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Old 12-27-2010, 05:15 PM   #1
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Default New Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity

Roadtrek will officially announce the introduction of two new Class B models early in the new year. The 190-Simplicity and the 210-Simplicity will be priced lower.

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Enjoy Roadtrek quality and design ingenuity in these two new lower priced models that have all the basic functionality you expect in a class B without all the “bells & whistles” of fully equipped Roadtreks.
I think this is a great idea.

Here’s a summary of the primary differences between a fully equipped 190 and 210 Popular and the new 190 and 210 Simplicty:
The awning is optional.
One house battery instead of two.
Carpet & mats in cab are not available.
The BBQ quick disconnect is not available.
Laminate counter tops instead of Granite.
Fabric on side entry doors not available.
Ground effects on door panels not available.
Home theatre system with 5.1 surround sound & dual centre speakers not available.
The 210-Simplicty will have a standard microwave oven and 3.8cu ft fridge. (210 Popular has convection microwave and 5 cu ft fridge)
The 750 watt inverter is not available.
The 210-Simplicty will not have the standup aisle shower – it is sit-down in the bathroom.
Side rails in upper front area and overcab storage cabinet will be vinyl wrapped plywood instead of solid wood.
The stove will be surface mounted instead of recessed.
There will be only one dining table but it can be used in the front or the rear.
TV is optional.
They won’t have the Winegard TV antenna.
Only one water fill location.
Fresh water tank will be smaller (22 gallons).
Coffee maker is not available.
Bumper covers are not available.
Rearview backup camera is not available.
Rear window defroster is not available.
The engine will be the 4.8 L SFI gas V8 (213 kW/285 HP) but you can upgrade it.
Underhood light, compass on dash not available.
Manual adjust mirrors.
Basic AM/FM/CD radio.
Cloth seats.
LX & SE packages are not available.
Minimalist striping.
Rear locking differential not available.

It looks like they may start at around $70,000 US from what I've seen on the web.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: New Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity

Some of the "doesn't haves" would actually be our preferences.
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:38 PM   #3
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Default Re: New Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity

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Looks like a nice unit. When do you pick yours up?
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:31 PM   #5
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Would be neat to see them up close and personal. Once you see them with the changes it would be really interesting to discuss. And while I'm
"wondering", I wonder what the cost of the new/old type Roadies will cost? Sure love mine....especially lien free, ha! Safe travels.
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Default Re: New Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity

Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity full specifications:

190 Simplicity


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Roadtrek 190 Simplicity floor plan:



Roadtrek 210 Simplicity floor plan:

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It would have been nicer to see the extra seat adjacent to the toilet/bathroom used
to extend the bathroom and maybe create a wet bathroom and shower area.
Realistically, how many people would make use of 4 seats on a regular basis when
camping? 3 might be useful once in a while, but we have one and rarely use ours.
I think they missed a golden opportunity there, to give people something more useful,
which didn't require a lot of technical add ons, just a reallocation of floor space, and
some cabinetry/woodworking, imo.
It's still our main RT pet peeve, the aisle shower just doesn't work for us. I've already
decided to buy another brand that has a full, when we decide we're done with our 190,
it's that big of a deal.
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Lots of photos of a Roadtrek 210 Simplicity here:
http://www.stahmannrv.com/mdse/roadtrek ... index.html
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Default Re: New Roadtrek 190 & 210 Simplicity

We showered and filled up at the Pilot Truck Stop in New Braunfels in March last year.
We'd been to Austin, and then headed south as we were looking for a truck stop to wash up.
I don't recall seeing the dealership, but we may have, although after we were cleaned up I
think we headed northwest away from it, towards Lubbock and then on to Amarillo on our
quest towards I-40 and then on to Grand Canyon.

I recall seeing maybe 2 or 3 Roadtrek dealerships in North America while we've
been out on the road. One was near Quebec City on Hwy 20 (the Trans Canada?)
and it was clearly visible from the highway and was near a Travel Info ? centre.
http://www.roulottesrive-sud.com/
Lot's of Roadtreks on the lot.

There was one near Punta Gorda FL also on that trip, too. Can't recall too much about it
but it had more than class B vans, it looked like it had lots of inventory, like Camping World.
I tried googling it, but can't find it. We crossed the bottom of Florida from east to west, after
a brief stop at the Everglades NP. I think it was off the main highway (93/I-75)possibly on hwy 41
or 45 just off the Interstate. We were heading north to I-75 to leave Florida after we bailed on our
plans to visit Key West. We were just about fed up with really heavy traffic, or we might have
stopped for a browse.
Ooooops, sorry, pardon the digression.
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