If you have a car lover in your life, you know that overall, car lovers are a fun-loving—yet also relentlessly practical—group. As such, you’ve also likely discovered just how difficult it can be to find a gift that captures both sides of the car lover dichotomy. The result? Entire gift-giving seasons (and birthday and anniversary and the list goes on) that find many car lovers’ loved ones debating whether to go with a fun car gift, a practical solution for an automotive issue—or even something completely unrelated, just to simplify the process.
In most cases, gift-givers struggling to find that perfect gift would simply ask the recipient in question what they’d like the most. Unfortunately, that tactic can open up an entirely different set of problems when it comes to car lovers. When asked what they’d like the most, your favorite car enthusiast is likely to rattle off a list of automotive parts and accessories you may not understand unless you’re a car lover yourself. Even then, car parts can require more of a cost commitment than you’re willing to undertake.