New-to-range additions extend Bosal Towbars programme

Bosal LogoBosal Automotive & Industrial Components has added five new towbars to its range, meaning aftermarket customers and end users can now further benefit from one of its many OE quality and fully type approved parts programmes.

The five new part numbers cover three new vehicle applications, Audi A4 Saloon (05/2015 -), Audi A4 Estate / Avant (05/2015 -) and Mercedes GLC SUV (06/2015 -).  The latest towbars include detachable and swan neck designs.

Bosal’s premium towbars and vehicle accessories – including roofbars and cycle carriers – offer a lifelong guarantee using precision engineering and are OEM/retro fit. The company’s towbars are also directly available to the consumer market.

Karl Ridings, Sales Director at Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components said: “We’re seeing an increasing demand for towbars in general and these latest additions to Bosal’s range are already proving to be extremely popular with our customers, giving them complete convenience and choice.”

“The new-to-range offering not only underlines our commitment to continually extend the coverage of our leading towbar products, but also again assures our customers of our strong position as a leading aftermarket supply partner.”

Established in 1977, Bosal’s presence in the UK is now in its 39th year of trading from its Lancashire site, from where it also offers a comprehensive range of OE quality and fully type approved exhaust systems and catalytic converters to the aftermarket.

To find out more about Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components, please call 01772 771000

or email Alternatively, visit to find the latest products or if you are a consumer, go to to purchase and organise fitting of towbars direct. If you are a garage owner interested in stocking Bosal Towbars, please visit for further information on NTTA-approved towbar fitting courses.

The new applications

New vehicle applications covered by the latest Bosal Towbar range extension are:

Part number Design Make and Model Dedicated Electric kit
051-433 Detachable Mercedes GLC SUV (06/2015 -) 7 pin 026-538

13 pin 027-228

042-701 Swan neck Audi A4 Estate / Avant (05/2015 -) 7 pin 028-038
051-483 Detachable Audi A4 Estate / Avant (05/2015 -) 13pin 028-048
042-701 Swan neck Audi A4 Saloon (05/2015 -) 7 pin 028-038
051-483 Detachable Audi A4 Saloon (05/2015 -) 13 pin 028-048


Bosal Towbars: OE competence and innovative solutions for the aftermarket

  • All manufacturing plants TÜV certified to ISO/TS16949 OE quality standards
  • All products type approved in accordance with United Nations R55 directive
  • Use of all OE fixing points to ensure maximum security
  • More than 2,000 active towbar references
  • Fixed, detachable and retractable towbars for versatile towing solutions

For more information, interviews or images please contact:

Claire Brown or Kimberley Hornby, Hornby Whitefoot PR

Tel: 07787 505963

Tel: 01858 681122         E-mail:

About Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components Ltd

BAIC Ltd was created in 2013 as the wholly owned Sales and Distribution arm of Bosal Group in the UK. Bosal Group was established in 1923 in Alkmaar, Netherlands. The annual turnover in 2014 was in excess of € 714 million. The Bosal Group employs over 4.900 people in 34 manufacturing plants and 18 distribution centres. Bosal´s customer base includes all major car manufacturers worldwide as well as a variety of leading industrial conglomerates.

Bosal has been trading in the UK since 1977, from the same site in Preston, Lancashire. BAIC Ltd stock an extensive range of Bosal manufactured Emission Control Systems including Silencers, Pipes, Catalytic Converters and Diesel Particulate Filters. Additionally, BAIC Ltd also stock a wide range of Towbars – Flange, Swan Neck and Detachable – as well as Electric Sets and Accessories, Cycle Carriers and Roofbars.

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