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Old 09-03-2019, 06:12 PM   #1
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Well, if I ever get back to Germany, I’m just gonna have to get me one of these! Check out those stairs to the poptop!

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Old 09-03-2019, 06:41 PM   #2
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That is impressive. It is an animation and says concept video. I wonder how close they are to building it.

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Old 09-03-2019, 07:38 PM   #3
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Hopefully the two people sleeping up top arent the same height.
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Old 09-03-2019, 09:16 PM   #4
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This video contains footage of the actual concept prototype. Starts at about the 22 min mark.

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Old 09-03-2019, 09:22 PM   #5
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I love it. Or at least 99% of it. There's something hokey about that rounded rear end shape. I dunno, maybe it will grow on me. Someone send me one to test and I will see.
The interior, however, is absolutely amazing. Why has no one ever thought of inflatable (and therefore insulating) tent canvas?

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Old 09-04-2019, 04:08 AM   #6
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The Euro RVs, and especially van-based RVs, are so much nicer than most of what we have here in the USA. Functional, well-designed, and well-constructed (based on ones I've seen in person). I'm still surprised we haven't seen very much cross-over here to the USA. When Hymer Group entered the NA market I thought it would shake things up, but with the implosion of Roadtrek, not so much.
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Old 09-04-2019, 02:37 PM   #7
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I also had high hopes that Hymer would bring innovative European campervan designs to North America when they bought Roadtrek in 2016. Obviously that turned into a failure!

Perhaps we'll get a second shot now that Rapido Group, the owner of Westfalia in Europe, has bought the remains of Roadtrek out of bankruptcy. They've announced a two year plan to revive Roadtrek initially, then will consider whether to bring Westfalia units to North America.

It would be nice to see Westy back in the states again!
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Old 09-15-2019, 07:47 PM   #8
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$100,000.00 plus new.
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:28 AM   #9
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More like $250k is what I think I saw the unique features it has though and love seeing something new and fresh even if it's something I will never buy.

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