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Old 09-20-2013, 03:16 PM   #1
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Wonder when Forest River will offer the RUV like Thor?

Thor Motor Coach just released a new entry level segment of motorhomes called the RUV according RV Business magazine this week. I wonder if Forest River has one in the works???
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What is different about the RUV?
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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Looks similar to FR3?
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What is different about the RUV?
Supposedly the price.


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RUV Vegas “The new line-up of RUV is sized like a large SUV, and most importantly they are priced like one. A family can own one with payments that are less than most sport utility vehicles,” said Dana Simon, vice president of sales and marketing at Thor Motor Coach. “We see this unit fulfilling a need those who are new to RV’ing, those who are seasoned veterans looking to downsize and anything in between. The RUV product segment is going to grow as it answers questions concerning affordability and size some consumers may have with traditional larger motorhomes.”
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It's a class A but built on a class c chassis
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And built on a ford e350 with a msrp of $69,999
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:08 AM   #9
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Link to the floorplan and specs of the new Axis/Vegas
2014 Axis Motorhomes: Class A RV by Thor Motor Coach
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:34 AM   #10
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Just found interior photos of the Axis from a dealer in Texas that already has sold the demo model. I like the interior. This model is fully loaded with all the options offered by Thor.

New Thor Motor Coach Axis for sale in Alvarado TX | 2014 Thor Motor Coach Axis 24.1 W/Slide, IFS, 3 TVs, 4 Beds, 15K BTU A/C Class A For Sale from Motor Home Specialist in Alvarado Texas
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:13 AM   #11
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Must have been quite an option package to have an MSRP of $96,183. That's 26K more than Thor's stated MSRP of 69,999.
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:51 AM   #12
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Agreed. I'm wondering if they jacked the price because it was the first one sold. I'm hoping the future MSRP is $70.000 so it will end up selling for around $50,000 as that would be tempting to purchase. Otherwise it's not any cheaper than others on the market.
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Old 10-10-2013, 09:10 PM   #13
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rv direct all options 65,000



tpo roof. is that an issue

no levelers and not an option for them
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now i know how all the wonder bread trucks were recycled
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:20 AM   #15
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Well when it was first announced and it seemed the pricing on this e350 chassis based motorhome might have been in the low 50s based on a 69,999 msrp, it caught my attention. With the MSRP in the 90s however, I am not impressed. Too many alternatives out there with better value.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:57 PM   #17
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If actual pricing would have been in the low to mid 50's I would have been interested, but with their current pricing it's not a game changer as the FR3 or Ace are similar price points with more options. Don't see the value in the RUV any longer.
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Nice novelty almost a doll house. For 100 K you can a A or C with alot more space.
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