Tesla Model X

Are you a tight on garage space, but you still need the versatility of a three-row crossover? The Tesla Model X, with its trick "Falcon Wing" folding rear doors make ingress and egress supremely easy in tight spaces. And its electric drive makes for a very green holiday season.

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Mazda Miata MX-5

Purists, rejoice -- your MX-5 is better than it's been in a very long time. It doesn't have the most horsepower in this set, but it makes up for that with excellent driving dynamics and just enough tech to satiate new-car buyers. It's an old-school ride with new-school sensibilities.

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Cyntur JumperPack Mini jump starter

If you're in the market for an emergency back-up battery, the Cyntur JumperPack Mini packs enough juice to jump-start your car's battery in an emergency. In more Millennial-style emergency situations, it'll also charge a dead smartphone -- several times over.

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Audi TT Roadster

The new Audi TT coupe is quite the gorgeous small sports car, but its roadster variant shines just a bit more light on this much-improved vehicle. Virtual Cockpit puts infotainment right in front of your face, and unlike most other sports cars, this one's comfortable enough for a long weekend of top-down cruising. The TT has really come into its own for 2016.

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Jeep Renegade

If you split your time between city and country, the Renegade rides that line, as well. It's a composed crossover in city driving, and with the right option boxes ticked, it'll tackle light off-roading without a second thought.

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Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD Bluetooth hands-free phone system

The Parrot Minikit Neo 2 HD is a great way to get Bluetooth in your car without it being a total eyesore or annoyingly expensive. It's also battery-powered, so no unsightly wires are required, and it'll run in standby for up to 6 months.

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