Decatur, Indiana-based REV Recreation Group recently announced the recreation group is introducing a new Class B diesel motorhome in its legacy RV brand line-up, the all-new 2018 American Patriot.
Available in the Patriot and the Patriot Cruiser, these diesel touring coaches deliver sleek styling and intuitive features in five floor plans, according to a REV Group news release.
“The Patriot delivers a long list of enviable comforts in a nimble luxury van conversion, while the Patriot Cruiser is ideal for elite travel among business class passengers with up to six bucket seats,” said Jim Jacobs, REV Recreation Group president.
The American Patriot is built on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis and features Ultraleather seating, dark wood detail, a 2,000-watt inverter, and 11,000-BTU roof air conditioner.
“We saw a need to build a coach that would answer the demand of the market’s most sophisticated travelers. With our recent acquisition of Midwest Automotive Designs and now the addition of the American Patriot to the REV RV Group line of luxury Class B RVs, we are further strengthening our position to satisfy the needs of this growing market,” said Jacobs.
“The American Patriot answers that demand.”
2018 American Patriot and American Patriot Cruiser standard equipment includes:
- 11,000-BTU Roof A/C
- 28-inch LED Flat Screen TV
- Rear AM/FM Radio, CD, and DVD Player
- Roof TV Antenna
- 2,000-Watt Inverter/Charger/Transfer Switch
- 100-Watt Rooftop Solar Charging System
- 2.5 KW LPG Generator
- Rear Back-Up Camera
- Exterior Shower
- Induction Cooktop
- Microwave Oven
- 3 Paint Packages
2018 American Patriot and American Patriot Cruiser specifications include:
- Chassis: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
- Engine: Mercedes-Benz 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel
- Torque: 325 lb-ft
- GVWR: 11,030 pounds
- GCWR: 15,250 pounds
- Towing Capacity: 7,500 pounds
- Fuel Capacity: 24.5 gallons
- Wheelbase: 170 inches
- Overall Length: 24 feet 6 inches
- Overall Height with A/C: 9 feet 8 inches
- Overall Width: 7 feet 11.5 inches
- Interior Height: 6 feet 2 inches
- Fresh Water Holding Tank: 32 gallons
- Gray Water Holding Tank: 27 gallons
- Black Water Holding Tank: 15 gallons
“The American Patriot motorhome definitely fits the American Coach mold. Inside and out, it embodies ‘the heart of luxury,’ while its nimble size captures ‘the soul of freedom’,” added Lenny Razo, vice president of sales and marketing.
“You’re not going to find a motor coach that better captures America’s pioneering spirit and desire for adventure, yet still offers the quality and luxury American Coach owners have come to expect.”
The American Patriot will be available at American Coach dealers this summer.
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