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Get the verdict on the Torbay Fusion in the Practical Motorhome review
It is easy enough to lift up the roof, although not quite so effortless to pull it back down again, and the matt black metal support arms are more attractive than most.
You can't stand up at the back of this ’van, and even when sitting on the bench seat the headroom is not great. Rear passengers are liable to scrape their heads on the roof as they rise because the seat is a few centimetres higher than those of most similar ’vans.
The roof has three windows with zips and flyscreens, and the sides are made from grey fabric. Two adjustable spotlights provide lots of artificial light up there.
Cabinetwork in the carpeted living area is solid and attractive, and suits the mix of light wood and silver.
On the road
Cab specifications are good, and a nice design touch is the ratchet arms on the captain’s chairs.
Lounging & dining
The four-person dining table is held up by a swing-out H-shaped bracket – which, disappointingly, has no dedicated storage space.
The Fusion actually has two sections of worktop here – one either side of the hob and sink. It comes well equipped, too, with an 800-Watt microwave (with grill function) under which you will find an insulated gas locker.
The assembled bed utilises the back of the bench seat to make up into a nicely even mattress.
Waeco Compressor Fridge, 2-burner gas hob, Separate grill, Microwave
A good four-berth buy, let down only by storage space criticisms and one or two design quirks.
- Easy drive thanks to automatic gearbox; twin worksurfaces in kitchen.
- Limited headroom on bench seat; lack of storage space in kitchen.