Top Motorhome Manufacturer Unveils 2 New Diesel Super C Motorhomes
Roaming Times RV press releases and RV news items

Subscribe to Roaming Times newsletter Roaming Times - now combined with RVing Times - RV resources and links to other sections on Roaming Times




Like and Share Roaming Times on Facebook
feed and twitter icons feed and twitter icons

Top Motorhome Manufacturer Unveils 2 New
Diesel Super C Motorhomes
Super C Motorhomes are back at Thor Motor Coach.

RV press releases / RV news articles
 
See reader's RVing comments and experiences at bottom of page



Nov. 28, 2012 --
Top Motorhome Manufacturer Unveils 2 New Diesel Super C Motorhomes
THOR MOTOR COACH

November 27, 2012 (Elkhart, In.) - Super C Motorhomes are back at Thor Motor Coach, North America’s most chosen motorhome brand, with the introduction of the new 33SW F550 Super C Motorhomes. These new “Heavy Duty” diesel powered Ford F-550 Super Duty class C motorhomes will be available in both the Four Winds and Chateau brands, rounding out two of the most recognized and popular Class C RV brands in the market.

Ford F-550 Super Duty class C motorhomes will be available in both the Four Winds and Chateau brands, a Thor Industries company.

Sporting a Ford F-550 chassis, the 33SW motorhomes have a GVWR topping out at 19,500-lbs. Power comes from a fuel sipping PowerStroke™ 6.7L diesel engine flexing a full 300-hp, and hefty 660-lb.ft, of torque. That powerful combination, along with the Ford 6-speed transmission allows the 33SW to maximize the 10,000-lb. trailer hitch. The coach comes standard with an electronic brake controller integrated in the dash, so consumers simply get in and go.

Thor Motor Coach’s HD-MAX™ full color exteriors offer a sizzling, high-end exterior finish. Every 33SW Super C comes with a long list of standard exterior features which include a 5.5 Onan generator with automatic start, dual 13.5K roof air conditioners, slam latch baggage doors, one-touch Bigfoot leveling jacks and a fully molded one-piece front cap.

Things get even better inside the motorhome with features which resemble a luxury yacht, instead of a typical class C motorhome. Residential refrigerator, 30” over the range microwave, Solid surface countertops, solar and privacy window roller shades, and an 1800-watt power inverter make the short list of the motorhome’s game changing features.

“We are confident these new Super C’s will turn heads with the additional living space created using the Ford F550 super duty chassis. Features like diesel power, more maneuverability, increased towing capability and better driving comfort are what our customers tell us is missing from the larger Class C RV market”, remarked Joel Grimm, National Sales Manager for gas motorhomes at Thor Motor Coach.

The full details the new Thor Motor Coach Super Class C Motorhomes can be found at: http://fourwinds-super-c.com or http://chateau-super-c.com

For more information about motorhome manufacturer Thor Motor Coach, call (800) 860-5658, visit http://ThorMotorCoach.com/, or write to: Thor Motor Coach, Inc., PO Box 1486, Elkhart, Indiana 46515.

About Thor Motor Coach
Thor Motor Coach, Inc is an operating unit of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO), manufacturer of various motorhomes and recreational vehicles that are sold throughout the United States, Canada and around the world. Thor Motor Coach’s RV brands include Super C Motorhomes and Class C Motorhomes; Four Winds and Chateau, Mercedes Benz Sprinter Based Diesel Motorhomes; Siesta Sprinter and Citation Sprinter, Class B Plus Motorhomes; Siesta and Citation, Class A Motorhomes Gas; A.C.E., Daybreak, Challenger, Hurricane, Windsport, and Outlaw Toy Haulers, Class A Diesel Motorhomes; Palazzo and Tuscany TAG & XTE.

