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Atlee 12-19-2009 01:11 PM

American Cruiser
Does anyone know anything about these units? The were last manufactured in 2001 I believe.

I've run across a very nice one with 51K miles on it. It's unique with a rear entry. It does have a rather high roof, kind of like the older Airstreams and actually looks exactly like the roof line on the Airstream Westfailia that was built on the Sprinter chassis.

markopolo 12-19-2009 03:16 PM

Re: American Cruiser
I found some info for the American Cruiser RE 2000


Standard Features American Cruiser RE 2000.
Interior Features
13.5' foot aisle walking area with 6' 3" head room
Padded interior wall paneling
Large open counter top work surface
Oak overhead cabinets with residential hardware
Commercial grade Berber carpet
Front privacy curtain
Privacy shades
Storage closet with dressing mirror
Front entertainment center cabinetry with 13" color TV
Reading lights above the bed
Removable pedestal table
Flip sofa and dinette seats make into a 72" x 72" sleeping area
Including drivers seat there are a total of seven belted seats
Under sofa and seat storage
Front floor mats
Padded fabric ceiling
Fire extinguisher
Moisture resistant wood sub-floor
Four season internal water system
All curtains, upholstery and wall fabric are Scotchguard and fire retardant

Gallery Features
2 burner propane stove
Refrigerator - 3-way 12V, 110V, LP gas, 3 cubic foot
Microwave oven - 110V, .5 cubic foot, with turntable
Stainless steel sink and splash guard

System Features
Interior fresh water tank - 31 U.S. gallons
Holding tank - 31 U.S. gallons
Self-contained shower with no set up required
Thetford marine flush toilet
Sink in bathroom with hot and cold water
Monitor panel for water, LP gas, battery, and waste tank
6 gallon, automatic ignition LP gas water heater with bypass valve
12V Shurflo demand water pump
7.9 cubic foot LP gas tank

Auxiliary deep cycle battery and easy access slide-out tray
110V/12V/ 32-amp converter with charger
12V incandescent lighting
Battery isolator
Auxiliary coach electrical shut off switch
110V electric outlets
25-foot 110V shore power cord
Generator prep package for ONAN 4.0 KW
Carbon dioxide detector
LP gas detector with shutoff
Built in TV antenna

Cooling and Heating
16,000 BTU LP gas furnace with automatic ignition
10,000 BTU 110V built in air conditioner
12V roof vent with light
Insulated floor, sidewalls and roof

Aerodynamic fiberglass top
Ground effects custom crafted for American Cruiser
Motorhome rear entry door with 6-foot clearance
Electric automatic rear step
Custom Class III hitch
TV cable connection
Sewer hose carrier
City water connector
110V electric outlet
2 Porch lights and an illuminated courtesy handle
Continental tire cover & carrier
Fresh water fill
Custom windows with double screens (231/2" x 671/2" )
Box type awning package - passenger side 12' x 7'; drivers side - 6' x 30"

markopolo 12-19-2009 03:17 PM

Re: American Cruiser
American Cruiser RE 2000 Options


Onan Microlite 4000 Series 4.0 KW generator
16" Mag wheels
Video player
AM/FM stereo receiver with CD player, interior and exterior speakers
Bug deflector
Fantastic fan with thermostat and rain detector
Auxiliary outside shower
Second auxiliary deep cycle battery
Coffee maker

markopolo 12-19-2009 03:20 PM

Re: American Cruiser
American Cruiser RE 2000



Engine - 5.9L/360 gas
Driver and front passenger air bags
Air conditioning
136 amp alternator
4.10 rear axle ratio
750 amp battery
Rear anti-lock brakes
Transmission oil cooling
Electronic cruise control
Power door locks - driver and passenger side
Fuel capacity - 35 US gallons
Power 9" x 6" mirrors
Keyless remote entry
Tinted windows
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette sound system
Tilt steering wheel
Full size spare - LT245/75R16E BW
Torque - 335 foot pounds
Towing capacity - standard gas engine - 5,000 pounds
Towing tongue weight - 1,000 pounds
Transmission - 4-speed automatic w/overdrive
Wheels - 16" steel w/custom wheel covers
Power windows front doors only
Wiper system - 2-speed intermittent

Exterior Length 20' 3"
Height Overall 9'
Width Overall (w/o mirrors) 6' 8"
Wheelbase 127.2"
Base Weight (w/o options) 7,200 lbs. (Approx.)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 9,200 lbs.
Interior Standing Height 6' 3"
Bed Size 72" x 72"
Aisle Length 13' 6"

3 Year/36,000 Mile "Bumper to Bumper" Limited Warranty with Roadside Assistance and 7 year/100,000 "Corrosion Protection" as offered by CHRYSLER CORPORATION.

1 Year/12,000 Mile Limited Warranty offered by AMERICAN CRUISER INC. covering the Manufacture of the Motorhome only. The chassis is warranted by CHRYSLER CORPORATION.

The appliances are warranted by their respective manufacturers.

markopolo 12-19-2009 03:26 PM

Re: American Cruiser
and a bit of info on the American Cruiser RE 2000X


American Cruiser RE 2000X Features

* 1 Foot Additional Length
* Redesigned Top with Additional Head Room in Bath
* Additional Interior Storage
* Larger Holding Tanks - 12 Gallon Black, 32 Gallons Grey
* Maximized Passenger Leg Room
* Upgraded Rear Suspension System
* Shown with Optional Laser Graphics
* 11 Inch Larger Kitchen Counter Work Area

Atlee 12-20-2009 10:24 AM

Re: American Cruiser
Thanks for the information. That's a lot more than I've been able to find out on the net.

cruisin america 05-22-2011 06:56 PM

Re: American Cruiser
i hope you bought it.

Ron J. Moore 05-23-2011 10:49 PM

Re: American Cruiser
Wow, thanks for all the info Marko....that sounds like a super nice B, and I do hope he bought it. Keep us posted on the future for the vehicle. Safe travels.

Dellaster 05-25-2011 03:04 AM

Re: American Cruiser
Had I found a good one of these for sale I'd very likely be writing from inside of it instead of my mini "C". It was banging my head on the aisle air conditioner in a Pleasure-Way Excel that deleted the B-Class from my consideration. But with 6'3" C only has two inches more. That would have been fine.

Not sure about black tank size in the normal config if 12 gallons is larger. :P


samike 02-02-2012 12:14 AM

Re: American Cruiser
Howdy All I just joined the forum and I hope that you can help me. I found a 2000 american cruiser on line here in tx and think it is a good floorplan for me but the miles 103,000 on a 2000 mod veh. scares me,also they are asking $18,995 for it . Sooo. my questions are does anyone think good or bad about this one and do you know of any other units like it for sale?
Thanks Mike

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