Whispbar

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  • Archimedesbaan 25
  • 3439 ME Nieuwegein
  • Netherlands

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First introduced in the Australian and New Zealand market in 2006, Whispbar, the world’s finest rack system, designed for car enthusiasts unwilling to compromise their pursuit of design and performance was purchased in 2010 by Yakima Products, Inc.

Yakima purchased Whispbar from Hubco, a New Zealand company that was founded in 1975 by a former Air New Zealand and Rolls-Royce aircraft engineer. Hubco began as a sports equipment manufacturer and then moved to roof racks in 1980 with the first cargo management system developed for the Mitsubishi Colt.

After thirty-plus years in the industry, the company had grown from a small family business to a ‘state of the art’ manufacturer supplying original equipment manufacturers and retail markets in Australasia, the United States and Europe.

From the first collaboration to the latest breakthrough product designs, the dedication to quality has never wavered. Our focus is on innovation and being first to market with new technology that sets the standard for automotive carrying systems.

Our aviation heritage remains important and shows both in the aerodynamic styling of our latest product ranges and the wing shape of Whispbar.

Since 1994, our Research and Development team has spent thousands of hours creating products that reduce aerodynamic noise and drag. We have partnered with the University of Canterbury and Industrial Research Ltd on four major studies into the aerodynamic mechanisms that produce wind noise and the development of technology to reduce them.

In 2014 Whispbar introduced to the trade a line of cutting edge accessories that not only redefine the mount accessories but integrate with Whispbar for a seamless, integrated aesthetic and installation.

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Whispbar, Yakima and Prorack are all part of one company with a singular focus on producing world leading automotive carrying systems.  We operate under the name Yakima Europe but are part of the privately held Kemflo Group of companies*. The highly driven team combined with the significant resources of the Kemflo Group has established Yakima as the global supplier of choice for automotive carrying systems.

Product

WB753 Roof Box

FULL-SIZE ROOF BOX Styled and engineered in Europe, the WB750 roof box family has both good looks...

Whispbar Archimedesbaan 25 3439 ME Nieuwegein Netherlands +31 2080/81425 information@whispbar.eu

Product

WBT21 Towball 2 Bike Carrier

WBT21 TOWBALL 2 BIKE CARRIER   Thanks to the unique "Just Click" mounting system, the Whispbar...

Whispbar Archimedesbaan 25 3439 ME Nieuwegein Netherlands +31 2080/81425 information@whispbar.eu

Product

Whispbar Roof Bars (roof racks)

DETAILS & TECHNOLOGY   Get all the utility of a roof rack without sacrificing style. Introducing a...

Whispbar Archimedesbaan 25 3439 ME Nieuwegein Netherlands +31 2080/81425 information@whispbar.eu

Product

WB754 Roof Box

WB754 LOW LINE ROOF BOX (In White & Black)   Styled and engineered in Europe, the WB750 roof box...

Whispbar Archimedesbaan 25 3439 ME Nieuwegein Netherlands +31 2080/81425 information@whispbar.eu

Product

WBT31 Towball 3 Bike Carrier

WBT31   TOWBALL 3 BIKE CARRIER Thanks to the unique "Just Click" mounting system, the Whispbar...

Whispbar Archimedesbaan 25 3439 ME Nieuwegein Netherlands +31 2080/81425 information@whispbar.eu

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Automechanika 2016

13.09.2016 - 17.09.2016 Hall: 3.1 Stand: G 97