zipping through the woods on your adult tricycle, then the Otokar Cobra is undeniably the wrong kind of vehicle for you. Built for equal parts protection and destruction, the Cobra will assuredly get you to the front of the line in any zombie-fueled traffic…
Forget Fore, Yell "Incoming!"
Cobra first introduced the Long Tom driver back in the 1970’s. At the time, its 46″ shaft may have been considered excessive, but considering that many of today’s drivers are close to, if not longer, Cobra was ahead of their time. Today’s next generation boasts a full four feet of ball smashing goodness. Yeah, you…
An icon returns
In 1962, the iconic Shelby Cobra took hold of motorheads’ hearts the world over and 50 years later, the icon has never released its relentless grip. In celebration, Shelby celebrates the anniversary with a new run of 50 Cobras. The new Shelby Cobra CSX8000 ($69,995-$134,995) model will be outfitted with new upgrades including disc brakes,…