How good are Bessacarr caravans?

The Bessacarr by Design caravan range has achieved amazing success at our Caravan Design Awards winning 8 awards since 2015, this year saw the Company add a further two awards to their trophy cabinet with the Bessacarr by Design 495 winning the Two Berth Dealer Special Caravan class and the 835 winning the Three or …

Who builds Bessacarr?

Manufactured by The Swift Group the market leading Smart 3 build is just one of the reasons to purchase from the Bessacarr By Design Range. Contemporary Interiors matched by no other and a whole host of additional features make the 525 irresistible to those who wish to caravan in luxury.

When did Swift buy Bessacarr?

Swift bought the Bessacarr brand in 1996, taking over the manufacture of caravans under the brand. It was in the following year that they launched the Bessacarr range of motorhomes. Over the past fifteen years as part of the Swift group, the Bessacarr brand has gone from strength to strength.

How long is a standard 2 berth caravan?

Full Range Specifications

Specifications 495 (2 berth)
Overall Length# 6.59m / 21’7”
Awning A/A Dimension 9.04m / 29’8”
Mass in Running Order (inc. tolerance) 1451kg / 28.6cwt
Maximum Technical Permissable Laden Mass (MTPLM) (Lower Limit) 1577kg / 31.0cwt

Who makes the Buccaneer caravan?

the Erwin Hymer Group
The brand has been part of the Erwin Hymer Group since 2017. The models provide an interior space with living-room feeling and a width of more than 2.4 metres. Time and again, Buccaneer convinces customers with technical innovations that make camping life easier.

How wide is a bessacarr caravan?


Specifications 835 (4 berth)
Numbers of Axles 2
Internal Length (at bed box height) 6.36m / 20’10”
Overall Width# 2.45m / 8’0”
Overall Height (inc. TV Aerial)# 2.59m / 8’6”

Who makes Knaus caravans?

Knaus Tabbert AG
Knaus Tabbert AG is one of the leading manufacturers of leisure vehicles in Germany and Europe. The company unifies six brands under the Knaus name. At four locations, we manufacture about 24,000 motorhomes, CUVs and caravans each year.

How long is the average 4 berth caravan?

Berths 4
Bed Sizes Front Saloon 6’6″ x 4’5″, or 1@ 5’10” x 2’3″, & 1@ 6’0″ x 2’3″, Side Single 5’11” x 2’2″, O/Head Single 5’9″ x 2’0″
Internal Length 5.105m 16’9″
Shipping Length 6.776m 22’3″
Overall Width 2.19m 7’2″

Are swift and Sprite the same company?

1964 Swift Caravans founded. 1992 Abbey Caravans purchased. 1994 Sprite Leisure purchased. 1995 Sprite Leisure renamed Sterling.

Are Swift and Sterling caravans the same?

Being part of the Swift group, Sterling Caravans make all of their caravans with quality and expertise. The new models feature the same great designs that make people fall in love with these caravans.

What is the best used 2 berth caravan to buy?

5 best 2-berth caravans

  • Adria Action. MTPLM (Maximum Technically Permitted Laden Mass): 1,100kg. The futuristic-looking Adria Action is a great place to start.
  • Lunar Stellar. MTPLM: 1,175kg.
  • Swift Challenger 480. MTPLM: 1,394kg.
  • Bailey Unicorn Seville. MTPLM: 1,322kg.
  • Coachman VIP 460.

What is the best used touring caravan to buy?

The Best Value Used Family Caravans On The Market

  • 2 berth family caravan. Bailey Pegasus 462. The Bailey Pegasus 462.
  • 4 berth family caravan. Swift Challenger 570. The Swift Challenger 570.
  • 6 berth family caravan. Bailey Senator Series 6. The Carolina.

What was the cost of a Bessacarr in 1990?

In the 1990 model year, Bessacarr made 400 ‘vans, producing single axle Cameos for the first time on the smallest 2 berths, the 420SL (end bathroom) and the 420SLE (end kitchen). These cost £9,619.75 ex-works. For 1991 they made 500 ’vans, and for 1992, they planned to make 600.

How much does a Bessacarr Cadeby caravan cost?

By the 1984 model year Bessacarr were selling four Cameo twin-axle models – the 420 GL 2 berth, the 470 GL 4 berth, the 550 GLS 4/6 berth and the 550 GLD 4/5 berth. Only the Cadeby from the traditional range was still being produced. Prices ranged from £6,000 to £7,200.

How many seats does a Bessacarr caravan have?

Bessacarr 412 2016 (4621), 2 Berth, 2 Belted Seats, Awning Fitted, FRONT LOUNGE END KITCHEN LAYOUT, Bessacarr cameo 635GL 2005, This tourer benefits from having a double dinette on both ends allowing

Where did the name Bessacarr Caravans come from?

The original company was Albert Skepper & Son of Rotherham, who started manufacturing holiday caravans after the Second World War to expand their building repair and joinery activities. At this time “Bessacarr” was a model name derived from a village in the area where Mr Skepper lived.