New Featherlite ‘Pop-Up’ Trailer
make towing and loading cargo more convenient.
CRESCO, Iowa/September 6, 2012 — A new
“pop-up” option on Featherlite car and
recreational trailers highlights Featherlite’s
product enhancements for its 2013
recreational/utility trailer models.
1610 Recreation trailer with pop-up
4926 Car hauler with pop-up
The pop-up option, available on Featherlite
enclosed car and rec/utility trailers,
compresses the trailer down. With the trailer
lower to the ground, it increases the visibility
behind the tow vehicle and makes the trailer
easier to tow and more aerodynamic. In urban
areas, it also makes storage of the trailer
inside easier when storage outside is not
Other new features and options on
Featherlite car haulers and recreational
- New “Flex Foot” ramps are
now standard on Model 3110. When using the
3110’s ramps on an uneven surface, a pivoted
triangle at the end of the ramps will conform to
the ground and make loading and unloading
- A torsion spring on the rear ramp of
Models 1610, 1611 and 4926 is optional. The
torsion assist hinge on the rear ramp eliminates
the need for a cable assist, offering added
convenience to trailer owners using the
- A new ‘Quiet Slide” option
is available on ramps of open car hauler Model
3110 to reduce rattling and noise while driving
down the road.
- Model 1610 is now standard
with a convenient rear ramp, camper door and
protective gravel guard.
- For transporting
wider vehicles, a drive-over fender option is
offered on 24-foot Model 3110. There is also an
option for extra width, 82” fender to fender,
which equips the trailer with full width side
walls that are 18 1/2” tall.
- A new raised
platform with beavertail option is available on
Model 3110. This configuration will better
accommodate larger vehicles and equipment.
- Butcher block countertops and a unique cabinet
design are optional in Featherlite’s enclosed
car haulers and recreational trailers.
make maneuvering the trailer easier and safer,
an optional camera on the rear of the trailer is
available. Updated from the 2012 option, this
camera features no wires or cables and is easy
to install. The camera connects to the rear
clearance lights, and the 5.6” monitor comes
with suction cup mount and 12 volt DC plug for
- For added convenience and
safety, all 2013 models with axles of 2.2K
through 8K have EZ Lube axles and forward
adjusting brakes (FSA) standard. The E-Z Lube
axles make bearing lubrication quick and easy
with an E-Z Lube cap that allows for easy
access, extra protection and virtually no mess.
Forward adjusting brakes adjust to proper
clearances during travel allowing drivers to
stop with confidence. It also eliminates the
need for manual brake adjustments, saving time
For more information on
Featherlite car haulers and recreational and
utility trailers, call Featherlite Trailers at
800-800-1230, visit a local dealer or go to the
Featherlite Trailers (www.fthr.com),
located in Cresco, Iowa, is the nation’s leading
aluminum specialty trailer manufacturer.
Featherlite has highly diversified product lines
offering horse, livestock, car, utility and
recreational trailers through an extensive
dealer network in the U.S. and Canada.
Featherlite is a sponsor of many organizations,
including NASCAR. Featherlite is part of the
Universal Trailer Corporation’s family of