Increase in Swift Caravans prices following launch of Challenger Sport

The Swift Challenger Sport was launched last month
The Swift Challenger Sport was launched last month

Monday, 18, Jul 2011 04:22

by Chris Jefferies

The prices for the Swift Challenger Sport have been revealed, and the good news is that the premium for those looking to trade up from a Charisma model isn't too steep, although prices on other ranges have seen larger increases.

Prices in the Swift Caravans range now start around £300 higher, at £13,675 for the entry-level Challenger Sport 382, rising to £22,225 for the top-of-the-range Conqueror 645 (up nearly £500, when compared with last year).

This hike comes in the same week that rival manufacturer Bailey also announced that their price tags will be marked up by an average of three per cent next year.

Meanwhile, prices in the Sterling Caravans range will continue to mirror those offered by Swift, meaning that the new Sterling Eccles Sport range will cost exactly the same as its sister range, the Swift Challenger Sport.

The biggest price rise can be seen in the mid-range brands, Sterling Eccles and Swift Challenger, which will cost an average of 6 per cent more next year.

Swift explains this increase by pointing out that the 2012 models will feature AL-KO ATC trailer stability control as well as the new panoramic sunroof as standard, which represents an upgrade of around £900 worth of kit.

Those considering buying the Swift Challenger 565 or Sterling Eccles Solitaire are advised...

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