Spoil yourself with these cool pieces of kit

Here is the cool car gear that's been threatening our wallets lately

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Whether you're preparing for a track day, shopping for a gift - or just yourself - here are the coolest car-related pieces of gear that we've come across in our travels online.

1. 2020 50c ATCC GT-R coin - $15 - auspost.com.au

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Celebrating 60 years of Aussie touring cars, the Royal Mint has released a range of uncirculated coins featuring some of our most iconic racing cars.

2. GTi Socks - $17 - heeltread.com

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Not the socks your nanna got you for Christmas. Heeltreads has everything from iconic racing colours to production car signatures like this original Golf GTi tartan motif.

3. Sparco Sky RJ-7 Helmet Carbon - $1760 - Sparesbox.com.au

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Safety first, style a close second, with this Sparco carbon-kevlar open face. Removeable and washable padding, HANS clips and FIA-approved.

4. RE-FD Artwork print - $37 - getnowherefast.com

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Need some wall art? This mob has a bunch of highly detailed JDM-inspired 18x24-inch prints, this one showing a neat RE-Amemiya SuperG RX-7.

5. A Man and His Car - $60 - dymocks.com.au | Ed's pick - Straight to the pool room

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Featuring everyone from Jay Leno to Snoop Dogg – this coffee table book explores cars as vehicles for pop-culture moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, friendships, and more.

6. Tag Heuer Carrera 160 Silver Edition - $9350 - tagheuer.com | Ed's pick - Product of the month

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Before Tag Heuer, it was just Heuer (think AMG pre-Daimler buyout). This limited edition (1860 pieces) reissue mimics the old with TAG’s prolific 02 automatic movement inside.

7. Porsche Unseen - $120 - booktopia.com.au

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An extraordinary study in Porsche design, full of unexpected and never-before-seen vehicles and concepts from the depths of the Porsche Design vault.

8. Velo GP90 seat - $935 - racerindustries.com.au

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Velo’s GP90 is a versatile all-rounder suitable for grassroots motorsport applications, as well as coming with ADR approval for the road.

9. Petrofina long sleeve - $60 - periodcorrect.com

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Contemporary workwear inspired by motorsport liveries of the past. This slick long sleeve taps 90s-era Fina DTM colours.

10. Tamiya 1:12 Renault 5 Turbo - $200 - hobbyco.com.au

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Unleash the inner child with this awesome little off-road Renault 5 Turbo RC car from Tamiya! Independent double wishbone suspension and more.


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