Hymer motorhomes - 2023 Essential Guide
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- About Hymer
- B-Class MasterLine I
- Free S Blue Evolution Mercedes
- Venture S
- Highlights of Hymer 2023 motorhomes
Words by MMM Deputy Editor, Rachel Stothert
Photos courtesy of Hymer
Hymer is a German motorhome brand that has been represented in the UK longer than any of its compatriots. Famous for its B-Class models (which, confusingly, are usually A-class, or fully integrated, motorhomes), the latest range includes three categories of models (as well as a separate campervan range, which used to be known as HymerCar).
The Comfort Plus Class models are Exsis-t and Exsis-i, plus the Mercedes-based T-Class S low-profiles. Next up is the Superior Class of ML-T (rear-wheel drive Merc low-profiles) and B-Class ModernComfort (B-MC, for short). Then, at the top of the tree, are the Luxury Class motorhomes – B-Class SupremeLine (B-SL) and the latest addition, the MasterLine (B-ML). There's the new Venture S campervan coachbuilt hybrid, too.
Hymer is just one marque within the huge Erwin Hymer Group, which in turn is now owned by the USA’s Thor Industries.
B-Class MasterLine I
Island bed or twin singles
The Hymer B-Class MasterLine I is all about luxury, performance and cutting-edge technology.
At its heart is the unique Hymer Connect system, which transforms your motorhome into a smart home away from home. It allows you to access vehicle information like mileage, electricity and water levels, and control functions such as lighting and temperature from an app on your phone, no matter where you are.
Inside, the MasterLine I impresses with its stylish interior design, with new multi-level ambient lighting. The new lighting concept treats the living space as a flow of space rather than as closed rooms – giving the interior a more spacious feel.
The vehicle’s main sleeping area is at the rear. Whether you choose the twin or island bed option, the beds are designed for comfort, at more than 2m long. On the 790 model, the double bed can be height-adjusted to create more storage in the garage below or allow easier access to the bed once on site.
The washroom boasts a chic design that would not look out of place in a luxury hotel, featuring a stylish washbasin, separate shower cubicle with real glass doors and plenty of storage space.
Further forward, the kitchen features a three-burner stove, a large work surface and cleverly designed larder drawers. The spacious 153-litre fridge has a double hinge door, which allows you to open it from either side. In the L-shaped living area, the Duo-Core seating upholstery uses two different types of foam and provides comfort whether driving, dining or simply chilling out.
As you might expect, there are numerous driver assistance systems providing reassuring levels of safety and perfect handling for a stress-free journey. The panoramic windscreen gives the motorhome a stylish appearance, but the design also ensures great visibility from the front seats, both of the road and your surroundings.
Free S Blue Evolution Mercedes
Transverse double bed
The Free S Blue Evolution is a special edition campervan designed for camping adventures. It is based, for the first time, on the Mercedes Sprinter and boasts a new exterior, with special decals on the rear and side walls, and eye-catching ‘Capri Blue’ paintwork.
Inside, you’ll find a spacious interior, tastefully fitted out with white furniture, the ‘Kitami’ fabric combination and white overhead locker doors.
It’s the small touches that make all the difference when it comes to special edition campervans like this. The new utensil bag with “Blue Evolution” edition embroidery in the campervan’s entrance area is a great example.
The special edition four-berth campervan is based on the 3,500kg 5.93m-long Sprinter. In addition to the fold-up double in the rear, the black pop-top roof houses a maxi double bed equipped with Hymer’s Sleeping Comfort system.
The new Venture S is packed with innovations, such as the Instant Loft – a pneumatic pop-top roof including a true staircase – as well as the striking tailgate and sun deck. This two-berth off-roader, based on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, is comprehensively equipped.
A powerful compressor allows the pop-top roof to inflate in under three minutes. The upstairs bedroom can be safely reached in the dark thanks to the illuminated stairway, with storage compartments integrated into the steps.
Downstairs, the layout includes a rear lounge, featuring an Infinity Screen which surrounds all three sides of the seating area and offers incredible views while flooding the interior with daylight. In fine weather, the open tailgate of the Venture S has a yacht-style sun deck with 350kg load capacity.
The washroom can be quickly transformed into an even larger washroom with a shower flush with the floor. For working on the move, the Venture S has a desk integrated into the side wall that can be set up as a work station in seconds.
Highlights of Hymer's 2023 motorhomes and campervans
The Hymer Connect app is now available on more models, allowing you to view mileage, electricity and water levels and control the lighting and temperature, via an app
The modular Backrack+ system provides a versatile equipment carrier for the Fiat Ducato or Citroën Jumper. The modular components can be personalised for your needs
The Hymer clearliQ travel water filter, powered by Grünbeck, removes 99.99% of bacteria from water as well as dirt particles and chlorine. The result is drinking water that is safer to drink and has a more pleasant taste. And it means you can ditch the plastic bottles
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