Post your comment. Your comment will appear in the forum below


 
SOME OF THE LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT RVING NEWS ITEMS:
(See also general comments further down this page)
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 6055801424
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 6055801424
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 6055801424
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 6055801424
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 6055801424
Re: Thor Motor Coach Showcases Brand New 2015 Motorhomes on the West CoastKen BrownI had posted a comment about our 2013 Thor Tuscany 42WX back on 11/20/2014. I found out that thor problem was not Thor but was the dealer, Giant RV in Colton Calif. They have to be the worst repair shop around, they had the coach from 11-1-14 thru 11-21-14 and only put the dishwasher together in that 3 week period and then they had it from 12-1-14 thru 1-27-15 and did not get everything fixed. They laid dirty parts and tools on top of our new bedspread, leaving a stain. After we got the coach back on 1-27-15 we found a screwdriver stuck under the rear slideout, I called them and to this date I have not heard back from them. I now have the coach at a different repair shop. I would say to stay away from Giant RV.
Re: Thor Motor Coach Showcases Brand New 2015 Motorhomes on the West CoastKen BrownI had posted a comment about our 2013 Thor Tuscany 42WX back on 11/20/2014. I found out that thor problem was not Thor but was the dealer, Giant RV in Colton Calif. They have to be the worst repair shop around, they had the coach from 11-1-14 thru 11-21-14 and only put the dishwasher together in that 3 week period and then they had it from 12-1-14 thru 1-27-15 and did not get everything fixed. They laid dirty parts and tools on top of our new bedspread, leaving a stain. After we got the coach back on 1-27-15 we found a screwdriver stuck under the rear slideout, I called them and to this date I have not heard back from them. I now have the coach at a different repair shop. I would say to stay away from Giant RV.
Re: How to sell your RV without really tryingCathy TMy RV is on consignment at a local dealer. I just found out it is being rented out.I am not happy. What can I do? This is a BRAND NEW unit.
Re: Fort Wayne RV Show Expects Nearly 300 RVs and CampersSteve MartinekJust went, spent $15, went to bathroom, left. This is a RV show that features Trailers and 5th wheels. Perhaps under 10%, if being generous, are Class C's or Class A's. So if you are in the market for a Motorhome or a Truck Camper, save your time and money.
Re: Thor Motor Coach Showcases Brand New 2015 Motorhomes on the West CoastKen BrownWe bought a new 2013 Thor Tuscany 42WX at this show. Got to use it one weekend had to take it back to the dealer and it has been there for 3 weeks and still not done. I hope the factory and the dealer get it together soon and get it fixed.
Re: Class C Diesel Motorhomes get Super-Sized, New 35SK Super C RV Unveiled by Thor Motor CoachJo Ann PallWe purchased the Super C Outlaw and it has been a NIGHTMARE, one problem after the other and Thor is NOT helping us at all. Major problems with this unit, Buyer beware!
Re: RV industry bubble - just like housingPatty O CamperI enjoyed reading the interview with Randy Potts, the new CEO of "Winnebago". His comments confirmed the feeling I had about the economy and it's impact on the RV Industry. I also noted he ignored the interviewer' s question about "how president Obama could help the RV industry" the question was stupid. The best thing government can due for the economy in general is to back-off on all the regulations that have strangled the American spirit of self-reliance. The crash in the economy was the result of government involvement in the housing industry. Insisting that banks loaned money for real estate to people who could never make the payments....all in the name of "equality". Banks started to fail, the housing market went into a depression and all because too many unqualified mortgage holders failed to make their payments. During this crisis the government continues to print money every week reducing the value of our currency on the world market and fueling inflation in this country. It is good to see Winnebago isn't in line for any government handouts like too many members of our dependent society seem to be. Reduce regulations, build the Keystone pipeline and the price of fuel for our RV's will go down....and get the ethanol out of our gasoline....it is reducing gas mileage and destroying our motor vehicles!
Re: Roadtrek Is Number 1 In Class B Sales YTD For February 2014Johni would like to find out how I can get a Manuel showing how to operate everything.Also would like know how i can buy the seat that go behind the passenger seat.It was taken out.
Re: RVing with Your PetCoryWe travel with 2 senior Goldens and a young one... It is very important that our Fur Babies stay cool, I would have not thought to leave a key with the camp host or a note... We usually don't lock the door when we leave them... And a ramp is very important to have to help get them in and out so the steep stairs don't hurt their hips.
Re: What's The Reason Behind The Shortage of RV DriversTheresaDo you have a phone number. I can't get no info on the net. Thank you much.Drive RV'S Theresa.
Re: Getting Your Kicks at Age 66, the RV LifeCHUCK AND LIZWe were full time RV'er for 7 years while I was still working. My job included travel so the RV was perfect. Retired now (67) but have COPD and require oxygen. Bought a house as a home base. Have the house concentrator and bottle charger in washer/dryer compartment. Have a rented backup portable concentrator in living room. We still love our RVing and getting older may mean moving a little slower, but no reason to stop. Just make sure you got your meds and a way to get refills.
Re: Getting Your Kicks at Age 66, the RV LifeJodiAfter reading this article-I am reminded of how wonderful the RVing life is. My husband and I were RVers for 7 years - We never regretted a minute that we spent travelling around and seeing the country. I agree with the writer that when you pull into an RV park - you can make instant friends if you want to. Most people are basically friendly and helpful.
Re: RVing with Your PetKayI have 2 older dogs who are big (84 pounds each) and I'm new to RV'ing with them. Can someone tell me the best way to travel with older dogs? What to look for in a campsite and what ramps are best? They both have hip dysplasia. Thanks!
Re: Gasoline prices set to rise next month but fall overall for the yearcoachman99So the less gas I use the more I pay. What a Rip. We are supposed to get rid of Ethanol, get better mileage, but now raise the price.
Re: Retail sales heat up with new Super C RVs from Thor Motor CoachSuper C Motorhome FanThese new Thor Motor Coach Class Super C Motorhomes looks fantastic, the PowerStroke diesel engine is the best choice for mpg, power, and quality. I'm happy to see Thor start building Super C RVs, I'm sure the will also dominate the other Super C Motorhome manufacturers like they have in the other classes.
Re: Top Motorhome Manufacturer Unveils 2 New Diesel Super C MotorhomesPATI LIKE THE SUPER C CONCEPT WOULD BUY ONE OF THESE IN THE FUTURE.THE NEW FOUR WINDS REMINDS ME OF THE 2010 SILVER BULLET BY GULFSTREAM A SUPER C CAME OUT A FEW YEARS BACK. THAT UNIT CLAIMED 16 MPG W/52GAL TANK 832 MILE RANGE. IF FORD GETS 16 MPG WITH 68 GALLONS SHOULD GET 1088 MILES OF RANGE. WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE WHO ELSE COMES OUT WITH A SUPER C TYPE RV.
Re: Solar Keeps Rising: Stoltzfus RV and Marine Goes Green With SolarShannon ScottsFor the past 3 weeks I have been asking Dometic and Atwood for the efficiency rating (Coeffiency of Performance (COP)) for their heat pump/AC units for my 2002 Carriage. No one, Dometic nor Atwood, will give this data to me. Stating it's unavailable. This date is basic data. All one needs is the input in Watts and the output in BTU per hour when the heat pump is operating without a electric heat strip. It seems that they are trying to hide something. The new heat pump technology is the world most efficient way to heat anything (space or water) period if you have a source of electric (generator or say a fuel cell). If everyone who wanted to buy a heat pump demanded this information then they would have to provide it. The standard GE heat pump at about 9,000 BTUH((Window and PTAC) has a COP of 2.9 to 3.7 resectively at 47 degrees F. That means that for every 1000 watts of electricity used you could get more than 10,000 BTUH of heat. To compare to a stardard electric heater the same 1000 Watts would only produce 3413 BTUH of heat. The COP drops when the outside temperature drops because the heat pump compressor has to work harder to harvest the available ambient heat in the outside air. Are the RV AC/Heat Pump manufacturers trying to hide the fact that they are selling people very low COP heat pumps compared to standard house units out there where as they might have to increase the COP to really compete? PS If anyone out there has access to this data please post it here. Thanks.
Re: Rand McNally and RVDA Dealer and Service Location AppfmprdwgJust purchased 2012 Jayco Seneca 38 foot. Cummins diesel and Freightliner chassis. Lots of power, mileage is a true 10mpg. I have over 4000 miles of travel to prove it. King bed, fireplace, 2 slides, 4 TV's. Only thing I do not like is 2 fuel tanks but not same sized and must use DEF (Diesel Emmision fluid). A real pain on the trunk !!!!
Re: EcoMotors Secures Investment for OPOC EnginelesterndOpposed piston diesels are not new technology. They were used in the 60's in Europe in Dodge trucks. They have a compact height advantage and the engine was under the flatbed.
Re: Minnesota residents evading sales tax by registering RVs in MontanaFritzUsed to live in the Peoples Republic of Minnesota. Vote with your feet. Democrat Farm-Labor says it all. Don't set up a shell corporation; move there, or to any state with a favorable tax structure. I moved when I saw that the state was sucking me dry.
Re: Futuristic Motorhome eleMMentGaryugly.
Re: Minnesota residents evading sales tax by registering RVs in MontanaTwoA corporation is a legal entity. A corporation can own property. If you incorporate in Montana and your corporation is the registured owner of your vehicle and it is registured to the corporation at the Montana corporate hq address you have commited no crime or fraud. You have the legal right to do the above.
Re: The Outdoor Foundation Special Report on CampingGailI don't see the relativity in a report based on a survey done four years ago. A lot has changed in four year - gas/diesel prices, cost of camping. If the Outdoor Foundation is collecting information yearly - why does it take four years to publish this report?
Re: For RV travelers, Cracker Barrel is a home away from homeBUZZI went to school with Dan Evins at Castle Heights -- Lebanon, Tn. He restored the old Mitchell House to corporate offices. I lived in the Mithcell House 1944 and 1945. Had the privilige of spending the afternoon with Dan remembering old times
Re: ADP LightspeedRV Dealer Management SystemHarryWe had a real succesful elimination of "unnecessary" when our dealership made a changeover, from our old dms provider, Reynolds, to this free provider we found with autoeasydms.com It was a very important step we took but it turned out just fine...
123



