Kitchner, Ontario-based Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. introduced the new RS E-Trek Class B motorhome, built on the Mercedes Sprinter chassis and incorporating the latest technology into Roadtrek’s best-selling RS platform.
“Roadtrek’s design incorporates technology that will give the owner greater ability to be independent, have full capability to dry camp for extended periods, all while being environmentally conscious,” said Jim Hammill, president of Roadtrek.
“There has never been an RV like this, and we are extremely pleased to offer this new product. The introduction of this model is industry leading, environmentally responsible, all electric, all with no loss of functionality. This unit requires no compromise, as the owner can do everything to utilize the benefits, with less friction, and not be required to be an RV expert.”
The E-Trek was built using the most environmentally conscious materials that are e-certified, and are manufactured using high levels of recycled materials.
The new E-Trek includes the following features:
- Mercedes Sprinter van with a 170-inch wheelbase
- Bluetec technology
- Bio-diesel fuel capability
- Propane-free operation
- New interior styling, including touring captains seats in second row
- New exterior styling, full body paint and tone-on-tone colors
- 250-watt solar charging
- EFOY fuel cell generator option
- Engine generation using additional engine generator/alternator
- 2,500-watt inverter
- Surge protection and power monitoring
- Optional Lithium Ion batteries
“This unit utilizes the latest electrical capabilities available to achieve the environmental improvements and camping independence that our customers have been demanding,” said Andy Weller, Roadtrek’s co-chairman and CEO.
“Our engineering team has worked extremely hard to create something not just new, but actually a much different and easier product to use for the consumer.”
Roadtrek has begun manufacturing of the E-Trek and is taking orders through its dealer network.
Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc.
With sales to the U.S. starting in 1983, Kitchener, Ontario-based Roadtrek expanded rapidly for the rest of the 1980s. In 1990, Roadtrek became the best selling North American Class B motorhome according to statistics from U.S. Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA).
In 2006, Roadtrek built its 20,000th Class B motorhome, an achievement unequalled in the RV industry. The first 10,000 took 24 years to build, the second 10,000 only eight years.
Address: 100 Shirley Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2B 2E1
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