Entegra Coach and Spartan Introduce All-New Reatta

Charlotte, Michigan-based Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors Inc.,  and Entegra Coach, a division of Jayco, Inc., which is a subsidiary of Thor Industries, unveiled the all-new 2019 Entegra Coach Reatta luxury Class A diesel motorhome at the Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) 98th International Convention & RV Expo in Gillette, Wyoming. […]

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Newmar and Spartan Partner on Five-Year Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty

Newmar’s top-of-the-line Class A motorhomes are built on a Spartan chassis. They are designed, engineered, and made in America with the finest components to create a premier foundation to stay on the road for a good long time. Spartan Specialty Vehicles and OEM partner Newmar Corp. recently unveiled the 2019 Newmar model year at Newmar’s […]

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Understanding Motorhome Weights

You’ve probably heard it said that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This theory applies to motorhome chassis as well. The chassis manufacturer establishes weight ratings and limitations based on the major components of the system — the engine, transmission, brakes, axles, tires, and frame. These components are designed to accommodate […]

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February 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers— Highland Ridge RV, Heartland RV, and Newmar Corp. Highland Ridge RV Highland Ridge RV (Highland) is recalling certain model year 3x recreational trailers manufactured August 5, 2014, to November 17, 2014 equipped with recalling Latitude Awnings styles GX […]

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Entegra Coach Introduces 2015 Cornerstone Class A in 3 Models

Middlebury, Indiana-based Entegra Coach introduced the 2015 Cornerstone Class A Diesel Pusher in three 45-foot models, the 45B, 45J, and 45K and provide a variety of slideout options. The exterior includes flush-mount slideouts and frameless tinted dual-pane safety-glass windows. The 2015 Cornerstone diesel pusher has a 15,000-pound towing capacity. It comes standard with a Spartan K3 tag axle […]

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Entegra Coach Offers 2015 Aspire Diesel Pushers

Middlebury, Indiana-based Entegra Coach offers the 2015 Aspire diesel pusher motor coach in six flexible floor plans—39E, 42DEQ, 42DLQ, 42RBQ, 44B, and 44U. The exterior of the Aspire features a choice of four exterior paint packages—Autumn Berry, Black Pearl, Shimmering Cabernet, and Golden Garnet—with high-impact designs and a full-body premium paint package on gel-coat fiberglass. Like all […]

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Still More September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving five recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Grand Design RV, Winnebago Industries, Newmar Corporation, and Spartan. Grand Design RV, LLC Middlebury, Indiana-based Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain model year 2014 Momentum 355th, 380th, and 385th fifth wheel trailers manufactured June 24, 2013, […]

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Spartan Chassis Introduces Passive Steer Tag Axle

Charlotte, Michigan-based Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has introduced its new Passive Steer Tag Axle for the Recreational Vehicle industry. This purpose-built Passive Steer Tag Axle produces a 7 percent reduction in curb-to-curb turning radius. “Spartan’s Passive Steer Tag Axle has been designed, engineered, and purpose-built for motorhomes in the recreational vehicle […]

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May 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced seven recall notices involving seven recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Winnebago Industries, Spartan, Forest River, Jayco, Triple E Recreational Vehicles, Open Range RV, and Grand Design RV. Winnebago Industries, Inc. Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Travato, 2014 Trend and Itasca Viva! motorhomes manufactured November 13, 2013, […]

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