X-Bar. Built tough for off-road action.

Born from a need for; improved departure angles, maximum tow ratings and rear recovery points, the X-Bar is equipped to handle any off-road situation.

Cab Chassis Variant

X-Bar sits higher on the vehicle, up to 100 mm vertically, offering improved departure angles of 5 degrees compared with OEM and other aftermarket towers (average values some models may vary).

The integrated bash plate and protected trailer plug mounts provide additional off-road protection.

X-Bar provides a purpose-designed and rated rear of vehicle recovery system encompassed in a fully Australian Design Rules (ADR) compliant towbar. Rated to 8000 kg, X-Bar recovery points get you out of trouble in a snatch.

  • Increased thickness side arms for better rigidity
  • Custom forged 700 grade steel recovery points and towball mount
  • High-tensile Australian Standard grade 10.9 fasteners

  • Twin protected trailer socket mount points (7 or 12 pin flat & Anderson plug)
  • Full ADR compliance, allowing for a 50mm height increase from suspension or tyre upgrades
  • SmartPin™ hitch pin with integrated anti-rattle feature
  • Maximum vehicle towing capacity across all fitments
  • Comes complete with:
    • Hayman Reese vehicle specific SmartClick™ wiring harness
    • Flat sided superior finish tow ball
    • Rated D shackles
    • Metalshield™, Hayman Reese’s premium eCoat & powder-coat finish
    • Hayman Reese Limited Lifetime Warranty
    • Tested to Australian Standards AS/4177 and ADR 62/02 in a NATA accredited laboratory
    • Tested to industry standards for Static Overload, Durability and Recovery Overload.

Ute Variant

The quick-release cover plate hides the hitch pun, shackle and plug points when not towing. The integrated plug mounting points are equipped to handle multiple plug configurations.

X-Bar provides a purpose-designed and rated rear of vehicle recovery system encompassed in a fully Australian Design Rules (ADR) compliant towbar. Rated to 8000 kg, X-Bar recovery points get you out of trouble in a snatch.

  • Increased thickness side arms for better rigidity
  • Custom forged 700 grade steel recovery points and towball mount
  • High-tensile Australian Standard grade 10.9 fasteners

  • Twin protected trailer socket mount points (7 or 12 pin flat & Anderson plug)
  • Full ADR compliance, allowing for a 50mm height increase from suspension or tyre upgrades
  • SmartPin™ hitch pin with integrated anti-rattle feature
  • Maximum vehicle towing capacity across all fitments
  • Comes complete with:
    • Hayman Reese vehicle specific SmartClick™ wiring harness
    • Flat sided superior finish tow ball
    • Rated D shackles
    • Metalshield™, Hayman Reese’s premium eCoat & powder-coat finish
    • Hayman Reese Limited Lifetime Warranty
    • Tested to Australian Standards AS/4177 and ADR 62/02 in a NATA accredited laboratory
    • Tested to industry standards for Static Overload, Durability and Recovery Overload.

Recovery Safety

With X-Bar’s integrated recovery points you will be able to safely recover your vehicle and get on your way.

While it may seem easy, tow balls are not a recovery option and can shear off with you or your team in the firing line.

Often the force of recovery cannot be easily illustrated and so the importance of using rated recovery points goes unnoticed. To see the dangers of using tow balls as a recovery point, watch the videos below.

About Hayman Reese

Since its inception in 1951, Hayman Reese has been the leader in aftermarket towing and true pioneers in the industry. Hayman Reese designs, manufactures, tests and distributes vehicle towing systems including towbars, weight distributing hitches, sway controllers, cargo barriers and a wide range of accessories.