No matter who you’re shopping for this holiday season, we have you covered. For our Stocking Stuffers series, our writers and editors weigh in on the best gifts under $50 to give this year.
An incredible spread and visual display of fascinating concept cars and unique limited edition models, Fast Forward makes a perfect addition to any coffee table library.
Buy Now: $40+
Zojirushi 20oz Travel Mug
There’s no denying the performance of vacuum-insulated thermoses. This stainless steel body and locking PBA plastic cap were designed to endure the rigors and frustrations of even the longest commutes.
Buy Now: $45
Jenson Button: Life on the limit
The recently retired 2009 Formula 1 World Champion has a lot to say, and given his 17-year career, you better believe it’s all interesting.
Buy Now: $10+
The Life of Steve McQueen
There’s no putting a cap on how cool Steve McQueen was. Where some biographies can be laden with boring, text-heavy passages, The Life of Steve McQueen is a picture-heavy account of the King of Cool’s entire life.
Buy Now: $30
Socks that subtly say “car guy” and also “boxer-engine fan.” You’ll be hard pressed to find automotive-themed apparel more classy than a pair of Blipshift socks.
Buy Now: $15
Billykirk Bronco Valet Tray
Not only is a Bronco-stamped Billkirk Valet Tray an excellent place to hold your keys and miscellaneous items, the vegetable tanned leather will also immediately start to take on a patina from natural light and the oils from your hands.
Buy Now: $36
LEGO Ferrari Development Center
LEGO sets aren’t just for kids, and if you’re an adult looking to add to your collection, the Ferrari FXX K Development Center is a legendary set to pick up.
Buy Now: $50
Tekton Digital Tire gauge
Black & Decker Automotive Vacuum
Not all vacuums were created equal. The Black & Decker Automotive Vacuum works just as well as the vacuum in the house but is specifically designed for the tight confines of car interiors and optimized to clean hard to reach places.
Buy Now: $40
Hum Vehicle Monitor
Don’t bother with hard-to-decypher OBDII readers any more. The Hum Vehicle Monitor lets you know exactly what’s wrong with your car — with no codes or confusing diagnostic readouts — via an app on your phone, and can also connect you directly to a mechanic should a situation arise.
Buy Now: $29
Candylab Orange Racer
A stylish and playful accent to any desk or bookcase. It’s more than just a toy; it’s an exercise in minimalist art with an automotive twist.
Buy Now: $25
Gear Patrol A Ferrari in Brooklyn Print
The perfect addition to any driver’s home.
Buy Now: $35
McLaren is the dramatic retelling of legendary Kiwi racer, Bruce McLaren and his rise meteoric rise from his father’s mechanic shop in Aukland to his unprecedented disruption of Formula 1. It’s an inspiring story regardless if you call yourself a driver or not.
Autoart Scale Brake Caliper Phone and Card Holder
Perfect for the home or office of any car enthusiast, the six-pot design Autoart brake caliper can hold business cards or a smartphone and comes in either red or yellow.
Buy Now: $20
New Ray Toys 1937 Indian Sport Scout 1:12 Model
The Ray Toys 1937 Indian Sport Scout is an incredibly detailed 1:12 licensed die-cast replica, perfect for the two-wheeled enthusiast who isn’t yet old enough to own the real thing.
Buy Now: $14