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THE DETHLEFFS GLOBEBUS I4 HAS BEEN CROWNED Practical Motorhome magazine’s 2013 Motorhome of the Year.

THE DETHLEFFS GLOBEBUS I4 HAS BEEN CROWNED Practical Motorhome magazine’s 2013 Motorhome of the Year.

 

Practical Motorhome overall winnerDethleffs Globebus I4 is the Overall winner in Practical Motorhome magazine's Motorhome of the Year Awards 2013

 

The Globebus I range of A-class motorhomes from Europe’s biggest motorhome manufacturer Dethleffs was completely reworked for the 2013 season, turning it into a compact, narrow-bodied line-up. The styling was inspired by the German company’s own Evan concept motorhome.

 

And in the Globebus I4, Practical Motorhome’s judges loved the twin rear single beds layout, with a compact kitchen and washroom amidships, and a half dinette lounge up front.

 

The motorhome won the ‘Best luxury motorhome under 3500kg’ class, and also the prestigious overall winner gong.

 

Practical Motorhome editor Niall Hampton said:

 

“The Globebus I4 is a stylish and carefully considered motorhome that excels in every area. It’s a perfect motorhome for the current downsizing trend –  it’s hugely versatile and will work for couples as well as families. And thanks to its superb build quality, it will offer many years of touring holidays.”

 

OUR MOTORHOME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

This is the fourth annual Practical Motorhome Motorhome of the Year Awards. Each year, the test team looks back over the past 12 months and selects the best new motorhomes of the season.

 

Every new or substantially revised motorhome is eligible for inclusion. First, the judges assess all new models at their summer press previews, then draw up a shortlist at the October Motorhome and Caravan Show, refine it at the February Spring Camping and Caravan Show, and test every model shortlisted.

 

WE CELEBRATE THE BEST WITH WHALE

The awards celebrate the best motorhomes and accessories each year, and the event is run in association with water and heating system specialist Whale.

“The team at Whale are delighted to sponsor this prestigious event and be involved in rewarding those who have achieved excellence in the caravan and motorhome industry,” said Sarah Baird, RV Commercial Manager for Whale.

 

 

PRACTICAL MOTORHOME MAGAZINE'S 2013 MOTORHOME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

 

THE WINNERS IN FULL

Best accessoryDanbury Doubleback wins Best for Innovation in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 



General 3Bilbo’s Komba SE35 wins Best Rising-Roof Camper in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 

 


General 4Westfalia Club Joker wins Best High-Top Camper in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 

 


General 5Sunlight T64 wins Best Budget Buy (Under £40K) in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 

 


General 6Burstner Brevio wins Best Compact Motorhome in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 

 


General 7Marquis Majestic 175 wins Best Coachbuilt for Two in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards 

 

 


General 8Bessacarr E464 wins Best Coachbuilt for Four in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 

 


General 9Roller Team Auto-Roller 746 wins Best Family Motorhome Award in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 

 


General 10Dethleffs Globebus I4 wins Best Luxury Motorhome Under 3500kg in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 

 


General 11Pilote Explorateur wins Best Luxury Motorhome Over 3500kg in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 

 


General 12Burstner Grand Panorama wins Best Motorhome Over £100,000 in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 



General 13

Dometic Gas Checker GC100 wins Best Accessory Award in Practical Motorhome's 2013 Motorhome of the Year Awards

 

 

 

2013 MOTORHOME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

WINNERS IN FULL


Best for Innovation: Danbury Doubleback

Best Rising-Roof Camper: Bilbo’s Komba SE35

Best High-Top Camper: Westfalia Club Joker 

Best Budget Buy (Under £40K): Sunlight T64

Best Compact Motorhome: Burstner Brevio

Best Coachbuilt for Two: Marquis Majestic 175 

Best Coachbuilt for Four: Bessacarr E464

Best Family Motorhome: Roller Team Auto-Roller 746

Best Luxury Motorhome Under 3500kg: Dethleffs Globebus I4

Best Luxury Motorhome Over 3500kg: Pilote Explorateur

Best Motorhome Over £100,000: Burstner Grand Panorama

Best Accessory: Dometic Gas Checker GC100

Overall winner: Dethleffs Globebus I4


 

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