The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Upgrade Your Long Summer Drives with these Epic Car Accessories

July 15, 2022

The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Upgrade Your Long Summer Drives with these Epic Car Accessories

By Euro Auto Parts Direct
The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Upgrade Your Long Summer Drives with these Epic Car Accessories

Summer is coming - and if you love road trips and the freedom of a long drive you may be spending a lot of time behind the wheel in 2022.

The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Upgrade Your Long Summer Drives with these Epic Car Accessories

Today, there are lots of options to upgrade your road trip experience by making it smoother and more enjoyable for you and your passengers.

If you own a newer luxury car you may have all the amenities you need. But just in case, here’s a list of OEM car accessories for your luxury car that can make for a seamless journey

Rooftop Cargo

Rooftop Cargo

You can add up to 13 cubic feet of rooftop storage to your BMW with an OEM cargo carriers. They often include corrosion-resistant zippers so that you can open them on three sides for easy access to the items inside. Even better: all seams are sealed for water resistance. Another great feature are straps with convenient quick-release buckles that secure the cargo carrier to roof rack. Click here to learn more.

Trunk/Cargo Organizer

Trunk/Cargo Organizer

Feel the need for super-organization as you head out on the open highway? As a car owner, you may have accumulated way too much stuff over the years and that can make it difficult to find the stuff you need when you need it. Trunk organizers offer solutions to such problems and help keep your stress levels low. And they save you space and energy. There are many reasons to try out a trunk/cargo organizer like this one from BMW.

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Rear Bike Rack

Rear Bike Rack

You love the BMW design and now your bike rack doesn’t need to detract from that. With the classic BMW design aesthetic, OEM BMW bike racks are reliable, sturdy, and attractive. A rear rack gives you a solid framework that allows you to hold gear on the back of your luxury car. When it’s not rainy or snowy, items can be strapped directly to the rack without a cover. In inclement weather, bags called rack trunks and panniers can be easily attached to the rear rack. You can expect to find rear racks that carry cargo weighing between 20 and 50 pounds.

Top Bike Rack

Top Bike Rack

As long as you don’t mind lifting bikes up to the top of your vehicle, a roof-mounted bike can be a good choice for serious cycling or outdoor enthusiasts due to its versatility. Cars and trucks often come from the factory with rails, mounting points - or crossbars - for securing bike racks to the top. They are great because bikes are tucked out of the way and allow you unimpeded access to the car’s interior and trunk space. With a number of locking systems available, it’s also a secure option because bikes do not move or sway easily. To learn more click here.

An Actual Bike

An Actual Bike

Porsche created one of the fastest electric cars in the world, the Taycan. And now they are expanding that concept into special edition eBikes. Designed by Studio F. A. Porsche and developed in cooperation with the German premium eBike manufacturer ROTWILD, the Porsche eBikes are all about functionality, durability, and dynamics. It’s the perfect bike to take along on your everyday adventures through cities, country roads, business, and pleasure. The Porsche electric bikes are made from high-quality technical components including the full-suspension carbon frame and the new, powerful SHIMANO motor with assisted pedaling speeds of up to 25km/h. The SHIMANO color display shows your speed, distance, and current riding mode in real-time. The cables of the electronic gear shift and the brake lines are hidden in their handlebars. And the SHIMANO motor supporting speeds of up to 15 mph take you safely over rough and smooth terrain. It’s a work of art that works for you. Already have a bike and not ready to invest in an $800-$1200 ebike? Check out these bike racks for your Porsche.

Keeping your luxury car in top shape doesn’t have to be difficult. We offer wholesale pricing on genuine replacement parts for a wide variety of European auto brands including Porsche, Jaguar, Audi and BMW, and VW.

An Actual Bike

When you replace worn-out parts on your luxury vehicle with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts you upgrade performance and keep your luxury and exotic model driving optimally for years or even decades. By using genuine brand name parts that last longer than generic or used parts you also are helping to maintain its resale value.