Caravan TV reviews Basecamp the latest creation from Swift Group, a ground breaking crossover camping vehicle designed for those who love to be close to nature and the great outdoors. Outdoors fan and adrenaline junkie Hans Seeberg tests Basecamp in the Lake District and Snowdonia to see if it is really as good as Swift thinks.
At the Swift Group we’re continually looking for ways to enhance your enjoyment of the outdoors. Swift Command is a real innovation designed to make your touring experience even more carefree.
Swift Command technology includes a smart LCD control panel that has enhanced functions. There is also an exciting, free downloadable ‘app’ that links to the Swift Command unit, so you can be in control wherever you are with the convenience of your mobile device. You can control systems like power, lighting and heating remotely.
For even greater peace of mind you can subscribe to the newly incorporated Thatcham Category 6 approved pro-active tracker to add extra security to your vehicle.
Connect Direct is an online system which personalises each customer’s experience of owning their caravan, motorhome or holiday home.
It enables online access to information 24/7 with the ability to Live chat direct into our experienced retail team to help you with any problems you may be having, even if it’s help with how to use an onboard system.
You can also report faults directly to us, get product upgrades and notifications, see your service history records and get service history reminders.
Swift Group reveal their 2017 range of Caravans, Motorhomes and Holiday Homes at the NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show 11 - 16 October 2016.
Swift chose to launch the Basecamp caravan aimed at the outdoor adventurer looking for a more compact yet well equipped vehicle for active holiday breaks, a perfect cross over camping vehicle for people who have outgrown their tent. The new Swift Escape motorhome is also launched, one of the UK’s best selling ranges, based on price, specification and the variety of layouts to accommodate the whole family this motorhome range is a great choice. The Autocruise Select range of van conversions provides you with a completely new way to choose the level of specification you require, which now means you can buy Autocruise quality from under £36,500.
The NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show is the best place to view the full range of Swift Group products under one roof and is a must go to for anyone considering purchasing a new caravan, motorhome or even a holiday home from the Swift Group.
If you can not make it, visit www.swiftgroup.co.uk to see all the products online.
You love the idea of an active outdoor lifestyle, making the most of your time and having the freedom to skip town at the drop of a hat. You want to stay somewhere comfortable that doesn’t tie you to the same spot.
You want a more luxurious alternative to a tent or trailer tent, somewhere with just what you need for a great leisure experience - say hello to Basecamp.
If you’re looking for a caravan with great looks throughout, light enough to be towed by most family cars and outstanding value, then look no further than the Challenger.
Newly enhanced SMART Plus construction, the new Swift Command control system with the option to subscribe to a Thatcham Category 6 approved pro-active tracker, and the new optional Lux pack create an outstanding package.
Renowned for its impressive styling, the Conqueror is built using innovative SMART HT construction. This takes this high end tourer’s reputation for comfort, practicality and style to a new level. The Conqueror houses everything you need for five star touring. From smart material to smart technology, Swift Command allows quick access and control of many onboard systems.
Representing decades of experience and built on countless innovations, including the ultimate SMART HT construction, the Swift Elegance offers an exquisitely refined touring experience that is second to none. Inside has an opulent feel with new soft furnishings, versatile lighting and luxury finishings details like HI-MAC® natural acrylic stone worktops. The list goes on with luxury Alde central heating, well equipped washrooms with radiators and intelligent onboard technologies such as Swift Command. All this and more combine to create your perfect touring experience.
With a sweeping front profile housing a stylish new carbon fibre effect gas locker door with chrome effect grab handles, the latest stylish interiors and weights towable by most family cars, the Eccles offers modern style and outstanding value. Newly enhanced SMART Plus construction, the new Swift Command control system with the option to subscribe to a Thatcham Category 6 approved pro-active tracker, and the new optional Lux pack create an outstanding package.
Once again the Sterling Elite range effortlessly captures the imagination of those looking for a truly refined leisure experience. With totally timberless bodyshell technology, courtesy of award winning SMART HT construction, a choice of single or twin axle and an enviable specification, the all season Elite is ready for your journey. And whether you’re onsite or remote you’ll have access to several of the Elite’s key systems courtesy of Swift Commands clever technology.
Welcome to a new level of modern luxury touring. Everything about this seasons refined and advanced Sterling Continental range is carefully crafted to make your next leisure experience truly unforgettable. Fully equipped and stylishly dressed the Continental is the pinnacle of the Sterling range of tourers and comes with an impressive specification. Keeping you connected away from home are an array of power, USB and audio interfaces. The list goes on with Alde central heating, innovative Swift Command technology and washrooms equipped with powerful showers and radiators.
The UK’s best selling caravan range is back for 2017. Sprite, now with a more up-market feel, still honours its heritage and continues to revolutionise entry-level caravanning. Now built with enhanced SMART Plus construction the Sprite is more durable making it an even better investment and with the addition of two brand new models to an already great range it’s even easier to match a caravan to your budget. A wide range of options let you tailor your model to suit you and Swift Commands clever technology comes as standard.
Enjoy the idea of camping but want access to more of your home comforts? Or maybe you just want a great value new caravan - look no further than the Sprite Freedom. Making the dream of a new family caravan more affordable and realistic for first time and existing buyers, the new Sprite Freedom range offers three popular six berth family models with all the essentials you need to get away. And with enhanced SMART Plus construction and the new Swift Command system, it shares the same high build standards as Swift Group’s more expensive ranges.
Discover the latest refinements and innovations rolled out across the entire 2017 caravan range.
Headline news for the new season is the enhancement of the SMART Plus platform and the addition of the Swift Command Control system across all ranges. At the entry level is the new Sprite Freedom and expanded Sprite range. The next level sees a new Lux pack for the Swift Challenger and Sterling Eccles, delivering an outstanding overall package. At the top end SMART HT, Swift’s revolutionary fully timberless construction features on the Swift Conqueror, Sterling Elite, Swift Elegance and Sterling Continental ranges which all sport new soft furnishings. Watch our 2017 caravan range roundup to find out more.
Explore the new seasons enhancements to Swift Groups’s SMART Plus construction technology.
When you step into a Swift Group product one of the key differences that sets Swift apart is the construction. Swift’s SMART intelligent construction has transformed the build of the modern caravan and coachbuilt motorhome by eliminating wood from the bodyframe, making products far more resilient to moisture. For 2017 the resilience of the SMART Plus system is being further developed, to bring it closer to the ultimate SMART HT system used on Swift Group’s premium ranges, by adding new balanced panel GRP side walls.