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New Merc van conversion at NEC

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Post by Dave 418 Thu Feb 23, 2023 8:25 pm

It frightens me to think of the price of new van conversions. Our Duetto cost us £11,000. Five years later our Rienza cost us £22000 . Yes they were older vehicles but it was all we could justify paying for a leisure vehicle that wouldn’t be used full time. 
The occasional minor scuffs from the likes of hedges and bad parking are acceptable at our prices but I would be scarred of scratching anything at the current prices.
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Post by Bilbobaggins Fri Feb 24, 2023 8:05 am

Couple of thoughts

If AS claim Mstar  is same layout as WXL then price differential would be about same as that between Merc and Seville coachbuilts, probably using fiat auto as comparator, even allowing for extra couple of feet in length they seem to have geared pricing way beyond this

Marketing ploy...introduce a 115K plus top of the range which then makes wxl and other Seville pvcs a 'bargain' at only 80k

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Post by rgermain Fri Feb 24, 2023 12:44 pm

Paulmold wrote:
Angleseygirl wrote:Definitely not for us, even at half the price - don’t like the layout at all
The layout is Warwick XL with a few added bits and pieces. The extra length gives the full height wardrobe and tall fridge/freezer and not much more. It's the narrowness of the Sprinter that spoils it for me, not that I'm even considering changing, what we have will be our last.
Agree with you, at 75-76 this will last us out, we hope.

Then Gites or Hotels. smile!

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