Has it really been 15 years since Dethleffs and Hymer announced their plans to build budget ‘vans from an all-new plant in Germany?

The premise was that build quality would be maintained, but prices would be sharpened. Carado (from Hymer) and Sunlight (Dethleffs) took Europe by storm, although their success has been a bit more muted here in the UK.

The XV Edition models announced for 2020 are more expensive, but they come with all manner of spec upgrades – and the bold claim that you’ll save more than £11,000 by not ordering such items separately.