Car gear for the person who might love their car more than you

Clutch products for auto enthusiasts.

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Have everything you need in your car.Samuel Foster via Unsplash

People love their automobiles. Depending on where you live, you might feel like you spend more time in your car than you do at home. If you’re a vehicle fanatic—or you know someone that is—here are some sweet accessories to ease traffic pain, keep your car tidy, or just flat-out pimp your ride.

Alexa-enabled Roav VIVA

Amazon-enabled Roav VIVA

Charge your phone and ask Alexa to play music while you drive.Amazon

Anker’s Alexa-enabled Roav VIVA is a smart speaker and charger for your car that plugs into the cigarette lighter. Ask it to play music, order food, or get directions. It has two USB chargers, so you can keep your phone juiced while driving. Connect it to your car via Bluetooth, Carplay, Android Auto, AUX-Out, or FM transmission.

iOttie iTap 2 mount

iOttie iTap 2 mount

To ensure that the unit is stable, iOttie uses a suction cup to attach the product your dashboard.Amazon

The iOttie iTap 2 mount has a wireless Qi charger built in that provides top charging speeds for Android and Apple phones. The iTap 2 plugs into your car’s lighter and uses two magnets to keep your phone securely in place on the charger.

Nulaxy FM transmitter

Nulaxy

Play music from your phone over a radio station.Amazon

If you don’t have a newer car with an auxiliary input or USB plug, a solid FM transmitter will let you listen to music wherever you go. The Nulaxy FM transmitter has a 1.4-inch screen and lets you connect your phone via Bluetooth, aux cable, or TF card. It also lets you safely answer your phone using a large button in front.

Carfidant Scratch and Swirl Remover

Carfidant

Scratch and swirl remover for the outside of your car.Amazon

The Carfidant Scratch and Swirl Remover is safe for all paint colors. The company even even boasts that it helps restore the shininess of your car’s paint by removing contaminants like water spots. It comes with a buffer pad. FYI, this doesn’t work on deep scratches.

Thule Motion XT XXL Roof Box

Thule Motion XT XXL Roof Box

Instead of packing your car to the brim, attach some extra storage to the roof.Amazon

Nobody wants to take a road trip in a packed car when there is no room to stretch out. This hardshell, 91.5 x 37.5 x 18-inch Thule Motion XT XXL Roof Box uses a quick-mount system to easily attach to the top of your car. It provides an extra 22 cubic feet of storage and can be accessed from either side of the car. It can hold up to 165 pounds. The box comes in multiple sizes, so make sure you get the correct model for your vehicle.

GOOLOO portable jump starter

GOOLOO car jump starter

You won't have to worry if your car dies.Amazon

Use the 1.16-pound GOOLOO 800-amp car starter to jumpstart most vehicles; it doubles as an 18,000mAh portable battery charger with two quick-charge USB ports. An LED indicator tells you how much battery is left. It features a flashlight with three modes—normal, strobe, and SOS for emergencies. The clamps are also designed to help prevent dangers like short circuits, high temperatures, and overcharging. The best part about it, is that it’s compact enough to fit anywhere in your car, including your glove compartment.

Inflatable car mattress

Inflatable car mattress

Sleep anywhere.Amazon

If you’re going on a camping trip or in the middle of a long drive, you should pack a sleep option that is cheap and convenient. This backseat, inflatable couch is 56.3 by 34.25 by 17.72-inches when inflated, and comes with two air pillows. Place the backrest face-down where your legs would normally go and you’ll have a flat sleeping area. It also comes with a pump to inflate and deflate the couch, and a carrying case.

Roav C1 Pro dash cam

Roav C1 Pro dash cam

Just in case you get into an accident.Amazon

The Roav C1 Pro dash cam has a 2.4-inch LCD screen and captures footage in 2K resolution at 30 frames per second. It comes with a 32GB microSD card and a two-port car charger. If you’re away from the car, the motion-activated gravity sensor turns the camera on to record any bumps or hits, so you're always covered. The device is also designed to withstand extreme temperatures, so don't worry about leaving it outside if it's super hot out.

ThisWorx car vacuum

ThisWorx car vacuum

Keep your car clean.Amazon

Make sure the car isn’t a mess with a portable vacuum. The ThisWorx car vacuum features a 106-watt motor, a 16-foot power cord capable of reaching the entirety of your car, and comes with attachments to get into smaller crevices.

AstroAI digital tire pressure

AstroAI digital tire pressure

Make sure your tires aren't running low.Amazon

The super-portable AstroAI digital tire pressure gauge is a key tool to have in your car to check how much air is in your tires. It features an LCD display and lit nozzle so you can see in the dark. The gauge also works on bicycles and fits easily in your glove compartment.

EcoNour windshield shade

EcoNour windshield shade

Make sure your car seats don't get too hot.Amazon

Stepping into your car after it’s been sitting for hours in the blistering sun is very, very unpleasant. Grab a windshield sun blocker to keep your car cooler during hot weather. This one from EcoNour comes in multiple sizes and will keep your buns from roasting when you sit down on your seat.

Leather Honey conditioner

Leather Honey

Take care of your car's leather.Amazon

Leather conditioner will not only rejuvenate, but also help protect your car’s leather interior by softening it and making it more flexible. According to Leather Honey conditioner, one treatment will last up to six months. If you don’t want to test it on your car, you can test it out on a pair of boots first.