Are you really confident your Father’s Day gift idea beats a heavy-duty snatch block pulley, 30-foot recovery strap, tree-trunk protector, a pair of D-rings, winch line and recovery gloves? Is it cooler than, oh, I don’t know, a Uconnect Web in-car router that harnesses 3G broadband internet, allowing passengers to surf the Web, social network, look up directions, check e-mail, play online games or download music?
Yeah, I didn’t think so.
Fortunately, Mopar is ready with ten great gift ideas for Dad. Jim Sassorossi, Director of Mopar Sales and Marketing, Chrysler Group LLC makes a few suggestions in the above video. Read on for the full list, all of which may be found on www.mopar.com.
Following are Mopar’s Top 10 gift ideas for Dad:
Uconnect™ Web: Make his car a wireless hot spot. Uconnect Web’s in-car router receives 3G broadband internet, allowing passengers to surf the Web, social network, look up directions, check e-mail, play online games or download music. The system works with any Wi-Fi enabled device. No cell cards or software required. Subscription required and sold separately. (MSRP: $499.00, Part No. 82211856AB)
Roadside Safety Kit: Safety kit includes flashlight, fleece blanket, six-gauge jumper cables, safety triangle, screwdrivers, pliers, two bungee cords and gloves. (MSRP: $100.00, Part No. 82211983)
Winch Recovery Gear and Bag: This off-road recovery gear kit is a must for any Jeep owner. Kit includes heavy-duty snatch block pulley, 30-foot recovery strap, tree-trunk protector, a pair of D-rings, winch line and recovery gloves. The kit also includes a durable bag, complete with the Jeep logo, in order to keep all gear neatly organized. (MSRP: $169.99, Part No. 510RR425)
Cold-air Intake Kit: Give him a boost in horsepower and torque with a cold-air intake kit. With an aggressive sound, these intakes provide performance you can hear and feel. Cold-air intake kits include all necessary mounting hardware. (MSRP ranges from $300 - $500, depending on vehicle and part application)
Cat-back Exhaust System: Mopar cat-back exhaust systems feature aircraft-quality T304 stainless steel construction with mandrel bent tubing, stainless band clamps and polished tips. These free-flow systems provide horsepower and torque gains, along with a deeper exhaust tone. (MSRP ranges from $400 – $1,800, depending on vehicle and part application)
572 Cubic-inch HEMI V-8 Engine: With 650 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque, this new monster engine is the centerpiece of Mopar’s crate engine program and will give him more power at the pedal. It continues the heritage of the 1960’s HEMI engines made popular in vehicles including the Plymouth “HEMI ‘Cuda”, Plymouth Satellite and Dodge Charger. (MSRP: $18,300, Part No. P5155431)
Live, Mobile TV: Give him the remote. Chrysler Group LLC is the first automaker in the United States to offer live, mobile TV. Content includes programming from ABC, ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News, Adult Swim Mobile, CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, CNBC, CNN Mobile, ESPNEWS, ESPN 2, FOX, FOX News Channel, FOX Sports, Fuel TV, MSNBC, MTV, NBC, NBC2Go, NBC News, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon, Playhouse Disney, SOAPNet and Speed. (MSRP: $629, plus installation. Includes one-year subscription)
Mopar Portable Navigation System: This Garmin nuvi® 1490T premium system packs a ton of features into a slim design with a 5-inch screen. The system includes lane assist with junction view, pre-loaded maps, pedestrian navigation options, traffic alerts, ecoRoute™ to calculate a more fuel-efficient route, integrated hands-free Bluetooth® wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker, integrated FM traffic receiver, and free lifetime traffic updates. (MSRP: $309.00, Part No. 82212211)
Kicker® Premium Audio Systems: Upgrade kits include speakers, subwoofers and amplifiers designed for easy installation, no cutting or soldering required. Contact your local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram Truck dealership for more information.
Katzkin Leather Interiors: Katzkin offers premium leather-trimmed packages with embroideries, piping, two tones, suede and much more in many different colors. Contact your local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram Truck dealership for more information.