The XLT has the distinction of being our only car lift series to feature a single model. The main difference, however, is that the XLT is super-long—even longer than our extended-length EXT series. This frame length is ideal for extremely long wheelbases, so this model fits virtually all contemporary EV cars, including top-end, luxury electric vehicles with lift points that run to the extreme edges of the vehicle frame. QuickJack’s cantilevered frames are specially designed so they won’t rub against your tires as they rise. And since every QuickJack is a premium QuickJack, you get the open-center car lift design and full portability of our SLX and EXT models. The XLT also includes the automatic safety locks that are standard on all our lifts.
The SLX car lift series fits 90% of our customers’ needs. The EXT series covers most other vehicles. That leaves 1 – 2% of long-wheelbase cars not covered by QuickJack. Strictly from a business perspective, we could probably get away with leaving our product offerings alone and just say, “Good luck,” to those we can’t service.
But that’s not us.
Everyone should have the ability to work on all their cars, professionally or otherwise. We know the future is here, and the future includes an incoming tide of fully electric (EV) vehicles with long wheelbases/lift point spreads. As the market stands today, there are no options for raising some of these vehicles without a full-size four-post. The BL-6000XLT is the only car lift, including scissor lifts and pit lifts, with a lift point spread that’s long enough to get the job done.
As luxury EV vehicles become more commonplace, we know auto shops and garages are going to need a portable/compact lift to work on these cars. Not every shop has a four-post or two-post, and smaller shops, such as many privately owned auto detailing shops, might not be able to fit one in their space. That’s why they get scissor lifts and low or mid-rise lifts. Unfortunately, super-long-wheelbase vehicles can’t be raised by these lifts. That’s what makes the BL-6000XLT so unique. It also has a robust weight capacity to handle electric sedans, which tend to be heavier than comparably sized gas-powered cars. With a lift point spread that’s longer than the frame length of an SLX model, we sincerely doubt you’ll find a vehicle that’s 6,000 lbs. or under with a wheelbase too long for this lift (outside of semi-trucks, commercial buses/mass transit vehicles, etc.).
The BL-6000XLT portable car lift is a full 16” longer than the SLX model and about 10” longer than the EXT model (comparison below). While the frames are longer and a little heavier than other models, they’re still convenient to roll around your garage or shop, thanks to the durable urethane construction of the wheels.
SLX minimum lift point spread: 29.5”
EXT minimum lift point spread: 35.5”
XLT minimum lift point spread: 47.4”
SLX maximum lift point spread: 60”
EXT maximum lift point spread: 66”
XLT maximum lift point spread: 75.8”
SLX overall frame length: 70”
EXT overall frame length: 76”
XLT overall frame length: 86”
More about the BL-6000XLT Car Lift:
Automatic safety locks
Extended lift point spread
One-touch button control
Built-in hydraulic flow divider
Long list of design features...
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