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Old 07-21-2015, 06:51 PM   #1
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FIRST PROMASTER W/ PENTHOUSE IS COMPLETE

You can see more pics on SMB's FB and Twitter accounts.

PS Incredible customer service SMB! They had these pics posted 20 minutes after I inquired about them.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:15 PM   #2
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Nice to see it finally completed. The review I did on my buddies site was during the construction. It looks nice inside compared to back then but I'm sorry, it's got a face only a mama can love
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:54 PM   #3
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*holdsoutwrist* anybody gotta razor blade I can borrow?

EDIT: I realize I am looking at my own future there... someday... I guess. Gonna miss them ol' E350's
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Old 07-21-2015, 09:45 PM   #4
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Interesting that SMB went with a more contoured, and taller penthouse on the Promaster than the older style on Ford/Chevy versions. I like the shape of the PH. The Promaster itself, not so much.


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Old 07-21-2015, 10:06 PM   #5
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No trim on the rear doors?

The Promaster still makes me throw up a little every time I see it.
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Old 07-21-2015, 10:50 PM   #6
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Looks very nice...on the inside.
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Is that a raised floor/step up between the gauchos? Interesting design if that's the case. To me it seems floor height/access seems to be one of their most used selling points at Promaster.
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:51 AM   #8
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SCBrian, I agree. They said the Promaster will have the widest ever penthouse bed and they have 6ft of standing room with the top DOWN! That's a huge selling point.
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But you should all remember that "the Promaster is extraordinarily ugly but ugly with a purpose" as this fine gentleman explains.

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Old 07-22-2015, 12:53 PM   #10
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I think it would look better with color matched fenders and some different wheels w/ a light duty all terrain.

Winnebago's Travato looks great with the painted fenders and rack system. They are definitely going to be competition moving forward if for no other reason than the asking price.

SMB said this unit pictured is retailing for $77k. I don't see a bath, awning, racks, etc. The Travato has all that and more (minus the ability to customize the floorplan) for as low as $69k.

The Sprinter needed some competition to get it's pricing in check. Regardless of it's looks, it is nothing but good for the B class van segment.
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