Baskets added to Thule rooftop line-up

  • Thule Canyon for a more rugged lifestyle.
  • Thule Trail is aimed at crossovers and softroaders.
Date:15 April 2015 Tags:, ,

Having cornered the market with a range of sleek rooftop boxes – anything but boxy in shape, actually – Thule is has introduced baskets as .

The Thule Canyon combines robust, tubular steel construction with a wedge-shaped, low-profile design. it’s designed to work with Thule’s proprietary rack systems and also most manufacturer factory systems. Available accessories include  a 500 mm extender and it costs about R5 000.

Due to join the basket line-up in June is the Trail. With urban SUVs and soft-roaders in mind, it has a more sophisticated look than the Canyon, featuring a mix of aluminium and contrasting, high-density plastic. According to Thule, integrated T-tracks (slotted mounting rails that accept a bolt with a T-shaped head ) make fitment of other sports utility solutions – such as a bike or kayak carrier – possible. There are two sizes, priced at R8 499 and R10 499.

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