Thor Motor Coach Introduces 2017 RUV Motorhomes

Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach is seeing summer sales heat up with the 2017 line-up of Recreational Utility Vehicle (RUV) motorhomes.

RUV motorhomes are priced to fit anyone’s budget- from families buying their first motorhome to full-timers looking for a roaming dream home. No matter how you choose to spend your time or your money, there’s a RUV to fits your needs.

RUVs continue to draw new people to the RV lifestyle and eliminate the shortcomings of a traditional SUV by providing a fully-functional living environment with a kitchen, living room, bathroom, and sleeping areas in a 25-foot or less package, according to a company news release.

2017 Axis 25.3 in Harbor Shores Brazilian Cherry from front to back

2017 Axis 25.3 in Harbor Shores Brazilian Cherry from front to back

The Axis and Vegas have new interior decors from top to bottom, including cabinetry, flooring, countertops, and kitchen backsplash.

Standard features this year include a 32-inch LED television in the living room, bedroom, and exterior, a 12-volt MaxxAir Attic Fan with vent cover, 3-burner gas cook top and convection microwave oven, LED lighting in the step well, and bedroom reading lights.

Other key features include 6.8L Triton V10 engine, 8,000-pound trailer hitch, and Bluetooth Coach radio in bedroom with exterior speakers.

The 2017 Axis and Vegas RUV motorhomes are available in four models including:

  • 24.1 (Exterior Height: 25 feet 6 inches)
  • 25.2 (Exterior Height: 26 feet 6 inches)
  • 25.3 (Exterior Height: 26 feet 6 inches)
  • 25.4 (Exterior Height: 27 feet)
2017 Vegas 25.3 exterior in Symphony Red

2017 Vegas 25.3 exterior in Symphony Red

The Compass and Gemini motorhomes, the newest members of Thor Motor Coach’s RUVs, receive more options to choose from this year such as the exterior 32-inch LED TV.

Consumers also get to look at two floor plans with the addition of the 23TB. Built on a Ford Transit diesel chassis, these models are compact with an exterior length of 23 feet 6 inches, easy to drive, and provide a heightened benefit of maneuverability and greater fuel efficiency.

The 2017 Compass and Gemini RUV motorhomes are available in two models , the afore mentioned 23TB and 23TR.

2017 Compass 23TR in Waterscape Glazed Pecan from front to back

2017 Compass 23TR in Waterscape Glazed Pecan from front to back

Specifications common to both models include:

  • Chassis: Ford Transit
  • Engine: 3.2L I-5 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel, 185HP & 350 lb-ft Torque
  • Gross Vehicle Weight: 10,360 pounds
  • Gross Combined Weight: 13,500 pounds
  • Wheel Base: 156 inches
  • Exterior Length: 23 feet 6 inches
  • Exterior Height: 10 feet 5 inches
  • Exterior Width: 90 inches
  • Interior Height: 80 inches

Details

Thor Motor Coach

Thor Motor Coach was formed when Damon Motor Coach and Four Winds International strategically merged in late 2010. For over 23 years Damon and Four Winds have been building many of the most recognized brands of motorhomes.

Thor Motor Coach manufactures Class A Front Engine Diesel motorhomes (Serrano and Avanti), Class A Diesel Pusher motorhomes (Astoria, Tuscany, and Palazzo), Class A Gas motorhomes (A.C.E., Hurricane, Daybreak, Windsport, Challenger, and Outlaw), Class C motorhomes (Four Winds, Chateau, Siesta, Siesta Sprinter, Citation, and Citation Sprinter), and RUVs (Axis, Vegas, Gemini, and Compass).

Address: 701 County Road 15, PO Box 1486, Elkhart, Indiana 46516

Phone: (800) 860-5658 (toll free)

Website: www.thormotorcoach.com

2017 Gemini 23TR in Cool Jazz Glazed Pecan

2017 Gemini 23TR in Cool Jazz Glazed Pecan

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