How Cars Get Towed in Europe: 60 seconds flat

Gone in 60 Seconds might bring back movie memories of the famed longest car chase scene in history (40 minutes) for some of a certain age, but this story is actually about how they sometimes do things differently across the pond.

While our own Autogrip is highly efficient with the proverbial hook and book as seen in our own demo video, the Europeans just have different ideas about how to get things done. Sometimes the old EU “lift and swing” is the only way to go…and they seem to do it quite well.

This photo and video essay is of several European towing vehicles that appear to more like mini-crane operators than tow trucks in the traditional American sense.


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