This set of roof bars are ideal for improving the versatility of your vehicle. A tailor made fit guarantees an exact fit for your vehicle, they also come complete with locks and keys to ensure they are secure. They also come with full instructions making installation pretty easy even for a first timer.
The La Prealpina bars have a very clever design which simply works! The kit consists of two Aluminium bar with an integrated T-track system. The foot kits are designed to fit each vehicle and follow the contours of the vehicle's bodywork. They are manufactured from steel and finished with an anti-corrosion thermo-setting powder coating. The kits are covered with a durable plastic casing which houses the lock mechanism. The roof bar kit is perfect for mounting all types of accessories such as roof boxes, surf boards or bike racks. Each roof rack is rated to hold an average of 60kgs. But it’s worth checking what your vehicle’s maximum load is as it can sometimes be less than what the bars can hold. To backup the quality the bars have been tried and tested and are TUV/SUD and GS approved.
This car comes in 2 versions, one with rails the other one without rails, this set of bars is for the car without roof rails, see image on left for a example of a normal roof without rails
Unlike a lot of our competitors who either supply flimsy locks and keys or charge separately for locks and keys, our roof bars come with quality metal locks and keys included, this will help to prevent theft and give you extra peace of mind.
Because of their simple design the La Prealpina Exact-Fit bars are guaranteed an exact fit for your vehicle. This means they are really easy to install and fitting for the first time shouldn’t take more than 20-25 minutes. The Exact-fit kit is designed to follow the curvature of your vehicle (either door jamb or fixed point depending on your vehicle) so there is no getting it wrong. The bars are mounted evenly from one side to the other, making sure there is the same equal space either end. Once everything is set in place they can be tightened down with the Allen key which is provided. For extra security, there is a lock and key set provided which locks each mounting point securely to your vehicle.
Please remember that it is your responsibility to make sure that every load you are carrying is safely secured to your vehicle. You must be aware of underground car parks and all overhead obstacles, roof bars, boxes and any associated loads add extra height to your vehicle. You must also be aware of cross winds and anything else that has the ability to affect the road handling of your vehicle. You have to be particularly aware of flexible loads such as surfboards, planks of wood etc, these must be properly tethered to the front and rear of your vehicle. Roofboxes must be loaded and used with due care.