Most Fifth Wheels belong to the class of high-end recreational vehicles offering luxurious “home-away-from-home” environment. However .....
...the latest trends in RV market to make “things” lighter and more eco-friendly did not leave this segment untouched.
Without jeopardizing the comfort, manufacturers of modern 5th wheelers shaved-off substantial amount of pounds through the increased use of aluminum, composite materials, fiberglass…
Although it did not change the whole concept of fifth wheels still needing truck–type of towing vehicles, it made them lighter and so easier to tow.
Some can be actually towed by smaller pickup trucks.
Needless to say that these modern lightweight fifth wheelers have higher durability, better tolerance to weather elements and what can be seen immediately – allow for better gas mileage and smoother ride…..
Rockwood Signature Lightweight 8265WS Fifth wheel with its 3 slide-outs is a luxury RV
Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite
Forest River is a leading manufacturer of popular fifth wheelers. Signature Ultra Lite range offers a wide array of variants such as 8244WS, 8265WS, 8285IKWS, 8289WS and some more. If we consider one of the variants 8244 WS the specifications are: hitch weight 1,181 lbs.; ship weight 6,592 lbs.; cargo capacity 1,458 lbs; exterior length 26' 9" ; exterior height 12' 5"; exterior width 96"; fresh water 43 gal; grey water 38 gal.; black water 38 gal. and awning size of 17 ft.
Features of Signature include decorative slide out fascia, solid wood and raised panel doors and drawers, screwed and glued cabinetry, residential full extension metal drawer guides in kitchen, carpet flooring, mildew resistant floor covering, floor ducted furnace and fireplace, 12V power plug with USB charging port, 55 amp converter with charger, LED 12V interior lighting and many more.
Carbon is a real Mobile Home offering not only luxury but also a lot of space
Carbon model from Keystone RV Company comes with a host of interior and exterior features, safety package and entertainment system. The kitchen is fitted with residential microwave, 3-burner range w/ 22-inch oven, 8 cu. ft. refrigerator, large 50/50 kitchen sink, high rise faucet, solid surface counter tops and maple hardwood cabinetry.
There is a 6-gal. gas or electric water heater with quick recovery and night shades. The bathroom features include power vent, porcelain foot flush toilet. For entertainment there is bedroom TV hook-up, cable or satellite prep, 32'' LCD HDTV (select models), Sony® am/fm/cd/dvd/ mp3 player, interior speakers, exterior marine speakers and TV antenna with booster. The vehicle comes with 15,000 btu air conditioner and ducted a/c into garage.
The floor plan is very convenient for the users with queen bed at front and single electric bunk bed at the rear. Dinette, kitchen galley and entertainment system are in the middle and bathroom towards the rear. There is an electric awning on the kerb side.
Trailblazers are produced in Braeside, Victoria, Australia. These 5th wheels are known for their elegance, comfort and space. Many luxury features are included as standard in our flexible 2, 4 & 6 berth floor plans.
The fifth wheeler range includes models from 20′ to 30′ in length with low, mid and high roof profiles and a Sport range with flexible cargo areas. The floor plans are varied as per models. 190E Fifth Wheeler model has a queen bed in front flanked by two tables, and two robe shelves. Shower and kitchenette are in the middle part and in the rear are the sofa bed and a folding down table. There are overhead cabinets all around.
Prime Time Crusader 325RES in all its beauty.....
Prime Time Crusader 325RES
Crusader is a Prime Time Manufacturing model conforming to Eternabond construction standard. As per Eternabond standard every wall and main floor is bonded together to create the lightest, yet strongest construction on the vehicle.
The 325RES Crusader fifth wheel offers triple slides and a rear entertainment. On the left of the entrance of the RV is a free-standing dinette and two recliners. The rear wall is an entertainment center. There is an additional slide in the rear with a j-lounge sofa hide-a-bed with ottoman, three burner range, pantry, and refrigerator. You are also sure to enjoy the l-shaped counter with much counter space and double kitchen sink. Along the far wall in the kitchen is a nice size pantry for food storage.
At the top of the stairs, the bathroom is on the left. Inside the bathroom is a toilet, linen cabinet, shower with seat, and sink. The bedroom has a queen bed slide, wardrobe, dresser, and is washer and dryer prepped.
Coachmen's Chaparral Ultra Lite 5th Wheeler
Chaparral Lite Fifth Wheel provides all the comforts for RV aficionados who do not want to sacrifice the comforts and amenities of home. All it requires is a light vehicle to pull it.
There is great aerodynamics and lightweight materials in use in the construction and design of the model to make it sturdy as well as spacious. The combination of Alumicage construction and Turn Tec Engineering has taken towability to a whole new level. Chaparral Lite Fifth Wheels are available in single, double and triple slide-out floorplans that have been designed to meet and exceed the needs of today’s RV enthusiast.