CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
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EVOLV SUPPLEMENTS WPC
Evolv Supplements’ whey protein powder concentrate (WPC) is one of the most cost-effective whey protein powders in New Zealand. Using pure whey protein without additional fillers, sweeteners, or flavours means you get high-quality protein powder without the inflated pricing. One hundred per cent made in New Zealand, Evolv Supplements’ WPC is low in fat and carbohydrates, and the instant formula means it can be easily mixed into shakes for a convenient meal-replacement option. A 2.5kg bag of Evolv’s WPC is available now for only $76 — usually it’s $105. For more information and to order, visit evolvsupplements.co.nz.
LOADED DESERT STORM ZERO
Loaded Desert Storm Zero contains electrolytes, which are critical for nerve and muscle function and enhance and regulate hydration, but with zero sugar. It has been specifically engineered by leading technologists to contain 50 per cent more electrolytes per 100ml than New Zealand’s best-selling isotonic sports drink, making Loaded Desert Storm Zero the only choice when you want to perform at your optimal level. Loaded Desert Storm Zero is available at supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide.
HOONIGAN HRD JACKET
Designed with rally car racer, and internet superstar, Ken Block’s 2015 livery, this Hoonigan HRD jacket is a weather-resistant, tech-zip fleece. Ideal for keeping you warm and dry at the track — or anywhere else — it includes a removable hood, waterproof zippers, and a Hoonigan Racing Division rubber logo appliqué. The Hoonigan HRD jacket is available now for an MSRP of US$99.95. Check out hoonigan.com for more information.
EXPERIENCE A DREAM CAR RIDE
Hero Car Hire offers a range of options to help you realize your dream of riding in a supercar, popular TV or movie car, or a unique muscle car. Christmas is the ideal time to treat yourself or a loved one to a chauffeurdriven dream ride — or why not opt for the Wedding Drop Off option to get to you to the venue on the big day with a once-in-a-lifetime ride opportunity. One-hour Hero and Ride experiences start at $250 (weekdays) or $285 (weekends), with gift vouchers available. For bookings contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit herocarhire.co.nz/services for more information.
DEMON ENERGY TATTOO
Drink with ink, with the newest addition to the Demon Energy range — Demon Energy Tattoo. Featuring a kick-arse, tattooed can design, this limited edition release is only available while stocks last, so be sure to get one fast before they’re all gone. Demon Energy Tattoo brings a new flavour combined with the huge hit of taurine, caffeine, and guarana the Demon range is known for. The perfect ammunition for those who live a little wild, Demon Energy gives you that energy boost when you need it. Demon Energy Tattoo is available now for a limited time.
HOONIGAN UV CENSOR BAR TEE
This best-selling, men’s short-sleeve T-shirt with reflective censor bar logo that changes colour in sunlight is a must for your Christmas wish-list this year. Embrace the Hoonigan lifestyle and spruce up your wardrobe at the same time — we call that a win-win. Available in dark charcoal in a range of sizes, be sure to grab your Hoonigan UV Censor Bar tee now from hoonigan.com — they have an MSRP of only US$24.95.
EXEDY SPORTS TUFF CLUTCHES
The Exedy Sports Tuff range offers clutch kits ideally suited to applications that require extra torque capacity, with three levels of performance available. First is the Heavy Duty range — a clutch disc lined with organic friction material. Next there’s the Heavy Duty Cushion Button selection, which offers a ceremetallic friction material clutch disc for increased torque capacity. Finally, the Heavy Duty Button options are the pinnacle of the Sports Tuff range, combining the cere-metallic friction material clutch disc riveted directly to a robust coupling plate for seriously tough performance. For more information on the Exedy Sports Tuff clutch kit range, visit exedy.com.au.
In need of a head-unit upgrade? Clarion has released its latest two-DIN head unit just in time for Christmas. The CX305AU is able to play CD or MP3 (through the front USB input) and has front, rear, and sub RCA connectors if you need to expand your amplification. The CX305AU also has Bluetooth capabilities for hands-free calling and music streaming. The CX305AU is available now for an RRP of $329. For more information, visit zeroflex.co.nz or your nearest Clarion retailer.
This monster amplifier from Audison of Italy allows you to have 2x 75RMS and 2x 140RMS of power, and 1x 1000RMS on the sub channel. Boasting an ABclass for the four, full-range channels, and a D-class for the sub channel, it offers the highest-quality sound performance for your car audio system. What’s more, the AV5.1K does it with less than 0.1 per cent THD (total harmonic distortion). For more information on the Audison AV5.1K — which has an RRP of $1699 — check out your nearest Audison dealer, or visit zeroflex.co.nz.
CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III
BlackOps is back. With three years of development, the award-winning Treyarch studio — developer of the two most-played games in CallofDuty history — has created its first title for next-generation hardware in the critically-acclaimed BlackOps series.
CallofDuty:BlackOpsIII transports you to a dark, twisted future, in which a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges in a world where cutting-edge military robotics defines warfare, and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the technology we created to stay ahead. For a list of retailers stocking CallofDuty:BlackOpsIII, visit callofduty.com/blackops3/buy.
CERWIN VEGA B55 FIVE-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER
This ultra compact, D-class full-range five-channel amplifier has advanced rollback technology, and includes thermal protection and high-level speaker inputs for getting the most out of your audio system. It’s able to supply four 300W and one 350W at four ohms, or four 150W and one 350W at two ohms, and you can even use this amplifier without a head unit using the Cerwin Vega Bluetooth 4.0 receivers (sold separately) to stream via Bluetooth. For more information on the Cerwin Vega B55 amplifier, which has an SRP of $799, visit cerwinvegamobile.co.nz.
CERWIN VEGA CVBTR10 BLUETOOTH RECEIVER
The Cerwin Vega Bluetooth receiver makes it easy to stream audio in your car without having to purchase a separate AM/FM/CD head unit. The CVBTR10 simply connects to one of the Cerwin Vega amplifiers equipped with a BTR port option or aux input, allowing you to stream directly into the system using A2DP. Ideal for a variety of applications, the CVBTR10 is water resistant — perfect for those summer days on the water. The CVBTR10 has an SRP of $149. For more information, visit cerwinvegamobile.co.nz, or call 09 571 3375 to find your nearest dealer.