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Starcraft Introduces Solstice Upgrades

Topeka, Indiana-based Starcraft RV has announced product upgrades to its flagship Solstice fifth wheel line.

Solstice was designed from the ground up to deliver stellar performance. Top luxury appointments abound in this mid-priced, but top luxury fifth wheel. Innovation and quality are both attributed to Starcraft’s reputation, and Solstice is our premium flagship, according to a company news release.

Features include a 102-inch wide-body construction chassis, solid surface countertops, solid cherry hardwood cabinet doors and drawer fronts, high-rise aluminum triple entry step, and a 60-inch fiberglass shower featuring dual shower heads and two skylights overhead.

Starcraft Solstice fifth wheel

Starcraft Solstice fifth wheel

“After our recent announcement of the new Solstice Super Lite and Solstice Lite, it was important to assure and confirm to our dealers and our customers that our dedication to the continued development and improvement of our flagship Solstice brand is a top priority at Starcraft,” said Akos Sefcsik, president of Starcraft RV.

“Since its introduction, Solstice has seen tremendous growth in the marketplace and we fully intend to continue to give our dealers and customers what they want and need to continue this growth.”

“The Solstice fifth wheel has been key to Starcraft’s success in recent years,” said Nick Eppert, vice president of sales and product development.

“The Solstice brand is a showcase of Starcraft’s form, function, and quality at its best.”

Starcraft RV lineup

Starcraft RV lineup

2017 Starcraft fifth wheel standard features include:

  • Fresh Water Capacity: 62.6 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 87 gallons
  • Gray Water Capacity: 50 gallons (368BHSS is 94 gallon)
  • Furnace: 40,000 BTU
  • Refrigerator: 18 cubic foot residential French door
  • Electric Service: 50 amp
  • 3-burner range with large oven

Continuing to stay at the forefront of décor and customer convenience features, the new Solstice will offer a long list of improvements, according to the release.

First, the Solstice will offer all new interior and exterior designs. The interior will feature a new “Sandalwood Maple” wood color along with all new fabrics and window treatments, as well as a convection microwave and an induction stove top.

In addition, Solstice will introduce new contemporary countertop designs as well as a new “Apron Style” residential stainless steel sink. The standard Solstice exterior has been updated with a new graphics package in addition to two new, never before offered full-paint options.

“Starcraft has made significant investments in our fifth wheel offerings and our commitment to this vital segment has never been greater,” said Eppert.

“With the introduction of the Solstice Super Lite, Solstice Lite and our Solstice full paint options, the Solstice family of fifth wheel now covers five distinct price points to fit all dealers’ and customers’ desires.”

Starcraft Solstice family of fifth wheels

Starcraft Solstice family of fifth wheels


Starcraft RV

Topeka, Indiana-based Starcraft is one of the oldest and most respected names in the RV industry.

In fact, the company has been around since 1903. Back then, they made their name building livestock tanks and other metal farm equipment. In the 1920s, they added a variety of boats to their product lineup. And in 1964, Starcraft entered—and revolutionized—the modern camping industry.

Starcraft RV manufactures and markets towable RVs under the Starflyer, Comet, AR-ONE, AR-ONE WideBody, Launch, Launch Ultra Lite, Travel Star EXP, Travel Star, Solstice, and Autumn Ridge brand names.

Starcraft RV is a Thor Industries company.

Mailing Address: 903 South Main Street, P.O. Box 460, Middlebury, IN 46540

Phone: (800) 945-4787 (toll free)


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