When it comes to mobile homes, the All American Airstream caravan is like the Cadillac of all caravans. The distinctive polished aluminium exterior is referred to as a 'silver bullet' as it glides along. And, after a few years out of production on our shores the retro look classic is about to hit our UK roads and touring parks once again.
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This October The Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017, which runs from 17 to 22 October at Birmingham’s NEC will see Swift Group – the UK’s largest leisure vehicle manufacturer – launch three Airstream models for the UK market.
Cast your eyes over three new aerodynamic shiny models with luxurious and contemporary interiors. the largest four-berth Colorado, slightly smaller Missouri and Yukon which sleeps two/three.
Choose from the four-berth Colorado, slightly smaller Missouri and Yukon which sleeps two/three.The biggest of the three new travel trailers is the Colorado, which measures 6.81 metres long internally and retails for £91,995. Constructed from hand-crafted buck-riveted aluminium sheets over a semi-monocoque ribbed frames and feature a temperature-reducing one-piece white aluminium roof, with wraparound panoramic front and rear windows.
Inside a practical kitchen features Italian cabinetry with Corian worksurfaces fitted with Franke sink. All creature comforts are catered for; the Airstream is fitted with an Alde central heating and water heater with LCD touchscreen and programmable controls. A Dometic integrated 190-litre fridge and 35-litre on-board fresh water tank.
For luxury upholstery choose from: Americana in soft brown leather with feature stitching or the Manhattan option in sophisticated black, with all seating areas designed for both functionality (with clever hidden storage areas) and comfort.
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Seamless vinyl flooring runs throughout, with the lounge areas complete with contemporary rugs. Duvulay Duvalite mattresses with lightweight memory fibre technology ensure a luxurious sleeping environment too.
And if you can't leave your tech at home, a radio/CD/MP3 player with audio input and Bluetooth connector is accompanied by audio speakers set into ends of roof lockers. A lounge TV station is fitted with 230V, 12V and aerial sockets, with a 12V and aerial socket in the bedroom. There is also an option to fit a roof-mounted aircon unit, solar panel and, on the Colorado and Yukon, a roof-mounted satellite dish. The occupants are safeguarded by smoke alarms and a carbon-monoxide detector.
Even the compact bathroom has been designed with luxury in mind.
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Rachel Homer has been in the interiors publishing industry for over 15 years. Starting as a Style Assistant on Inspirations Magazine, she has since worked for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines and websites. After starting a family, she moved from being a content editor at Idealhome.co.uk to be a digital freelancer and hasn’t looked back.
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