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Old 09-18-2018, 10:43 AM   #1
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Wish My 21 Was This Nice

Met a couple from Germany on the ferry from Hvar to Split today towing an Adria caravan made in Slovenia. It is 20' weighs about the same as my 21 and cost 35K euro.
Among many very nice finishes and design work was a floor heated by the hot water heater and the space heat is both gas and electric. Several floorplans; they had twin beds.
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Old 09-18-2018, 11:05 AM   #2
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Met a couple from Germany on the ferry from Hvar to Split today towing an Adria caravan made in Slovenia. It is 20' weighs about the same as my 21 and cost 35K euro.
Among many very nice finishes and design work was a floor heated by the hot water heater and the space heat is both gas and electric. Several floorplans; they had twin beds.
https://www.adria-mobil.com/caravans/adora
Hi: Rossue... Looks a little heavy on one side!!! Alf
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Old 09-18-2018, 11:22 AM   #3
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I guess if a person wanted one of these they could buy one and import it to the USA and when roadworthy as in compliant with US standards, put her on the road and enjoy. The 2013 21 does what we need it to do so it won’t be me. I do like some of the European shotguns and have paid the fees and felt it was worth it.
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Old 09-18-2018, 11:31 AM   #4
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Wow, 16 layouts! Good thing that Escape doesn't offer that many. Some folks would never be able to make up their mind on which one to choose.

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Old 09-18-2018, 12:16 PM   #5
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Nice modern looking finishes inside. The shortest model is over 22' overall.
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At least they have the door on the right side. I really like some of those European designs with the Dometic or Seitz acrylic windows and heat in the floor. That system is available with the Nest and Airstream Basecamp currently.
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Old 09-18-2018, 12:43 PM   #7
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seems like a long trailer to have a single axle?
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Old 09-18-2018, 01:09 PM   #8
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Their largest trailer- or caravan as they say does have tandem axles. This couple was towing with an Audi that didnt look that big and it definitely had rear squat. They said it was no problem and like almost every vehicle we've seen(heard) it was a diesel.

It just amazes me how much more value there is with features and frankly stunning interior quality for about the same price I paid. If they had it over here I would jump for the larger Alpina in a heartbeat.
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Old 09-18-2018, 01:59 PM   #9
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The OP quoted a price of 35K Euros which translates to $41,000 USD plus 2.5% import duty plus shipping costs makes the final cost of the trailer over $45,000 USD
It’s a nice trailer but the final cost is considerably higher than a well equipped Escape 21
They obviously spent a lot of time in thoughtful design and engineering .
The 7 year guarantee against leakage is impressive but how that pan’s out in North America is yet to be tested .
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:27 PM   #10
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Hi: Rossue... Looks a little heavy on one side!!! Alf
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The heaviest model is 4185 pounds at 31 ft. Not bad!
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