--
 
BMW X Range: Command any road

Highly adventurous or more of an urban traveller? The BMW X Range offers the perfect model for every lifestyle. - Sponsored

11 ways to drive fuel efficiently in SA

We list more tips and methods on how to stretch the fuel in your car, as well as stretching your wallet.

Thule goes for the Edge

2013-06-03 10:29

GETTING THE EDGE : Roof rack and carrying specialists Thule has designed a lighter, stronger and closer-fitting roof rack, called the Wingbar Edge, for any SUV or car. Image: Motorpress

Thule, a specialist in roof-mounted carrying solutions and general luggage stuff, has designed a very aerodynamic roof rack called the Wingbar Edge.

It has, the company says, been designed with all the advantages of the previous Wingbar - quiet, streamlined and strong for its weight - but sits closer to the host car's roof and has slim and sleek end caps.

SITTING PRETTY

The wing-inspired and wind tunnel-tested Wingbar claims to create only 10% of the noise and half the drag of the previous carry-kit. Shaped rubber diffusers are said to be behind the improved aerodynamics and the rig is said to work well with Thule luggage boxes and sports utility solutions.  It can carry 75kg and can fit any car with fixing points, flush rails or even free-standing roof rails.

The Edge rack can be securely locked to the mounts.

Wingbar Edge roof racks are available from Thule fitting centres.

Inside Wheels24

BP fights rising fuel prices for SA motorists

BP's new fuel, Ultimate with Active technology, will, theoretically, extend your car's fuel range while reducing maintenance costs. Read more.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.