SOME OF THE LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT RVING STUFF:
UHrAvcnHYDWilly 
MxwpRfOHzbiyrbLErasmo 
fwTVZSoWVrDOlogDVijBob 
bletNdcUtthFelix 
IpvcVcytzypSheldon 
tCaOFQXlxGCurtisI read a lot
Re: Benefit Street, Providence, RI (Travel Blog)  
lxtbFZNMadWilsonGet a job
htGxmAsKEVVValentineAbout a year
OxBXGcBHEeYjmdgMCliffI do some voluntary work
HDqndWDatJVjPsxgSRaymonLanguages
oUEhRRiyOpjKOYUJeffery 
voFNVylnqwtRQuinton 
jecqx oemwv for 21% cdulzk3gjzugolb 
nggly odhqr for 05% tscykx9gjhyijab 
ujfra uqrqn for 65% zswtjd9ipwjauaii 
kbssw ycsrp for 20% zqyqbx3gjxkbprf 
nyeyn eeqsk for 76% klcblo0gjorpfyc 
zBzWimbIhMReuben 
amwfd lmrqt for 72% qvioxr2nprjymmil 
pcuvSispLHQChris 
zuavi tnaqg for 09% pobaiy7zgjgskgff 
fkttp zsgbb for 07% kwrslu5gjcubgcl 
xlatq cfraq for 40% eyquye7gjyznbzz 
ticrl apdbt for 91% gmqucw4vlhwyxytf 
ktdeo nqfah for 48% iinoqh4gjweolcw 
jxuakgJWTNNORGxCaleb 
mYwmbuIlORajOxJHJeremy 
ElFlYLeHJJVBrooklyn 
ExIJSGwVJlgQmGjiFqOCarroll 
12345678910...
RV dealers with internet specials on campers
Little Dealer, Little Prices RV - Arizona
Pedata RV - Arizona
Robert Crist RV - Arizona
RV Dealer of the Week
Florida RV Dealer - FL
Collier RV - IL
Colerain RV - IN
American RV - MI
Bill Thomas Camper Sales
Crossroads Trailers - New Jersey
Scott Motor Coach - NJ
Driftwood RV Center New Jersey
George M. Sutton RV - Eugene OR
Fretz RV - PA
Chilhowee RV - Tennessee
RV dealers - Advertise with Roaming Times

