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Roller Team Auto-Roller 200

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Key Features

  • Model Year : 2007
  • Class : Low Profile
  • Base Vehicle : Ford Transit
  • Layout : French Bed
  • Maximum Weight (Kg) : 3500
  • Berths : 2
  • Engine Size : 2.2TD

The Verdict


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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Model Year
2007
Manufacturer
Roller Team
Class
Low Profile
Range
Auto-Roller
Base Vehicle
Ford Transit
Height (m)
Price from (£)
25995
Price from (€)
Main Layout
French Bed
Maximum weight (kg)
3500
Berths
2
Width (m)
Payload (kg)
Engine Size
2.2TD
Belted Seats
2
Length (m)

DETAILED REVIEW

THERE were several motorhomes exhibited at the NEC show that proved once and for all that you don't have to spend mega-bucks in order to net yourself a quality motorhome, and one of the most impressive cases in point was Roller Team's fascinating Auto-Roller 200.

motorhome interior - Roller Team Auto-Roller 200 Priced at a fiver under £26,000 on-the-road, the 200 somehow manages to transcend its positively bargain-basement sticker price by clever use of Ford's slick new 2.2TDCi Transit 350M as a base vehicle. No, the front bumper isn't painted. No, there aren't any alloy wheels. And no, the equipment list isn't exactly overwhelming. But look at what you do get - a gigantic parallel lounge, a corner washroom that somehow manages to stretch to a separate shower compartment, a decent-sized kitchen and one of the very best base vehicles in the business. The low-profile body even looks great, for heaven's sake.

Now, we're not going to pretend that the Auto-Roller feels impressively opulent inside, because it doesn't. The plastic roof locker stays look and feel cheap (as do the roof locker handles). The shower cubicle warrants just a thin curtain in lieu of the usual folding or sliding door. The kitchen's three-burner Smev hob lacks spark ignition and there's no oven at all (although, there is a spark ignition Smev grill). And the sliding bed base isn't actually attached to the seats themselves.

motorhome interior - Roller Team Auto-Roller 200 And yet, having said all that, keep that lowly price in mind as you check out the generally excellent cabinetry, the electric flush swivel toilet, the shower cubicle whose sealant and storage space shame some motorhomes costing twice as much, and the simple, but sociable lounge. The seat cushions are a bit thin, but they're perfectly comfortable and can easily accommodate up to six adults. The beautifully made cab looks the part, too, and extends to electric windows and twin airbags.

There's an awful lot of storage space beneath those long settees, too, while the lack of an oven in the kitchen simply opens up more cupboard space. It could use a little more in the way of work surfaces, although you could bring the TV station into service if necessary, while refrigeration is taken care of by an old-style Dometic 80-litre fridge with an in-built box freezer.

Cheap, then, the Auto-Roller 200 may be, but its price is matched by its innate cheerfulness and, in places, its unexpected quality. Amazing

Roller Team Auto-Roller 200

  • Base vehicle: Ford Transit 350M 2.2TDCi (110bhp)
  • Price from: £25,995 on-the-road
  • Length: 6.22m (20ft 5in)
  • Width: 2.30m (7ft 6.5in)
  • Height: 2.70m (8ft 10in)
  • Gross vehicle weight: 3,500kg
  • Payload: N/A
  • Berths: 2
  • Travel seats: 2, including driver

3 A's Leisure (Showground)


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carmarthen@3asleisure.com
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Abbey Caravans

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Newtownabbey
Co Antrim
BT37 9RW
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New Adria caravans. New Auto-Trail, Escape, Roller Team, Tribute motorhomes. Used sales. Habitation service & repairs.

Alan Kerr Motorhomes

Patrick House
Blythe Way
Paignton
Devon
TQ4 7QP
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sales@alankerrltd.co.uk
New and used motorhomes for sale. Base and habitation service and MoTs. Parts and accessories, bodyshop.

BC Motorhomes

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Heathfield Road
Ayr
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KA8 9HE
http://www.bcmotorhomes.co.uk
calum.watson@bcmotorhomes.co.uk
Auto-Sleepers, Auto-Trail, Carthago, Dethleffs, Roller Team, Swift new motorhomes. Motorhome hire, base & habitation service & repair.

Catterick Caravans


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Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL10 7JB
http://www.leisureworldgroup.com
sales@catterickcaravans.com
New and used caravans & motorhomes. Spray clinic, huge accessory shop. Auto-Trail, Burstner, Elddis, Roller Team, Tribute. Caravan & motorhome storage.

Davan Caravans & Motorhomes


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Weston-super-Mare
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BS22 7XA
http://www.davan.co.uk
info@davan.co.uk
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Edwards Motorhomes


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Worcestershire
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http://www.edwardsmotorhomes.co.uk
enquiries@edwardsmotorhomes.co.uk
Auto-Trail, Roller Team & Tribute dealer. Base & habitation service, repairs, & MoT. Adria caravans.

Go European Motorhomes (Staffs)


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Cannock
Staffordshire
WS11 0GW
http://www.goeuropean.co.uk
goeurogailey@aol.co.uk
Auto-Sleepers, Auto-Trail, Carthago, Hobby, Carthago & Roller Team motorhomes. Used motorhomes. Hire. Also branch at Shrewsbury.

JC Leisure


Rye Harbour Road
Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7TE
http://www.jcleisure.co.uk
Eileen@jcleisure.co.uk
New and used motorhomes, base and habitation servicing, finance, accessory shop. Windows, roofs supplied and fitted. Carpets, seats and furniture.

Malcolm's Motorhomes

Tribute & Roller Team. New and used motorhomes. Advice given. Base & habitation service & repairs. Hire. Parts.

SMC Motorhomes


Northern Road
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 2ET
http://www.smcmotorhomes.co.uk
sales@smcsales.co.uk
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Solent Motorhomes Ltd

5
Upton Road
Poole
Dorset
BH17 7AA
http://solentmotorhomes.co.uk
Roller Team and Tribute dealer. New and used motorhomes. Also hire, 2-7 berths.

Threeways Motorhomes Ltd

New and used caravans and motorhomes for sale. Tribute and Roller Team for hire. Base and habitation service and MoTs.

TMC Leisure

Eton Business Park
Eton Hill Road
Bury
Lancashire
M262ZS
https://www.tmcleisure.com
enquiries@tmcleisure.com
Tottington Motor Company Ltd has been providing quality used vehicles to the Bury, Bolton, Radcliffe, Ramsbottom, Tottington and Manchester area for over 40 years. Roller Team motorhomes. Base vehicle and MOTs. Finance.

Todds Motorhomes

Todds Mobile Leisure
Coote Lane
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 5JD
http://www.toddsmotorhomes.co.uk
stuart@toddsmotorhomes.co.uk
New and used motorhomes, after-sales and accessories. Mobility VAT-free motorhomes.