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Watch our 2017-season Dethleffs Globebus GT T 6 and Swift Rio 340 reviews, plus get expert technical motorhome advice in this week’s TV show

The new-look Swift Rio Black Edition 340 is first to take centre stage in this week’s show. Tune in to see its unusual rear tailgate that lets you bring the outside inside.

Whether enjoying the view from the rear lounge or up front, this four-berth compact coachbuilt is packed with new-season updates. And don’t forget the generous kitchen, the offside multi-function washroom and the two double beds at the back.

So watch our 2017 Swift Rio Black Edition 340 review this week, only on Practical Motorhome TV.

We’re on Showcase TV, which is on Sky 212, Freesat 161 or Freeview 254 (you will need a smart TV for the latter). Alternatively, watch our live stream.

Once you’ve found the channel, here’s when to watch:

  • Monday 24 October 2016 at 8.30pm
  • Wednesday 26 October at 6.30pm
  • Friday 28 October at 4.30pm
  • Saturday 29 October at 8.30pm
  • Sunday 30 October at 6.30pm

A star from our Top 100 Sites Guide 2016 is next on Practical Motorhome TV, as we visit Oxon Hall Touring & Holiday Home Park near Shrewsbury. Open all year, it has an adults only section if you want some peace and quiet, plus excellent facilities. In addition, the nearby park and ride could be perfect for motorcaravanners. See all this and more in this week’s show.

Then our technical expert Diamond Dave is talking tyres. They are essential for safe touring – so watch our show and take note. Learn about tyre pressures, tyre condition, tread depth and tyre dates, and get Dave’s top tips!

After the break, we dive straight in with another review – check out the brand-new Dethleffs Globebus GT T 6! You won’t want to miss this snazzy-looking ’van.

Inside, the lounge table moves to help you make best use of the space, and the area is well-lit, thanks to a pair of rooflights.

At the back, enjoy sleeping in twin singles or combine them to form a large double bed. The kitchen is compact but doesn’t skimp on storage, and the stylish washroom is sure to impress.

Watch our Dethleffs Globebus GT T 6 review in this week’s Practical Motorhome TV show. Find us on Freeview 254,  Freesat 161 or Sky 212 – and don’t forget about our live stream.

Finally, we’ve a second dose of technical insight from our very own Diamond Dave. This time, the topic is turbochargers.

Dave explains what turbos do and how they work, before discussing potential failures and how to prevent them. Make sure your ’van is serviced regularly, and your filters and fluids changed, to help keep it in tip-top condition.

Happy touring!

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