Science fiction has long been a source of inspiration for car accessories. From Han Solo’s iconic Falcon to Marty Mcfly’s colorful hoverboard from Back to the future, science fiction has provided plenty of ideas for car enthusiasts to explore.
There are many reasons why people might want to add science fiction-inspired accessories to their cars including:
- they think it looks cool
- they want to show off their personality
- It can improve the performance of their vehicle or add functionality
There are plenty of ways in which you can express your love for science fiction. Following are some examples of how you can customize your car and get your comic book fix while on the road. These accessories have been included to just give you an idea of what kind of products you can use to customize your car and are available in different variations. Whether you’re a diehard sci-fi fan or just looking to add a little futuristic flair to your ride, there are plenty of great car accessories inspired by science fiction. Here are some of our favorites:
There are plenty of sci-fi car chargers to choose from. One of these is the Borderlands Claptrap Talking Car Charger, which is an officially licensed product. Another example is the Star Wars R2-D2 car charger, which is perfect for any Star Wars fan. These chargers plug into your car’s cigarette lighter socket (12V) and charge a wide range of devices while you’re on the go. You can definitely buy a faster charger than these with more features, but there is something unique about sci-fi car chargers that only sci-fi fans can appreciate.
Sci-fi car sunshades are one of the most economical and easiest ways to show your love for science fiction. Sunshades not only serve a practical purpose, but also let you show your interests to the world. Most of these sunshades are universal and can be fitted into most cars, while some are custom made for specific vehicles and are priced accordingly. From Hulk to Batman and Iron Man, there is a good chance that there is a sunshade featuring your favorite sci-fi star.
A sunshade is a great way to keep your car cool and protected from the sun’s harmful rays. This car accessory will surely add a little fun to your ride with vibrant images of your favorite characters. These sunshades are available in different variations and you can choose the one you like the most.
Car Floor Mats
Car floor mats are designed to fit most car makes and models and usually feature an iconic image or logo of a sci-fi character/film. With durable construction and non-slip backing, these car mats are the perfect way to add some character to your car. Sci-fi car floor mats are available with all sorts of logos and designs. You might also want to consider sci-fi seat covers if you want something more expressive (and expensive) than floor mats.
Decals and Chrome Stickers
Made from vinyl, decals are designed to stick securely to your car’s windshield or dashboard, making it a cost-effective way to elevate your car’s style while showing off your love for all things superhero. Sci-fi decals are available in a variety of sizes and there is no shortage of designs to choose from.
Whether you’re cruising around town or hitting the open road, a sci-fi chrome sticker is sure to add a touch of style and flair to your vehicle. You can choose from many chrome stickers of your favorite characters. Some ideas include:
- Captain America Shield chrome sticker for fans of Marvel
- Batman logo or character chrome sticker
- Tree of Gondor Lord of the Rings chrome sticker
- Harry Potter Domed chrome sticker
- Star Trek TNG Auto Decals
Car Phone Mounts
Car phone mounts provide a safe and secure way to keep your phone firmly in place, whether driving on busy city streets or cruising down the open highway. Some sci-fi car phone mounts are automatic-locking and only support portrait orientation. Batman car phone mounts are among the most popular sci-fi phone holders with batman wings holding the phone firmly.
A Sci-fi inspired keychain is a miniature replica of the iconic character from classic sci-fi films. These keychains work great for people who don’t want to make big changes or just want something small that still allows them to show their love for science fiction. Keychains are also available in all sizes, shapes and designs, allowing you to pick the one that fits your budget and individual preferences.
Sci-Fi Car Seat Covers
Car seat covers are the perfect addition to any car, featuring a cool print of your favorite sci-fi characters in action. Whether you’re a fan of Star Wars, Star Trek, or any other sci-fi franchise, there is a seat cover for every sci-fi fan. Some popular examples of seat covers featuring your favorite characters include Batman, Harry Potter, Super Man and Iron Man. You might also want to consider changing your seat belts that are more visible when driving, including Harry-potter inspired seat belts.
Air fresheners are a great way to add a touch of personality to your vehicle while also keeping it smelling fresh and clean. What primarily distinguishes sci-fi themed air fresheners from the rest are colorful graphics and bold design because both serve the same purpose.
Window splats are designed to turn heads everywhere you go. Sci-fi window splats are an economical and effective way of letting the world know about your favorite superhero. These splats are available in different sizes and designs and give your car a unique character.
Steering Wheel Covers and Rear Wipers
Steering wheel covers work great for people who don’t want to go overboard with sci-fi car accessories and want something more subtle.
For BMW enthusiasts, you can also find steering wheel covers and floor mats that feature the iconic BMW 325i emblem, allowing you to add a touch of sophistication to your ride.
A sci-fi steering wheel cover serves a dual purpose i.e. it adds style and is functional. Just make sure that the cover is made using a grippy material so you can have a better grip. Fake/faux leather covers tend to crack fairly quickly. One made with genuine leather will cost more, but last for a long time and is a better value for money in the long run. Although a rarity, some leather-made covers can have your favorite character embossed onto it, which won’t fade away with the passage of time.
You can also find sci-fi versions of rear vipers e.g. LightSaber Rear Wipers. These wipers allow you to customize your car’s rear wipers with fun and colorful lightsaber designs. The Light Saber wipers are reflective and a perfect option for those who don’t want to go overboard with customization and want something that gets the message across.
Science fiction car accessories are becoming increasingly popular among car enthusiasts and drivers alike. These accessories are mainly designed to enhance the appearance of your car, but many of these also add functionality. Peel-and-apply accessories such as decals, chrome stickers and splats work well for people who just want to give their car some visual character. Other accessories mentioned above not only serve a practical purpose, but also add a flair of science fiction.