PVCs with four separate travel seats?

Big Adam

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I’m 100% sold on the unusual four separate travel seats layout of the Wildax Solaris:
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and have been looking for other secondhand models that have similar.
Have found the Auto-sleeper Windrush which has this layout but with two transverse rear bunks:
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And the Auto-sleeper Sussex BB which is very similar:
Auto-Sleepers-Windrush.jpg

Do any of you extremely knowledgable and experienced folk know of another PVC model with a similar travel seat layout?
 
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Big Adam

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Fourgon Family Van added to the shortlist. Not obvious from layout but has separate 5th travel seat (and dropsown over-cab bed)
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Globecar / Possl have several layouts with 4 belted travel seats .. but not separate. Is that a must have ?

twin beds and also double traverse beds , also one with a lifting roof with another double bed

IMV one of the best van converters.. usual high quality from Germany, well built and with excellent insulation..


example Globecar Road Scout
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Big Adam

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Thanks Scotjimland, yes separate rear belted seats are a 'must have' for us, partly for improved comfort while on the road (compared to the usual narrow twin bench seat) but also for the fact that this layout generally provides a proper parallel lounge/dinette. While visiting the Wildax stand three times (!) on Saturday, we found this much more pleasant than the more standard two kids on the bench and parents on the rotated cab seats.
 

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Thanks Scotjimland, yes separate rear belted seats are a 'must have' for us, partly for improved comfort while on the road (compared to the usual narrow twin bench seat) but also for the fact that this layout generally provides a proper parallel lounge/dinette. While visiting the Wildax stand three times (!) on Saturday, we found this much more pleasant than the more standard two kids on the bench and parents on the rotated cab seats.
It also reduces the fights if they aren't sitting right next to each other! :LOL:
 
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Big Adam

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Face what? :confused:
I’ll check it out when I get a moment. Spending a LOT of time on here first.

I think current shopping list is:
1) Autosleeper Windrush/Sussex BB
2) Wildax Solaris XL
3) Devon Sahara
(Fourgon just a little too quirky)
 

Jadcoz

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Hi there , did you eventually get the BB , if so are you enjoying it, i collect mine at the weekend very excited , would love to hear any pointers or thoughts adam?

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One with a proper automotive type of rear travel seat for 2 is the Westfalia Columbus 600D.

About 1:28 into this video:

 

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Face what? :confused:
I’ll check it out when I get a moment. Spending a LOT of time on here first.

I think current shopping list is:
1) Autosleeper Windrush/Sussex BB
2) Wildax Solaris XL
3) Devon Sahara
(Fourgon just a little too quirky)
But why do you need 3 vans :p
 
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D'oh! Fell into the old thread trap. :oops:

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I’m 100% sold on the unusual four separate travel seats layout of the Wildax Solaris: Have a look at Auto Sleeper Faiford PVC. Not many around for sale second hand, but as an owner,I'm very pleased with my van and it's versatile layout and no bunk to climb or fall out of!!
Wildax%20Solaris%20-%20Travelling%20Layout.jpg

and have been looking for other secondhand models that have similar.
Have found the Auto-sleeper Windrush which has this layout but with two transverse rear bunks:
hq_Windrush_Interior_2015-01%5B1%5D.png

And the Auto-sleeper Sussex BB which is very similar:
Auto-Sleepers-Windrush.jpg

Do any of you extremely knowledgable and experienced folk know of another PVC model with a similar travel seat layout?
 
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Big Adam

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One with a proper automotive type of rear travel seat for 2 is the Westfalia Columbus 600D.

About 1:28 into this video:

Nope! That has a twin belted rear bench arrangement. This thread is for totally separate rear travel seats.

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Big Adam

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Hi there , did you eventually get the BB , if so are you enjoying it, i collect mine at the weekend very excited , would love to hear any pointers or thoughts adam?
No. We went all around the houses and ended up finding a couple of Wildax Pulsars for sale (the four berth ones with the pop-top bed) but they were just a little too compact.
Still looking and happy to wait until the right model pops up at the right price! :D2
 
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Nope! That has a twin belted rear bench arrangement. This thread is for totally separate rear travel seats.

The problem is finding separate rear travel seats that are crash tested / TUV certified. My 2d worth is that the 3 point seat belts may be securely mounted by converters, but the seat base and cushions are unlikely to prevent the occupant "submarining" in an impact.

If you don't want to go with the kind of twin seats that Westfalia use, I would chuck out the converter's separate seats and fit safer rear passenger seats like these yourself:

http://www.be-ge.co.uk/index.php/en.../278-n1-m1-passenger-seats-meet-type-approval
 
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