Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by geoff1947, Aug 11, 2009.
Whats the difference between a motorhome and a motor caravan? any comments pse
Just FGS dont call it a Caravanette!!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHH:Angry:
None, motorhome, motorcaravan, campervan , caravanette Rv all the same concept, we call ours the shed.:thumb::thumb:Snob value I guess comes in to the equassion.
Don't know why but ours is always known as the pram has been for years
Say "camping-cars" and it will be more definite
Off course there's a difference
:thumb:Well, i recon they are both of the same:Blush:
must be talking about my workmate, phil.
calls mine a caravanette 'cos he knows it winds me up and one day he'll have a screwdriver hangin' out his neck:Angry:
I like the French term "Camping Car", got a nice ring to it.
Yeah mines a camping car!!
Mine's just the van. :Cool:
here going cheap
I reckon a coachbuilt or A class is a motorhome.
An RV is....... well an RV.
A panel van conversion, Trigano, Auto Sleeper, IH etc etc, is a campervan.
LONG gone i'm affraid!!!!!!!!
almost as bad as 'ice cream van'oh:
In the '70's and '80's the common term was Motor Caravan - the use of Motorhome generically came about during the '90's............
the Aussies and the Kiwi's have always called them Camper vans.........
the Yanks - RV's........... but then they have always had difficulty spelling the English language
Like anything else its just a name, expect in them days they were proud to be owners of a caravanette. I think camper vans is a fair description of what it is,doesn't matter which you like they are all basically the samehardhat
Quite like Mobile Tupperware what do you thinkhardhathardhathardhat
Don't know why the name winds me up like it does, but when I hear it, for me, it's like someone dragging thier nails down a blackboard, I shudder!!!!!oh:
The American generic name as we all know is Recreational Vehicle (RV) which is anything from a folding trailer tent to an A or C class which they call a motorhome..
my understanding is as follows
Camper van .. a converted panel van, or B class
Motor caravan .. coach built, C or A class
Motor home ... American term for a luxury home on wheels that you can live in, any class.
but they (the yanks) have now muddied the water with C+ and B+ classes oh:
Caravanette .. = to wind up Pappa and Zazkar
or yes.. and
Dormobile .. Manufacturer of camper vans .. at one time used as a generic name for any camper van..
does it really matter:thumb:
long as the caravan aint in front of you oh::Blush:
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