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Old 12-05-2013, 12:50 PM   #1
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Default Winnebago Era 70C - with slide out

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Winnebago introduced a new ERA 70C model with a slideout at the Louisville RV Show.

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• The Era 70C is Winnebago’s first Class B to feature a slideout. The Era, built on the 11,030-pound Mercedes-Benz chassis, has best-in-class features such as hot water radiant heat, 5.7 cubic foot three-way double door refrigerator, three-burner cooktop, chrome finish aluminum wheels, 13,500 BTU high-efficiency air conditioner with a 2,800 watt heat strip auxiliary heating unit. A USB charging station for phones and electronics is featured in the galley, and an exterior storage shower conversion package with adjustable rear storage rack system provides massive storage space for four sets of golf clubs.
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: Winnebago Era 70C - with slide out

Looks like the new Winnebago Era 70C slide out model is in this photo:



Hopefully we'll get to see more photos or a video soon.

The layout as described in the info Davydd posted and shown in the photo could be similar to Leisure Travel's Sprinter Class B with a slideout.
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Default Re: Winnebago Era 70C - with slide out

With what you can see in the photos the slideout must be where the LTV Free Spirit SS slideout is (where else could it be?) and the wall of cabinets is similar so the bath must be in the back. A clone?

Massive storage for four sets of golf clubs? Here's my logic. If I could afford this, I would golf at a pretty nice club with facilities. I'd use the facilities and drive to and from the club with my Cadillac Escalade.
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I wonder what the price tag on that would be. The advantage is class "C" space in a "B", which makes things feel less cramped, especially during inclement weather. The disadvantage is the complete lack of stealth, unless one slept in the aisle.
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I wonder what the price tag on that would be. The advantage is class "C" space in a "B", which makes things feel less cramped, especially during inclement weather. The disadvantage is the complete lack of stealth, unless one slept in the aisle.
It will be much less than LTV's entry. The lack of stealth when the bed is out is a deal breaker, plus the $$$$. One thing about the LTV that we know, the bed can be used with the slide in, but then you're doing the climb over and in thing.
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That is something I didn't know... if the bed can be used with the slide in, that would be useful, just so that taking a nap while parallel-parked is possible.
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That is something I didn't know... if the bed can be used with the slide in, that would be useful, just so that taking a nap while parallel-parked is possible.
I didn't either. How long is the bed that it can do that? It would have to be no longer than other crosswise beds, I would think, and they tend to be pretty short.
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My statement about the bed in the LTV being useful when the slide is in is based on an owner telling me that back in September in Ouray, Co.
I haven't actually seen this for myself in person
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Default Re: Winnebago Era 70C - with slide out

I zoomed in on the storage in the new Winnebago Era 70C slide out model.



I know my wife would love to have drawers for some of her clothing in the van. I've been looking to see where I could add drawers in my current van.

This will be a interesting model to see.
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