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Does your dad, husband, or grandpa really love cars? Then these gifts for car lovers are just what you need to get started finding the best Father’s Day present this year. With ideas that work for dads with young kids and your older dad or grandpa, there’s something ever car loving dad will appreciate on these list.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Car Loving Dads
Go beyond the generic Father’s Day gifts or tacky air freshener this year and get the car loving dad in your life something he really wants for Father’s Day. Looking for Lightning McQueen instead? Try these Best Gift Ideas for Pixar’s Cars Fans.
Vintage Avon Beer Stein
These were popular enough back in the late ’70s that you can easily find them both online and at antique stores and flea markets. Talk about a unique car themed gift idea! Depending on dad’s age, he might just remember when these were popular.
Matching Plays With Cars Shirt Set
This shirt set would be super cute for your husband or son to wear on Father’s Day with his baby or small child. You could also take some cute pictures in them!
Emergency 10mm Socket
This is a funny gift for a dad who likes to fix cars but already has everything he needs. No one knows why the 10mm socket always seems to go missing, but this is a handy way to ensure he has one in case of a die hard emergency situation.
Car Air Freshener
If dad spends a lot of time in the car or likes his car to smell clean air fresheners are always a nice gift idea. Take it up a notch this Father’s Day by getting the car lovers in your life automatic air freshener gifts instead of traditional ones; they can be adjusted to put out the perfect amount of fresh scent! Plus you can buy refills for this so you don’t have to keep getting new air fresheners.
The Science of Supercars Book
If dad is into more advanced cars and emerging technology this is the book for him. Learn about the supped up cars that are on the cutting edge of the racing world.
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Stacked Tires Travel Mug
Why is there a stack of tires on the table? Oh, it’s dad’s new travel mug. This fun gift idea is a great way for dad to keep his favorite drinks hot or cold for 5 hours when working in the garage.
Car Themed Dad Shirt
Perfect for the dad of young kids who has to make compromises when it comes to his car choices to keep the kids safe.
Burnt Rubber Scented Candle
Maybe not your scent of choice but any car lover is going to appreciate one of these candle gifts for Father’s Day this year. Great for making it feel like you’re really there watching the races!
Lego Car Model Kit
Now that Lego has started making more adult sets there’s tonnes of options for car loving guys that make great Father’s Day gifts. Get him something cool like this Camaro building set, or splurge and pick up one of the motorized options.
Car Mat Drink Coasters
They’d almost be a gag gift if these car mat drink coasters weren’t so practical and they’re definitely going to make any car loving dad or grandpa smile this Father’s Day. Pair with some new glasses or a case of beer.
Funny Car Accessories
I’m leaving this option open ended so think about things your own dad, husband, or grandpa would like for his car! That being said, I think any guy would love to swap their cigarette lighter cover with this funny fake button.
Getting grease off your hands and arms when working in the garage can be a real pain and this soap makes a huge difference when it comes time to clean up.
Great for the mechanic dad who has everything!
Magazines make great Father’s Day gifts for older or less tech-forward car loving dads who still appreciate getting a physical magazine in the mail. Grab one that fits with his car interests or something general like Car and Driver.
Genuine leather driving gloves take the whole driving thing to the next level. Whether it’s for his morning commute or taking a sports car down to the track any car loving dad will appreciate a good pair of leather driving gloves for Father’s Day.
Custom Photo Keychain
Most car lovers have multiple vehicles and can never have too many keychains, but this one is extra special for Father’s Day. Customize it with a family photo!
Gear Shift Pen
Another great option for the dad who has everything, this gear shift pen is a fun way to up the ante on anything dad needs to write by hand.
Car Cleaning Kit
This set has everything a car lover could ever want when it comes to cleaning and detailing his car or truck at home. The best part? The sprayer attaches to a regular garden hose.
Personalized Garage Sign
If he’s the kind of dad who likes to fix cars out in a garage get him a custom sign for Father’s Day to make it feel even more like his space.
Car Vacuum Cleaner
These are so handy especially if you have young kids that ride in the car. Perfect for cleaning out dirt, debris, and goldfish crackers.
Car Mat Back Massage Shirt
You might have seen this shirt before but it’s always a classic for dads or grandpas with young kids around. How does it work? Dad puts on the shirt, lays on his stomach, and the kids drive around the village with their toy cars for a fun back massage.
This is a great gift to give from the kids!
Along with these Father’s Day gifts for car lovers you could also give him something new for his workshop or car (like a tool or part). Now all that’s left is to go for a nice Father’s Day Sunday drive.