The tow bar mounted bike carrier features a one hand, quick attach/release tow bar coupling mechanism and can be tilted away from the vehicle, by use of a foot pedal, to allow easy access into the rear tailgate. The tailgate can be opened with carrier in deployed/folded position. Manufactured from aluminium and other lightweight materials, the bike carrier also features a rear lighting and licence plate mount and it is lockable for security. The carrier has a folding/sliding mechanism to allow ease of stowage when not in use. A holder and ratchet function ensure bicycles are safely secured. Maximum load capacity 40kg. Requires 50mm tow hitch and 13 pin tow electrics for fitment. Heat shield VPLYR0165 also required for fitment.