Globebus by Dethleffs Wins Design Award

The Globebus by Dethleffs has been awarded the prestigious Caravan Salon Düsseldorf design award: innovations for new mobility.

Dethleffs Globebus A-Class Motorhome

Arguably one of Dethleffs’ most exciting ranges for 2013, the Globebus is a compact A Class motorhome which is just 2.15m (8.2 feet) wide, and offers luxurious touring in a vehicle that few drivers will find daunting to pilot, reports Out And About Live.

The Globebus’ striking design is taken from Dethleffs’ 2012 EVAN concept vehicle; three lens headlight clusters combined with LEDs front and rear certainly giving the range a modern and distinctive look.

The design brief was to create a van that was “dynamic, racy (and) low”, and with these touches and a modest height of 2.62m (8.5 feet), the transition from drawing board to production line is clearly one appreciated by the judges.

Dethleffs Globebus A-Class Motorhome Interior

A full report on the Globebus and the rest of the Dethleffs 2013 range can be found in the September issue of Which Motorhome magazine—alongside all the major 2013 launches from all the main manufacturers.

The Globebus is available in several classes with a series of models in each.

Standard specifications of the Low Profile and A Class Globebus include:

  • Maximum authorized weight: 3499kg (7,713 pounds)
  • Fiat Ducato X/250 with Common-Rail-Turbo diesel technology and Multijet direct injection
  • Current Fiat technology with EURO 5 engine
  • Front wheel drive
  • Insulation with expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
  • 3-burner hob, sink with glass cover
  • Fridge with freezer compartment and convex door
  • Oven with grill


Dethleffs Germany

Dethleffs GmbH & Co. KG
Arist-Dethleffs-Straße 12
D-88316 Isny

Phone: 0049 (0) 7562 987-0


Worth Pondering…

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

—Mark Twain in Innocents Abroad

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