Choosing Father’s Day gifts can be a challenge, especially if you want to get your dad something unique. It can be helpful to think of your dad’s favorite hobbies and then go from there.
Car-themed Father’s Day gifts
"Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile" book: $23
For the car-loving dad who also likes to read and is into
auto history, this is the perfect gift. It covers the very first sketches and prototypes of the cars of today, detailing the history of famous cars.
It covers not only the manufacture of cars, but also the cultural backdrop in which the various models were made. Buy
OWL Open Window for Life: $29.95 for a pack of two
Although you’ll hope it’s never actually needed, OWL is a great tool to have on hand. The auto escape card can be used to
break window glassand cut seat belts in case of an emergency.
Plus, it’s the size of a credit card, so it can easily be stowed inside any vehicle or carried in a wallet. It comes in a pack of two, and you might even want to keep one for yourself!
Armor All Portable Wet/Dry Vacuum: $32.97
This smaller vacuum has a 2.5-gallon capacity and is perfect for helping dad clean out his car. It’s powered by a two-peak-horsepower motor and can blow away debris with a blower function.
The vacuum also has onboard accessory and hose storage, a two-in-one utility nozzle, deluxe car nozzle, a crevice tool, detail kit, storage pouch, reusable cloth filter and foam sleeve filter. With a 10-foot power cord and a 4-foot hose, it can clean the entire interior of the car.
It can easily be stored in a home garage and mounted on the wall to save space. Buy
APEMAN Dash Cam: $56
This is the most expensive item on our list, but there are many dash cams to choose from today, and this is one of the most affordable options. It has a variety of features, including motion detection, seamless loop recording and a parking monitor.
This unit from APEMAN has a1080p full HD dash cam with a 3-inch LCD screen, delivering clear videos and images for playback. It also features a 170-degree super wide angle lends to reduce blind spots.
There’s also a built-in G-sensor that automatically detects a sudden shake or collision, preserving any video recording of an accident. The dash cam even works at night. Buy
Anker PowerDrive 2 Alloy Car Charger: $13.99
This is a perfect charger for the dad whose cell phone is always running out of battery while on the road. The problem is knowing which USB charger to buy, because it seems like there are endless options.
But Anker is a well-known brand, and this dual USB charger is compact and made to take up as little space as possible. It has a scratch-resistant alloy exterior that protects premium gold-plated coils on the inside.
Available in black, red or silver, the charger comes with an 18-month warranty. Buy