Convertibles are mostly about fun-in-the-sun touring, but they’re not much fun when your hair is constantly blowing in your face or you’re forced to wear a ball cap. Then there are the wind gusts that force you to shout at your driving partner and/or crank up the audio-system volume to be heard. A solution is […]

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Finding yourself with a flat tire and no spare — or without the means to install one — can be a serious, perhaps even life-threatening problem. FlatterUP can get you going again by taking air from the three inflated tires and equalizing their pressure in all four tires. This is done by connecting the product’s […]

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A tool chest that also doubles as a rolling stool sounds like a great idea. That’s obviously what the folks at Mychanic thought when they created the Sidekick Stool. The unit comes with a padded seat that can support up to 450 pounds. There are two cabinets for storing your tools and other essentials, while […]

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The Hitch Hotel was designed as a more practical and affordable alternative to pop-up trailers. The 240-pound fiberglass shell, which attaches to your vehicle’s Class III hitch, can transport larger valuables, such as bicycles, in 60 cubic feet of space. However it also expands to create sleeping quarters for two adults (you supply the mattress), […]

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Author/radio host Thomas Torbjornsen’s book, entitled How to Make Your Car Last Forever, is a valuable resource for keeping your vehicle on the road. Torbjornsen has accrued a wealth of information on all facets of vehicle operation and what you need to do to keep it in peak running condition. His simple and straightforward explanations […]

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Keeping your garage floor clean is particularly important if you have interlocking tiles, an epoxy-type coating or some other stylish high-buck finish. Less water and mud also means a slip-free garage floor and less grime being tracked all over the place. For that, you need a Clean Park Garage Mat. This protective catchall is available […]

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Roof-rack systems are handy for moving cargo, canoes, bikes and sports equipment. Loading and unloading is difficult without a ladder, however, as is washing the roofs of tall vans and utility vehicles. The Utility Step hooks to the front door latch of virtually every car and truck made over the last 40-plus years, which literally […]

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Candylab Toys is no friend of plastics, especially when it comes to the company’s model cars that are designed to be played with by kids and adults alike. The company specializes in stylized versions of yesteryear classics from the 1940s to the ’60s. All are made from solid beech wood — with rubber tires — […]

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Keeping your vehicle’s interior clean is an ongoing process that can be made a bit easier with The Carrand AutoSpa Interior Car Detail Duster. This handy item’s chenille microfibers are specially designed to get into tight spots such as cup holders and pockets and can also tackle larger surfaces. They’re also designed to grab and […]

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If $3 million for the Bugatti Chiron is a bit out of your price range, perhaps a $350 version from Lego Technic that you build yourself will do the trick. Still, the 1:8-scale Chiron is made up of a mind-boggling 3,600 pieces, including body panels, interior, wheels, active rear wing and the 16-cylinder engine (with […]

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