I'm looking at the lightweight i 138. As others have said they are in a different league!lol
Unless you want the fridge to work on gas.............Its a no brained. We purchased a Carthorpe CTourer last October after 12 previous vans mainly British. The Carthago is totally in a different league with the British manufacturers still learning how to build motor homes. In Spain at the moment and the fridge has packed up on gas but don't trust the spanish to fix a fuse so will manage until we get home. If you are definitely yearning for a Carthago then go for it and I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
Thanks...I'm obsessive re van weight, diabetes does this to you the devils is in the detail for sure. Its a lot of money (for us) so need to get it right...
Ovens seem to be an English thing, but not sure why?
Perhaps the Europeans just drive to where the sun is and eat ice creams lol