This complete multi-purpose base roof rack is for the 2003 to 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 5 Door SUV that has the "bare" or "normal" roof, includes models equipped with a sunroof. The system includes two load bars, four feet, and the complete vehicle specific fit kit. Locks are recommended and available separately in match sets.
The Thule Fit Kit 1456 is specifically engineered for this Range Rover Sport. The kit includes protective rubber contoured pads which attach to the base of the Traverse Foot and rest directly on the roof. Custom formed metal brackets coated with protective Pebax® thermoplastic elastomer click into the Traverse Foot and grip to the vehicle's door frame.
The Thule 480R Rapid Traverse Foot provides the strongest hold, safest fit and has 50% fewer parts than other racks for the easiest installation.
Thule AeroBlade load bars are strong, quiet and aerodynamic providing maximum capacity, no whistling or howling and low wind drag. The aluminum BoxBeam construction has a dedicated slot for foot attachment and a separate t-slot track for mounting certain carriers.
The weight capacity for this Range Rover Sport base roof rack is 165 pounds evenly distributed. The load bar length is 60 inches plus 1-3/4 inches for both end caps (total 61-3/4 inches). Distance from the front load bar to the rear is fixed at 27.5 inches, center to center. Click links below for complete technical details.