FREE E-NEWSLETTER
 

Your basket is currently empty.

Home

Bailey to launch compact motorhomes

Posted on 20 Jul 2013

Daniel Attwood

Bailey to launch compact motorhomes
Bailey to launch compact motorhomes

Bailey, the Bristol-based motorhome manufacturer, is to launch two all-new compact coachbuilts at the October motorhome show at Birmingham’s NEC.

The two new models, known as Approach Compact will join the all-new Autograph range and will both be under six metres in length (5.95m) and just over two metres in width (2.1m).

In fact the two new models will have similar dimensions in every respect to a typical medium-wheelbase campervan, but of course with all the benefits of a coachbuilt.

The two models will both sit on the new lightweight, low-profile Al-Ko chassis and will feature a ‘graphite’ (read black) Peugeot cab with 130bhp engine coupled to a six-speed manual gearbox.

Indeed, the two new models will share all of the cab specification and the majority of the habitation equipment levels that their longer Autograph siblings feature, including the Alde central heating system so often only found in high-end motorhomes.

There will be two layouts in this new compact low-profile coachbuilt range:
  • a two-berth model with a fixed rear transverse bed over a garage, which will be called the Approach Compact 520;
  • and a four-berth model with a front dinette, which makes into a double bed and transverse electric drop-down double bed above the dinette, which will be called the 540.

Both with have four fully-belted travel seats. Prices have not yet been set, but with the longer models in this all-new range costing between £44,460 and £47,450, expect the cost for these two new shorter models to be in the low £40,000s.

The news follows the launch of compact coachbuilts by Elddis last week and also launches of similar length coachbuilts by Hymer and Bürstner last year.

Find out more about the new Bailey Approach Autograph range of motorhomes



You may also like these other recent stories...

New modelsTribute t720 2015 motorhome

Auto-Trail enhances value in its 2015 motorhomes

For the coming season Auto-Trail has added specification and enhanced styling to it 2015 motorhomes, yet holding the prices at 2014 levels for a limited time.

Posted: 29 Aug 2014

New models

Mercedes announces new Vito

Mercedes has unveiled an updated Vito offering the choice of front- or rear-wheel drive for the first time

Posted: 24 Aug 2014

Travel and SitesEden Project credit Visit Britain Adam Burton

Top 50 British Landmarks to inspire your next motorhome holiday

Check out the top 50 inspiring landmakers, that you can motorhome away to.

Posted: 24 Aug 2014

General

Lincoln Motorhome Show Attendees

The team from Out and About Live will be at Lincoln Show all weekend and we’d love to meet you and find out more about how you use the website.

Posted: 22 Aug 2014

New models

Wellhouse Leisure launches £20k campervan

Award-winning Wellhouse Leisure, the maker of the Ford Terrier – the 2014 Campervan of the Year – has launched another new campervan.

Posted: 22 Aug 2014

Magazines

  • MMM New Look
  • Which Motorhome logo
Advertisement Picture
Advertisement Picture
Top