FLANGE TOWBARS

The most popular type of towbar in the UK. The Flange towbar is where the towball is bolted to face plate by two M16 Bolts. This is required for some cycle carriers and commercial vehicle needing a jaw & pin for certain type towing couplings

Two Bolt Flange Type Tow Bar Example

    Advantages

  •    Cheapest Prices
  •    Largest Range
  •    Most Versitile (Use with Bumper Plates, Stabiliser, Bike Carrier etc)

   Disadvantages

  •    Non Removeable
  •    May Interfere with Parking Sensors

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SWAN NECK TOWBARS

Swan Neck Towbars are more commonly used in Europe but are becoming more popular in the UK due to the introduction of Al-ko type stabilisers which are now coming as standard on most makes of caravans and certain types of cycle Carriers but acn also be used with standard 50mm hitches. A slimmer design gives it a more aesthetically pleasing look than the flange type towbar, the electrics are also mounted at the bottom of the bumper and on certain models can be folded up behicnd the bumper using a flip up plate 

Swan Neck Type Towbar Example

   Advantages

  •    Same Prices as Flange Towbars
  •    Large Range   Can be used with Al-ko Stabilisers & Thule Bike Carriers
  • Slimer Design 

   Disadvantages

  •    Non Removeable
  •    Less Likely to interfere with Parking Sensors
  •    Bumper Plates and other accessories can not be fitted

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VERTICAL DETACHABLE TOWBARS 

Becoming more and more popular now in the UK despite being a more expensive type of towbar available at the present. Like swan neck towbars  can be used with Al-ko type stabilisers on caravans and certain types of cycle carriers   and standard 50mm hitches  The unique design enables you to remove the neck of towbar leaving just the electrics on show at the bottom edge of bumper which with certain types can be folded up behind the bumper with a flip up plate making the towbar and electrics invisible.

Vertical Detachable Type Towbar Example

   Advantages

  •    Removable when not in use
  •    Keeps neat car apperence
  •    Will not affect parking sensors when detached
  •    99% of electrics can also be hidden behind bumper
  •    Can be used with Al-ko stabilisers and Thule bike carriers

   Disadvantages

  •    Can be Expensive
  •    Smaller Range
  •    Bumper Plates and other accessories can not be fitted

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HORIZONTAL DETACHABLE TOWBARS

Pretty much the same as the vertical detachable. The unique design enables you to remove the neck of towbar leaving just the electrics on show at the bottom edge of bumper which with certain types can be folded up behind the bumper making the electrics invisible, but the towbar housing will be visible. 

Horizontal Detachable Type Towbar Example

  Advantages

  •   Removable when not in use
  •   Keeps neat car apperence
  •   Will not affect parking sensors when detached
  •   99% of electrics can also be hidden behind bumper
  •   Can be used with Al-ko stabilisers and Thule bike carriers

   Disadvantages

  •    Can be Expensive
  •    Smaller Range
  •    Not Fully Invisible
  •    Bumper Plates and other accessories can not be fitted
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RETRACTABLE TOWBARS

Retractable towbars are the latest design in towbars. The innovative precision rotation mechanism allows the towbar to rotate from underneath the bumper with a push of a button on the vehicle dashboard, most are complete with a 13 pin electrical socket mounted on the towbar neck for a even more compact look.

Retractable Type Towbar Example

   Advantages

  •    Rotates out of view when not in use
  •    Keeps neat car apperence
  •    Will not affect parking sensors when not in use
  •    Electrics hidden with towbars behind bumper
  •    Can be used with Al-ko stabilisers and Thule bike carriers

   Disadvantages

  •    Very Expensive
  •    Very Limited Range
  •    Bumper Plates and other accessories can not be fitted
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