AdriaIzola S687 SPG

Hymie835

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Sep 9, 2014
34
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Exeter Devon
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Hymer C664G
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since 2008
I am considering purchase of Adria Izola motorhome but have never met an owner of one. This one has the Renault 2.5 150 engine with semi automatic gearbox.

If anybody has knowledge good or bad to aid my decision, I would appreciate it. Until now I have enjoyed a Hymer which is going to be a hard act to follow.

I would particularly like to know:
if depreciation is normal ish?
if winterisation / insulation is good?
I noted the roof has a seam rather than being one piece - has anybody had leaks?
Are Adria parts readily availabile?

Thanks everyone
 
Jul 11, 2008
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16,217
Dumfries
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PVC Possl Roadcruiser
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2007
Can't help you with that model as we have the Matrix and have to say we are very happy with the build quality. If you go on to youtube and type in Adria they have videos of their factory.
 
Jan 22, 2013
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661
London SE
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A class Adria vision I707
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since 1971
I cannot speak personally of the izola but I drive an Adria vision with the same engine and gearbox,
Had it about 18 months and done 16000 miles so far, off to Germany next week to put more miles on her,
I am very pleased with the power and fuel economy and overall refinement, the gearbox is a delight in auto but if you like stirring the gear lever then then the manual mode works very well too.
Accessibility is a problem as its a A class but I assume that wouldn't be a problem for you,
 
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Hymie835

Hymie835

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Sep 9, 2014
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Exeter Devon
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Hymer C664G
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Thanks for replies, it sounds as though the base vehicle is sound.

I am not sure yet if it has an Alko chassis. It is very low to the ground compared to my Hymer, dont know if that means sleeping policmen in roads or getting on/off ferries may be a problem?
 
Jan 22, 2013
618
661
London SE
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A class Adria vision I707
Exp
since 1971
Mine has the alko chassis and at 7.2 m long so far hasn't been a problem, including a trip to Isle of mull and Arran ,
I did fit air suspension to the rear but that was to improve stability with coaches on motorways, it made a massive different now I don't need to keep one eye always on the rear view mirror,
 
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Hymie835

Hymie835

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Sep 9, 2014
34
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Exeter Devon
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Hymer C664G
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since 2008
I have just ordered mine. Quite nervous of the change but done deal now! Mine has air ride fitted but not sure if it is Alko chassis.

Thanks all for replies
 
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