Orange camp very good value MH's ????

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  1. campa cola

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    Having been in Barcelona camping for a few days I am surrounded by Germans in Carado's(y) However noticed a new girl on the block an orange camp, looks identical to a Carado on the outside but it's clearly badged differently. So had a look at it in detail, basically a cheaper but cheerfully fitted out Carado (a division of Hymer). I did notice the engine size was 2 litres where as the Carados have 2.3, but seriously look at the prices of these things, €36K (just over £28K) for a new 2/3 berth coach built with a fixed double bed and large garage and Carado quality is very robust and good. http://orangecamp.de/downloads/
    Worth a look and would be an import from Germany. (y)
     
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    Certainly look good in the brochures
     
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    Don't they all. BUSBY.
     
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    We were at Cala Llevado a few days ago.. most Germans there were in various PVCS (and there were a lot of em)

    My understanding is that each builder does a cheaper badged version though?
     
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    Impressive!
     
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    No looked a time a few brochures and they've put me off
     
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    Even cheaper for a PVC!
     
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    Looks very cheap until you start to spec it up to the equivalent UK standard, then it looks similar to a Carado or Roller Team. The advantage seems to be that you could order it without all the extras, like a larger engine, stability control etc. But would you want to own it in its most basic form?
     
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    There are loads of budget vans from the main German players....its a surprisingly different and refreshing market then over here.....
     
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    If youv'e any sense you would, If they bring out a petrol version with points and condenser and a carb let me know
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    I know but there are very different local markets in the UK, generally if you want a good price on a new or often S/H van from a dealer in Scotland that's not going to happen too often. My friend bought a secondhand 11 year old PVC off a dealer in Scotland. When the pound was at its best against the euro.For an extra 5k she could have bought the same orange camp van as mine. So a new larger modern better specced van vs an 11 year old one....no contest in my view!.
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    UK market going to disappear up it own backside..
    Days of rich pensioners with final salery pensions coming to an end. The prices here unwarranted and not sustainable! all for the dubious pleasure of a steering wheel on the wrong side...its laughable to be honest
     
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    Yep have to agree with you to some extent there, parents spending kids inheritance and zero hours contracts, less home ownership means less leisure money around......maybe!
     
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    No maybe about it adapt to the times or go under......
     
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