New Adria caravans for sale for 2016
Slovenian manufacturer launches new caravan models to celebrate 50 years of production
For 2016, Adria introduces two Silver Collection models with additional equipment to mark the company’s 50th year since the start of manufacture, and two models are reduced by £740.
Of the Silver Collection, one is a special edition of the best seller in the Adora range, the transverse island-bed Isonzo.
The other is a new family layout in the lightweight Altea range.
Called the Eden (the models in this range are named after British rivers), this new tourer has a five-berth layout with two lounges.
It has additional equipment, compared to the other Altea models, including carpets, a microwave, a spare wheel, alloy wheels, a sink cover that can be used as a chopping board, and a drainer. And the Truma Ultraheat electric function is also included; all other Alteas are heated only by gas.
The body length of the Eden is 4.72m. It has a rear lounge which can be made into a double bed with a bunk above, and a front U-shaped lounge which makes a second double bed.
The Eden shares the huge, high-arching sunroof feature with Adora models. The combined shower-toilet compartment is compact, situated on the offside, amidships.
This model is the first twin-lounge layout produced by Adria. The price will be £15,390. There are two other family layouts in the Altea range – the six-berth Tamar and the Severn, both with bunk beds and both with MTPLM figures of 1500kg.
Prices for 2016 are £14,390 for either of these models. That’s the same price as in 2015 for the Tamar, and £200 more for the Severn.
The Altea range’s island-bed Trent model continues into 2016, as does the smallest Altea, the Forth. The Trent will be £14,190 (the same price as 2015) and the Forth will be £12,440. That’s £750 less than the price for last season.
One other caravan in the Altea range goes into 2016 unchanged. It’s the 4four Signature, a special edition of the Forth, available in a choice of exterior colours including bright lime green.
This caravan is only 4.28m in body length, yet has the capability to sleep four, with the U-shaped lounge making into a bed for three, and a bunk above it.
The 4four has additional equipment compared to all other Alteas, including an iPad docking station, a high-arching panoramic roof and a tall, slimline fridge, made by Thetford. It’s just 41.8cm wide (compared with conventional Thetford fridges at 52cm) and 1.5m tall. Its capacity is 140 litres, with a 15-litre freezer.
The kitchen layout changes for 2016, as the oven and grill are repositioned from aft of the kitchen to within the units. This is to allow space for the inclusion of a new fridge: the slimline, tall, 140-litre capacity model that first appeared in the Altea 4four for 2015.
Alongside the oven and grill are three drawers, with three more in a single, slim pull-out unit on the fore end of the kitchen.
Isonzo wardrobes are in the same position as those in the original model: on the nearside, with a full-height shelved unit alongside. The change from Truma heating to Alde means the space under the wardrobe, where the heater unit was situated, is now a large storage area.
The price of the Isonzo Silver edition will be £19,390. That’s £455 more than the standard Isonzo launched for the 2015 season, but with additional equipment amounting in value to more than £3200.
Adora fabrics for 2016 are plain grey seating upholstery with a fine zig-zag pattern, teamed with stunning black and silver curtains. They have silver stripes graduating in width towards the centre of the curtains. A grey kitchen splashback and white surfaces enhance the ultra-modern scheme.
The Isonzo first appeared for the 2014 model year and won Caravan magazine’s Caravan of the Year 2014 title.
The four other Adora models go into 2016 with unchanged layouts. One model drops in price. This is the two-berth Loire (£15,450; that’s £740 less than the 2015 model). The other models, the twin-bed Seine (£17,690), the fixed-bed Rhine (£19,290) and the slightly longer fixed-bed Thames (£18,590), stay the same price.
The other change is that both models are now four berths, with the capability to create double beds in the lounge, which is in the centre of the layout. These lounges have two settees, one two-seater on the nearside, and a larger, L-shaped seating area on the offside. It is this unit which forms the double bed.
Both Astellas are £23,590, the same price as for 2015. These models have MTPLM figures of 1900kg. Like the Isonzo, they are 2.48m wide.
All Adria caravans have 10-year water ingress warranties.
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