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Escape Motorhomes 2014 Season

Well with its distinctive shape, quality build, high grade specification, it’s perhaps no surprise then that more and more people have discovered that Swift Groups aptly named Escape, is the perfect getaway vehicle.

Transcript of Video: Escape Motorhomes 2014 Season

For many, the motorhome is seen as an ideal route to escaping everyday routine to experience new adventures with loved ones perhaps.

Well with its distinctive shape, quality build, high grade specification, it’s perhaps no surprise then that more and more people have discovered that Swift Groups aptly named Escape, is the perfect getaway vehicle.

I am Blair Jacobs here at Swift’s HQ, the UKs leading leisure vehicle manufacture, to find out more about the Escape’s plans for 2014 and I’ve been speaking recently with Gary O’Brien the Groups National Sales Manager.

I asked him first what has made the Escape such a success already

Build quality fundamentally Blair we’ve had a tremendous response to the Escape product over the last couple of years since it was initially launched. Its got a tremendous price point with bags of build quality as well offering the consumer high value for money across all sectors. Practicality it covers all of the generations from Mom and Dad up to the Grandparents even people starting for the first time. So it ticks all the boxes really.

And what changes will be made to Escape for 2014 then?

Building on this year’s winning formula, its got to be the fact that we have retained all of our layouts for next season

The big news is that we have managed to get a much better heating system there is an upgrade in our heating system from Truma, which basically ensures all of our ranges have Grade 3 classification on our heating.

There are a few exclusive deals that we have, one in particular that we are pleased about is Duvalay were we have now managed to secure the Duvalite mattress in all fixed bed layouts.

So when you look at all of it together, it’s a really great package.

Well good luck with the season, thank you Gary very much.

Now one of the pieces of standout news if you like that you may have heard Gary mention was the upgraded Blown air, dual fuel, ultra heat heating system from Truma. And there is a video on the Swift TV website that shows the extensive testing conducted to achieve Grade 3. Many manufacturers use just simple calculations, reassuring to know perhaps then that the Swift Group’s products, all of them indeed are proven through tough testing.

There are now 6 layouts in the Escape family, two low line and four high line, with ranges of 2, 4 and 6 berths to choose from. All Escapes benefit from Swift’s renowned build quality with the addition of an insulation core for better thermal efficiency.

Outside, well they all retain their sporty style and now have a new dynamic graphics scheme which lifts the all-white exterior.

Driving this machine is very straight forwards. Unlike many similar priced vehicles, this engine really does pack a punch. It’s Fiats 2.3litre, 130brake horse power turbo diesel engine. Anti-lock brakes are fitted as standard with an Automatic gearbox as an optional extra.

Now for driving there is a whole range of possible seat adjustments for you to find your perfect position. Remote central locking, tinted cab windows, electric side windows, just some of key benefits of the cab, The dashboard is very smartly laid out too with everything close at hand including the factory fitted, fully integrated Radio, CD and mp3 player.

There is a NEW main door into the habitation area it has a 2 point locking system and a fully integrated door retainer. The concertina fly screen is an optional extra.

The living area is a well-designed and comfortable space. The Mali Acacia wood grain finish with leather look trim helps to create a light and inviting area that is complemented by the new Toulon soft furnishing scheme. Woven brown base seats are accented by the lighter grey and beige back cushions. Scatter cushions in red pick out the abstract flower pattern on the curtains.

For 2014 the floor has a NEW covering; high impact French Oak effect vinyl that is scratch resistant. Each Escape also comes with removable carpets that are sectioned for greater practicality.

Throughout the living space are three 230 volt sockets along with a connection for your TV.

The kitchen has NEW Grey White upper locker doors that tone sympathetically with the base units in Mali Acacia and the granite effect sink.

The kitchen has all you need to create the most sumptuous of meals. The Fridge is the stylish Dometic 8-Series with 85 litre capacity, there is also a 3 ring gas burner hob with a combination thermostatic oven and grill with electronic ignition.

For a motorhome of this size, the washroom is surprisingly spacious. There is a NEW Ecocamel shower hose and head that uses less water while delivering a more powerful shower.

The washbasin is generously sized with a two door cupboard beneath and privacy is assured with the 35mm door which has a domestic style mortice lock and handle.

All models also come with either an opening window or a rooflight.

At night, the blinds can be drawn, the lights adjusted and that perfect mood created.

The beds are easily constructed and each one has a beech slatted base and a high resilience mattress for a comfortable night.

Now new and exclusive to the Swift Group for 2014 is the exciting addition of the Duvalay Duvalite mattress to all fixed beds. With its innovative lightweight memory fibre technology, the Duvalite mattress offers a host of benefits, not least a relaxing night’s sleep.

For safety and security every Escape is fitted with an immobiliser, a Thatcham approved TRACKER Retrieve system, a Smoke Alarm and a Carbon Monoxide Alarm as well as secure positive catches to all furniture doors.

You know with all the enhancements for 2014, Swift has made the already distinctive and practical Escape probably an even better buy than before. If you would like more details on the specifications, the layouts and the prices then do please go to the website