Prices of portable DVD players vary, with the most basic models starting at around $100 and those with more sophisticated features priced at $1000 and up. To complete the gift, add accessories such as a carrying case and car adapter.
* If your auto enthusiast has no sense of direction, then a navigational system is on target this holiday season. Look for features such as preloaded maps, audible directions, a convenient touchscreen and the ability to reroute your path if you make a mistake.
* Get your driver a mobile satellite TV system and you'll cover all the bases - more than 100 channels of live satellite television and commercial-free, CD-quality satellite music. Live DirecTV service in the car is available with the TracVision A5 system by KVH Industries Inc.
The antenna is 5 inches high and can be attached to the vehicle's roof or strapped to a luggage rack. The receiver fits snugly under a seat or in the trunk. Cost is $2,295 for the antenna, plus installation. The DirecTV mobile service costs $4.99 per month if you already subscribe to DirecTV service at home or $39.99 per month if you don't.
For more information about the TracVision A5, visit www.kvh.com.