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Have You Encountered Our New Batwing Awning?

  • 11 July 2018
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This beast is packed full of features, made from heavy-duty rip-stop fabric, the awning is both water and mould resistant. There’s no doubt that the Batwing offers maximum sun protection, holding an independently tested UPF 50 plus rating and endorsed by the Cancer Council, meaning every purchase will support their work in Cancer Research and Services.


Included with all Batwing Awnings are top quality brackets that offer a high or low fitting position. Additional brackets are available for purchase for hard to fit roof racks. With the new Batwing Awning offering a massive 270 degrees of cover rain or shine, you won’t stress about finding extra shelter! Having plenty of exciting and innovative features, it’ll have all die-hard adventurers turning their heads.

Cancer council

Choices, choices, choices: Choose between a left or right opening to suit your vehicle.

Complete external storage: Never forget your gear, as now included in the bag is a pouch to securely store pegs and guy ropes. The telescopic upright support poles now fold down from the unit saving space in your vehicle and reduce setup time. The rotating spar poles are now secured by rare earth magnets.

Batwing packed away

“The batwing is for me one of the coolest things ever. It's a huge step above everything that is out there at the moment in the world of awnings. Not having to have poles or pegs rolling around in the back of your truck is great. I love taking my batwing to events as it provides me with a large space to set up undercover. The batwing is the ultimate accessory for times like these as its quick, simple and practical.”
– Braden Currie, New Zealand Multi-Sport Athlete

Faster set up: The poles feature moulded feet allowing the awning to be directly pegged down to reduce set up time. Guy ropes are supplied for set up in high winds. The adjustable telescopic support poles which can be packed up fully or partially extended so you don’t have to adjust them every time you open the Batwing.

Moulded foot and folding legs

Faster pack down: Easily pack away the awning with rare earth magnets quickly securing the poles in place and Velcro straps to hold the canvas. One of the most sort after changes is a larger bag! No more stuffing and squeezing to zip the bag closed. The larger bag gives you plenty of space to neatly and quickly pack away the Batwing.

Durability: All materials have been designed to last with rust-resistant powder coated frame and poles. A heavy duty 580gsm PVC bag. Ripstop, water and mould resistant canvas with a UV50+ rating.

"Rhino-Rack products have always been very well thought out, the Batwing is no exception to this rule. During our recent Central Plateau Expedition, we got to see firsthand the benefits of having a 270 awning. The Rhino-Rack Batwing is so easy to use you’ll pull it out even if you're just stopping for a cup of coffee and a bite to eat."
– Lars Vogel, 4WD New Zealand

Batwing rear

Backwards Compatible: All the previous model's extensions and accessories are compatible with the new Batwing awning. So, when you upgrade you don’t need to restock on extensions.

Every Batwing includes:

  • Batwing Awning and bag
  • 10 pegs
  • Peg bag
  • 8 guy ropes
  • Tie down anchor point and strap
  • Mounting brackets and hardware
  • 2 spare hinge knuckles
  • Instructions

So, what are you waiting for?


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