Hitch mount bike rack

Hitch mount bike rack

Has anybody attempted to install a hitch mount bike rack. Unable to get answers from Tesla service center. Is there a "danger" to dammage the battery if a bike rack is installed underneath the car. I am an avid biker and want a permanent option to carry my bikes. | July 24, 2013

might have your answer. Other Model S owners have already installed.

bb0tin | July 25, 2013

I was thinking about getting the torklift hitch but I think I may go for this roof rack option instead

Brian H | July 25, 2013

Roof racks are likely to have a much larger effect on noise/drag/mileage.

Pungoteague_Dave | July 25, 2013
MarkV | July 25, 2013

Depending on how many passengers you may have, a bicycle (mountain or road) easily fits inside even without taking off the wheels. I just use a blanket to contain everything and keep the interior clean. No problems yet and no increased drag.

ssarker | July 26, 2013

Fit 2 adult and 1 child bike in the trunk with the seat back folded and my son in the other back seat. Needed to take the front wheels off of 2 of them. Would not have worked with >2 passengers.

Warkovision | April 30, 2014

I believe there were a number of folks who last year used this option. It looked like a pretty clean install but I'm not sure it's Tesla Motors approved.

Pungoteague_Dave | April 30, 2014

It is TM-allowed, if not officially "approved." TM invited EcoHitch to display at Teslive, and I know of two hitches that were installed for a fee at Tesla Service Centers.