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Make more space with your motorhome


Add an extra room on the back of your ‘van

Award-winning family camping brand Outwell has applied its expertise and innovative approach to creating iconic family tents to produce a choice of quality drive-away awnings for the smaller motorhome, campervans, vans and MPVs.

The unique styles, innovative features and attention to detail lift its three collections from the crowd and allow the camper to add much needed versatile living space and extra bedrooms to their unit. Speed and simplicity of erection are also appreciated by drivers looking for temporary shelter when attending events or enjoying outdoor activities with friends and family. All can be left freestanding allowing the vehicle to be used for daily trips out.

The three new 2015 collections comprise Smart Air Touring, Touring and Crusing. Standard models have an attachment height of 170cm–220cm while Tall options on some models increase this to 240cm-290cm.

All drive-away awnings are packed full of outstanding examples of Outwell tent innovation and features include: optional extras like footprint and carpet for enhanced protection and comfort; simple erection with both Touring Collections using the Outwell Easy Pegging System; luminous pre-attached guylines; large windows – tinted in both Touring Collections; the unique Link Access Zone System that closes the connecting gap between vehicle and an awning and the Outwell Sealed Ground System that attaches groundsheet to awning for maximum protection from draughts and bugs. Additional weather protection in both Touring Collections is provided by Rain Safe door and porch options.

Stability and safety are key factors to development and all drive-away awnings are tested at the Outwell in-house test facilities to ensure that, if correctly erected, they will withstand storms and driven rain. The pole-based Touring and Crusing Collections also feature the Outwell Wind Stabilizer System.

The Smart Air Touring comprises three models: the award-winning Hollywood Freeway (pictured right); Hollywood Freeway Tall; San Diego freeway; and the new San Diego freeway Tall. All use the stunning Outwell One-go Inflation Technology in a range of top-quality inflatable polyester drive-away awnings.

Erection is simple. Just plug the supplied two-way hand pump into a single air input valve and fully erect the awning in seconds thanks to the unique frame that interlinks each upright tube via an apex tube that also enhances rigidity in stormy conditions. Isolation valves ensure the frame does not fully deflate in the unlikely event of damage and facilitates repair.

The Collection uses the market-leading Outtex 6000 fabric – the very best polyester developed and made for Outwell. The San Diego is the perfect way to quickly add an additional living room to campervans and MPVs while an optional two-berth bedroom option for the Hollywood models provides much needed sleeping space. The Hollywood’s front porch and San Diego Rain Safe side door provide a protected entrance in bad weather.

The Touring Collection comprises the California Highway, Country Road, Country Road Tall and the new Santa Monica Highway (pictured left). All are made from Outtex 4000 – a specially commissioned fabric with a class-leading 4,000mm hydrostatic head. And all use a combination of steel and Duratec poles for enhanced strength and stability while reducing weight, storage space and effort required during erection.

The Talledega awning from OutwellThe California Highway has the facility to attach to a campervan whichever side you choose to park up thanks to the bottom Link Access Zone System and the Universal Roof/Connection System. It also benefits from a Thermo Roof that insulates from temperature extremes and aids ventilation. Its flat front door panel can be completely folded back. This is protected by a large porch that provides the perfect place to sit no matter the weather, or a place to store wet or muddy gear. An optional inner tent provides sleeping space for five.

The Country Road models provide versatile, extra living space for two with an optional inner tent as a bedroom. The smaller Santa Monica Highway (pictured right) features a sloping front that maximises internal space and provides huge windows for great views out. The wide door can be used as a canopy.

The Daytona and Talladega in the Crusing Collection feature Duratec fibreglass poles and Outtex 300 polyester to ensure even a less expensive model provides optimum performance. The simple dome-shape Daytona is perfect for multiple applications ranging from camping to outdoor activities to events. The larger Talladega can be enhanced by the use of an option two-berth inner tent that also provides a place to store items out of eyesight.

For further information, including prices, and to find your nearest dealer visit outwell.com.

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