 
 

latest RVing news and articles
2015 Thor Outlaw Toy Haulers Impacting RV MarketStatistical Surveys show a revitalization in sales for Toy Haulers with garage capabilities.5/17/2015 12:55:33 PM
Leisure Travel Vans: 50 Years On the RoadTo think it all started in 1965...4/14/2015 11:42:18 PM
Interesting New Facts Re CampingA report regarding a recent survey of the KOA ‘s Montana’s Headquarters reveal some surprising facts about campers.4/14/2015 9:40:24 PM
50 Hidden Solid Gold Bars In The US And CanadaTo commemorate Leisure Travel Vans 50th Year Anniversary, they have a special program just announced which includes both a treasure & travel4/7/2015 11:10:52 PM
Seven California Campgrounds Receive “A” GradesOnly 34 out of about 4,000 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts across America received all around ‘A’ ratings in GuestRated.com consumer surveys completed in 2014. 3/15/2015 9:17:32 PM
12345678910...

  
 
SOME OF THE LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT RVING NEWS ITEMS:
(See also general comments further down this page)
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 60558014244/27/2015 5:31:00 AM
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 60558014244/27/2015 5:30:00 AM
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 60558014244/27/2015 5:26:00 AM
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 60558014244/27/2015 5:19:00 AM
Re: White House Opens Door To Tolls On Interstate HighwaysdiverartWanted ::: windshields for Rexhall Aerbus---USED=OK diverart@yahoo.com 60558014244/27/2015 5:17:00 AM
12345678910...


Copyright ©1999-2012 Roaming Times. All rights reserved.
Contact us   Terms of Service   Site Map   About Us  
Roaming Times, Phoenix, AZ